Monthly Archives: March 2012

Scogin Receives CASE Distinguished Achievement Honor

Patty Scogin, ACC director of publications and creative services, has received the 2012 CASE District IV Distinguished Achievement Award, which recognizes those who have made a significant commitment to the advancement profession through their service … Continue reading

ACC partners with TG HigherEDGE to communicate with student loan borrowers

Austin Community College has contracted HigherEDGE, a default aversion solution division of Texas Guaranteed (TG) to communicate with student loan borrowers who are entering repayment on their federal student loans. As you enter repayment on … Continue reading

Beyond Ramps: Universal Design Enhances Learning for All Students

Often equated with helping people with disabilities, universal design is more than accessible facilities. ACC’s director of special populations explains how instructors can adopt universal design principles to help all students succeed. Continue reading

ACC Offers Training for High-Demand Computer Aided Design Careers

KVUE – ACC Offers Training for High-Demand Computer Aided Design Careers

ACC Professor's Work Helps Lead to Tejano Monument at Capitol

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Professor’s Work Helps Lead to Tejano Monument at Capitol

ACC, Other Organizations Launch Job Program

Austin Business Journal – ACC, Other Organizations Launch Job Program

ACC History Professor Shares Thoughts on Tejano Monument

Austin American-Statesman – ACC History Professor Shares Thoughts on Tejano Monument

ACC Hosts Social Media Communications Forum

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Hosts Social Media Communications Forum

Court Ruling Clears Path for ACC Hays Bond Issuance

The Bond Buyer – Court Ruling Clears Path for ACC Hays Bond Issuance

ACC Plans Development Near MetroRail Stations

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Plans Development Near MetroRail Stations

CSPS Hosts "Revolution and the Media" for Students and Student Groups

ACC’s Center for Student Political Studies (CSPS) invites students and student organizations to attend “Revolution and the Media,” a forum hosted that will address organizing activism and affecting change through new media and technology. The … Continue reading

ACC Cuts Life Technologies Costs Through Training

Austin Business Journal – ACC Cuts Life Technologies Costs Through Training

Apply for an ACC Foundation Scholarship

Students planning to attend ACC for the 2012-13 academic year are encouraged to apply now for a scholarship through the ACC Foundation.  The ACC Foundation offers more than 300 scholarships for a variety of … Continue reading

ACC Development Sprouts Near MetroRail Line

KXAN – ACC Development Sprouts Near MetroRail Line

President's Podcast: Graduation Matters

In this President’s Podcast, Dr. Rhodes is joined by a 2012 graduate to discuss the importance of completing a degree or certificate and celebrating that accomplishment.

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ACC Hosts Carnival ah! April 11-12

Austin Live Theatre – ACC Hosts Carnival ah! April 11-12

Enter and Win! 'Name Our QEP' Contest

Calling all students, faculty, and staff! Austin Community College is seeking a name to represent its Quality Enhancement Plan, or QEP. We want YOU to create it for us. Continue reading

March 31 Forum Connects Students and Community with Social Media Experts

ACC’s Business and Technical Communications Program is hosting a Social Media Communications Forum at Eastview Campus March 31. Continue reading

Vote for ACC’s Going Green Video and Learn What $1 Can Do

A new online video explains how ACC’s sustainability fee is making the college a better steward of the environment – and it can help the college earn national recognition for its green initiatives. Continue reading

Nominations for Teaching Excellence Due April 1

Know a great professor? The deadline for nominations for the 2012 Teaching Excellence Awards is April 1. Continue reading

In Case of Emergency: Students and Employees Participate to Make Campuses Prepared

Each semester, Emergency Preparedness Week gives ACC students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to practice what they should do if an emergency or disaster strikes on campus. Gathering feedback about the week’s drills and alerts … Continue reading

ACC Professor Praises Tejano Monument at Capitol

San Antonio News-Express – ACC Professor Praises Tejano Monument at Capitol

ACC Training Workers for High-Tech Jobs

YNN – ACC Training Workers for High-Tech Jobs

Get Ready for Graduation! Application Deadline April 2

The deadline to file for spring 2012 graduation is Monday, April 2. Continue reading

Education Secretary Praises ACC’s Role in Preparing an Evolving Workforce

Community colleges and businesses must join forces to educate a competitive workforce. Panelists addressing a standing-room only crowd discussed how to make it happen. Continue reading

Secretary of Education Holds Town Hall at ACC

Austin American-Statesman – Secretary of Education Holds Town Hall at ACC

ACC Students, Faculty, Staff Invited to March 30 Forum at St. Edward's

The ACC community is invited to attend a forum on higher education at St. Edward’s University on Friday, March 30 (11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.). Co-hosted by the Center for Ethics and Leadership and the … Continue reading

Secretario de Educación de E.U. en reunión para estudiantes de ACC el 8 de Marzo

Los estudiantes están invitados a hacer preguntas, y compartir sus inquietudes sobre los asuntos de Educación Superior a nivel nacional. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan El Distrito Austin Community College District recibirá al Secretario … Continue reading

In Memorium: Mary Wagner

The college expresses condolences to the family of Mary Wagner. Mary had recently retired as an instructor in the Radiology program. She worked at ACC for 30 years and impacted countless graduates in the program. … Continue reading

Next Class of Early College High School Students Preparing for College

Hundreds of Austin students will enter college next fall just as they are entering high school, through the Early College High School (ECHS) program. A partnership between the Austin Independent School District (AISD) and the … Continue reading

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