Monthly Archives: April 2012

Going the Distance: 2012 Graduate Reaches His Goal, Inspires Family

2012 graduate George Washington reaches his goal and hopes to inspire his sons to do the same. Continue reading

Building Bridges for Latino Students

Participants at the recent Latino symposium shared ideas for helping this growing student segment succeed. Find out what they discussed. Continue reading

ACC Supports Transfer Students, Raises Awareness of Challenges

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Supports Transfer Students, Raises Awareness of Challenges

President Rhodes Tackles Education Issues at Texas Lyceum

San Antonio News-Express – President Rhodes Tackles Education Issues at Texas Lyceum

ACC Hosts Dí­a de la Familia

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Hosts Dí­a de la Familia

Art Blender Brings Student Artists Together, May 4

Share your artwork and network with other creative-minded people at Art Blender, a social mixer and portfolio exchange hosted by ACC’s Visual Communication Department. All students are invited to attend the event at the South … Continue reading

High School Students Learn About High-Demand Technical Careers at ACC

Round Rock Leader – High School Students Learn About High-Demand Technical Careers at ACC

Professor Raises Awareness of Tejano Contributions to Texas History

Dr. Andrés Tijerina, professor of history at ACC, has made it his personal mission to spotlight the Tejanos’ little-known role in Texas history. Continue reading

High School Students Learn to Grow Stem Cells at ACC

KLBJ 590 AM – High School Students Learn to Grow Stem Cells at ACC

Todaro Receives Lifetime Achievement Honor

Dr. Julie Todaro, ACC dean of library services, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Texas Library Association. The award honors a longstanding TLA member for their exemplary career, creative leadership, and service to … Continue reading

ACC Grad from Buda Discusses Challenge, Reward of College Education

Hays Free Press – ACC Grad from Buda Discusses Challenge, Reward of College Education

ACC Librarians Help Students Understand Resources Beyond Books

Cedar Park-Leander Statesman – ACC Librarians Help Students Understand Resources Beyond Books

Community Colleges Key to Texas Workforce

The Daily Texan – Community Colleges Key to Texas Workforce

Adjunct Faculty Association Hosts Disc Golf Tournament for Scholarships

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to compete in the Adjunct Faculty Association (AFA) Disc Golf Tournament Sunday, April 29, at Circle C Metro Park (6301 West Slaughter Ln.). The event begins at noon. The … Continue reading

ACC Announces QEP Name Selected in Collegewide Vote

‘Math PLUS – Practice, Learn, Understand, Succeed’ Launches Pilot Classes Next Spring The Austin Community College District proudly announces the official name of its quality enhancement plan (QEP): “Math PLUS — Practice, Learn, Understand, Succeed.” … Continue reading

ACC Ofrece el Sexto Festival Dí­a de la Familia

AUSTIN, Texas (20 de Abril, 2012) – El Austin Community College celebrará el sexto festival anual  Dí­a de la Familia el sábado 28 de Abril, en el Campus de Riverside (1020 Grove Blvd., 11 … Continue reading

ACC Teaching Stem Cell Technology to High School Students

Local high school students are growing stem cells at Austin Community College, thanks to a program that is unique in the state of Texas. Through a grant from the National Science Foundation, ACC is helping … Continue reading

April 2012 – Elgin Campus Update

We have started to go vertical! Steel erection began April 19. The building will be erected in three sections from floor to roof. It is expected to be complete by early June. One of the … Continue reading

ACC Hosts Registration Roundup in Elgin

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Hosts Registration Roundup in Elgin

Head of ACC's Game Development Institute Shooting for the Stars

Austin American-Statesman – Head of ACC’s Game Development Institute Shooting for the Stars

ACC, Other Colleges in Commencement Mode

Austin American-Statesman – ACC, Other Colleges in Commencement Mode

Experts to Share Insights to Help Latino Students Succeed

Latino students represent more than 27 percent of ACC credit enrollment, and meeting their unique needs is an essential part of the college’s Student Success Initiative. At the upcoming Latino Symposium, faculty and staff can learn how to better serve this ever-growing student population. Continue reading

On-Campus Meningitis Clinics End Saturday at Riverside

It’s the last chance to get the meningitis vaccination on campus. The Austin Community College District is hosting its final meningitis clinic Saturday, April 21, at the Riverside Campus, 1020 Grove Blvd. The clinic will … Continue reading

Student Government Association Voting Extended to April 24

Due to a technical error involving candidate videos, voting is extended for the ACC Student Government Association elections. Voting now ends 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 24. Log in to view the candidates and vote online.

Magazine Features ACC’s Photographic Technology Program

Austin Community College’s Photographic Technology Department is featured in the April/May edition of Texas Professional Photographer magazine. The article highlights ACC’s longstanding relationship with the Texas Professional Photographers Association (TPPA). As part of the program, … Continue reading

ACC Hosts Sixth Annual Dí­a de la Familia April 28

Austin Community College will host the sixth annual Dí­a de la Familia Saturday, April 28, at Riverside Campus (1020 Grove Blvd., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.). Families will have an opportunity to learn about ACC and enjoy … Continue reading

Graduating in Style: Fashion Merchandising and Marketing Major Finds Her Path

Lauren Dominguez, class of 2012, followed her passion at ACC – and she’s ready to turn that passion into a career. Continue reading

Solis Named ACC Interim Provost

Austin Business Journal – Solis Named ACC Interim Provost

ACC Hosts Riverbat Mascot Tryouts

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Hosts Riverbat Mascot Tryouts

Luggage Drive for Foster Care Alumni Under Way

For the fourth year, the ACC Foster Care Program is collecting new luggage (preferably carry-on, rolling duffels) and contributions toward the purchase of new luggage for foster care kids graduating from high school. Continue reading

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