Monthly Archives: August 2012

Dance Professor Holds Signing for New Choreography Book August 18

Darla Johnson, founder of ACC’s Dance Department and an adjunct professor. Darla Johnson, founder of ACC’s Dance Department and an adjunct professor, will hold a book signing to celebrate the release of her new choreography … Continue reading

ACC Trains Biotechnology Teachers from Across Texas on New Curriculum

Austin Community College’s Biotechnology Department is training teachers from across the state on new curriculum that aligns with developments in the biotechnology industry. The college will host a workshop August 15-18 at Eastview Campus for … Continue reading

August 2012 – Hays Campus Update

The design of Hays Campus is complete. The 100 percent construction document set has been released for final review by the college’s commissioning agent, ACR Engineering, ACC departments, and the Plum Creek Architectural Review Committee. … Continue reading

August 2012 – Elgin Campus Update

Site work: The vast majority of the site paving is complete. Only some driveway leave-outs for utility pathways, the service driveway at the building, and some sidewalks/walkways remaining to be poured. The deceleration lane on … Continue reading

Change Ahead: What's New in AY 2013

Learn about new developments and requirements impacting students in the upcoming academic year.

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ACC Acquires Highland Mall Ground Lease, Completes Acquisition

Community Impact – ACC Acquires Highland Mall Ground Lease, Completes Acquisition

Donate Now to ACC Garage Sale

Clear away some clutter for a cause by donating gently used items to the upcoming garage sale benefiting the Men of Distinction, the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education, and the Texas Association of … Continue reading

ACC Gains Ownership of Highland Mall

KXAN – ACC Gains Ownership of Highland Mall

ACC Completes Acquisition of Highland Mall

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Completes Acquisition of Highland Mall

ACC Acquires Highland Mall Ground Lease

Austin Business Journal – ACC Acquires Highland Mall Ground Lease

ACC Completes Highland Mall Acquisition

KUT – ACC Completes Highland Mall Acquisition

ACC Finalizes Ownership of Highland Mall

KEYE – ACC Finalizes Ownership of Highland Mall

ACC Takes Ownership of Highland Mall

The Austin Community College District has acquired the final element of Highland Mall – the ground lease for the core building that houses retail tenants, the former Dillard’s men’s store, and common spaces such as … Continue reading

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Elgin Campus Construction Continues

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Elgin Campus Construction Continues

Proposed Rate Effectively Flat; Average ACC Tax Bill to Decrease

Community Impact – Proposed Rate Effectively Flat; Average ACC Tax Bill to Decrease

July 2012 – Elgin Campus Update

The steel structure is complete except for a few miscellaneous steel members and roofing details. The exterior walls are being constructed, and the look and feel of the building is beginning to take shape. The … Continue reading

CPPPS Director Lends Perspective to Unemployment & Election

KEYE – CPPPS Director Lends Perspective to Unemployment & Election

Building Bridges to Student Success: Attend General Assembly Aug. 24

Get informed and be inspired, as the top leaders from ACC and Western Governors University address key opportunities to help students succeed. Continue reading

ACC Part of Conversation to Improve College Readiness

The Texas Tribune – ACC Part of Conversation to Improve College Readiness

ACC President Chairs Board to Boost College Completions

Houston Chronicle – ACC President Chairs Board to Boost College Completions

ACC Implementing Reverse Transfer Process

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Implementing Reverse Transfer Process

August 17 College & Career Fair Highlights Job Growth in Electronics Field

In response to a growing need for electronics technicians in the Austin area, Austin Community College’s Electronics and Advanced Technologies Department will host a college and career fair Friday, August 17, from 10 a.m. to … Continue reading

Photography Students Earn Honors at State Competition

Students from ACC’s Photographic Technology Program competed in the Texas Professional Photographers Association’s (TPPA) summer contest during the group’s recent convention in Kerrville. The competition was part of the curriculum for the program’s capstone class, … Continue reading

ACC Renewable Energy Camp Brings Teens into the Future of Solar Energy

Austin Community College is giving Central Texas teenagers a jump on the future of solar energy with a renewable energy camp at Riverside Campus. During the free camp, high school students get an up-close look … Continue reading

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