Monthly Archives: August 2007

ACC Building Evacuated After Spill

KEYE – ACC Building Evacuated After Spill

Clinical Education Center at Brackenridge Opens

On Monday, August 27, officials with the Seton Family of Hospitals, Austin Community College District and the University of Texas Medical Branch- Austin Programs and The University of Texas at Austin welcomed the first 50 … Continue reading

Clinical Education Center at Brackenridge Opens

AUSTIN, Texas – Aug. 27, 2007 – Officials with the Seton Family of Hospitals, Austin Community College District (ACC) and the University of Texas Medical Branch- Austin Programs and The University of Texas at Austin, … Continue reading

Class is in Session at Health Education Center

Austin American-Statesman – Class is in Session at Health Education Center

New Nursing School at Brackenridge Hospital Begins Classes

590 KLBJ News Radio – New Nursing School at Brackenridge Hospital Begins Classes

At Former Children’s Hospital, School’s in for Doctors and Nurses

Austin American-Statesman – At Former Children’s Hospital, School’s in for Doctors and Nurses

ACC Cypress Creek Opens New Facilities

Hill Country News – ACC Cypress Creek Opens New Facilities

Seton’s Education Center Ready to Start Classes

Austin Business Journal – Seton’s Education Center Ready to Start Classes

Former Children’s Hospital to Reopen as Nursing School

News 8 – Former Children’s Hospital to Reopen as Nursing School

Activate your ACCeID

Starting Monday, Aug. 27, students, faculty, and staff will need to activate their new ACCeID in order to begin accessing ACC’s online services, library services, Blackboard, wireless Internet, and VPN. to get started.

Cost, Location Cited as Key in College Decision-Making for Latinos

Austin American-Statesman – Cost, Location Cited as Key in College Decision-Making for Latinos

Garcia: Turning the Next Generation of ‘Outsiders’ Into Insiders

Austin Community College – Garcia: Turning the Next Generation of ‘Outsiders’ Into Insiders

VisCom Students Honored

Godwin’s Transfusion Self-Medicating Beverage 3D animation student Cleveland Dear won first prize in the Design Challenge category of “The Digital Game Design Competition: Game Court 2007,” a yearly UT Science & Technology event co-hosted by … Continue reading

August 2007 ACC eNewsletter

Welcome to the August 2007 ACC eNewsletter State caps students’ course withdrawals Getting a jump start on college can be cheaper than you think Cypress wraps up renovation, expansion Fall arts season: L.A. filmmaker to … Continue reading

State caps students’ course withdrawals

Physics Professor James Heath Jr., Ph.D., helps students during lab time. The Learning Lab also offers free tutoring and other assistance. Student alert: A new law puts a brake on dropping classes at Texas state … Continue reading

State caps students’ course withdrawals

Physics Professor James Heath Jr., Ph.D., helps students during lab time. The Learning Lab also offers free tutoring and other assistance. Student alert: A new law puts a brake on dropping classes at Texas state … Continue reading

Getting a jump start on college can be cheaper than you think

High school student Andrea Castro (above) studied Japanese at Austin Community College. Eugene Washington (below) also participates in Early College Start. Like many parents these days, Margaret Jones wasn’t sure how she would pay for … Continue reading

Cypress wraps up renovation, expansion

Project Manager Bruce Davis reviews one of the revamped science labs. As if the opening of Cypress Creek’s second building this spring wasn’t exciting enough, the Williamson County campus now has something else to celebrate: … Continue reading

AISD Higher Education Statistics

Austin Chronicle – AISD Higher Education Statistics

ACC Scramble Postponed

The ACC Scramble, originally scheduled for August 17, has been postponed due to inclement weather. The tournament has been rescheduled for Thursday, August 30.

ACC Welcomes New Faculty

The Austin Community College District’s Human Resources office has released biographies of incoming faculty. To read their profiles,

After Veto, Governor Proposes More Money for Community Colleges

Austin American-Statesman – After Veto, Governor Proposes More Money for Community Colleges

L.A. filmmaker to guest-direct ‘Far Away’

Laura Somers Drama highlights talent-packed fall arts season Director/filmmaker Laura Somers will helm the Drama Department’s fall production as part of the Arts and Humanities Division’s upcoming season. The division has organized a full schedule … Continue reading

L.A. filmmaker to guest-direct ‘Far Away’

Laura Somers Drama highlights talent-packed fall arts season Director/filmmaker Laura Somers will helm the Drama Department’s fall production as part of the Arts and Humanities Division’s upcoming season. The division has organized a full schedule … Continue reading

Ex-Navy officer sets course for future

David Kenneweg first enrolled in ACC last fall. David Kenneweg, a military retiree turned college student, discovered that smaller helps when you’re dreaming big. After 25 years in the Navy, the former U.S. command master … Continue reading

Lawmakers Mull Community College Funding Crunch

News 8 – Lawmakers Mull Community College Funding Crunch

Senators Return to Austin to Address College Funding

KVUE – Senators Return to Austin to Address College Funding

Conference bridges workplace generational divide

More than 100 people tackled generational issues during the Next Generation Leadership Conference. Keynote speaker Rebecca Ryan (below) signs one of her books. At one time or another, we’ve all experienced a “generational moment.” Maybe … Continue reading

South from Alaska: ACC cyclist returns home

Jody Cross August 10 was just an ordinary summer day here in Austin, Texas. But in Anchorage, Alaska, Austin Community College student Jody Cross was celebrating the completion of The Texas 4000, a bicycle ride … Continue reading

Eric Hanson Memorial Scholarship Awarded

Eric Hanson The Austin Community College Foundation has awarded Kristy Clagett, an emergency medical services student, an endowed scholarship created in memory of Eric Hanson. Hanson, a Marble Falls paramedic and ACC graduate, was killed … Continue reading

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