About the ACICS Centennial

Centennial Poster Competition – Winners Announced!

In celebration of ACICS’ 100 years of providing excellence in education, students of ACICS-accredited colleges and schools were invited to submit designs for the agency’s commemorative Centennial poster competition. More than 80 entries were submitted from students across the nation. Learn about the winning entry.



What is the ACICS Centennial?

For nearly 100 years, ACICS has proudly served a leading role in helping students gain access to education. Kicking off in December 2011, the Centennial year will offer schools an opportunity to:

  • Celebrate the history of ACICS and its contributions to higher education in the United States and abroad.
  • Recognize the evolution of the agency over time in order to remain responsive to education trends.
  • Educate external constituencies on the agency’s long, rich legacy of quality, integrity, strength and stability.


Learn More About the
Milestones in ACICS’
100-Year History




What Does this Mean for Your Schools?

ACICS colleges and schools, faculty, administrators, and students can join in Centennial celebration activities throughout the year. As ambassadors of ACICS, students, graduates, faculty and administrators are the finest example of the role nationally-accredited career and technical colleges play in providing pathways to education.


How Can Schools Participate?

Help generate excitement about the ACICS Centennial within your local communities, from contacting local newspapers and media outlets to highlighting our 100 years of success through student and employer outreach events.