Monthly Archives: August 2006

ACC Scramble a Solid Hit for Student Emergency Fund

ACC Finds Niche in Marketing to Average Joe

News 8 – ACC Finds Niche in Marketing to Average Joe

Only Seven More Days to Register for Fall Classes!

Take advantage of ACC’s workforce training, university transfer, access programs and great faculty and staff by registering now for fall classes. For information on registration, visit . Classes begin the week of August 28. Classes … Continue reading

ACC Recruiting People In Nanotechnology

KXAN – ACC Recruiting People In Nanotechnology

Disney Institute Brings Leadership, Management, Service, and Loyalty Program to ACC

Austin, TX – August 18, 2006 – Disney Institute is bringing its renowned professional development program, “The Disney Keys to Excellence,” to the Austin Community College District (ACC) Thursday, Aug. 24. The full-day event will … Continue reading

Disney to Teach Austin Professionals How to Run a Mickey Mouse Operation

Austin Business Journal – Disney to Teach Austin Professionals How to Run a Mickey Mouse Operation

Nurses Get Training

Round Rock Leader – Nurses Get Training

ACC’s Radio, Television and Film Program Makes MovieMaker Magazine’s Top 25 Short-Term Film Program List

The Radio, Television and Film Program at ACC was named in MovieMaker magazine’s Summer 2006 story, “Less Is More: The Community College Option.” The article lists 25 community colleges throughout the country with film programs … Continue reading

Doing Things the Disney Way

Austin American-Statesman – Doing Things the Disney Way

Student Soapbox: Out of School

GameCareerGuide.com – Student Soapbox: Out of School

Free Minds Project To Offer Intellectual Opportunity for Disadvantaged Adults

Austin, TX – August 9, 2006 – Humanistic philosopher Erich Fromm once said, “Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?” … Continue reading

New Permanent Student ID’s Ready To Roll

Beginning now and continuing through the fall 2006 semester, ACC will offer students a permanent photo ID card. The new cards will be valid as long as the bearer is enrolled at ACC. Students can … Continue reading

ACC Adjunct Professor’s First Novel a Yosemite Writing Contest Finalist

Adjunct Professor Sid Frost’s first novel, “Where Love Once Lived,” is a finalist in the Yosemite Writers Contest. Sid has taught Computer courses at Austin Community College since 1980, and won the Teaching Excellence Award … Continue reading

Three ACC Students Have a Coca-Cola Scholarship — And a Smile

AUSTIN, Texas — Three ACC students — Ruby Becerra, Melissa McKinnon, and Thomas Upchurch — have been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. Through the Coca-Cola Two-Year Colleges Scholarship Program, the Foundation … Continue reading

State Allocates $3M to Bolster Biotech Training

Austin Business Journal – State Allocates $3M to Bolster Biotech Training

Perry Announces $3 Million to Develop Future Workforce

Government Technology – Perry Announces $3 Million to Develop Future Workforce

Mentoring Program Created To Increase Success in Mathematics for African-American Students

Austin, TX – July 31, 2006 – A recent study by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on developmental mathematics reveals a statewide concern: almost one-third of all news students enrolled in Texas public higher … Continue reading

ACC Scramble Aims to Keep the Victims of Catastrophic Events In College

Austin Community College is pleased to announce its First Annual ACC Scramble at Riverside Golf Course, Friday, Aug. 18, 2006. The format will be a four-person scramble with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Proceeds will … Continue reading

It’s a Small World After All: NanoScholar Program Gives Interns a Shot at Being Tomorrow’s Tycoons of Tiny

Texas students now have an exciting opportunity to receive valuable hands-on training in one of science and technology’s fastest growing fields. The Nanoelectronics Workforce Development Initiative is a multi-year program jointly developed by Austin Community … Continue reading

New Collaborative To Focus on Improving Educational Outcomes in Central Texas:

Austin, Texas – July 14, 2006 – Improving educational outcomes across the board to create a home-grown, highly qualified area workforce is the goal of the Education Equals Economics – E3 Alliance – announced today. … Continue reading

Meet Local Law Enforcement on Your ‘Night Out’

ACC Campus Police invites you to participate in the 23rd National Night Out Crime Prevention Event Tuesday, Aug. 1 from 2-5 p.m. at the Riverside, Eastview, Northridge and Rio Grande campuses. Police/community “get acquainted” activities … Continue reading

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