|Motto||A Great Place to Start|
|President||Larry D. Phillips, Ed.D.|
|Location||Lufkin, Texas, USA|
|Colors||royal blue, columbia blue, orange, and white|
Angelina College was founded September 24, 1966 with construction of the original seven building campus beginning in November 1967. Angelina College opened its doors to students in the fall of 1968.
Dr. Jack Hudgins was elected the first president of Angelina College December 12, 1966 by the Board of Trustees. Dr. Hudgins stepped down in 1991 and was succeeded by Dr. Larry Phillips (the current President); however, Hudgins remained on campus as a part-time music instructor. To honor his tenure as President, the fine arts building was renamed Hudgins Hall in 2001.
College buildings include :
- Angelina Center for the Arts & Temple Theater
- Temple Hall (Business)
- Hudgins Hall (Liberal and Fine Arts)
- Liberal Arts
- Science & Mathematics
- Technology and Workforce Development Center
- Health Careers I & II
- Community Services Center
- Shands Gymnasium
- Angelina College Library
- Angelina Police Academy
- Angelina College Small Business Development Center
Organization and administration
- all of Angelina, Houston, Nacogdoches, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, Trinity, and Tyler Counties,
- the Alto and Wells school districts, located within Cherokee County,
- the Burkeville and Newton school districts, located within Newton County,
- the Jasper Independent School District, located within Jasper County,
- the Coldspring-Oakhurst and Shepherd school districts, located within San Jacinto County (note that the Texas Education Code has Shepherd misspelled as "Shepard"),
- the portion of the Brookeland Independent School District located within Newton and Jasper Counties,
- the portion of the Colmesneil Independent School District located within Jasper County, and
- the portion of the Trinity Independent School District located within Walker County.
Angelina College averages 5,000 students per semester with the majority of those attending class on-campus.
Angelina College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science degrees. In addition, AC offers certificates in various programs tailored toward the local economy. One of its unique offerings is a LVN program which is housed on the campus of Hudson Independent School District, supposedly the first such program in the nation to be offered on a high school campus.
Student Organizations include :
- Alpha Beta Gamma International Business Honor Society
- Angelina College Nursing Student Organization
- Angelina College Student Association
- Club Express
- Live Poet's Society
- Lufkin Community Band
- Paralegal/Legal Assistant Club
- Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society
- Press Club
- PSI- Psychology and Sociology Inc
- Spanish Club
- VN Student Club for Vocational Nursing
- GSA Angelina College Gay Alliance
The school colors are Royal Blue, Columbia Blue, Orange, and White and the school mascot is the Roadrunner. Angelina College competes in the NJCAA Region XIV Texas Eastern Conference in Men's and Women's Basketball, baseball and softball.
|This section needs additional citations for verification. (November 2012)|
- Clay Buchholz, MLB pitcher
- Andrew Cashner, MLB pitcher
- Dennis Cook, MLB pitcher
- Allen R. Morris, Emmy Award Winning Producer/Director/Writer
- Josh Tomlin, MLB pitcher
- Mark Calaway, better known as The Undertaker in World Wrestling Entertainment
- Texas Education Code, Section 130.165, "Angelina County Junior College District Service Area".
- "Clay Buchholz Stats". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved November 26, 2012.
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