Monthly Archives: August 2010

Renewable Energy Programs Gain National Recognition

The National Council for Continuing Education and Training (NCCET) is recognizing Austin Community College’s renewable energy programs with a National Exemplary Program Award. NCCET selected ACC for the 2010 National Exemplary Program Award, and will … Continue reading

ACC Round Rock Campus Dedication Aug. 27

Austin Business Journal – ACC Round Rock Campus Dedication Aug. 27

ACC District Mulls Tax Rate Increase

Round Rock Leader – ACC District Mulls Tax Rate Increase

Parking Permit Information

The Austin Community College District is issuing 2010-2011 parking permits, valid until fall 2011. You may purchase a permit at your campus Cashier’s Office. Please note the fee structure: Category  Fee Students  $15 … Continue reading

General Assembly: It’s Rodeo Time

It’s “Happy Trails” for the annual ACC General Assembly, which kicks off the new academic year for faculty, staff, and administrators on Friday, August 20, 2010. The morning activities take place at the Hyatt Regency … Continue reading

Average ACC Tax Bill to Drop

Round Rock Leader – Average ACC Tax Bill to Drop

President’s Announcements

GENERAL ASSEMBLY General Assembly will be on Friday, August 20, 2010.  Please follow this link for details for the event.  http://www.austincc.edu/hr/profdev/events/generalassembly/index.php ADMINISTRATIVE MEETING SCHEDULE Please follow this link for the FY 2011 Administrative Meeting Schedule:  … Continue reading

ACC-Affiliated Group Awarded $113,000 Grant to Support Students

Austin Business Journal – ACC-Affiliated Group Awarded $113,000 Grant to Support Students

ACC is on the Move, Sharing College Info

Mobile Go Team to Stop at Area H-E-B Stores ACC’s Mobile Go Center is headed to H-E-B stores across the Central Texas area to deliver valuable information about college programs and services. The center is … Continue reading

ACC Designs Courses for Veterans – with an Instructor Who Can Relate

It isn’t always easy to go from a battle zone to the classroom, but ACC hopes to make that transition easier this fall with two unique courses designed specifically for veterans. The college is offering … Continue reading

Golf Scramble Raises $24,000 for Student Emergency Fund

More than 100 golfers teed off at Riverside Campus recently for the fifth annual ACC Golf Scramble. The event raised $24,000 for the student emergency fund, which helps ACC students who face catastrophic situations continue … Continue reading

ACC Opening Expanded Pinnacle Parking Lot

ACC will open expanded parking at Pinnacle Campus August 23, the first day of fall classes. The new lot provides approximately 440 additional parking spots, for a total of close to 1,000 spaces at Pinnacle. … Continue reading

THE HR CONNECTION

Employment We are delighted to welcome these ACC Employees who started August 9th! Amber Jonker  —  Technician, Lab  — PIN Jodi Lofton  — Instructor, Adult Education  — HBC Cynthia La  —  Instructor, Adult Education  —  HBC Vincent Ledesma —  Specialist, Media Technology  — PIN Sammy Alvanipour — Technician, … Continue reading

ACC Proposes Slight Tax Rate Increase, but Bills to Go Down

Bastrop Advertiser – ACC Proposes Slight Tax Rate Increase, but Bills to Go Down

ACC Board to Consider Slight Tax Rate Increase; Average Bill to Go Down

FOX 7 – ACC Board to Consider Slight Tax Rate Increase; Average Bill to Go Down

ACC President Kinslow Responds to Obama’s Focus on Community Colleges

KUT Radio/KERA – ACC President Kinslow Responds to Obama’s Focus on Community Colleges

Obama Stresses Community Colleges in Austin Visit

KUT – Obama Stresses the Importance of Community Colleges in Austin Visit

ACC Green Pass is Back for Fall

ACC’s popular Green Pass program – which provides free Capital Metro passes to credit students, faculty, and staff – is back for the fall 2010 semester. The college introduced the initiative, designed to help ACC … Continue reading

ACC Students to be in Attendance at Obama Event

FOX 7 – ACC Students to be in Attendance at Obama Event

Obama to Hold Event at UT; ACC Students to Attend

KLBJ 590 AM – Obama to Hold Event at UT; ACC Students to Attend

Average ACC Tax Bill to Go Down, Even as Small Rate Increase Proposed

Austin American-Statesman – Average ACC Tax Bill to Go Down, Even as Small Rate Increase Proposed

Obama to Hold Event in Austin; ACC Students Invited

Associated Press via Houston Chronicle – Obama to Hold Event in Austin; ACC Students Invited

Obama to Visit UT; ACC Students to be in Audience

Austin American-Statesman – Obama to Visit UT; ACC Students to be in Audience

ACC Sees Increase in Veteran Students with Post 9/11 GI Bill

News 8 Austin – ACC Sees Increase in Veteran Students with Post 9/11 GI Bill

ACC Forgoes Historic Exemption in New Budget

Austin American-Statesman – City of Austin Considers Limiting Historic Designations; ACC Eliminated Exemption in New Budget

President’s Announcements

ADMINISTRATIVE MEETING SCHEDULE Please follow this link for the FY 2011 Administrative Meeting Schedule:  http://www.austincc.edu/pres/communications/FY11AdministrativeMeetingSchedule.pdf ACC PARKING PERMITS Once again, it is time to purchase your ACC parking permit.  Permits for 2010-2011 will be available … Continue reading

Community Invited to Round Rock Campus Dedication on August 27

The Austin Community College District invites you to the dedication of ACC’s eighth comprehensive campus in Round Rock on Friday, August 27, from 10 a.m. to noon. You are strongly urged to carpool to the event.   ACC … Continue reading

THE HR CONNECTION

Employment We are delighted to welcome these ACC Employees who started August 2nd! Aaron Hesson – Technician, Senior Computer Lab Support – CYP Erin Bunce – Specialist, Tutoring – RVS Miller Christopher – Technician, Computer … Continue reading

ACC Proposes Raising Tax Rate by a Half Percent; Average Homeowner’s Tax Bill Will Decrease

While the Austin Community College District proposes slightly raising its property tax rate to mitigate a decrease in property values, many homeowners will see their ACC tax bills drop for the coming year. The ACC … Continue reading

ACC Proposes Raising Tax Rate by a Half Percent; Average Homeowner’s Tax Bill Will Decrease

While the Austin Community College District proposes slightly raising its property tax rate to mitigate a decrease in property values, many homeowners will see their ACC tax bills drop for the coming year. The ACC … Continue reading

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