Monthly Archives: March 2010

Novelist Percival Everett Gives Reading at ACC’s Rio Grande Campus Thursday, April 1

ACC’s Creative Writing Department will host award-winning novelist Percival Everett for a reading on Thursday, April 1. Everett has authored more than a dozen works, including “Suder,” “Glyph,” and “I am Not Sidney Poitier.” The reading … Continue reading

Novelist Percival Everett Gives Reading at ACC’s Rio Grande Campus Thursday, April 1

ACC’s Creative Writing Department will host award-winning novelist Percival Everett for a reading on Thursday, April 1. Everett has authored more than a dozen works, including “Suder,” “Glyph,” and “I am Not Sidney Poitier.” The … Continue reading

Accent Staff Brings Home 31 Student Press Awards

ACC literary journal ‘Rio Review’ also nabs award at conference Austin Community College’s Accent student newspaper garnered 31 awards at the 2010 Texas Intercollegiate Press Association state convention held March 25-27 in Kerrville. The competition … Continue reading

College Staff Connections

Research from the Center for Community College Student Engagement indicates a college-wide culture of connection and caring promotes student persistence and success.  What can staff do to support student success? Staff can be prepared to … Continue reading

Community Car Show Set for April 3 at Riverside Campus

Want to check out some sweet rides – or do you have a set of wheels to show off? Plan to attend the first annual Austin Community Car Show on Saturday, April 3, from 11 … Continue reading

African American Cultural Center Hosts Renowned Debate Coach

Legendary debate coach Dr. Thomas Freeman will visit Austin Community College from 2 to 3:15 p.m. on Friday, April 2. Freeman, who is visiting Austin for a symposium being held later that evening, will meet … Continue reading

ACC, San Marcos Celebrate Auto Tech Opening April 8

San Marcos residents now have convenient access to training in one of the nation’s fastest growing industries, so it’s time to celebrate. Austin Community College District is hosting at the “Auto Technology @ ACC-San Marcos … Continue reading

Honors Program Brings ‘Cosmic Cowboy’ to RGC

Bob “The Cosmic Cowboy” Livingston will give a free concert from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8, at the Rio Grande Campus. “Bob’s performance is part of a series we do twice a year,” … Continue reading

Doggett Leads Financial Aid Talk at RGC

University students participate in press conference on new legislation Student leaders from area colleges will join U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Austin) at Austin Community College’s Rio Grande Campus at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, to … Continue reading

ACC Mascot Madness on KEYE-TV

KEYE-TV – ACC Mascot Madness on KEYE-TV

The HR CONNECTION

Employment We are delighted to welcome this ACC Employee! Name Position Campus John Roquet Testing Assistant CYP Benefits Open Enrollment for Gold’s Gym and CURVES March 1 – 31, 2010 Gold’s Gym Enrollment Fee: $69 … Continue reading

Mascot Madness Brings the Vote to Your Campus! Games, Prizes, and Online Voting Now

ACC needs your help to choose a mascot! The mascot search team is visiting all seven ACC campuses to spread the word and give people a chance to vote on the spot. You can also … Continue reading

ACC Mascot Search Down to Four

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Mascot Search Down to Four

Join ACC Mascot Madness – Vote Now

Austin Chronicle – Join ACC Mascot Madness – Vote Now

Stand Up and Be Counted with ACC Census Events, March 29 – April 1

It’s census time, and ACC wants to make sure you get counted. From March 29 through April 1, the college is hosting census events at the Riverside, Rio Grande, Northridge, and Cypress Creek campuses. Students, … Continue reading

Take the Library Technology Survey for a Chance to Win $120, Deadline April 16

Do you wish you could access the library website from your cell phone? Would you connect with the library via Facebook or MySpace? ACC Library Services wants to know how students use technology. Take the … Continue reading

ACC Opens Mascot Voting

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Opens Mascot Voting

Teaching Excellence Nominations Due April 1

It’s time to nominate for ACC Teaching Excellence Awards! ACC Teaching Excellence Awards honor full-time and adjunct faculty who promote special learning opportunities, student interaction, and innovation. Other criteria are depth/breadth of knowledge in subject … Continue reading

ACC Offers Bonsai Course for Beginners

KEYE – ACC Offers Bonsai Course for Beginners

ACC Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Solar Installations

Austin Business Journal – ACC Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Solar Installations

ACC Receives Grant for Solar Installations

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Receives Grant for Solar Installations

Game Development Institute Prepares ACC Students for High-Demand Field

Community College Week – Game Development Institute Prepares ACC Students for High-Demand Field

Vote Now for ACC’s Mascot! March 22-April 2

It’s time to cast a vote for your ACC mascot choice! The Austin Community College District revealed the four finalists on March 22. Click here to vote now. The finalists are: Bbhoggawact: A 100% original … Continue reading

ACC Sustainability Fee Funds Green Projects

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Sustainability Fee Funds Green Projects

Solar Panels at ACC Gain Attention as Installations Set Record

Austin Business Journal – Solar Panels at ACC Gain Attention as Installations Set Record

ACC Helps Workers Upgrade Skills

TIME Magazine – ACC Helps Workers Upgrade Skills

Elgin Economic Development Corporation Discusses ACC Annexation Effort

Elgin Courier – Elgin Economic Development Corporation Discusses ACC Annexation Effort

ACC Annexation Effort Underway in North Hays County

Austin Business Journal – ACC Annexation Effort Underway in North Hays County

ACC Hosts Events to Encourage Census Participation

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Hosts Events to Encourage Census Participation

Graduation Application Deadline Nears

Planning to graduate this spring? The deadline for submitting your graduation application is March 22, 2010. • Learn more about applying for graduation • Download a graduation application [PDF] Need help? Visit any ACC advising … Continue reading

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