News & Events

2016-2017

ConstitutionSigningDay2016Constitution Signing Celebration
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Eastview Campus, Room 8500  | Map & Directions
Noon-1:00pm |  PDF flier

A talk by Arizona State University Associate Professor Richard Herrera titled: “The Electoral College and Pathways to the Presidency in 2016.”

This event is free and open to the public.

ACC students needing a sign language interpreter or other accommodations should contact Interpreter Services at interpservices@austincc.edu or (512) 223-6155 at least 48 hours in advance.  Questions? Please contact Keisha Gray at 512-223-7050 or keisha.gray@austincc.edu

CPPPS FY17 Diez y SeisDiez y Seis de Septiembre Celebration
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Riverside Campus |  Map & Directions

Noon – 1 p.m. | PDF event flier

Learn the meaning of el Diez y Seis from historians. Sample tasty traditional dishes. Enjoy the rhythmic steps of Roy Lozano’s Ballet Folklórico, plus musical entertainment from Johnny Degollado y su Conjunto, and Mariachi Estrella.

This event is free and open to the public.

Those needing a sign language interpreter or other accommodations, can contact Interpreter Services at interpservices@austincc.edu or 512-223-6155, at least 48 hours in advance.Questions? Please contact Keisha Gray at 512-223-7050 or keisha.gray@austincc.edu

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ACC Constitution Debate Day Celebration
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Palmer Events Center | Map & Directions
5:30-9:00pm | PDF event flier

ACC’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS), the ACC Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and the Student Government Association invite ACC students to examine their knowledge and beliefs about the U.S. Constitution, and to reflect on the state of their rights in today’s politically-charged climate.

This event is free and open to the public.

ACC students needing a sign language interpreter or other accommodations should contact Interpreter Services at interpservices@austincc.edu or (512) 223-6155 at least 48 hours in advance.  Questions? Please contact Keisha Gray at 512-223-7050 or keisha.gray@austincc.edu

2015-2016 Events

Ethics in GovernmentEthics in Government
Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 5:30-8:00 pm
ACC Eastview Campus, Room 8500
FREE FOOD – FREE PARKING  |  Event flierGUEST SPEAKER: Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin• Barbara Jordan Visiting Professor of Ethics and Political Values at UT LBJ School of Public Affairs
• Atlanta’s first female Mayor, serving from 2002 to 2010
• Named one of the 5 best big-city mayors in America in 2005 by TIME magazine
• Received the Profile in Courage Award in 2005, issued by the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation
• Named one of the Women To Watch by Newsweek in the 2007 Women & Power issue
• Appointed to Department of Homeland Security special task force in 2009REGISTER HERE: http://goo.gl/forms/Mo9DPJi7IxACC students needing a sign language interpreter or other accommodations should contact Interpreter Services at interpservices@austincc.edu or (512) 223-6155 at least 48 hours in advance. Questions? Please call 512-223-7050 or email keisha.gray@austincc.eduTexas Independence Day, 2016Texas Independence Day, A Multicultural Celebration!
Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 5:30-8:30 pm
ACC Eastview Campus, Room 8500
FREE FOOD – FREE PARKING  |  Event flierACC students, faculty, and staff will enjoy music, traditional food, and be able to gain a greater understanding and appreciation of Texas Independence Day, and the role that many peoples played…

REGISTER HERE: http://goo.gl/forms/eGhZntSrT6

Those needing a sign language interpreter or other accommodations, can contact Interpreter Services at interpservices@austincc.edu or 512-223-6155, at least 48 hours in advance. Questions? Please call 512-223-7050 or email keisha.gray@austincc.edu

Constitution Debate Day CelebrationACC Constitution Debate Day Celebration
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Palmer Events Center | Map & Directions
6:00-8:00pm | PDF event flier

ACC’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS), the ACC Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and the Student Government Association invite ACC students to examine their knowledge and beliefs about the U.S. Constitution, and to reflect on the state of their rights in today’s politically-charged climate.

This event is free and open to the public, including free food and parking!
Register Here: https://goo.gl/TZlrMY

Those needing a sign language interpreter or other accommodations, can contact Interpreter Services at interpservices@austincc.edu or 512-223-6155, at least 48 hours in advance.

