Category Archives : Roadrunner News


Police Academy Graduates 100th Class

Angelina College Police Academy celebrated the graduation of their 100th class, Dec. 7, 2018. The 16 graduates are Joshua Adams and Jayson Lopez, both of Lufkin; Marie Cotton of Nacogdoches, Tara Burman, Garrett Childers, Roper Ellison and Richard Green, all of Livingston; Nathan Bell of Shepherd, Nicholas Martinez of Kennard, Dillan Emerson of Wells, Jonathan […]


President’s List Announced

Angelina College is pleased to release the names of 69 students named to the President’s List. To qualify, students must have enrolled in at least 12 semester hours of college-level work and have attained a grade point average of 4.0. The names of students who make the President’s List are posted at the end of each […]


Dean’s Honor List Announced

Angelina College is pleased to release the names of 153 students named to the Dean’s Honor List. To qualify, students must have enrolled in at least 12 semester hours of college-level work and have attained a grade point average of 3.5 with no grade lower than a “C”. The names of students who make the Dean’s […]


Casey Davis, Angelina College sonography program director

Sonography Program Now Accepting Applications

The Angelina College sonography program is now accepting applications for acceptance into the program each year. Previously, program applications were accepted only every other year. Applications for the fall 2019 semester are due July 15. Casey Davis, sonography program director, said that students must first complete their prerequisites before they can be considered for acceptance […]


Visual Arts Student Exhibition Opening Nov. 27

Angelina College’s visual arts students from Le’Anne Alexander’s Introduction to Drawing and Design courses will present their work in an exhibition running from Nov. 27 through Dec. 11 in the Angelina Center for the Arts gallery. An opening reception is planned for Nov. 27 from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. “Artwork in […]

By Jennifer Banks

Second year students: From left, front row: Vanessa Terraza, Dyana Buenrostro, and Jennifer Hernandez. From left, middle row: Wendy Cuc-Hernandez, Summer Durham, Jaselyn Johnson and Ramsi Bentley. From left, back row: Gloria Hunt, Kylie Rodgers, Chloe Vineyard, Alicia Vazquez, Clay Thomson, and Makayla Ray.

Smith-Hutson Students Honored

Angelina College recently honored 32 Smith-Hutson Scholarship recipients at an honors banquet at Ralph & Kacoo’s restaurant. The Smith-Hutson Scholarship program was founded by a Sam Houston State University graduate, who anonymously invests in the future of young people. Established at SHSU in 1996, the program has since expanded to Angelina College, Stephen F. Austin […]


AC Adds New Heavy Equipment Operator Program

Angelina College now offers a Heavy Equipment Operator program. The first class begins Oct. 1. “I’m pleased to announce that we opened registration this week on Tuesday, and we have already enrolled 12 students, the maximum number for the class,” said Tim Ditoro, Dean of Community Services. Students who successfully complete the program will receive […]

Demarcus Adams (left) listens to instructor Keith Dover explain how to operate one of the heavy equipment simulators.

From left: Rebecca Dilday, Hospice in the Pines; Tara Watson-Watkins, Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce; Dr. Sid Roberts, Angelina College Board of Trustees President; Tim Ditoro, Dean of Community Services Division; Donna Busler, Director of the Angelina College Center for Nonprofit Leadership; Dr. Michael Simon, Angelina College president; Michelle Briley, Commercial Bank of Texas; Hilary Haglund Walker, Angelina College Board of Trustees Vice President; Breanna Murphy.

Angelina College Launches Center for Nonprofit Leadership

Angelina College launched its Center for Nonprofit Leadership Wednesday, Sept. 26 at the AC Community Services Building. The center was created to provide educational programs and support services to nonprofit organizations. It will provide training for both emerging and tenured leaders, as well as other resources tailored to serve the particular needs of nonprofit organizations. […]


AC Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Community Events

Angelina College will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a series of events for students and the community. The celebration will kick off Aug. 30 with the Food Truck Fest and Community Involvement Fair from 5-9 p.m. in front of the Administration building. There will be free, family-friendly activities, such as bounce houses, a photo booth, […]


Angelina College Board of Trustees member, Tim Stacy (far left) and Angelina College Board of Trustees Vice President, Hilary Haglund Walker (far right) presented pins for 10 years of service to (from left) Jennifer Baldauf, enrollment advisor; Dr. Stacey Pfluger, assistant vice president of Academic Affairs; S. Jason Douglas, biology instructor; Casey Davis, medical sonography director/instructor. Not pictured: Graciela Escobedo, Distance Education administrative assistant, and Juana Moran, custodian.

Faculty, Staff, Retirees Honored at Service Awards Ceremony

Angelina College board members and administrators recognized faculty, staff and retirees during the annual service awards luncheon held on the A.C. campus Aug. 20. Alex Ranc, speech instructor, received the Promising Faculty award which recognizes the faculty member who has proven to have outstanding teaching promise as acknowledged by their professional peers, as well as […]