Monthly Archives: May 2006

Cypress Creek Campus Mosaic Project: Hands-On Art

To leave an enduring piece of ourselves behind is a desire we all share, but seldom have the opportunity to indulge. Beginning in June, however, anyone with an interest in art and $130 can do … Continue reading

All 29 Fire Cadets Pass State Exam

Austin American-Statesman – All 29 Fire Cadets Pass State Exam

You’re In! New High School Grads Gain Acceptance to ACC

Austin, TX – May 24, 2006 – “What now?” may be answered for thousands of 2006 Central Texas high school graduates. ACC is awarding acceptance letters to more than 6,000 high school seniors who participated … Continue reading

Shortage In Teachers Hurting Nursing In Texas

K-EYE – Shortage In Teachers Hurting Nursing In Texas

Scholarships For Online Courses

Austin American-Statesman – Scholarships For Online Courses

Voters Add McGuffee, Keep Kaplan

The Austin Chronicle – Voters Add McGuffee, Keep Kaplan

Article on ACC Did a Disservice to All

The Austin Chronicle – Article on ACC Did a Disservice to All

Student, Teacher Awards Given at Graduation

Arthur Vargas and Misty Dawn were presented Presidential Achievement Awards during Austin Community College’s 2006 commencement ceremony Thursday, May 11, in the Palmer Events Center. Dr. Stephen B. Kinslow presented the awards in recognition of … Continue reading

From Construction to Cooking

The newly formed ACC student chapter of The National Home Builder’s Association will volunteer at the annual Children’s Miracle Network fundraiser at the A+ Credit Union in San Marcos on Saturday, May 20. The students … Continue reading

Students Screen Shorts

Students in ACC’s Radio, Television, and Film Department recently showed off their production talents at a public screening at the Northridge Campus. Students were required to screen their “shorts” or short films as final projects … Continue reading

Narrowing the Nursing Gap

ACC’s Vocational Nursing Department was recently commended by the Board of Nurse Examiners For the State of Texas for having a 98 percent pass rate on the 2005 National Counsel Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses … Continue reading

Fire Academy Cadets Become Official Firefighters

ACC Fire Academy cadets scored a 100 percent pass rate on the state certification exam, scoring at least an 80 out of 100 percent, making the class test average 85 percent.

University of Houston-Victoria Offers 200 “Try UHV” Scholarships to ACC Students

Austin Community College (ACC) District students interested in getting a jump on a bachelor’s degree have a new, free, online option beginning this summer. The University of Houston-Victoria (UHV) is offering scholarships for one online … Continue reading

ACC ADULT EDUCATION PROVIDES LIFE-CHANGING OPPORTUNITIES

Austin, TX – May 3, 2006 – Christina Chapman never imagined she would have to quit school to care for her mother who had fallen ill. She also never imagined she would be on her … Continue reading

Humanities Endowment Grants Go To Adjunct Instructor

Sharon Beynon, adjunct faculty instructor in English and Developmental Communications, has been selected to participate in two of the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Landmarks of American History and Culture workshops this summer. The workshops … Continue reading

Oppel: In Offering Opportunities to All, Austin Handily Beats Berlin

Austin American-Statesman – Oppel: In Offering Opportunities to All, Austin Handily Beats Berlin

Kaplan Retains Spot on ACC Board

Austin American-Statesman – Kaplan Retains Spot on ACC Board

ACC’s Latimer Honored by Vonngeut Awards

English adjunct instructor David Latimer was recently named as a finalist in the Third Annual Vonnegut Fiction Prize competition, sponsored by the University of Northern Iowa’s venerable North American Review. Set in small-town Texas, “Bones” … Continue reading

ACC Race

The Austin Chronicle – ACC Race

ACC graduation held at new venue

Hill Country News – ACC graduation held at new venue

Student Filmmakers’ Work Highlighted In Special Screening

Austin Business Journal – Student Filmmakers’ Work Highlighted In Special Screening

Student Filmmakers Show Off Their Talent at Screening

Austin, TX – May 8, 2006 – The Austin Film Society has chosen eight short films, four from Austin Community College’s Radio-Television-Film (RTF) Department and four from AFS’ After-School High School Program, for a special … Continue reading

ACC Graduation To Be Held at New Venue With Record Number of Graduates: Statesman Editor Rich Oppel To Give Keynote Address

Austin, TX – May 5, 2006 – A record 1,700 Austin Community College students are eligible to participate in commencement exercises Thursday, May 11 at 7 p.m. at a new location: Palmer Events Center, 900 … Continue reading

Editorial: Re-Elect McGuffee, Kaplan to ACC Board of Trustees

Round Rock Leader – Editorial: Re-Elect McGuffee, Kaplan to ACC Board of Trustees

An Important Job at a Key Institution

Austin American-Statesman – An Important Job at a Key Institution

“Chronicle” Mistaken to Endorse Kaplan for ACC Board

The Austin Chronicle – “Chronicle” Mistaken to Endorse Kaplan for ACC Board

Faculty Advisors Now Available for Summer Session

Beginning this week, full-time faculty members are available to advise students for the summer 2006 registration. Many of the workforce faculty members have advised students through their degree programs, and now the College is expanding … Continue reading

Faculty Advisors Now Available for Summer Session

Beginning this week, full-time faculty members are available to advise students for the summer 2006 registration. Many of the workforce faculty members have advised students through their degree programs, and now the College is expanding … Continue reading

A Big Achievement Gap

Austin American-Statesman – A Big Achievement Gap

ACC Receives Nursing Grant

Despite the fierce competition, Austin Community College emerges victoriously! Today, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board announced that Austin Community College is the recipient of the 2004-05 Nursing Innovation Grant Program and will be awarded … Continue reading

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