Monthly Archives: February 2007

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Study Abroad

The Austin Community College International Programs Office is still accepting applications for summer study abroad programs. Art in Florence, Italy, and Spanish II in Costa Rica are two of the international opportunities ACC offers. Official … Continue reading

Latino Writers Meet With Del Valle Students

Del Valle High School juniors and seniors will have the opportunity to hear real life stories from published Latino writers Deborah Parédez, Raúl Salinas, John Phillip Santos, and Frances Treviño during a panel discussion at … Continue reading

‘Funnyhouse’ Takes Serious Look at Race

Austin American-Statesman – ‘Funnyhouse’ Takes Serious Look at Race

Fire Academy Leaving Taylor

Taylor Daily Press – Fire Academy Leaving Taylor

ACC Plans to Move Fire Academy From Taylor to Austin

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Plans to Move Fire Academy From Taylor to Austin

Published Latino Writers Share Readings with Students

The Austin Community College District Creative Writing Department, El Centro – Center for Latino/Latin American Studies and Wings Press of San Antonio will host a literary festival with recognized Latino writers who will share their … Continue reading

Enrollment Booming at Austin Community College

Austin American-Statesman – Enrollment Booming at Austin Community College

Financial Aid Advice Available

Austin American-Statesman – Financial Aid Advice Available

ProArts/ACC: Keeping Boyd’s Dream Alive

Austin Chronicle – ProArts/ACC: Keeping Boyd’s Dream Alive

‘Funnyhouse’ Rebuilt by Strength of New Collaboration

Austin American-Statesman – ‘Funnyhouse’ Rebuilt by Strength of New Collaboration

Public Policy and Political Studies Center Launched

Austin Community College’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS) is an externally funded, nonprofit organization dedicated to informing, educating, and encouraging student, faculty, and community participation in political and public policy processes. Further … Continue reading

Thankful for Heroic Medics

Austin American-Statesman – Thankful for Heroic Medics

Discussion Held in Conjunction with ‘Funny House’

The Austin Community College Drama Department will host a salon and discussion, “Adrienne Kennedy and Autobiography on the American Stage,” at 6 p.m. Monday, February 26, at Eastview Campus, Building 2000, Student Lounge. This event … Continue reading

Drama Department Presents ‘Funny House’

Austin Community College’s Drama Department, in collaboration with ProArts Collective, presents poet and dramatist Adrienne Kennedy’s “Funnyhouse of a Negro” at Rio Grande’s Gallery Theater beginning Friday, February 23, at 8 p.m. In this play, … Continue reading

Tax Season is Upon Us

A 1098-T form is sent to each student who was invoiced or had billing adjustments for college credit classes. Austin Community College is required by law to issue this form. If you’ve recently moved and … Continue reading

Dental Hygiene Student Cuts Teeth as State Delegate

The Texas Dental Hygienists’ Association (TDHA) sponsored its annual session for the 21 dental hygiene programs in Texas on February 2 and 3 at the Omni Hotel in San Antonio. More than 400 dental hygiene … Continue reading

Campus Compact Students Speak About Education Issues

Daily Texan – Campus Compact Students Speak About Education Issues

Studies Show Some Students Not Receiving Proper Education

KVUE – Studies Show Some Students Not Receiving Proper Education

Plans for New ACC Garage Modified

Austin American-Statesman – Plans for New ACC Garage Modified

Council Member Spearheads ACC Campaign

Community Impact Newspaper – Council Member Spearheads ACC Campaign

ATDF & ACC Seeking Summer Interns for Innovative Nanoscholars Program

dBusinessNews – ATDF & ACC Seeking Summer Interns for Innovative Nanoscholars Program

Spring Enrollment the Highest Ever

Austin Community College saw its most successful spring enrollment this year, with 31,148 students registered for classes. The college has also exceeded its goals for Closing the Gaps, a plan developed by the Texas Higher … Continue reading

Police Officer Recognized

Each year, the Austin Community College Police Department (ACCPD) recognizes police officers, communications officers, safety officers, and their supervisors for actions performed. This year’s recipient of the ACCPD Life Saving Award is Joanna Weaver, honored … Continue reading

It Pays to Donate to College Connection

Automotive Technology Professor Chuck Estrada and ACC student Elena Ramirez have a lot to smile about. Both held the lucky tickets that were chosen from the College Connection Scholarship Fund drawing. After each donated $20 … Continue reading

Leander Aims to Bring College Campus

Hill Country news – Leander Aims to Bring College Campus

ACC Students Exhibit Artwork

More than 50 works of art are currently on display in the lobby of Austin Community College’s Highland Business Center. A reception celebrating these works will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. on Monday, … Continue reading

ACC Honored With Bellwether Award

On January 30, The Community College Futures Assembly presented the Austin Community College District with the Bellwether Award for its College Connection program. The Bellwether Award annually recognizes innovative programs and practices that successfully lead … Continue reading

Perry to Propose Mandatory College Exit Exams, Increased Financial Aid

The Daily Texan –Perry to Propose Mandatory College Exit Exams, Increased Financial Aid

ACC Offers City’s Only Video Game Design Class

The Daily Texan – ACC Offers City’s Only Video Game Design Class

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