Dr. Algie Gatewood is the fourth president to helm Alamance Community College (ACC) since it opened in 1958. Prior to joining ACC in 2013, Dr. Gatewood served 10 years as president of Portland Community College Cascade Campus in Oregon. During Dr. Gatewood’s tenure at ACC, the college won its largest ever bond referendum – nearly $40 million – in 2018 to fund a number of major capital projects and expansions. Additionally, the college secured $16 million in county funding in 2014 to build the Advanced Applied Technology Center. Other notable accomplishments include: Creating a Biotechnology Center of Excellence; introducing an Early College; facilitating an apprentice program; and introducing nearly two dozen new academic programs and articulation agreements with state universities.