Monthly Archives: December 2008

ACC Student Gets Inaugural Opportunity

News 8 – ACC Student Gets Inaugural Opportunity

State’s community colleges seeking $2.3 billion in funding

Austin Business Journal – State’s community colleges seeking $2.3 billion in funding

State’s community colleges seeking $2.3 billion in funding

Austin Business Journal – State’s community colleges seeking $2.3 billion in funding

Austin Community College Chief Honored

Austin, TX, December 19, 2008 – Austin Community College Police Chief Frankie Waller recently received the Bill G. Daniels Outstanding Administrator Award from the Texas Association of College and University Police Administrators Association. The award … Continue reading

ACC Closes December 22-January 4

Spring Registration Continues During Break</strong Austin, TX, December 19, 2008 – Austin Community College closes at 5 p.m. December 22, but students can still register during the winter break. Automated online and telephone registration remains … Continue reading

Developer Backs Out of Major Bastrop Project

Austin Business Journal – Developer Backs Out of Major Bastrop Project

In Turbulent Times, Essential Issues Dominate Legislative Agenda

Community Impact Newspaper – In Turbulent Times, Essential Issues Dominate Legislative Agenda

ACC Student Travels to Capitol for Inauguration

 Burnett’s Blog Highlights Washington, D.C., Experiences Austin, TX, Dec. 16, 2008 – Brad Burnett, Austin Community College honor student and president of the Student Government Association, is packing his bags for the trip of a … Continue reading

ACC Expands Weekend College to Cypress Creek Campus

Austin, TX-The Austin Community College District (ACC) announces five of its seven campuses will now offer with the expansion of the program to the Cypress Creek Campus beginning in the spring semester. Among the fastest … Continue reading

December 2008 ACC eNewsletter

Welcome to the December 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

December 2008 ACC eNewsletter

Welcome to the December 2008 ACC eNewsletter 2008: A (Fantastic) Year in Review ACC Flashback: 1961 Watercooler: Inside scoop on campus events & news bits

2008: A (Fantastic) Year in Review

The year 2008 was eventful and historic – at Austin Community College and across the country. Here’s a look back at the last 12 months.

ACC Flashback: 1961

Editor’s note: Long before Austin Community College was established, some Austin residents were making the case for a two-year college to specifically address the needs of local workers and businesses. The American-Statesman featured the issue in … Continue reading

Watercooler: Inside scoop on campus events & news bits

Winter Break Hours for Students. Austin Community College offices will close for winter break at 5 p.m. Monday, December 22, through Sunday, January 4. However, there are reduced services 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. December … Continue reading

Media Advisory: ESOL Students to Register for Classes

Who: Austin Community College English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Department What: Returning ACC students will register for ESOL courses for the spring 2009 semester When: 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 16 Where: Highland Business … Continue reading

ACC Expands Weekend College to Cypress Creek Campus

For immediate release: Tuesday, December 9, 2008 Friday-Sunday classes extend college to more people Austin, TX —The Austin Community College District (ACC) announces five of its seven campuses will now offer ACC Weekend College with … Continue reading

Screening showcases ACC student films

The Austin Community College Radio, TV, Film Department presents its end of semester Student Film Screening Friday, December 12, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Northridge Campus, 11928 Stonehollow Dr., Room 4136. The screening showcases short films … Continue reading

Weekend Program Expanding & Health Care Students Honored

Austin American-Statesman – Weekend Program Expanding & Health Care Students Honored

Health Sciences honors graduates December 11-12 at Eastview Campus

A single mom with big dreams to enter the high-demand field of nursing is among almost 200 healthcare students, nearly half of them nurses, who will graduate from Austin Community College Thursday and Friday, December … Continue reading

Report shows a record number of Texas voters voted straight ticket this year

A record 57 percent of Texas voters voted straight ticket during the recent November elections and once again, more Texas Republicans voted straight ticket than Democrats, but by the smallest margin ever this time. These … Continue reading

ACC Launches New Healthcare Workers

Health Sciences honors graduates December 11-12 at Eastview Campus December 11, 2008 – AUSTIN, TX –  A single mom with big dreams to enter the high-demand field of nursing is among almost 200 healthcare students, … Continue reading

CPPPS releases Straight Ticket Voting report

A record number of Texas voters voted straight ticket this year December 11, 2008 – Austin, TX – A record 57 percent of Texas voters voted straight ticket during the recent November elections and once again, … Continue reading

ACC hosts 2008 Precision Photographic Excellence Awards

The Austin Community College Photographic Technology Department will host the 2008 Precision Photographic Excellence Awards Wednesday, December 10 at the Northridge Campus, 11928 Stonehollow Dr., Room 3112. More than 300 photographs from ACC students enrolled … Continue reading

Update – Rio Grande Campus Parking Garage

Project Manager: Pamela Collier, 223-1012 Architect/Engineer: Barnes Gromatzky Kosarek Architects Contractor: SpawGlass Contractors, Inc. Status (Updated 11/25/08): Work on the new Austin Community College Rio Grande Campus Parking Garage has begun. Now it’s time to … Continue reading

One-day Conference Teaches eMarketing Techniques

Experts tackle hot topics for business and education December 8, 2008 – Austin, TX – Do you want Twitter to work for you? Austin Community College is co-hosting separate one-day conferences January 28-29 to help … Continue reading

ACC Dance Department presents annual showcase

Join the Austin Community College Dance Department at the premiere of its annual Choreographers’ Showcase Friday, December 5 in the Mainstage Theatre of the Rio Grande Campus, 1212 Rio Grande. The Showcase begins at 8 … Continue reading

City Previews Contract Opportunities

Austin Business Journal – City Previews Contract Opportunities

ACC’s Value

Austin American-Statesman – ACC’s Value

ACC students showcase work at literary journal release party

Celebrate the brilliant work of Austin Community College students at the fall 2008 Rio Review Student Literary Journal release party December 1, 7 p.m. at Austin Java, 1206 Parkway. Student contributors will read excerpts from … Continue reading

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