Monthly Archives: April 2011

Round Rock Campus Observation Deck Offers View of the Sky

KVUE – Round Rock Campus Observation Deck Offers View of the Sky

ACC Economy Professor Weighs In on Gas Prices

KEYE – ACC Economy Professor Weighs In on Gas Prices

ACC’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies Offers Election Resources

Austin Chronicle – ACC’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies Offers Election Resources

President’s Announcements

Yak ‘N SACK Here’s a friendly reminder of the Yak ‘n Sack Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 4th at 11:30 a.m.  The location will be at the South Austin Campus in Room 1130. Remember that these … Continue reading

HR CONNECTION

Benefits ERS Dependent Audit ERS works hard to make sure that only individuals who are eligible for benefits receive them. As part of this ongoing effort, ERS will conduct a 100% dependent verification audit through … Continue reading

ACC Hosts Starry Night

YNN – ACC Hosts Starry Night

Cornyn, Kinslow are Highlights at CPPPS Fundraiser

Austin American-Statesman/Austin360.com – Cornyn, Kinslow are Highlights at CPPPS Fundraiser

ACC’s CPPPS Director Analyzes City Council Districts Issue

Community Impact – ACC’s CPPPS Director Analyzes City Council Districts Issue

Cap Metro Route Change Will Better Serve Northridge Campus

Community Impact – Cap Metro Route Change Will Better Serve Northridge Campus

ACC Cancels Summer 2011 Japan Program Following Earthquake

The Austin Community College District has canceled its summer 2011 study abroad program in Japan following ongoing concerns from last month’s earthquake and tsunami. “While we’re disappointed we can’t offer the program in Japan this … Continue reading

ACC Summer Abroad Program in Japan Canceled Following Earthquake

KXAN – ACC Summer Abroad Program in Japan Canceled Following Earthquake

ACC Drama and Creative Writing Departments Team Up for New Production

Austin Live Theatre Blog – ACC Drama and Creative Writing Departments Team Up for New Production

Party with the Stars at Round Rock Campus April 29

See the sky in a whole new light at ACC’s Star Party, Friday, April 29 at Round Rock Campus(5:30-9:30 p.m., 4400 College Park Dr.). The event is your first opportunity to check out the campus’s … Continue reading

Riverside City College President Found Her Start At ACC

The Press-Enterprise – Riverside City College President Found Her Start At ACC

ACC Librarian’s “Keep Austin Weird” Catch Phrase Lives On

The Oregonian – ACC Librarian’s “Keep Austin Weird” Catch Phrase Lives On

ACC Dedicates St. David’s Health Sciences Building at RRC

Round Rock Leader – ACC Dedicates St. David’s Health Sciences Building at RRC

Faculty Coaches to Present Success-Driven Strategies

A Faculty Coaches Showcase on May 6 will feature poster sessions and presentations on new classroom strategies adopted to increase student success. Continue reading

Sen. Cornyn Addresses Higher Education Priorities at ACC Fundraiser

The Austin Community College District’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS) welcomes U.S. Sen. John Cornyn as the keynote speaker at its third annual dinner and fundraiser. The event will be 6 p.m. … Continue reading

New Limits for Anatomy, Physiology Assessment Tests

Students taking Human Anatomy (BIOL 2304/2101) and Human Physiology (BIOL 2305/2102) assessment tests should be aware of new rules that affect them. Beginning Monday, April 25, there is a seven-day waiting period before students can … Continue reading

ACC Dedicates St. David’s Health Sciences Building at Round Rock Campus

With the pull of a rope, the curtain dropped, and ACC Round Rock’s health sciences training center officially became the St. David’s Heath Sciences Building. The college recently celebrated the formal dedication – and unveiling … Continue reading

Take the General Education Student Learning Survey by April 25

The Austin Community College District’s General Education Task Force wants your feedback on ACC’s general education learning outcomes. Students, faculty, staff, and the community are encouraged to share their thoughts by completing the General Education … Continue reading

HR CONNECTION

Employment We are delighted to welcome ACC Employees! Patrick Abbott, Executive Director, Tech Prep – RRC Andres Lopez, Early College Start Specialist – Reagan High Caroline Koo, Tutoring Specialist – RVS Classified Employee Association Annual … Continue reading

May 4 Deadline to Convert to Google Apps

All faculty and staff must convert to Google Apps for Education – including the new ACC email system – by Wednesday, May 4. Continue reading

ACC Student Races Internationally At The U-23 Level

Houston Chronicle – ACC Student Races Internationally At The U-23 Level

Riverside Celebration a Dí­a to Remember

The Riverside Campus hosted a full-on fiesta April 16 as Austin Community College’s fifth annual Dí­a de la Familia brought music, food, fun, and educational info to the community. Hundreds of people came out to … Continue reading

ACC Dedicates St. David’s Health Sciences Building Wednesday, April 20

The Austin Community College District will dedicate the St. David’s Health Sciences Building at Round Rock Campus Wednesday, April 20 (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.). The celebration follows St. David’s Foundation’s $2,030,000 gift to the ACC Foundation … Continue reading

Pinnacle on Normal Schedule Monday Following Oak Hill Brush Fire

Pinnacle Campus will operate on normal schedule Monday, April 18, following a brush fire in the Oak Hill area. Pinnacle served as a command post for the Austin Fire Department Sunday. The fire did not … Continue reading

ACC’s Pinnacle Campus Provides View of Brush Fire

KUT Radio – ACC’s Pinnacle Campus Provides View of Brush Fire

HR CONNECTION

Employment We are delighted to welcome these ACC Employees! Patrick Abbott, Executive Director, Tech Prep RRC Andres Lopez, Early College Start Specialist Reagan High School Caroline Koo, Tutoring Specialist RVS Professional Development Creating Your Most … Continue reading

Nominations for Outstanding Alumni Awards Due April 27

The ACC Alumni Network invites faculty, staff, and students to nominate candidates for the 2011 Outstanding Alumni Awards. This new honor recognizes former ACC students who have made accomplishments in a variety of fields. Categories … Continue reading

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