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2019 Community Stories

ACC-LA Dental Assisting Students Volunteer at Care Harbor Health Clinic

More than 20 students from American Career College-Los Angeles volunteered part of their weekend to use their skills at the Care Harbor mega-clinic this November. In what has become a virtual annual event for ACC-Los Angeles' dental assisting department,...


ACC-OC Dental Assisting Students Learn Valuable Lessons at VPASC Health Fair 

Nearly 20 dental assisting staff and students from American Career College-Orange County volunteered at the annual OC Free Health Fair this October. Led by ACC-Orange County dental assisting program director Cecilia Cabrera and faculty members Claudia...


ACC-Ontario Dental Assisting Students Perform Polishings at Mexican Consulate

While the rest of American Career College was off celebrating graduation in Ontario, a group of dental assisting students were working hard at a volunteer event in San Bernardino. According to ACC-Ontario dental assisting instructor Hilde Hunter, the...


ACC-LA Medical Assistants Help Fight Flu Season at Arroyo Vista Health Clinic

About a dozen medical assistant students from American Career College-Los Angeles worked side-by-side with nurses at a community flu clinic this October. Under the supervision of ACC-Los Angeles medical assistant instructor Mary-Sue McPetrie, students...


ACC-LA Student Ambassadors Visit With Families at Ronald McDonald House

For children facing a serious medical crisis, nothing seems scarier than not having mom and dad close by for love and support. This September, staff and student ambassadors from American Career College-Los Angeles spent some time at the local Ronald McDonald...


ACC-Los Angeles Visits Real 92.3 Radio to Kick Off ‘Cruz Cares’ School Supply Drive

To help launch the Cruz Cares and American Career College school supply drive, ACC-Los Angeles took a group of student ambassadors this August to meet the Cruz Show at the Real 92.3 radio station in Burbank. The supply drive is from Aug. 30 to...


ACC-OC Students Volunteer At Local Charity For Bahamas Hurricane Relief

A group of students from American Career College-Orange County volunteered this September with a local charity to assist with the Bahamas/Florida Hurricane Relief effort. About 20 students and staff from ACC-Orange County visited the Giving Children Hope...


ACC-Los Angeles Students and Staff Attend Inaugural REACH Day 2019

American Career Career College-Los Angeles attended the inaugural back-to-school event for REACH Center Los Angeles, to serve the underprivileged youth in inner-city communities throughout Los Angeles and surrounding areas. Through sponsorship, donations...


20 ACC-LA Medical Assistant Students Volunteer at Arroyo Family Health Fair

Twenty medical assistant students from American Career College-Los Angeles embarked on a field trip this August to the Children’s Health Fair, sponsored by the Arroyo Family Health Center. Led by ACC-Los Angeles education assistant director Jamison...


ACC-LA Optical Tech Students Help Out at Foothill Unity Center Back-to-School Event

Optical technician students from American Career College-Los Angeles helped about 200 students this August at the 21st annual Back to School Distribution event, sponsored by the Foothill Unity Center. Led by ACC-Los Angeles optical technician instructor...


ACC-OC Student Ambassadors Volunteer at Giving Children Hope in Buena Park

Students and staff from American Career College-Orange County volunteered this July at Giving Children Hope, a non-profit organization that provides resources to vulnerable children and families locally and abroad. The group met at the campus and...


ACC-Los Angeles Students Step Up For New Moms and Good+ Foundation in June

Students from American Career College-Los Angeles spent part of their Saturday this May helping new mothers in LA. The students volunteered at the Good+ Foundation, which supports 26 local programs and thousands of families across Los Angeles. "Our students...


ACC-OC Students Kick Down To Dress Up And Raise Money for Triumph Foundation

Occupational therapy assistant students from American Career College-Orange County celebrated the 60th anniversary of the OTA profession by raising more than $500 to help support the Triumph Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps adults and...


ACC-LA Students Volunteer at 19th Annual Prader-Willi California Foundation Walk

More than 20 American Career College-Los Angeles students volunteered at the 19th annual Walk for Prader-Willi California Foundation this May in Long Beach at the El Dorado East Regional Park. "The students and student ambassadors assisted with setting...


ACC Students Raise More Than $1,000 in Support of National Red Nose Day

Students at American Career College-Ontario and American Career College-Orange County banded together to help raise awareness and funds for Red Nose Day this May. Through the power of entertainment, Red Nose Day helps keep children in need safe, healthy...


ACC-Los Angeles Student Ambassadors Volunteer for Good+ Foundation

A group of American Career College-Los Angeles students went above and beyond this May to assist the Good+ Foundation. As a team, the 10 ACC-Los Angeles students and student ambassadors helped pack 70 diaper bags for Eisner Health's pediatric clinics...


2019 Orange County Heart Walk Raises $1.6M for American Heart Association

More than 300 volunteers from American Career College and West Coast University took part in the 2019 Orange County Heart and Stroke Walk on March 16, which helped raise more than $1.6 million for the American Heart Association. As a group, the ACC/WCU...


ACC-Ontario DA Students Help Out More Than 80 Patients At Corona Health Clinic

It was smiles all around after a group of dental assisting students from American Career College-Ontario spent the day volunteering at a Corona health fair this March. Seven DA students took part in the health fair, that took place at Corona High School....


ACC-Ontario Optical Tech Students Help Nearly 400 People at Lions Club Event

Optical technician students from American Career College-Ontario spent part of their weekend this March working with the Lions Club to distribute no-cost eyeglasses to the community. "The students worked side-by-side with the Lions Club and it was a great...


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