Monthly Archives: July 2011

Grainger Foundation Donates $20,000 for ACC Scholarships

Austin American-Statesman – Grainger Foundation Donates $20,000 for ACC Scholarships

ACC Gets Go Ahead For Hays Campus

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Gets Go Ahead For Hays Campus

ACC Overcomes Challenge to Hays CISD Annexation

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Overcomes Challenge to Hays CISD Annexation

ACC’s Free Prep Course Eases Transition to College

Austin American-Statesman – ACC’s Free Prep Course Eases Transition to College

Appeals Court Throws Out Suit Challenging ACC Election

Hays Free Press – Appeals Court Throws Out Suit Challenging ACC Election

ACC: Judge Dismisses Hays Annexation Challenge

Austin American-Statesman – ACC: Judge Dismisses Hays Annexation Challenge

Court Backs ACC in Hays Election Challenge

The Third Court of Appeals of Texas issued an opinion July 27 that dismissed the challenge to the Austin Community College District annexation election held in Hays CISD in November 2010, thereby permitting the college … Continue reading

ACC Transitions Program Accepting Applications for Fall

San Marcos Daily Record – ACC Transitions Program Accepting Applications for Fall

Aiming High: ACC Students Transition from GED to College

Silvia Arzate and Shari Sims are two students who made their way from a GED to UT, by way of ACC. Continue reading

ACC Program Successfully Preparing Adults for College; Apply Now for Fall

The Austin Community College District’s program to prepare adults for college is celebrating one successful year, and the application period for this fall is under way. The ACC Transitions Program is a free course for … Continue reading

ACC Adjunct Professor Rescues An Elderly Woman From a Burning Car

The River Cities Daily Tribune – ACC Adjunct Professor Rescues An Elderly Woman From a Burning Car

ACC Training Central Texans for High-Demand Careers

The Austin Community College District is the primary trainer and re-trainer of the region’s workers, offering more than 235 degrees and certificates. The Austin American-Statesman reports on the in-demand training offered at ACC – and … Continue reading

Literature in the Lives of Inmates

By Charlotte Gullick Creative Writing Assistant Professor “What I’ve learned from studying women in literature is that everyone has a different metaphor for life,” says a tall woman in her early 20s. A few seats … Continue reading

ACC is Ready to Greet Students at the Front Door

This fall, ACC launches the ‘Front Door Initiative’ at each campus to welcome and assist new students during the first week of classes. Continue reading

Benefits – Annual Enrollment

Annual Enrollment Plan Year 2012 Please don’t miss this opportunity to make your Annual Enrollment Benefit Changes! We have only a few more campus visits to assist employee in making changes.  You can view the … Continue reading

ACC Receives $20,000 Scholarship Donation

Community Impact – ACC Receives $20,000 Scholarship Donation

Rhodes Takes Office in September; ACC Board Passes Budget

Lake Travis View – Rhodes Takes Office in September; ACC Board Passes Budget

ACC Ranks Among Top 10 in Nation

KXAN – ACC Ranks Among Top 10 in Nation

ACC Among Top Associate Degree Certificate Programs

San Marcos Daily Record – ACC Among Top Associate Degree Certificate Programs

Medical Helicopter to Land at ACC to Give EMT Students Hands-On Lesson

Austin Community College District emergency medical technician students will get a hands-on lesson in air ambulance procedures Thursday, July 21, when Stat Air lands a medical helicopter at ACC’s Cypress Creek Campus (1555 Cypress Creek … Continue reading

ACC Among Top Associate Degree, Certificate Producers in Nation

This post is updated to reflect additional information on rankings that include four-year institutions. The Austin Community College District ranks among the top associate degree and certificate producers in the country, according to an analysis … Continue reading

Supervisor Symposium

Mark your calendar for the upcoming Supervisor Symposium, scheduled for Thursday, July 28th and Friday, July 29th at the Highland Business Center. This is a great opportunity for new and seasoned supervisors to upgrade their skills … Continue reading

Grainger Foundation Donates $20,000 for ACC Scholarships

The Grainger Foundation donated $20,000 to the ACC Foundation to provide scholarships for the 2011-12 academic year for students in several of the college’s industrial trade programs. The ACC Foundation has awarded eight $2,500 scholarships … Continue reading

ACC Takes Part in German Exchange Program

International Programs has secured a host family for Susann Furtenbach. ACC’s International Programs Office is seeking a host family for a German student headed to Austin as part of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young … Continue reading

Reference Guide Documents 2011-2012 Changes

Public Information and College Marketing has compiled the following alphabetized list of changes for 2011-2012. Continue reading

379 Leander ISD Students Earn Free ACC Credit

Hill Country News – 379 Leander ISD Students Earn Free ACC Credit

New ACC President Part of Commission on Community Colleges

Community College Week – New ACC President Part of Commission on Community Colleges

Dr. Rhodes Continues Service with Community Colleges Presidents Academy

Community College Times – Dr. Rhodes Continues Service with Community Colleges Presidents Academy

ACC Hosts CSI Forensics Camps for Teens

KEYE – ACC Hosts CSI Forensics Camps for Teens

ACC Tuition Up, Taxes Flat Under New Budget

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Tuition Up, Taxes Flat Under New Budget

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