Monthly Archives: October 2011

ACC Part of Program to Make College More Accessible

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Part of Program to Make College More Accessible

ACC Lowers Tax Rate

Community Impact – ACC Lowers Tax Rate

New Council Enhances Students’ Role in Student Life Procedures

Student Life at Austin Community College has formed a council to enhance the student voice in procedures governing organizations and clubs. The Student Organizations and Clubs Council (SOCC) is a new addition this academic year. … Continue reading

High School Students Explore Future in Nursing at ACC

High school students will explore a future in health care through a nursing academy hosted by the Austin Community College District and Capital Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Friday, October 28. The event at ACC’s … Continue reading

Celebrate the Holidays in Old Hollywood Style

Faculty, staff, and guests are invited to celebrate the season at the holiday party Dec. 9. Continue reading

Leadership Award Nominations Due Nov. 11

Know a colleague who has gone above and beyond to serve the college or the community? Nominations for the 2012 ACC Leadership Awards are due Friday, November 11. Awards are given in the following categories: … Continue reading

President’s Podcast – First Impressions

Dr. Richard Rhodes, ACC president/CEO, shares his thoughts on issues important to the college community. In this podcast, Dr. Rhodes talks to Brette Lea, executive director of Public Information and College Marketing, about his first … Continue reading

Enrollment Up at ACC, Other Colleges

Austin American-Statesman – Enrollment Up at ACC, Other Colleges

Elgin Residents Get Registration Round Up

Austin Community College is holding a Registration Round Up for Elgin residents interested in taking college classes in the spring semester. The Round Up is 4-7 p.m. December 6-7 at the ACC Elgin Center, 902 … Continue reading

Danish Students Study at ACC

Taylor Daily Press – Danish Students Study at ACC

Art Professor Selected for San Antonio Hospital Project

Victoria Suescum hopes her painting will bring comfort to patients and visitors. Continue reading

View Wonders of the Sky at Round Rock Campus Oct. 28 & Dec. 2

Ever wanted to party with the stars? Now is your chance. The Austin Community College District will host star parties at Round Rock Campus Friday, October 28 and Friday, December 2 (5:30-9:30 p.m.). The events … Continue reading

Drama Department Presents “The Lucky Spot,” Nov. 4-6 and 11-13

ACC’s Drama Department will present Beth Henley’s Depression-era comedy about a group of down-on-their-luck ne’er-do-wells who dream of opening Louisiana’s hottest new dance hall November 4-6 and 11-13 at the Rio Grande Campus (1212 Rio … Continue reading

Human Resources Honored for Compensation Process

ACC’s Human Resources Department recently was recognized for the process it created to convert new and existing adjunct faculty members to a market-based compensation system. The department’s compensation team received the 2011 SunGard Higher Education … Continue reading

Curso de Matemáticas de desarrollo le regresa a una estudiante la confianza en sí­ misma

Este programa es parte de la Iniciativa de Éxito Estudiantil de ACC. Para saber más sobre esto vaya a austincc.edu/success. LaSonya Matts no esperaba ponerse sentimental cuando sus clases de matemáticas llegaron al fin. “Nunca … Continue reading

ACC Training Students for High-Demand HVAC Careers

KVUE – ACC Training Students for High-Demand HVAC Careers

ACC Among Institutions with Fulbright Scholars

The Chronicle of Higher Education – ACC Among Institutions with Fulbright Scholars (Read about Dr. Elizabeth Pintar and her Fulbright award here.)

Ron Mendell Knows Your Information (Security)

“Don’t confess your secrets online,” says Internet security expert and ACC Adjunct Professor Ron Mendell. Seems like a simple concept, but with today’s technology and social networking, people aren’t exactly following that philosophy. “A woman … Continue reading

Nursing Program Featured at Healthcare Conference

ACC’s NURSE (Nursing’s Under-Represented Students in Education) Success project recently was featured at the first of a series of presentations taking place across the country to encourage bipartisan solutions to the nation’s healthcare challenges. The … Continue reading

Drama Department to Present “The Lucky Spot”

ACC’s Drama Department will present Beth Henley’s Depression-era comedy about a group of down-on-their-luck ne’er-do-wells who dream of opening Louisiana’s hottest new dance hall November 4-6 and November 11-13 at the Rio Grande Campus. “The … Continue reading

Meet and Share with the Board of Trustees at Upcoming Student Forums

Learn about the ACC Board of Trustees and let them know your questions and concerns! Continue reading

ACC Student Newspaper Honored at State Convention

ACC’s student newspaper received high honors at the Texas Community College Journalism Association’s state convention in October. The Accent staff won nearly 27 awards, including the prestigious sweepstakes award for its division and first place … Continue reading

ACC Jazz Ensemble to Headline Texas Jazz Festival

Corpus Christi Caller-Times – ACC Jazz Ensemble to Headline Texas Jazz Festival

Star Parties Bring ACC Closer to Outer Space

Make the best of Central Texas’ clear skies and join an ACC Star Party at Round Rock Campus, Dec. 2. Continue reading

Additional Courses to Have Student Waitlists

Waitlists provide an efficient way for students to register for high-demand classes. Continue reading

Coming Soon: Meningitis Portal for New, Former Students

New and former students may submit proof of or exemption from meningitis vaccination starting Dec. 14. Continue reading

Golf Scramble Raises Over $19,000 for Student Emergency Fund

Golfers took to the links at the Riverside Campus on October 7 for ACC’s sixth annual Golf Scramble. The event raised more than $19,000 for the Student Emergency Fund, which helps ACC students who face … Continue reading

Staff-Produced Film Premieres at Austin Film Festival

A new film with ties to the ACC community will be premiering at the upcoming Austin Film Festival. “A Swinging Trio” is a dark comedy about the relationship between a frustrated science fiction writer and … Continue reading

ACC Part of Public Sector Job Growth

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Part of Public Sector Job Growth

ACC Recommends Applying for Spring 2012 Financial Aid by October 15

Find a full list of financial aid deadlines and resources. Continue reading

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