Monthly Archives: January 2008

ACC Premieres New Cooking Show

AUSTIN COOKS Monday, February 4 ● 6:30 p.m. ● Cable Channel 19/10 ● www.austincc.edu/cooks Austin, TX (January 31, 2008)— The Austin Community College District will premiere the new instructional cooking show, “Austin Cooks,” on Monday, … Continue reading

Union Will Continue to Monitor ACC

Austin Chronicle – Union Will Continue to Monitor ACC

Familiar Name in Austin Politics Will Be Back on May’s Municipal Ballot

Austin Chronicle – A Familiar Name in Austin Politics Will Be Back on May’s Municipal Ballot

Show ‘Austin Cooks’ Brings Culinary Arts Into Your Home

Daily Texan – Show ‘Austin Cooks’ Brings Culinary Arts Into Your Home

ACC Launching Cooking Show

Austin Business Journal – ACC Launching Cooking Show

Board of Trustees Filling Spots

The Austin Community College District will hold a special election May 10 to fill a place on its nine-member Board of Trustees. Trustee Rafael Quintanilla resigned, as he moved out of the college’s taxing district. … Continue reading

Student Awarded Helen Brett Scholarship

Austin Community College student LeKisha McKinley was recently awarded the Helen Brett scholarship, given to individuals studying exhibition management. Students must have at least a 3.0 grade point average to be considered. “This is a … Continue reading

Historically Black Colleges to be Honored

Austin Community College’s African American Cultural Center and Office of Community Outreach is holding an event honoring historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) on Sunday, January 27, from 3 to 5 p.m. at Eastview Campus, … Continue reading

ACC Honor Historically Black Schools

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Honor Historically Black Schools

ACC Hosts Event Honoring Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Austin, TX – January 25, 2008 – Austin Community College’s African American Cultural Center and Office of Community Outreach is holding an event honoring historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) on Sunday, January 27, from … Continue reading

Special Election in May

Austin American-Statesman – Special Election in May

A Close Look at Teaching

Austin American-Statesman – A Close Look at Teaching

ACC Partnership Benefits Students, Community

Hill Country News – ACC Partnership Benefits Students, Community

E-newsletter now available

January’s newsletter is now available. Read about the computer studies job boom, the two-year teaching degree tackling a shortage, the Nursing Academy, and more.

January 2008 ACC eNewsletter

Welcome to the January 2008 ACC eNewsletter Emergency response planning, tools get upgrade Two-year teaching degree tackles shortage Teaching introduction makes career decision easier Computer Studies sees new job boom Professor finds heart in Texas … Continue reading

Emergency response planning, tools get upgrade

Officers Lucy Neyens, left, and Roy Shipp, right, are available to speak on campus safety and crime-prevention. Contact the ACC Police Department for details. Like many colleges throughout the nation, the Austin Community College District … Continue reading

ACC Expanding Culinary Arts Program

KVUE – ACC Expanding Culinary Arts Program

Two-year teaching degree tackles shortage

Dr. Giao Phan, center, chairs the new Education Instruction Department and is assisted by Program Specialist Courtney Reeve, left. Student Dustin Kinas, right, will have a leadership role in a proposed student organization for education … Continue reading

Teaching introduction makes career decision easier

Are you considering a teaching career? Now you can discover if education is right for you. “Our teacher preparation classes can help you decide whether you want to be a teacher,” says Dr. Giao Phan, … Continue reading

Computer Studies sees new job boom

Professor James Webb says employers are turning to ACC for computer workers. “Please contact your system administrator.” The phrase that admittedly is not music to employers’ ears is good news for Austin Community College’s Computer … Continue reading

Professor finds heart in Texas pioneer diaries

Amy Wink combines her love of writing and history in her upcoming book, ‘Their Hearts’ Confidante,’ based on the diaries of two pioneer women. A sixth-generation Texan, Adjunct English Professor Amy Wink, Ph.D., has always … Continue reading

Nursing Academy goes to high school

Cedar Park High School student Amanda Barrows checks for germs under a blacklight while Jean Montgomery, associate professor of nursing, and other high school students look on. The mannequin lay lifeless in a nursing lab … Continue reading

Watercooler: Inside scoop on campus events & news bits

‘Austin Cooks’ chefs Brian Hay, left, and Brian McCormick. Iron Chef, look out! ACC introduces distance learning with a twist. Chefs Brian Hay and Brian McCormick (instructors of ACC’s popular Culinary Arts Program) host “Austin … Continue reading

Actors Expo Coming to Rio Grande

The Rio Grande Campus hosts The Actors Expo on Sunday, January 20, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Main Stage Theater. Some big names from Hollywood will be in attendance, including host Mario Lopez … Continue reading

Despite Delays, Fire Academy Still Moving

Taylor Daily Press – Despite Delays, Fire Academy Still Moving

Talent show coming this spring

Get your act together and participate in Austin Community College’s first talent show. It’s not just for students – faculty and staff are welcome as well as the community! The Student Recruitment Office (SRO) presents … Continue reading

No joke: ‘Funnyhouse’ Wins Again

Austin Community College’s Drama Department was recently honored by the Austin American Statesman and the Austin Chronicle for last year’s production of “Funnyhouse of a Negro.” The Statesman named the play on its “best of” … Continue reading

Art Show Opened January 14

The second annual ART@ACC exhibit opened Monday, January 14, in the foyer of the Highland Business Center. A reception was held at 5 p.m. before the scheduled ACC Board Meeting. The exhibit, displaying works from … Continue reading

Police Relations Dialogue Saturday at Eastview

The Austin Community College District along with Austin Center for Peace and Justice is sponsoring a neighborhood dialogue on police relations Saturday, January 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville … Continue reading

Emergency notification system enhances campus safety

The Austin Community College District is installing hundreds of electronic message boards and public-address speakers across the district as part of the college’s new emergency mass notification system. “In normal operation, the electronic message boards … Continue reading

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