Category Archives : Roadrunner News


Business Office Earns Top Honors

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) recently awarded Angelina College the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). This award is the highest form of recognition for governmental accounting and financial reporting. Angelina College has earned this honor every year for […]

Front row, from left: Darin Murphy, assistant controller; Michelle Brazeil, student billing accountant; Phylicia Spikes, student accounts specialist; Odessa Vinson, business office clerk. Back row, from left: Chris Sullivan, vice president of Business Affairs; Tim Hollis, accountant;  Lea Cope, business office associate; Melissa Goins, controller; Lynn Grantham, accounting technician; Sarah Wagnone, grant accountant; Tori Kelly, administrative assistant to the Vice President of Business Affairs.

Angelina College MEEP Nursing Class of 2018

Nursing Program Graduates Recognized in Pinning Ceremony

Angelina College recently held its pinning ceremony for more than 30 graduates of the nursing Multi Entry/Exit Program (MEEP) in Temple Theater on the AC campus. Speakers included Winifred Ferguson Adams, associate dean of Health Careers; and Tom Dudley, science instructor and Reverend Terry C. Sanders. Tonya LaForge, director of nursing programs, presented the graduates. […]


Lancaster Joins Angelina College as Associate Dean

Dr. Daryl Lancaster is the new Associate Dean of the School of Science and Mathematics at Angelina College. Dr. Lancaster was previously employed as the Life Science Department Chair at Northwest Arkansas Community College (NWACC). He holds a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from Westmont College and a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine from […]

Dr. Daryl Lancaster

Film Production Certificate Available This Fall

Angelina College is offering a new enhanced skills certificate in film production. The certificate is intended for those students who have already completed the associate of applied science in Design and Applied Arts. The certificate was developed in response to input from the Design and Applied Arts advisory committee, according to Reg Reynolds, graphic arts […]


Police Academy Announces Graduates

Twenty-one cadets will graduate from the Angelina College Regional Police Academy June 22 at 7 p.m. in Hudgins Hall on the AC campus in Lufkin. Graduates are William Calhoun, Alec Fawvor, Jacob Haden, Clay Hensarling, Andrew McVicker, Amado Podilla, Jr., Jason Porter and Steven Witherspoon, all of Lufkin; John Cook, Rhyne Davis, Dylan Moore and Brett Smith, […]

Commencement exercises for the 99th Basic Peace Officer Course class at Angelina College will be held June 22. Pictured are first row (from left): Joel DeJesus and Jason Porter. Second row: John Cook, Andrew McVicker and Tobias Martinez. Third row: Ranny Thomas, Viviano Villafuerte, Michael Adams and Clint Fowler. Fourth row: Jacob Haden, Amado Podilla Jr., Joshua Robison and Alec Fawvor. Fifth row: Clay Hensarling, Steven Witherspoon, Rhyne Davis, and Roger Ordaz. Sixth row: Brett Smith, William Calhoun, Dylan Moore, Travis Burman.

2018-2019 Visual and Performing Arts Season Announced

Angelina College has released its visual and performing arts schedule for the upcoming 2018-2019 season, packing a full list of events catering to every taste. Season subscriptions are available at the following levels: Corporate Donor, $750 (18 tickets per show); Scholarship Donor, $500 (12 tickets per show); Benefactor, $200 (6 tickets per show); Patron, $150 […]


Divins Named Outstanding Diesel Tech Student

Angelina College recently named Jesse Divins the Outstanding Diesel Technology Student. Divins was presented with a certificate at the college’s annual Honors & Awards ceremony April 10. Divins earned this honor based on an essay he submitted, an oral exam, his grades, attendance and attitude. “I’m excited to learn about the diesel technology field because […]

Diesel technology instructor, Gary White (left) and Outstanding Diesel Technology Student, Jesse Divins at the Honors & Awards ceremony April 10.

Angelina College HVACR instructor, Stephen Hammonds shows off one of the new commercial ice machines the college recently acquired.

HVACR Program Receives New Commercial Equipment

Angelina College’s Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) program recently acquired new commercial refrigeration equipment. The college was able to purchase the equipment using funds from the Texas Education Agency Innovative Academies Technical Assistance and Support grant. Among the equipment purchased are cuber and a flaker ice machines, a walk-in cooler/freezer, an energy recovery […]


Machine Tool Technology Receives New Equipment

Angelina College recently acquired 12 new LeBlond lathes using funds from the Texas Education Agency Innovative Academies Technical Assistance and Support grant. Mike Standifird, AC machine tool technology instructor, said, “The machine tool program advisory committee requested we upgrade our lathes to prepare our students to work with industry-standard equipment. Dr. Simon, AC president, worked […]

Angelina College students Alexander Koruth (left) and Pramod George work with one of the 12 new LeBlond lathes purchased for the machine tool technology program.

Kelly Inkster (left) and Madison Reeves

Angelina College Students Earn Texas Academic All-State Honors

Angelina College students Bethany Cole, Kelly Inkster, and Madison Reeves were recently named Texas Academic All-State students. In order to qualify, they had to have at least a 3.5 grade point average and complete a rigorous screening process by the national Phi Theta Kappa honor society. While being a member of Phi Theta Kappa is […]