Angelina College Respiratory Care Program Now Accepting Applications


The Angelina College respiratory program is now accepting applications for acceptance into the program. Applications for the fall 2019 semester are due June 20. An information session about the program is planned for Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. in the Health Careers II building, room 221. Attendance is mandatory in order to be considered for acceptance into the program.

David Henson, respiratory program director, said that students must first complete their prerequisites before they can be considered for acceptance into the program. The prerequisite courses are Introduction to Respiratory Care, English Composition, Contemporary Math or College Algebra, Anatomy & Physiology, and Psychology.

“Students who complete the program can expect to find employment in hospitals, physician offices, emergency care clinics, home health agencies, nursing homes, and sleep labs,” Henson said. The median annual wage for respiratory therapist is approximately $59,000, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

For more information about the respiratory care program at Angelina College, contact David Henson at


Nancy Reynolds
Nancy Reynolds
Nancy Reynolds has proudly served Angelina College since 2000. She began serving as AC’s communications coordinator in 2005. Prior to that, she was the public relations specialist.

Reynolds earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Stephen F. Austin State University. She taught speech courses as an adjunct for AC for eight years.

As communications coordinator, Reynolds’ responsibilities include the following: writing news releases, directing social media, collaborating with the marketing team, managing the Angelina College brand, coordinating publications, managing web content, coordinating internal communications and providing media training.

Reynolds lives in Lufkin with her husband Reg. They have two sons, one daughter-in-law, three grandchildren, and one cat.

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