Monthly Archives: May 2007

Congressional Hearing Puts ACC in Limelight

Austin Business Journal – Congressional Hearing Puts ACC in Limelight

Grant Awarded to International Business Institute

The International Business Institute at the Austin Community College District (ACC) recently received a $165,000 grant to provide Austin businesses with resources needed to develop or expand international trade departments. The grant, awarded by the … Continue reading

ACC Gets $165,000 Grant

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Gets $165,000 Grant

Community College Faculty: Must Love to Teach

ScienceCareers.org – Community College Faculty: Must Love to Teach

Texas Lawmakers OK Measure to Add Elgin, Smithville Districts to ACC Service Area

Austin American-Statesman – Texas Lawmakers OK Measure to Add Elgin, Smithville Districts to ACC Service Area

ACC District Expands

Austin Business Journal – ACC District Expands

Service Area Expands

The Texas Legislature recently expanded the Austin Community College District (ACC) service area to include the entire Elgin and Smithville Independent School Districts. The move allows Elgin and Smithville high school students to benefit from … Continue reading

ACC Putting Teachers in the Workforce

On Friday, May 18, Austin Community College’s Center for Teacher Certification will hold a graduation ceremony for its third cohort of teachers. These teachers currently work in high needs areas throughout Central Texas, including middle … Continue reading

State Grant to Provide Job Training

Austin American-Statesman – State Grant to Provide Job Training

ACC Gets $386,000 for Manufacturing Job Training

Austin Business Journal – ACC Gets $386,000 for Manufacturing Job Training

Customized Training Receives $386,000 Grant

TWC Commissioner Representing Labor Ronny Congleton (far left) presents a Skills Development Fund grant check for $386,218 to Austin Community College (ACC) Executive Director of Customized Training Kathy Walton (second from left), Weed Instrument Human … Continue reading

Caregivers’ Turn to Receive TLC

The Austin Community College District and Services for the Elderly Inc. will co-host the fourth annual Attendant Benefit Fair to honor caregivers and personal attendants on Saturday, May 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. … Continue reading

ACC Alum Named APD Assistant Police Chief

Austin Police Department Acting Assistant Chief Leo Enriquez has been promoted to the position of assistant chief by Acting Chief Cathy Ellison. Commissioned in 1982, Assistant Chief Enriquez has held the rank of patrol officer, … Continue reading

Austin Police Name New Assistant Chief

KEYE – Austin Police Name New Assistant Chief

High Hopes, Big Dreams

Faculty Members Honored

Two ACC faculty received Teaching Excellence Awards at Thursday’s 34th annual commencement exercises. This year’s full-time faculty winner is Julie Kleinhans-Urrutia, associate professor of foreign language. Among the student testimonials were, “She inspires us to … Continue reading

Bevo’s ACC Bookstores Say ‘Buy a Book, Build a Forest’

Austin American-Statesman – Bevo’s ACC Bookstores Say ‘Buy a Book, Build a Forest’

Graduation Held May 10

Austin Community College’s 34th annual commencement ceremonies were held Thursday, May 10, at the Austin Convention Center. Check back Monday for the full story with photos!

SEMI Shocks Electronics Students with Donation

Foundation Board member Becky Taylor is shown with check The Austin Community College (ACC) Foundation announces the SEMI Austin Golf Classic recently raised $27,000 for the SEMI Frank Squires Scholarship program at ACC. The scholarship … Continue reading

College Service Extends Area Into Elgin; Cuts Elgin’s Tuition

Elgin Courier – College Service Extends Area Into Elgin; Cuts Elgin’s Tuition

Pharmacy Professor Honored

Jason Sparks, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Technology, will be honored as Pharmacy Technician of the Year at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the Texas Pharmacy Association. Sparks will be recognized for his commitment and dedication … Continue reading

Awards Ceremony, Print Show May 9

The Precision Photo Excellence Awards will be given out at noon Wednesday, May 9, at Northridge Campus, Building 3000, Room 3112. The awards are given to students in the Photographic Technology Department for their work … Continue reading

APTE Announces Contest Winner

Carol Hayman, adjunct professor of anthropology, is the lucky winner of the Spring Break Weird Photo Contest, sponsored by the Association of Professional and Technical Employees. Hayman spent her break in Mexico City, where she … Continue reading

APTE Announces Contest Winner

Carol Hayman, adjunct professor of anthropology, is the lucky winner of the Spring Break Weird Photo Contest, sponsored by the Association of Professional and Technical Employees. Hayman spent her break in Mexico City, where she … Continue reading

Induction Ceremony May 3

The ACC Adult Education Department will host its annual National Honor Society Induction Ceremony on Thursday, May 3, at 6:30 pm at the Highland Business Center, 5930 Middle Fiskville Road, Room 201. The ceremony is … Continue reading

ACC launches public policy center

Austin American-Statesman – ACC launches public policy center

Nurses Get Shot in the Arm

At the April 19-20 meeting, members of the Board of Nurse Examiners issued a commendation to the Austin Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program based on its 2006 NCLEX-RN examination pass rate – 96.88 percent … Continue reading

Dr. Kinslow to speak at Wednesday meeting

Austin Community College District President/CEO Dr. Stephen Kinslow will be the guest speaker at the Metropolitan Breakfast Club meeting Wednesday, May 2, from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at The University of Texas Club. Coffee will … Continue reading

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