Monthly Archives: August 2008

More Engineers, Techies in Pipeline

Austin Business Journal – More Engineers, Techies in Pipeline

Junior Colleges See Rise in Attendees

Daily Texan – Junior Colleges See Rise in Attendees

Welcomepalooza Celebrates Beginning of School Year

Austin Community College launched the 2008-09 academic year at the Cypress Creek Campus on Tuesday, August 26, with the first of seven Welcomepaloozas. “Welcomepalooza is like a big block party we host for students at … Continue reading

Four Business Professionals Appointed to ACC Foundation Board

Austin Business Journal – Four Business Professionals Appointed to ACC Foundation Board

Four community leaders join ACC Foundation board

Board of Directors guide fundraising efforts Austin, TX – August 25, 2008 – The Austin Community College Foundation welcomes four new members to its Board of Directors. Scott Flack, John Hernandez, Corby Jastrow, and John Henry McDonald … Continue reading

Education Focus – Southwest Austin

Community Impact Newspaper – Education Focus – Southwest Austin

Trustees to Hold Retreat

Austin American-Statesman – Trustees to Hold Retreat

ACC’s Student Newspaper Accent earns Best of Show award at National Workshop

Accent, ACC’s student newspaper, won First Place in the Two-year College Newspaper Best of Show category at the National College Summer Journalism Workshop sponsored by the Associated College Press in Washington, D.C., July 31 – … Continue reading

August 2008 ACC eNewsletter

Welcome to the August 2008 ACC eNewsletter Real world education: Service Learning brings lessons to life Find yourself in ‘Voice, Identity, Dissent’ 100 ACC Scramble golfers help raise $15k for students Conference kicks off readiness … Continue reading

Real world education: Service Learning brings lessons to life

Two Austin Community College students host a preschool storytime as their Service Learning project in a speech class. Last spring, several Austin Community College speech students were leading storytime at a local library while accounting students … Continue reading

Find yourself in ‘Voice, Identity, Dissent’

Who are you? The Arts and Humanities Division invites you to find out as it unveils this semester’s arts season, titled “Voice, Identity, Dissent.”

Find yourself in ‘Voice, Identity, Dissent’

Who are you? The Arts and Humanities Division invites you to find out as it unveils this semester’s arts season, titled “Voice, Identity, Dissent.”

100 ACC Scramble golfers help raise $15k for students

ACC President Steve Kinslow joined Roberto Zarate, Jody Conradt and dozens of other golfers for the ACC Scramble. See below for a slideshow. The third annual ACC Golf Scramble, held at Riverside Golf Course on Friday, August 1, raised … Continue reading

Conference kicks off readiness push

Texas Higher Education Commissioner Dr. Raymund Paredes lauds conference attendees for setting the foundation for higher academic standards. Area public school and college faculty are teaming up to help implement the state’s new College Readiness Standards into … Continue reading

Watercooler: Inside scoop on campus events & news bits

ACC celebrates Mexican Independence Day. The Latino/Latin American Studies Center (El Centro) and the Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS) will host the annual Diez y Seis de Septiembre celebration at the Riverside … Continue reading

ACC Men of Distinction Program Receives $86,000 Grant

The student loan corporation TG has awarded an $86,000 grant to the Austin Community College District (ACC) to support a new recruitment and retention program for African-American men. The Men of Distinction program addresses the … Continue reading

ACC choir wants you

Audition and non-audition classes available Austin Community College wants you to share your voice as a member of the college choir. Students have an exciting opportunity to shine with the ACC choir by enrolling in … Continue reading

Google Apps at ACC

Google Apps at ACC Available September 15th Austin Community College is getting student email. ACC is teaming up with Google Apps for Education to provide personalized email accounts to all ACC students by September 15th … Continue reading

ACC Gets Grant

San Marcos Daily Record – ACC Gets Grant

Credit Rating Upgraded

Austin American-Statesman – Credit Rating Upgraded

ESL Draws 500 People

They came from a variety of countries and speak over 40 languages, yet they have one thing in common – to learn English. About 500 people began lining up after midnight Tuesday to register for … Continue reading

ACC Men of Distinction Program Receives $86,000 Grant

Austin, TX – August 14, 2008 – The student loan corporation TG has awarded an $86,000 grant to the Austin Community College District (ACC) to support a new recruitment and retention program for African-American men.

ACC Students Let Their Creative Sparks Fly at Festival

Daily Texan – ACC Students Let Their Creative Sparks Fly at Festival

ACC launches new healthcare workers

Health Sciences honor summer graduates The Austin Community College District is sending more than 140 new healthcare graduates into the workforce with three days of celebrations at the Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Road. The Health … Continue reading

ACC Bond Rating Upgraded

KXAN – ACC Bond Rating Upgraded

ACC Bond Rating Upgraded

Austin, TX – August 12, 2008 – The independent bond rating service Standard & Poor’s upgraded the Austin Community College District credit rating from AA to AA+, citing the college’s good financial performance and increased … Continue reading

ACC Trustees Extend President’s Contract

Round Rock Leader – ACC Trustees Extend President’s Contract

ACC Extends Contract of Dr. Kinslow to 2011

San Marcos Daily Record – ACC Extends Contract of Dr. Kinslow to 2011

ACC Program Aids Foster Care Alums

News 8 – ACC Program Aids Foster Care Alums

Conference kicks off readiness push

Area public school and college faculty are teaming up to help implement the state’s new College Readiness Standards into Central Texas public schools. Their efforts follow an Aug. 1 conference held at the Eastview Campus … Continue reading

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