Monthly Archives: February 2011

ACC, St. Edward’s Host Conference on Immigration

Austin Business Journal – ACC, St. Edward’s Host Conference on Immigration

ACC’s CPPPS Directors Offers Insight into Council Flap

KXAN – ACC’s CPPPS Directors Offers Insight into Council Flap

Celebrate Texas Independence Day at Eastview Campus March 2

Celebrate the 175th anniversary of Texas independence with Austin Community College this Wednesday, March 2, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd.). The event will feature music, barbecue, Tex-Mex dishes, and … Continue reading

ACC, St. Edward’s Host Immigration Conference March 4

Austin Community College, together with St. Edward’s University, spotlights hot-button immigration issues during the fourth annual “Immigration, Education, and Our Future” conference, scheduled for 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 4, at ACC’s Highland … Continue reading

President’s Announcements

YAK ‘N SACK Here’s a friendly reminder of the Yak ‘n Sack Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 2nd at 1:30 p.m.  The location will be at the Northridge Campus in Room 3140. Remember that these meetings … Continue reading

ACC Drama Department Presents ‘Rough Magic’ Feb. 25-27, March 4-6

It’s a tempest in Manhattan when the ACC Drama Department presents “Rough Magic” for two weekends beginning February 25 at the Rio Grande Campus. The play is directed by David Yeakle, ACC adjunct associate professor … Continue reading

Nominate Faculty for Teaching Excellence Award by April 15

ACC is now accepting nominations for the 2011 Teaching Excellence Awards. The recognition honors full-time and adjunct faculty members who promote unique learning opportunities, interaction with students, and innovation in the classroom. Recipients receive a … Continue reading

ACC Welcomes First African-American in Space

KUT – ACC Welcomes First African-American in Space

First African-American in Space Speaks at ACC

KVUE – First African-American in Space Speaks at ACC

Farewell to Sergeant Blair

CYP honored Sgt Blair as she prepared to transfer to EVC. Campus Manager Linda Haywood gave Sgt. Blair a plaque thanking her for her service at Cypress Creek Campus.

Year of the Rabbit at Cypress Creek

CYP Student Services kicked off the year of the Rabbit celebrating Chinese New Year in our Student Career Research Area/Waiting Room. We are proud of our multi-cultural heritage. The photos include some of our CYP Student … Continue reading

Take Student Satisfaction Survey & Enter to Win Bookstore Gift Certificate

Students, tell us about your college experiences and have a chance to win a gift certificate to the ACC Bookstore. ACC is conducting an online survey on student satisfaction that takes about 20 minutes to … Continue reading

ACC’s CPPPS Director Analyzes Austin Council Races

Austin American-Statesman – ACC’s CPPPS Director Analyzes Austin Council Races

ACC Student Overcomes Injury, Helps Others

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Student Overcomes Injury, Helps Others

Convert Now to Enjoy Google Email & Other Applications

Faculty and staff are invited to make the transition to Google Applications and begin enjoying a robust email system. Continue reading

Se establece un nuevo record de inscripción en ACC a más de 45,000 estudiantes

Más de  45,000 estudiantes de clases de crédito académico se inscribieron en Austin Community College esta primavera – estableciendo un nuevo record mientras que los legisladores proponen reducciones drásticas en los fondos estatales para … Continue reading

ACC Professor Receives Fulbright Award

The Fulbright Program has awarded Dr. Elizabeth Pintar, ACC professor of anthropology, a grant to perform archaeological research in Argentina. The U.S. Department of State sponsors the Fulbright Program. This program provides funding to students, … Continue reading

Take Survey to Improve Internal Communications

Faculty and staff, we want to hear your experiences with ACC’s internal communications. Please take a few minutes to complete a short survey: Internal Communications Survey Your answers will guide leaders as they recommend changes … Continue reading

Latest Transportation Survey Results Now Available

Results from the 2010 ACC Transportation Survey are now available. Late last year, the college’s Office of Environmental Stewardship invited students and employees to complete a survey related to their transportation needs. Topics included mode … Continue reading

Yak ‘n Sack and Converting to Gmail for ACC

YAK ‘N SACK Here’s a friendly reminder of the Yak ‘n Sack Meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 24th at Noon. The location will be at the Cypress Creek Campus in Room 2223. Remember that these … Continue reading

CPPPS Hosts Documentary Screening, Concealed Carry on Campus Discussion

ACC’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies will sponsor a screening of the documentary “Living for 32” 6 p.m. Thursday, February 17, at South Austin Campus (1820 W. Stassney Lane). The film will be … Continue reading

Legislative Update: Meetings with Lawmakers and More

ACC continues to monitor developments at the Texas Capitol. While lawmakers have filed fewer bills thus far this session, there are many bills impacting community colleges. Click here to access the Texas Association of Community … Continue reading

Speakers Come to ACC for Black History Month

A judge and an astronaut are coming to Austin Community College in back-to-back events celebrating Black History Month. ACC welcomes Georgia judge and future medical student Gregory Evans on the evening of Tuesday, February 22, … Continue reading

Registration Opens for Communications Workshop for Faculty & Staff

Registration is now open for the college-wide communications workshop designed to improve communications as part of the Student Success Initiative. Faculty and staff can attend the daylong workshop, scheduled for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. … Continue reading

ACC Drama Department Presents “Rough Magic” Feb. 25 – March 6

Austin Live Theatre – ACC Drama Department Presents “Rough Magic” Feb. 25 – March 6

Corporate Training Solutions Open House Friday, March 4

The Austin Community College District’s Corporate Training Solutions will host an open house Friday, March 4, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at Round Rock Campus (4400 College Park Dr., Building 2000, Room 2110). The open house will … Continue reading

Putting Clean Water Within Reach: Professor Takes Expertise to Africa

Dr. Bruce Darling will speak Friday, April 15, at ACC’s Northridge Campus (11928 Stonehollow Dr., Building 4000 auditorium). His presentation begins at 7 p.m. and will cover his experiences in Kenya. The community is welcome … Continue reading

ACC Enrollment Sets New Record at 45,000+

Austin Business Journal – ACC Enrollment Sets New Record at 45,000+

ACC Enrollment Sets New Record at 45,000+

More than 45,000 credit students are enrolled at Austin Community College this spring – setting a new record while lawmakers propose drastic reductions in state funding to community colleges. “While demand continues to increase, we … Continue reading

Landscape Design Program Gives Students Green Thumb

KLRU – Landscape Design & Horticulture Program Gives Students Green Thumb

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