Monthly Archives: February 2012

ACC Expands Pharmacy Technician Training through National Program

The Austin Community College District’s Health Sciences Division is expanding pharmacy technician training through a prestigious national program. The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) has approved ACC to offer new specialty certifications for Pharmacy … Continue reading

Education Secretary to Visit ACC

Austin American-Statesman – Education Secretary to Visit ACC

ACC Co-Hosts ASLFest March 1-3

The Austin Community College District is partnering with Gallaudet University Regional Center Southwest at ACC and the Texas School for the Deaf to host the region’s first “ASLFest.” The event runs March 1-3, with performances … Continue reading

TxDOT Sober Driver Campaign Comes to ACC

KXAN – TxDOT Sober Driver Campaign Comes to ACC

Sober Driver Awareness Campaign Comes to ACC Feb. 28

The Texas Department of Transportation will be at two ACC campuses Tuesday, February 28, to raise awareness about the importance of sober drivers. The TxDOT campaign is called P.A.S.S. (Person Appointed to Stay Sober) and … Continue reading

Drama Department Presents "TANGO," March 2-4 and 9-11

The curtain will soon rise on the ACC Drama Department’s production of “TANGO,” by Polish dramatist Slawomir Mrozek. The work, written in 1968 during the Soviet takeover of Poland, combines elements of farce, absurdist theater, … Continue reading

Two Alumni Launch Pizza Endeavor in Highland Mall, Future ACC Campus

Annette Rhode and Carson Nunez’s artisan pies at “Sauced” are a tasty example of local business startup success Continue reading

ACC to Host Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in March

Austin Business Journal – ACC to Host Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in March

Termina para que llegues lejos: Completa tu Tí­tulo o Certificado

Terminar tu tí­tulo o certificado es la clave del éxito. Hacerlo te ofrece mejores oportunidades de trabajo y eleva tu poder adquisitivo, pero también te permite llegar más lejos en otros aspectos de tu vida. … Continue reading

ACC Economics Professor Explains Gas Price Spike

KEYE – ACC Economics Professor Explains Gas Price Spike

Celebrate Texas Independence with March 1 Multicultural Event

The Austin Community College District will mark Texas Independence Day with a multicultural celebration Thursday, March 1. The event will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd., Room 8500). ACC students, faculty, and … Continue reading

U.S. Secretary of Education to Hold Town Hall Meeting at ACC March 8

ACC will host U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Thursday, March 8, for a town hall meeting at Eastview Campus. Topics including changing trends in higher education and aligning programs with in-demand workforce skills. Continue reading

Celebrate Women's History Month March 1 with "Living History Books"

In celebration of Women’s History Month, ACC’s Northridge Campus will host the Living History Books program Thursday, March 1 (10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2 to 5:30 p.m.). The free event will feature performances … Continue reading

Online Tuition Payment System Upgraded for Better Usability

ACC’s online payment system TouchNet launched an upgrade Tuesday, which makes the tuition payment process more student-friendly and accessible. TouchNet’s updated student view, which includes term-to-term payment information, promotes easier navigation. Other enhancements include a … Continue reading

ACC’s Health Information Technology Program Accredited

The Austin Community College District’s Health Information Technology Program is now recognized by the accrediting body for health information education. The two-year accreditation process began shortly after the college launched the credit program and applies … Continue reading

ACC, Samsung Partner to Give Students Start on Tech Careers

ACC is helping high school students get a jumpstart on careers in high-demand technology fields. The college partnered with Samsung Austin Semiconductor to host SEMI High Tech U, an initiative of the SEMI Foundation to … Continue reading

ACC Professor Shares Expertise on Multigenerational Families

KEYE – ACC Professor Shares Expertise on Multigenerational Families

Severe Weather Training at ACC

KXAN – Severe Weather Training at ACC

ACC Provides Training with $443,107 Texas Workforce Commission Grant

The Austin Community College District is partnering with Pearson Education to provide job training using a $443,107 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. The grant, presented to ACC and Pearson by TWC … Continue reading

Finish to Go Further: Completing Your Degree or Certificate

Completing your college degree or certificate is key to success. Not only does it create better job opportunities and elevate earning power, but it also gives graduates momentum to go further in all aspects of their lives. Continue reading

Tech Workers in High Demand

KUT – Tech Workers in High Demand

12th Annual Gospel Extravaganza Recognizes Black History Through Music

ACC’s 12th annual Gospel Extravaganza brought the community together at Eastview Campus for a day of soulful performances in honor of Black History Month. Continue reading

ACC, WGU Texas Op-Ed: Crossing Education's Finish Line

Austin American-Statesman – ACC, WGU Texas Op-Ed: Crossing Education’s Finish Line

At ACC CSI Camp, Students Investigate Crime Scene, Analyze Evidence

Austin Community College District Youth Programs is bringing Central Texas teenagers a different kind of camp experience. The college’s CSI forensics camp teaches teens to solve a crime – from investigating the crime scene to … Continue reading

ACC Offers Severe Weather Training Session

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Offers Severe Weather Training Session

ACC Hosts Severe Weather Training for College and Community Feb. 21

The Austin Community College District is partnering with the National Weather Service to provide severe weather training for the college and the community. Skywarn training will be held Tuesday, February 21 at ACC’s South Austin … Continue reading

Student Essay Contest Open, Asks “Why is Black History Month relevant in 2012?”

All ACC students are invited to participate in an essay contest answering the question, “Why is Black History Month relevant in 2012?” “This essay contest is a good way to integrate the academic, social, historical, … Continue reading

ACC Culinary Arts Program Goes Green

FOX 7Â – ACC Culinary Arts Program Goes Green

Important Changes for Students Applying for 2012-13 Financial Aid

All students applying for financial aid for the 2012-13 should make note of various changes involving FAFSA and the verification process. Continue reading

TouchNet System Downtime Feb. 21

There is a TouchNet upgrade scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 21, beginning at 8 a.m. During the upgrade you will not be able to use the online payment system or ACC Marketplace, however campus cashier offices will be open. Continue reading

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