Monthly Archives: October 2009

’40s Radio Hour’ raises Carnegie Hall trip funds

The Austin Community College Choir is heading to Carnegie Hall, but its first stop will be here in Austin for benefit performances of “The 1940’s Radio Hour” to raise funds for the trip.

‘Under the Gaslight’ Delivers Great Melodrama

  Railroad tracks, villain, and beautiful heroine on the program Disturbing villain? Check. Beautiful heroine? Check. Fights and chases, dance and music, history, mystery, romance, and adventure? Check, check, and check. Augustin Daly’s “Under the … Continue reading

Pinnacle Campus Re-Opens Thursday, October 22

The Austin Community College District’s Pinnacle Campus in Oak Hill will re-open as planned on Thursday, October 22, following repairs to the campus electrical system. A small fire contained to an electrical box in a … Continue reading

Educators Round-Up Advances New Texas Standards

ACC co-hosts conference with TEA, Coordinating Board Taking on the landmark task of overhauling Texas academic standards, state, local, and regional education leaders are gathering at Austin Community College on October 30 for “The College … Continue reading

ACC in the Hays CISD?

Hays Free Press – ACC in the Hays CISD?

No Preferential Treatment

Austin American-Statesman – No Preferential Treatment

ACC’s Mobile Go Center Headed To H-E-B Near You

The Austin Community College Mobile Go Center is stopping at H-E-B stores in surrounding communities to deliver college information and admissions services directly to residents. The ACC-H-E-B tour starts Thursday, October 22, at the H-E-B … Continue reading

ACC’s Mobile Go Center Headed To H-E-B Near You

The Austin Community College Mobile Go Center is stopping at H-E-B stores in surrounding communities to deliver college information and admissions services directly to residents. The ACC-H-E-B tour starts Thursday, October 22, at the H-E-B … Continue reading

RGC Garage Improvements Debut; Bookstore Opens

Students will see new improvements the next time they enter the Rio Grande Parking Garage. Here’s an update: The ACC Bookstore opens on the ground floor of the garage Monday, October 19. Hours are 9 … Continue reading

Volleyball Tourney Saturday, Other Intramurals Planned

The Student Life Office is hosting an intramural volleyball tournament from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 17, at Austin Sports Center, 425 Woodward St.

The Student Life Office is hosting an intramural volleyball tournament from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 17, at Austin Sports Center, 425 Woodward St. Come on over! You’re invited to cheer on your … Continue reading

President’s Announcements

INITIATIVES TO PROMOTE A GREENER ACC: The Austin Community College District is committed to becoming a leader in sustainability.  As part of ACC’s Green Initiative, ACC is starting two new programs:  “Green Car Parking” and … Continue reading

Texas State Wins Collegiate Cable Wakeboard Comp

Fuel TV – Texas State Wins Collegiate Cable Wakeboard Comp

Activist Accused of Writing Graffiti at ACC South Campus

Austin American-Statesman – Activist Accused of Writing Graffiti at ACC South Campus

Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Accountability – Oct. 2009 Newsletter

OIEA Office News David Block joined the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Accountability on October 5, 2009, as the Coordinator, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.  David holds a Master of Science in Information Resource … Continue reading

ACC Takes Slew of Cars Off the Road

Austin Chronicle – ACC Takes Slew of Cars Off the Road

THE HR CONNECTION

Employment We are delighted to welcome these New ACC Employees that started October 5th! Name Position Campus Anthony Garza Testing Assistant EVC Benefits Diabetes Support Group for ACC Staff and Faculty Diabetes: Take Action! This … Continue reading

Update: ACC Cancels Classes at Pinnacle Campus through Wednesday

The Austin Community College District is canceling classes at ACC’s Pinnacle Campus in Oak Hill through Wednesday, October 21, as electricians make necessary repairs following a small electrical fire. Students are encouraged to check with … Continue reading

ACC Pinnacle Classes Canceled Until Noon After Possible Fire

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Pinnacle Classes Canceled Until Noon After Possible Fire

Groups Reinterpret US Holiday

Daily Texan – Groups Reinterpret US Holiday

College Enrollment Spikes Amid Slow Economy

Austin American-Statesman – College Enrollment Spikes Amid Slow Economy

Calling all Early Birds! Spring Registration Begins for Returning ACC Students

Spring 2010 registration began Monday, October 12 for current and former ACC students with 60 or more credit hours. Those closest to graduating are given the first opportunity to get the classes they need to … Continue reading

ACC Board Approves Bus Pass Pilot Program

Community Impact Newspaper – ACC Board Approves Bus Pass Pilot Program

Students, Workers to Ride Buses for Free

Austin American-Statesman – Students, Workers to Ride Buses for Free

Fire & Steel

ACC Professor Preserves the Art of Blacksmithing William Bastas grew up in a welding shop, but his father wanted his son to be something better, a salesman perhaps. Instead of sales, Bastas followed in his … Continue reading

THE HR CONNECTION

Employment We are delighted to welcome these New ACC Employees that started October 5th! Name Position Campus David Block SACS Coordinator HBC Yolanda Holland Workforce Tutoring Specialist EVC Caleb McFadden College Police Patrol Officer SVC … Continue reading

ACC Agrees to Free Bus Pass Plan

Daily Texan – ACC Agrees to Free Bus Pass Plan

La Mesa Directiva de ACC Aprueba Programa Piloto de Pases de Autobús

Ahora Si – La Mesa Directiva de ACC Aprueba Programa Piloto de Pases de Autobús

La Mesa Directiva de ACC Aprueba Programa Piloto de Pases de Autobús

Ahora Si – La Mesa Directiva de ACC Aprueba Programa Piloto de Pases de Autobús

ACC Students, Employees to Ride Free on Capital Metro

KXAN News – ACC Students, Employees to Ride Free on Capital Metro

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