Questions? Please call 512-223-7050 or email keisha.gray@austincc.edu

Diez y Seis de SeptiembreDiez y Seis de Septiembre
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
ACC Riverside Campus | Map & Directions
Noon – 1 p.m. | PDF event flier

Austin Community College and the Honorable Gonzalo Barrientos invite you to celebrate el Diez y Seis de Septiembre at our Riverside Campus. Featuring guest speaker: Texas Secretary of State, Carlos Casco.

Learn the meaning of el Diez y Seis from historians. Sample tasty traditional dishes. Enjoy the rhythmic steps of Roy Lozano’s Ballet Folklórico, plus musical entertainment from Johnny Degollado y su Conjunto, and Mariachi Estrella.

This free event is open to the public. Those needing a sign language interpreter or other accommodations, can contact Interpreter Services at interpservices@austincc.edu or 512-223-6155, at least 48 hours in advance.

For more information, please call 512-223-7050 or email keisha.gray@austincc.edu

Presented by the ACC Center for Public Policy & Political Studies, the Latino/Latin American Studies Center, the Office of Student Success, and ACC’s Student Life.

2014-2015 Events

Ethics in Government
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
ACC Eastview Campus, Room 8500 | PDF flier
5:30-8:00 p.m.
FREE FOOD • FREE PARKINGAttendees will debate real ethical issues involving modern governmental situations.GUEST SPEAKER: Former Atlanta Mayor, Shirley Franklin

  • Barbara Jordan Visiting Professor of Ethics and Political Values at UT LBJ School of Public Affairs
  • Atlanta’s first female Mayor, serving from 2002 to 2010
  • Named one of the 5 best big-city mayors in America in 2005 by TIME magazine
  • Received the Profile in Courage Award in 2005, issued by the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation
  • Named one of the Women To Watch by Newsweek in the 2007 Women & Power issue
  • Appointed to Department of Homeland Security special task force in 2009

REGISTER HERE: http://goo.gl/fxokVq

NOTE: Students needing a sign language interpreter or other accommodations, please contact Ginger Bennett at virginia.bennett@austincc.edu at least 48 hours in advance.

Texas Independence Day, A Multicultural Celebration!
Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 5:30-8:30 pm
ACC Eastview Campus, Room 8500 | PDF event flier
FREE FOOD – FREE PARKING

ACC students, faculty, and staff will enjoy music, traditional food, and be able to gain a greater understanding and appreciation of Texas Independence Day, and the role that many peoples played…

REGISTER HERE: http://goo.gl/g1IkZ4

Questions? Please contact Maxine Kaplan, or 512.223.7050.

Those needing a sign language interpreter or other accommodations, can contact Interpreter Services at interpservices@austincc.edu or 223-6155, at least 48 hours in advance.

Veteran’s Day Celebration
November 11th, from 6:00-8:00pm; dinner will be served beginning at 5:30pm.
Eastview Campus, Room 8500

ACC student veterans gather together with other veterans and members of the ACC community from faculty, staff, and administration to 1) honor veterans in the community of Austin and the surrounding area, and student veterans at ACC, 2) encourage and inspire student veterans at ACC to continue in their pursuit of higher education, and 3) provide a great networking opportunity for veterans and students at ACC.

RSVP at http://goo.gl/ziAIH4 | Event flier (PDF)

ACC Constitution Debate Day Celebration
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX (map)

ACC’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS), its Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, their Center for Student Political Studies Group, and the Student Government Association invite ACC students to examine their knowledge and beliefs about the U.S. Constitution, and to reflect on the state of their rights in today’s politically-charged climate.

This event is free and open to the public.

Co-host of the program is the City of Austin, with honorary Chairman Councilmember Mike Martinez; co-sponsored by The American Board of Trial Advocates.

Register Here: http://goo.gl/v5cNO

Celebrate Diez y Seis de Septiembre at ACC
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Noon–1 p.m.
ACC Riverside Campus | Event flier

The Honorable Gonzalo Barrientos and ACC invite you to celebrate de Septiembre 2014earn the meaning of el Diez y Seis from historians. Sample tasty traditional dishes. Enjoy the rhythmic steps of Roy Lozano’s Ballet Folklórico, plus musical entertainment* from Johnny Degollado y su Conjunto, and Boca Abajo.
*Subject to change

Those needing a sign language interpreter or other accommodations, can contact Interpreter Services at interpservices@austincc.edu or 223-6155, at least 48 hours in advance.

Free and open to the public

Presented by the ACC Center for Public Policy & Political Studies, the Latino/Latin American Studies Center, and the Center for Student Political Studies club.

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