Monthly Archives: August 2011

ACC Set to Break Ground on New Elgin Campus

Tuesday, November 15 | 10:00 a.m. | 1501 U.S. Highway 290 (Austin, Texas) – The Austin Community College District will partner with the Elgin community to host a groundbreaking celebration for the new ACC Elgin … Continue reading

Student Life Hosts Free Back-to-School Concert Downtown Thurs. Sep. 1

ACC’s Student Life Office wants students to unleash their inner Riverbat during the first-ever Riverbat Bash on Thursday, September 1, 4-7 p.m. at The Belmont in Downtown Austin (at 6th Street and Guadalupe). The Riverbat … Continue reading

Approved for CHIP? Release needed to drop MSO children from state health coverage

If your child is approved for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), you must remove that child from the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program (GBP) health coverage within 31 days of the CHIP approval. However, … Continue reading

Bye Bye Buckaroo

Dr. Stephen B. Kinslow will be the guest of honor at the event scheduled for Wednesday, August 31 at the Eastview Campus Continue reading

Coming soon: Mandatory meningitis shots for all newly enrolling college students

Austin American Statesman – Coming soon: Mandatory meningitis shots for all newly enrolling college students

EPCC president says goodbye; Rhodes heads to new job in Austin

El Paso Times – EPCC president says goodbye; Rhodes heads to new job in Austin

ACC Job Spotlight: Dental hygiene

KVUE – ACC Job Spotlight: Dental hygiene

Amended Process for General Assembly Parking Reimbursement

Terry Stewart Mouchayleh, Ph.D. Director of Professional Development & Evaluation/ Project Director of the Texas Network As noted at General Assembly, some participants were charged for parking. Because all parking for attendees is paid for … Continue reading

Happy New Year ACC Faculty and Staff!

By Cheryl Richard Student Life Director We are excited for another new year and want to share the excitement with you! Come out to EVC or NRG this Thursday at 7 p.m. for a free … Continue reading

Llegando alto: Estudiantes de ACC empezando por GED hasta la Universidad

Silvia Arzate, originaria de Huetamo, México, querí­a poder hablar inglés para ayudar a su hija en la escuela , por eso ella decidió tomar clases de ESL y después obtener su certificado de preparatoria en … Continue reading

ACC to hold groundbreaking for Elgin campus in November

Elgin Courier – ACC to hold groundbreaking for Elgin Campus in November

President Kinslow Presents State of the College Report

ACC President/CEO Dr. Stephen B. Kinslow presented a “State of the College” report during the August Board of Trustees meeting and the ACC General Assembly on August 19. After thanking the board, faculty, and staff … Continue reading

Budget Action in Response to Newest State Cuts for FY11

Neil Vickers, CPA Associate Vice President of Finance & Budget Last week we were notified of an additional reduction in our current year State appropriation. It is a 5% reduction in our ERS Group Insurance … Continue reading

Statway Offers Developmental Math Students a Faster Alternative

ACC is offering a unique opportunity for students to satisfy developmental math requirements and earn credit for MATH 1342 (Elementary Statistics) in just two semesters. This is one semester less than the usual sequence. The … Continue reading

ACC Game Development Institute Sees Benefits to Increased Gaming Incentives

KUT – ACC Game Development Institute Sees Benefits to Increased Gaming Incentives

President Kinslow Honored with CEO Award

Austin American-Statesman – President Kinslow Honored with CEO Award

ACC Green Pass Rides Top One Million

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Green Pass Rides Top One Million

ACC Training Central Texans for High-Demand Biotechnology Careers

KVUE – ACC Training Central Texans for High-Demand Biotechnology Careers

ACC President Selected for Regional CEO Award

The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) has selected Dr. Stephen B. Kinslow, Austin Community College District president/CEO, for the Western Regional Chief Executive Officer Award. The award recognizes Dr. Kinslow’s accomplishments at ACC’s helm … Continue reading

July/August 2011 Elgin Campus Update

On August 1, the design team completed the design development drawings and specifications. The campus will feature a three-story brick-and-curtain wall structure of approximately 65,000 gross square feet. This first phase of the campus is … Continue reading

Ride Capital Metro Free: Pick Up Fall Green Pass Now

Ride the bus or rail for free all semester! Pick up your GreenPass at any cashier office today courtesy of Capital Metro and ACC. Continue reading

Where the Jobs Are: ACC Training Highlighted in Austin American-Statesman

The economy may be tough, but there are jobs in demand in Central Texas. You just have to know what fields to consider – and get the right training. ACC is the region’s primary trainer … Continue reading

Ride Capital Metro: Pick Up Fall Green Pass Now

ACC Green Pass users have taken more than a million rides since the program to offer Capital Metro passes to students and employees began – and fall semester passes are now available. They are valid immediately and active … Continue reading

ACC Foundation Can Now Fund Eight Scholarships With a Grainger Foundation Grant

Community College Times – ACC Foundation Can Now Fund Eight Scholarships With a Grainger Foundation Grant

El Paso County Recognizes Dr. Rhodes

El Paso Local 4 News – El Paso County Recognizes Dr. Rhodes

General Assembly 2011 Set for Aug. 19

General Assembly 2011 features state of the college remarks from Dr. Kinslow and an overview of ACC’s future from incoming president, Dr. Rhodes. Continue reading

ACC Purchases Last Piece of Highland Mall Property

Community Impact – ACC Purchases Last Piece of Highland Mall Property

ACC Purchases Highland Mall JC Penney

Fox 7 – ACC Purchases Highland Mall JC Penney

ACC Closes on Final Tract at Highland Mall

Austin Business Journal – ACC Closes on Final Tract at Highland Mall

President’s Announcements

GENERAL ASSEMBLY Mark your calendar for ACC’s General Assembly 2011 on Friday, August 19 at 8:00 a.m. It is at the Hyatt Regency Hotel downtown, 208 Barton Springs. The morning session includes current state of … Continue reading

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