Monthly Archives: February 2008

Rio Grande Celebrates Black History Month

Big Chief Kevin performs along with Cyril Neville and Tribe 13 Austin Community College’s Rio Grande Campus celebrated Black History Month in style Wednesday, inviting Cyril Neville and Tribe 13 to perform and serving up … Continue reading

Bring Your Appetite to Bistro 3158

Bistro 3158, the restaurant of the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management program, opened its doors for the spring season on February 28 at 6 p.m. On selected Thursdays throughout the semester, students of the Culinary … Continue reading

Former President Courts Votes at Riverside Campus

Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has her share of supporters, but perhaps none as loyal as her own family. While her daughter Chelsea visited Austin Community College’s South Austin campus last week, husband and former U.S. … Continue reading

Bill Clinton Speaks Locally Wednesday

Former President Bill Clinton spoke at a campaign rally at Austin Community College’s Riverside Campus, behind Building A on the golf course, Wednesday, February 27, at 3 p.m. Check back soon for a report on … Continue reading

E-newsletter keeps you updated!

Austin Community College’s February e-newsletter is now available for viewing. Read about Chelsea Clinton’s visit to South Austin Campus, the new “i am acc” campaign, “Austin Cooks,” and more.

Election Teach-In Scheduled for Wednesday

An Election Teach-In will be held Wednesday, February 27, from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Rio Grande Campus lounge. History Professor Dr. David Lauderback brainstormed with Student Government Association Senate Chair Robert Daley on … Continue reading

February 2008 ACC eNewsletter

Welcome to the February 2008 ACC eNewsletter Presidential campaign comes to ACC Are you ACC? Tell us! Youth ‘campers’ get ACC benefits The cooking’s good, but fun is better ACC employees: Insurance changes impact you … Continue reading

Presidential campaign comes to ACC

Chelsea Clinton addresses the audience at the South Austin Campus. Her father is the former president of the United States. Her mother is a U.S. senator currently running for the presidency. Chelsea Clinton just might … Continue reading

Are you ACC? Tell us!

Austin Community College has just launched a new image campaign to raise awareness of vital contributions ACC makes to the community. You might have noticed the “i am acc” ads. More are on the way … Continue reading

Youth ‘campers’ get ACC benefits

ACC has summer classes for kids to help exercise bodies and intellects. Families who enroll in the Austin Community College District’s Youth Programs are able to enjoy the same benefits as college-age students: Low tuition, … Continue reading

The cooking’s good, but fun is better

Culinary Arts Program Chair Brian Hay drops by an ostrich farm for “Austin Cooks.” The Austin Community College District now has its own version of The Food Network with its new cooking show, “Austin Cooks.” … Continue reading

The cooking’s good, but fun is better

Culinary Arts Program Chair Brian Hay drops by an ostrich farm for “Austin Cooks.” The Austin Community College District now has its own version of The Food Network with its new cooking show, “Austin Cooks.” … Continue reading

ACC employees: Insurance changes impact you

Austin Community College District employees should be aware of the recent change in workers’ compensation insurance carrier and how it affects them. Effective Feb. 1, ACC joined the Texas Association of School Boards Risk Management … Continue reading

Watercooler: Inside scoop on campus events & news bits

Got Vote? Moved and forgot to update your voter registration address? Never voted? Well then, don’t miss your opportunity to register through the voter registration efforts that are occurring on all seven ACC campuses. The … Continue reading

Bistro 3158 Reopens Thursday, February 28

For immediate release: Tuesday, February 26, 2008 ACC’s Culinary Arts Bistro To Reopen This Week Thursday, February 28 – ACC Eastview Campus – 3401 Webberville Road Austin, TX – Bistro 3158, the restaurant of Austin … Continue reading

Faculty Holding Art Exhibition

For immediate release: Monday, February 25, 2008 ACC Faculty Art Exhibition Opening Reception Saturday, March 1 at George Washington Carver Museum WHAT: The Austin Community College District’s annual faculty art exhibition, fACCulty 08 WHEN: Saturday, … Continue reading

Drama Department Presents ‘Betty’s Summer Vacation’

Directed by Guest Artist Jason Hays, “Betty’s Summer Vacation” opened Friday, Feb. 22, with performances Feb. 23-24. Upcoming shows are March 1-3 at Rio Grande’s Gallery Theatre. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m., … Continue reading

Faculty Members Display Works

Austin Community College’s annual faculty art exhibition, fACCulty 08, will be on display from March 1 through March 29 at the George Washington Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina Street. An opening reception will be held March … Continue reading

Chelsea Clinton to Visit ACC on Friday

The national spotlight will shine on ACC’s South Austin Campus Friday, February 22 as Chelsea Clinton visits to talk with ACC students about the upcoming primary. The event begins at 9:45 a.m. and is open … Continue reading

Chelsea Stays in Austin Another Day to Campaign for Mom

News 8 – Chelsea Stays in Austin Another Day to Campaign for Mom

Dancing For a Cause

Grab your dancing shoes! The Austin Community College chapter of the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education (TACHE) presents El Baile Alegre with Grammy Award-winning Tejano star Ruben Ramos and the Mexican Revolution on … Continue reading

Chelsea Clinton To Visit ACC

For immediate release: Thursday, February 21, 2008 Chelsea Clinton to visit ACC Friday, February 22 at 9:45 a.m. ▪ ACC’s South Austin Campus ▪ 1820 W. Stassney Lane   Austin, TX— The Austin Community College … Continue reading

Celebrate Women’s History Month

“Women’s Art: Women’s Vision” is the theme of the National Women’s History Project, recognizing the vision of female artists. Come celebrate at Austin Community College with the following events: Friday, February 29, Eastview Campus, Building … Continue reading

ACC’s TACHE Presents El Baile Alegre

For immediate release: Tuesday, February 19, 2008 El Baile Alegre Starring Ruben Ramos and the Mexican Revolution Benefiting ACC Hispanic student scholarships Friday, February 29 ▪ 7 p.m.-midnight ▪ H&H Ballroom ▪ 4404 Brandt Road … Continue reading

ACC Students Win Awards in Mathematics

Hill Country News – ACC Students Win Awards in Mathematics

More Students at RRHEC

Round Rock Leader – More Students at RRHEC

TACHE Holding Conference in Austin

The Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education (TACHE), an organization committed to the improvement of educational and employment opportunities for Hispanics in higher education, is holding its 33rd annual conference in Austin. “Colaborando Para … Continue reading

Automotive Instructor Lends a Hand

Photo courtesy of Lori Carbajal, left, pictured with Paul Saustrup and Peanut As the owner of a repair shop in town, Automotive Technology Professor Paul Saustrup has seen his share of cars in need of … Continue reading

Student Life Presents Leadership Conference

The Austin Community College District’s Student Life Office presents the Engage. Experience. Explore. Leadership Conference for students, faculty, staff, and local professionals beginning at 8 a.m. Friday, February 15, at Eastview Campus, Multi-Purpose Room 8500, … Continue reading

Accounting students volunteer at local centers

Winter brings many things most people dread: cold, wind, ice, and income tax preparation. Unless you’re one of the more than 70 Austin Community College students who volunteer at local community tax centers. Accounting student … Continue reading

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