Monthly Archives: June 2008

More Than Just Fun and Games

Community Impact Newspaper – More Than Just Fun and Games

E3 Alliance Looks to Redefine School Readiness Standards

Round Rock Leader – E3 Alliance Looks to Redefine School Readiness Standards

June 2008 ACC eNewsletter

Welcome to the June 2008 ACC eNewsletter, Austin Community College District’s electronic newsletter designed to keep our alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends up to date on the latest developments affecting our college and community. … Continue reading

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June 2008 ACC eNewsletter

Welcome to the June 2008 ACC eNewsletter ESL vocational training gives push to American Dream New ACC trustees sworn into office ACC youth academy brings kids to college ACC choir hits the right notes Honors … Continue reading

ESL vocational training gives push to American Dream

Above: Students work together in the lab. Middle: Nurufu Seyfiyeva, six months’ pregnant when classes started, was back in class one week after giving birth. Bottom: Yudith Amaran, of Cuba. works 47 hours a week … Continue reading

New ACC trustees sworn into office

Left to right: Round Rock Mayor Alan M. McGraw swore in trustee Tim Mahoney, while trustees John-Michael Cortez, Nan McRaven, and Raul Alvarez were sworn in by Judge Bob Perkins. The Austin Community College District … Continue reading

ACC youth academy brings kids to college

Above: Middle schoolers Carlos Alvarado, left, and Kristian Perez show off self-portraits they made at Riverside. Middle: Dr. Donetta Goodall, left, and Dr. Tyra Duncan-Hall, who founded the ACC youth programs, congratulate students at the … Continue reading

ACC choir hits the right notes

Above: The Jazz Choir Ensemble is one of three ACC choirs organized each fall and spring semester. Photo below: Cathy Befi as performed with the choir for a year and a half. By Noelle Hernandez … Continue reading

Honors add pop (and rock) to college experience

Assistant Professor W. Joe Hoppe has organized an ‘Intro to Poetry’ class for honors students. Literature and pop music sound like different topics for the classroom — unless you’re enrolled in the honors program at … Continue reading

Deaf professors put fun in fund-raisers

Professors Byron Bridges and Nathie Marbury raise awareness and funds for the deaf community. Comedy has been a part of Nathie Marbury’s life for as long as she can remember. “Since I was born,” she … Continue reading

Watercooler: Inside scoop on campus events & news bits

Dance the summer away. The Dance Department presents its annual Summer Informance on Wednesday, July 2. This year’s line-up includes a variety of work from faculty, former students, and current students. Special guest Lauren Tietz, … Continue reading

ACC Hosts National Healthcare Conference

Austin, TX – June 23, 2008 –Austin Community College is hosting the Healthcare Training Success Conference at the Radisson North Hotel June 25-27. The ACC Healthcare Professionals Institute, a nationally recognized leader in healthcare training, … Continue reading

ACC Making Moves to Come to Leander

Community Impact Newspaper – ACC Making Moves to Come to Leander

ACC Golf Scramble entry deadline is July 18

Come play hooky with us Friday, August 1, at the Riverside Golf Club for the third annual ACC Scramble. Proceeds benefit the college’s Student Emergency Fund, which helps students continue in school when faced with … Continue reading

Registration is open for the 2nd 5.5-Week Session

Registration is currently underway for new, current, and former ACC students for the 2nd 5.5-week summer session. For more information .

CapMetro stops at Rio Grande for community discussion

Gas prices keep going up, and predictions call for it to reach as high as $5 per gallon later this summer. That has commuters, including ACC faculty, staff and students, seeking alternative ways to get … Continue reading

More Details Revealed About Medical School, Colleges in Round Rock

Austin American-Statesman – More Details Revealed About Medical School, Colleges in Round Rock

New ACC Trustees sworn into office

The Austin Community College District welcomed three new trustees to its board and thanked the outgoing trustees for their dedicated service during a meeting held at the college Monday night. Judge Bob Perkins swore in … Continue reading

TACHE has opened its scholarship application process for ’08-09

The Texas Association of Chicanos In Higher Education (TACHE) has opened its application process for its 2008-09 scholarships. Students must complete the application by June 30, 2008, to be considered for the scholarships. The application … Continue reading

Austin Math Professor Finds Poetry in Rocks

Austin American-Statesman – Austin Math Professor Finds Poetry in Rocks

Austin Firms Make Run for Border

Austin Business Journal – Austin Firms Make Run for Border

Sole Sisters Walk to Stay in Shape

Austin American-Statesman – Sole Sisters Walk to Stay in Shape

Chavez: Fewer Graduates Hurt Central Texas’ Chances for Greater Economic Prosperity

Austin American-Statesman – Chavez: Fewer Graduates Hurt Central Texas’ Chances for Greater Economic Prosperity

Eyes focused on college financing

Austin Business Journal – Eyes focused on college financing

VIEWPOINT: University of ACC

Daily Texan – VIEWPOINT: University of ACC

Austin Community College Helps Develop the Local Workforce

Community Impact Newspaper – Austin Community College Helps Develop the Local Workforce

Nuevos Miembros en la Mesa Directiva del ACC

El Mundo – Nuevos Miembros en la Mesa Directiva del ACC

Outgoing Trustees Thanked for Their Service

Hill Country News – Outgoing Trustees Thanked for Their Service

College Application Fair for ACC and TTU to be Held in Fredericksburg June 14

Blanco County News – College Application Fair for ACC and TTU to be Held in Fredericksburg June 14

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