Monthly Archives: October 2012

Jazz Ensemble Teams with Special Guest for Nov. 8 Benefit Concert

The Austin Community College Jazz Ensemble is teaming with Grammy-winning guitarist Redd Volkaert to benefit a Dell Children’s Medical Center surgical team headed to Guatemala on a medical mission. The show is set for Thursday, … Continue reading

Faculty, Staff Provide Election Insight through Speakers and Experts Bureau

This election season, ACC employees have been sharing their expertise beyond the classroom. It’s all part of the re-launch of ACC’s Speakers and Experts Bureau. Continue reading

ACC Art Majors Exhibit Work through Nov. 30

ACC’s Art Department is exhibiting the work of art majors now through Nov. 30 at the Rio Grande Campus Gallery (1218 West Ave.). A reception for the exhibition will take place Thursday, Nov. 1, from … Continue reading

In Memoriam: Lynn Jones

The college expresses condolences to the family of Lynn Jones, who passed away October 28, 2012. Jones was a photography professor and had been with ACC since August 1990. He published several writings on photography, … Continue reading

ACC ECS Student Jocelyn Chambers Makes List of Young Women to Watch

Austin Woman Magazine – ACC ECS Student Jocelyn Chambers Makes List of Young Women to Watch

New “i am acc” campaign set for launch

Austin Community College is now unveiling the latest phase of its multi-year “i am acc” public awareness campaign. Check out the new commercials! Continue reading

Drama Department Presents "The Homage that Follows"

Austin Live Theatre – Drama Department Presents “The Homage that Follows”

More Round Rock Students Taking ACC Early College Start Courses

Austin American-Statesman – More Round Rock Students Taking ACC Early College Start Courses

ACC Professor Discusses Early Voting Participation

KEYE – ACC Professor Discusses Early Voting Participation

Employees Recognized for Their Long-Time Service

ACC celebrated employees marking their 10- and 15-year anniversaries with the college and those reaching 20-, 25-, 30-, and 35-year milestones at luncheons on Oct. 8 and Oct. 15, respectively. View photos from the events … Continue reading

ACC Presents "A Special Afternoon with Temple Grandin," Nov. 1

Register to attend a film screening and presentation by the renowned leader in autism advocacy and innovator in animal science. Continue reading

Learn More About Growing Hospitality Field at Oct. 29 Career Fair

The hospitality and tourism industries are growing fields in Central Texas. In response to the need for hospitality workers, ACC’s Hospitality Management, Travel & Tourism, and Event and Meeting Planning programs are hosting a career … Continue reading

Spring Scholarship Deadline Extended to Nov. 9

Scholarships for the spring semester are available through the ACC Foundation. Students who wish to apply should fill out the general scholarship application. The deadline is November 9. View scholarship opportunities on the Foundation’s webpage. … Continue reading

Golf Scramble Raises More Than $25,000

More than 100 friends of ACC gathered at the Riverside Golf Course October 5 for the seventh annual Golf Scramble. The event raised more than $25,000 for the Student Emergency Fund, setting a new record. … Continue reading

Game Development Students Gain Real-World Experience

KLRU/Capital of Innovation – Game Development Students Gain Real-World Experience

ACC Board Chair Named Director of UT’s Community College Leadership Program

Dr. Barbara Mink, chair of the ACC Board of Trustees, has been named director of the University of Texas at Austin’s Community College Leadership Program (CCLP). The CCLP is a concentration in the Department of … Continue reading

Vote at ACC Campuses & Highland Mall

Travis County will operate voting locations at a variety of ACC campuses and Highland Mall. Highland Mall is an early voting “mega site,” with 40 voting stations and additional staff available to reduce lines and … Continue reading

Campuses Show Their QEP Spirit

View photos of QEP Day festivities around the college. Continue reading

Second Round of QEP Pop Quiz! Giveaway Winners Revealed

The second round of prize package winners are in for ACC’s QEP Pop Quiz! Giveaway! Congratulations to ACC students Rosebell Mwangi, Amberly Byers, Lisa Freeman-Ortiz, Mary Mata, and Celeste Kimble. Students have one more chance … Continue reading

ACC’s Commercial Music Management Adopts New Name

ACC’s Commercial Music Management Program is now known as Music Business, Performance and Technology. “The new department name makes a lot of sense when one considers the evolution of the music industry,” says department Chair … Continue reading

Save the Date for Dec. 7 Holiday Party

Plan now to celebrate the season amid the city of lights at this year’s holiday party, “Winter in Paris,” Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Austin (6505 IH-35 North). The evening will … Continue reading

CPPPS Director Discusses Early Voting

Austin American-Statesman – CPPPS Director Discusses Early Voting

ACC Board Chair Named Director of UT Program

Community College Times – ACC Board Chair Named Director of UT Program

ACC Professor Provides Insight as Election Draws Near

KEYE – ACC Professor Provides Insight as Election Draws Near

View Night Sky at ACC Star Party

Austin American-Statesman – View Night Sky at ACC Star Party

Don't Forget: "Bravo" Award Nominations Due Oct. 31

Time is running out to nominate an employee for a Riverbats Bravo award for October. Nominations are due Wednesday, Oct. 31. Nomination cards are available at the campus manager’s office on each campus. Completed cards … Continue reading

Complete TOP Requirement to Register for Spring Classes

More than 2,000 ACC students currently have registration holds because they have not yet completed TOP (The Orientation Program). TOP is mandatory for new college students. Current, fall semester students who have not completed TOP … Continue reading

ACC Receives Grant to Develop Go-At-Your-Own-Pace Courses

Community College Week – ACC Receives Grant to Develop Go-At-Your-Own-Pace Courses

CPPPS Director Weighs in on Voting Patterns Ahead of Election

The Daily Texan – CPPPS Director Weighs in on Voting Patterns Ahead of Election

CPPPS Director Analyzes Voting Behaviors

Texas Tribune – CPPPS Director Analyzes Voting Behaviors

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