Monthly Archives: September 2008

ACC hosts child soldiers discussion at Eastview

The plight of child soldiers is the topic of a presentation coming to Austin Community College. According to the United States Institute of Peace, upward of 300,000 children as young as age 7 are being … Continue reading

Ensuring Students are Ready for College

Hill Country News – Ensuring Students are Ready for College

Austin Community College Celebrates 35 Years of Excellence

FOX 7 – Austin Community College Celebrates 35 Years of Excellence

ACC May Get Parking Downtown

Austin American-Statesman – ACC May Get Parking Downtown

September 2008 ACC eNewsletter

Welcome to the September 2008 ACC eNewsletter ACC marks anniversary year with record enrollment Round Rock Campus Phase I sets 5,000-enrollment capacity Photo students take aim at campus project Community leaders join ACC Foundation board … Continue reading

ACC marks anniversary year with record enrollment

ACC opened its doors in 1973 with less than 2,000 students attending classes at its lone campus. Thirty-five short years later, a record-breaking 35,798 students are now enrolled in classes at the college’s seven campuses. … Continue reading

Round Rock Campus Phase I sets 5,000-enrollment capacity

Campus set to open in fall 2010 with five buildings Plans for the new Round Rock Campus were presented to the Austin Community College Board of Trustees during its September meeting. The campus, located just south … Continue reading

Photo students take aim at campus project

From Architectural Photography Student Project 9 weeks and 7 campuses = 100s of great images Friends of Austin Community College may point out our attractive students, attractive programs, and attractive possibilities. But attractive buildings?

Community leaders join ACC Foundation board

Left to right are: Mark Clayton, Scott Flack, John Hernandez, Corby Jastrow, and John Henry McDonald. Board of Directors guides fund-raising efforts The Austin Community College Foundation welcomes five new members to its Board of Directors.

Your trash may be an ACC treasure

Don’t know what to do with that Riverside dedication mug? Still have a punchcard from the old registration days? The Archive Committee is seeking donations of ACC memorabilia to celebrate the college’s 35th anniversary. Of … Continue reading

The bus stops here: Q&A with Lourdes ‘Lulu’ Pyron

By Noelle Hernandez Lourdes “Lulu” Pyron, administrative assistant to the English for Speakers of Other Language (ESOL) Department, knows the secret to saving money in Austin while others pour their wallets into their gas tanks.

The bus stops here: Q&A with Lourdes ‘Lulu’ Pyron

By Noelle Hernandez Lourdes “Lulu” Pyron, administrative assistant to the English for Speakers of Other Language (ESOL) Department, knows the secret to saving money in Austin while others pour their wallets into their gas tanks.

Diez y Seis brings fiesta spirit to campus

From Dies y Seis de Septiembre 2008 Inviting blue skies set the perfect backdrop for the Diez y Seis celebration at Austin Community College on Tuesday, September 16, honoring Mexican Independence Day.

ACC rolls out the Black Carpet

From Black Carpet Reception Austin Community College’s black students received star treatment Wednesday, September 17, as they stepped out and onto the Black Carpet for the fourth annual networking reception hosted by the Black Student … Continue reading

Watercooler: Inside scoop on campus events & news bits

35,000? Yep…it’s true. Jumping 7 percent in registration numbers from fall 2007, ACC has passed the 35,000-student mark in its 35th anniversary year. And enrollment numbers are up at every ACC campus this semester, with … Continue reading

ACC to host U.S. Constitution debate September 24 at Eastview Campus

Does the U.S. Constitution matter? Is there something in it you should be fighting for? The constitution inspires, inflames, and informs. It fuels passion, sparks political rhetoric, and creates controversy. And, it’s the perfect topic … Continue reading

ACC Hosts Constitution Debate

Event held at Eastview campus Wednesday, September 24 Austin, September 23, 2008 – Does the U.S. Constitution matter? Is there something in it you should be fighting for? The Constitution inspires, inflames, and informs. It … Continue reading

ACC Sets Enrollment Record for Fall Semester

San Marcos Daily Record – ACC Sets Enrollment Record for Fall Semester

Most Schools Post Record Enrollments in 1st Count

Austin American-Statesman – Most Schools Post Record Enrollments in 1st Count

Pinnacle Campus Parking Update

Pinnacle Campus 9/19/08 What: Unpaved lots at Pinnacle Campus will close September 26. Two ACC “Park & Ride” shuttle services are available. Where to Park: Oak Hill Plaza shuttle begins Thursday, September 25. You can … Continue reading

ACC students receive scholarships

Seven Austin Community College students received scholarships from the ACC chapter of the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education (TACHE) on Friday, September 12. Each student was awarded an $800 scholarship during the luncheon … Continue reading

ACC Enrollment reaches 35,000 in college’s 35th year

ACC opened its doors in 1973 with less than 2,000 students attending classes at its lone campus. Thirty-five short years later, a record-breaking 35,798 students are now enrolled in classes at the college’s seven campuses. … Continue reading

ACC invites all to free seminar

Technology is no longer a distant concept of the future – it’s here and now, and Austin Community College invites all to explore the opportunities in this growing field at the Career & Education Mergers … Continue reading

ACC Hits Milestone in Milestone Year

More than 35,000 students enrolled for college’s 35th Year Austin, September 18, 2008 – ACC opened its doors in 1973 with less than 2,000 students attending classes at its lone campus. Thirty-five short years later, … Continue reading

Constitution Day art winners to be announced

The public and media are invited to the Highland Business Center on Wednesday, September 17, when the ACC Arts & Humanities Division and Center for Public Policy and Political Studies announce Constitution Day student art … Continue reading

ACCmail will be up and running on Monday, September 15

Austin Community College now has student email. ACC is teaming up with Google Apps for Education to provide personalized email accounts to all ACC students. It’s called ACCmail and will allow the college community to … Continue reading

ACC invites all to free seminar

Technology is no longer a distant concept of the future – it’s here and now, and Austin Community College invites all to explore the opportunities in this growing field at the Career & Education Mergers … Continue reading

Black Student Success Committee hosts gathering

Austin Community College is rolling out the Black Carpet with entertainment, prizes, and free food for its fall 2008 mixer at the Eastview Campus on Wednesday, September 17. “The Black Carpet is a fun and … Continue reading

Black Student Success Committee hosts gathering

Austin Community College is rolling out the Black Carpet with entertainment, prizes, and free food for its fall 2008 mixer at the Eastview Campus on Wednesday, September 17. “The Black Carpet is a fun and … Continue reading

Phi Theta Kappa Orientations are rescheduled (Weather permitting) to Sunday, September 14 at 2 pm at the Northridge Campus, room 4136.

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