Monthly Archives: July 2012

ACC Implements New Processes to Support Reverse Transfers

Reverse transfer can be a viable path to an associate degree for students. ACC is implementing new processes to make it easier for students to determine whether the option is for them. Continue reading

ACC Training Helps Fill Truck Driver Shortage

KUT – ACC Training Helps Fill Truck Driver Shortage

ACC Hosts 25 South Korean Exchange Students

More than two dozen South Korean high school students are spending part of their summer at ACC through a sister city exchange program. The students, who will be at ACC through mid-August, are studying Texas … Continue reading

Today’s Training, Today’s Careers: Culinary Arts

Want a job that’s in demand in Central Texas? ACC is your source for affordable training that connects you to today’s careers – like culinary arts. Continue reading

ACC Partners with WGU Texas for Transfer Opportunities After Graduation

Inside Higher Ed – ACC Partners with WGU Texas for Transfer Opportunities After Graduation

Enjoying the Ride: Student Balances Professional Cycling, College Education

As the world’s most famous bike race wraps up in France and the Olympics get under way, ACC student Lawson Craddock is riding a road that may lead there in the years to come. Continue reading

More Jobs Available in Culinary Field; ACC Trains Students for In-Demand Career

KVUE -Â ACC Trains Students for In-Demand Culinary Careers

Kids Investigate Mock Crime Scene at ACC's CSI Camp

Austin Community College Youth Programs is bringing science to life for Central Texas teenagers with a CSI forensics camp. During the free camp, high school students unravel a crime mystery and perform hands-on crime scene … Continue reading

ACC Culinary Students Get Real-World Experience in Campus Restaurant

Students in Austin Community College’s Culinary Arts Program don’t just learn about the culinary industry – they put their knowledge to work in the college’s state-of-the-art kitchen lab. Culinary Arts hosts student-run restaurants as part … Continue reading

ACC Jazz Ensemble
to Play for 30th Birthday

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Jazz Ensemble
to Play for 30th Birthday

ACC Professor Excavating New York Archaeological Site

Olean Times Herald – ACC Professor Excavating New York Archaeological Site

Teens Tackle Crime Investigation at ACC’s CSI Forensics Camp

Austin Community College Youth Programs is bringing science to life for Central Texas teenagers July 16-20 with a CSI forensics camp. During the free camp, high school students unravel a crime mystery and perform hands-on … Continue reading

Library Faculty Receive Statewide Recognition

The Texas Library Association (TLA) has honored Dr. Julie Todaro, dean of library services, and James “Red” Wassenich, faculty reference librarian at Rio Grande Campus, for their work and service to students and faculty. Â … Continue reading

Time to Buy Parking Passes

It’s time to purchase your ACC parking permit. Parking permits for 2012-13 are on sale at all campus Cashier Offices. Parking permits for 2011-12 will expire on August 31, 2012. Green Car permits for 2012-13 … Continue reading

ACC Ranks in Top 10 for CPA Exam Rates in Texas

Austin Community College had the seventh-highest CPA exam success rate among major Texas colleges and universities for the period of March 2011 through February 2012. This is the college’s fifth consecutive year to rank in … Continue reading

ACC Offers Hays High School Students Opportunities Closer to Home

Hays Free Press – ACC Offers Hays High School Students Opportunities Closer to Home

ACC to Manage LBJ's Fire Academy Program

Austin American-Statesman – ACC to Manage LBJ’s Fire Academy Program

Jazz Ensemble Plays 30th Anniversary Concert July 21 at Bass Concert Hall

The ACC Jazz Ensemble will mark its 30th anniversary with a special performance at Bass Concert Hall Saturday, July 21, at 7:30 p.m. Continue reading

Groundbreaking Celebrates New Hays Campus

More than 800 people helped the college break ground for its 10th campus. Learn more about the latest milestone in ACC’s growth and view photos from the event. Continue reading

ACC Partners on Grant to Back Job Readiness Program

Austin Business Journal – ACC Partners on Grant to Back Job Readiness Program

ACC Partners to Provide Job Training through Grant

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Partners to Provide Job Training through Grant

ACC Students Participate in Intel Summer Engineering Program

Austin Community College is partnering with Intel on a summer engineering program that gives participants hands-on experience in their chosen field – including building and testing their own robot helicopters. The Intel Ultimate Engineering Experience … Continue reading

In Memoriam: Cheryl Mirza

The college expresses condolences to the family of Adult Education instructor Cheryl Mirza, who passed away June 28. Funeral services took place July 3 at the Davis Chapel United Methodist Church in Marlin. Mirza began … Continue reading

ACC Hosts Energy Camp

Texas Insider – ACC Hosts Energy Camp

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