Monthly Archives: December 2010

Community Colleges Face Funding, Classroom Challenges Amid Rising Enrollment

Austin American-Statesman – Community Colleges Face Funding, Classroom Challenges Amid Rising Enrollment

ACC Lineworker Program Among Federal Grant Recipients

New York Times – ACC Lineworker Program Among Federal Grant Recipients

Students can Register for Spring at ACC

KXAN – Students can Register for Spring at ACC

ACC: Hays Suit Without Merit

Austin American-Statesman – ACC: Hays Suit Without Merit

Bringing Clean Water to Africa

ACC Professor Joins Hydrogeology Quest If water is life, then one African village will have a better life soon because of one Austin Community College professor. Bruce Darling, adjunct associate professor of geology, is traveling … Continue reading

ACC Scholarship Created to Honor College’s Late Legal Counsel

Austin Business Journal – ACC Scholarship Created to Honor College’s Late Legal Counsel

ACC Announces Myra A. McDaniel Endowed Scholarship

Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta law firm is donating $15,000 to the Austin Community College Foundation to create an endowed scholarship that honors Myra A. McDaniel, an attorney who represented ACC before she passed away earlier … Continue reading

Health Sciences Staff Member Finalist for National Bellwether Award

ACC Health Sciences Curriculum Development Specialist Ellen Wuertz is a finalist for a national community college Bellwether Award. The Bellwether Awards, presented by the Institute of Higher Education at the University of Florida, are a … Continue reading

ACC Receives St. David’s Gift for Scholarships

Round Rock Leader – ACC Receives St. David’s Gift for Scholarships

ACC Confident in Legal Position in Hays Challenge

San Marcos Record – ACC Confident in Legal Position in Hays Challenge

ACC Foundation Receives $2 Million Gift from St. David’s Foundation for Scholarships

KLBJ 590 AM – ACC Foundation Receives $2 Million Gift from St. David’s Foundation for Scholarships

ACC Confident in its Position in Hays Challenge

San Marcos Mercury – ACC Confident in its Position in Hays Challenge

Cedar Park Council Puts Bus Plan Involving ACC on Idle

Community Impact – Cedar Park Council Puts Bus Plan Involving ACC on Idle

ACC Believes Legal Position Strong in Hays Challenge

Hays Free Press – ACC Believes Legal Position Strong in Hays Challenge

Rio Grande Campus Building Recognized in Heritage Society Awards

As part of the 50th annual Preservation Awards, the Heritage Society of Austin presented the Austin Community College District the Adaptive Use award, in recognition of the college’s renovation of Building 3000 at Rio Grande … Continue reading

ACC Study Analyzes November Election

The Austin Community College District’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS) has issued its final report on the November 2010 election in Texas. The analysis shows Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) received 51 percent … Continue reading

ACC to Close for Winter Break; Registration Still Open

Austin Community College closes at 5 p.m. Tuesday, December 21, but students can still register during the winter break. Automated online and telephone registration remains available. Students also may apply and register in person 11 … Continue reading

INSIDE NOTES – SSI Steering Committee Update

November-December 2010 DATA COLLECTION ANALYSIS & USE More than 100 faculty, staff and students met to analyze and discuss institutional and departmental snapshots at the Annual Data Retreat 2010. Developmental Education snapshots have been revised … Continue reading

Cedar Park Fails to Approve Capital Metro Plan Involving ACC

Austin American-Statesman – Cedar Park Fails to Approve Capital Metro Plan Involving ACC

Cedar Park Council at a Draw over CapMetro Proposal Involving ACC

Cedar Park Citizen – Cedar Park Council at a Draw over CapMetro Proposal Involving ACC

ACC Foundation Receives $2 Million Gift from St. David’s Foundation

KXAN – ACC Foundation Receives $2 Million Gift from St. David’s Foundation

ACC Receives $2 Million Endowment from St. David’s Foundation

The Austin Community College Foundation has received a $2,030,000 gift from St. David’s Foundation for a scholarship endowment benefiting students enrolled in Health Sciences programs. “The generosity of St. David’s Foundation will change the lives … Continue reading

St. David’s Foundation Gifts $2 Million to ACC

Austin Business Journal – St. David’s Foundation Gifts $2 Million to ACC

ACC Provides Training for Solar Field

WTNH – ACC Provides Training for Solar Field

ACC Foundation Receives $2 Million Gift from St. David’s Foundation

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Foundation Receives $2 Million Gift from St. David’s Foundation

ACC Offers Veteran-Focused Writing Classes

Community Impact – ACC Offers Veteran-Focused Writing Classes

ACC Training Students for New Solar Jobs

KXAN – ACC Training Students for New Solar Jobs

ACC Board Names New Campuses

The ACC Board of Trustees has officially named the two new ACC campuses set to open in August 2013. The campuses will be located within Elgin ISD and Hays CISD (Buda/Kyle). The names, approved by … Continue reading

ACC Preparing Students for Solar Industry Careers

WHTI – ACC Preparing Students for Solar Industry Careers

ACC Health Sciences Students to Benefit from $2 Million St. David’s Gift

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Health Sciences Students to Benefit from $2 Million St. David’s Gift

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