Monthly Archives: February 2010

ACC San Marcos Annexation Revival Continues

Austin Business Journal – ACC San Marcos Annexation Revival Continues

Game Development Institute at ACC Helps Establish Austin as a Premier Gaming Destination

Community Impact – Game Development Institute at ACC Helps Establish Austin as a Premier Gaming Destination

ACC Hosts Career and Resource Fair on Friday, February 26

The Austin Community College District will host its 15th annual Career and Resource Fair this Friday, February 26. The fair, co-sponsored by Workforce Solutions – Capital Area, is open to the public and will feature … Continue reading

San Marcos Committee Kicks off Petition Drive for ACC Annexation

San Marcos Mercury – San Marcos Committee Kicks off Petition Drive for ACC Annexation

San Marcos Committee Starts Petition Drive to Put ACC Annexation on the Ballot

San Marcos Local News – San Marcos Committee Starts Petition Drive to Put ACC Annexation on the Ballot

ACC Campuses, Centers to Open at 9 a.m. Wednesday

Due to projected overnight weather conditions, the Austin Community College District will reopen all its campuses and centers at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, February 24. Regular operations will resume at that time. Classes scheduled to … Continue reading

Curtain Rises on Drama Department’s “Smoking Lesson”

The Austin Community College District’s production of “Smoking Lesson” opens Friday, February 26, at the Rio Grande Campus Gallery Theater. The play by Julia Jordan tells the story of several young women who spend time … Continue reading

THE HR CONNECTION

Employment We are delighted to welcome these ACC Employees who started February 15th! Name Position Campus Eric Hartsfield Transfer Academy Specialist RVS Benefits Diabetes ongoing Support Group for ACC Staff and Faculty Diabetes: Take Action! … Continue reading

President’s Announcements

ACC ACADEMIC CALENDARS APPROVED On February 5, 2010, the Academic and Campus Affairs Council approved the FY11 ACC Academic Calendar and a working draft of the FY12 ACC Academic Calendar.  For questions regarding the calendars, … Continue reading

Elgin Committee Collecting Signatures to Put ACC Annexation on Ballot

Elgin Courier – Elgin Committee Collecting Signatures to Put ACC Annexation on Ballot

ACC Offers Increasingly Popular Dual Credit Programs to High School Students

Texas Tribune – ACC Offers Increasingly Popular Dual Credit Programs to High School Students

ACC Gearing Up for Spring Arts Season

The Austin Community College District’s Arts & Humanities Division is pleased to announce its spring schedule. In a continuation of the fall 2009 theme, the concepts of “Process, Protest, Progress” will serve as an undercurrent … Continue reading

Mock Healthcare Hearing Gives Students Close Look at Political Process

Austin Community College students got a firsthand look at the political process as they took part in a mock hearing on healthcare reform legislation at the Texas Capitol. The event, sponsored by ACC’s Center for … Continue reading

Round Rock Enrollment Up 83 Percent Since Annexation

KLBJ 590 AM – Round Rock Enrollment Up 83 Percent Since Annexation

ACC Enrollment from Round Rock Up 83 Percent Compared with Pre-Annexation Figures

Austin Business Journal – ACC Enrollment from Round Rock Up 83 Percent Compared with Pre-Annexation Figures

Students, Earn Money at Environmental Science Camp

Spend your summer exploring water quality issues and earning money! From June 21-25, St. Edward’s University and Austin Community College faculty and Austin ISD teachers will guide undergraduates and local high school students through exciting … Continue reading

THE HR CONNECTION

FEBRUARY 11, 2010 VOLUME II ISSUE XXIII 2010 Annual Prof-Tech Appreciation Luncheon All Exempt, Non-Faculty employees (Prof-Tech) are invited to the 2010 Annual Prof-Tech Appreciation Luncheon on Friday, February 26, 2010 at the Norris Conference … Continue reading

ACC Reports Record Enrollment

News 8 Austin – ACC Reports Record Enrollment

ACC Students Fill Congressional Roles at Mock Healthcare Hearing

KUT – ACC Students Fill Congressional Roles at Mock Healthcare Hearing

ACC Students Take Part in Mock Healthcare Hearing at Texas Capitol

News 8 Austin – ACC Students Take Part in Mock Healthcare Hearing at Texas Capitol

President’s Announcements

SHARED GOVERNANCE REVIEW COUNCIL One of the principle functions of the Shared Governance Review Council is: “To review, and make recommendations to the President with respect to, the structure, functions, and membership of councils and … Continue reading

ACC Students Take Part in Mock Healthcare Hearing at Texas Capitol

Austin Community College students are preparing to take part in a mock congressional hearing on healthcare reform legislation this Saturday, February 13, at the Texas Capitol. The event, sponsored by ACC’s Center for Public Policy … Continue reading

Enrollment Growing at ACC, Setting New Record this Semester

KVUE – Enrollment Growing at ACC, Setting New Record this Semester

Spring Enrollment Surpasses 41,000 Credit Students

Austin Community College District enrollment continues to rise, breaking another record this spring. Final data show a 12 percent increase in credit students. Spring 2010 enrollment stands at 41,050 students, compared with 36,601 students in … Continue reading

ACC Students Participate in Mock Healthcare Hearing Saturday, February 13

ACC students are preparing to take part in a mock congressional hearing on healthcare reform legislation this Saturday, February 13, at the Texas Capitol. The event, sponsored by ACC’s Center for Public Policy & Political … Continue reading

ACC Among Seton’s Partners to Address Nursing Shortage

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Among Seton’s Partners to Address Nursing Shortage

ACC Buying Land for Future Rio Grande Campus Expansion

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Buying Land for Future Rio Grande Campus Expansion

ACC Purchasing More Land for Rio Grande Campus

News 8 Austin – ACC Purchasing More Land for Rio Grande Campus

ACC Board of Trustees Approves Rio Grande Campus Land Purchase

Austin Business Journal – ACC Board of Trustees Approves Rio Grande Campus Land Purchase

Relationship Series in Time for Valentine’s Day

Students can celebrate Valentine’s Day early with a three-day love and relationship series held February 10-12 at various campuses. Events range from a fun dating game to serious talks on how to survive a breakup. … Continue reading

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