Monthly Archives: November 2012

ACC Now Registering for Spring Classes

The Villager – ACC Now Registering for Spring Classes (See page 7)

ACC Board Chair Named to Head CCLP

Community College Week – ACC Board Chair Named to Head CCLP

Charitable Campaign Contributions Set New Record

The ACC community contributed a record $71,542.24 to this year’s State Employee Charitable Campaign, surpassing last year’s total by almost 24 percent. “Our employees once again have opened their hearts in response to the needs … Continue reading

ACC Becomes First to Offer Social Media Degree in Texas

FOX 7 – ACC Becomes First to Offer Social Media Degree in Texas

ACC Offering Social Media Degree

KXAN – ACC Offering Social Media Degree

Celebrate the Season at Dec. 7 Holiday Party

Faculty and staff are invited to experience the City of Light at this year’s holiday party. Continue reading

ACC ofrece las inscripciones para el semestre de primavera para todos los estudiantes

Las inscripciones para el semestre de primavera en Austin Community College están abiertas al público. El semestre empieza el 14 de enero. La Universidad ofrece más de 235 Tí­tulos Asociados y Certificados los estudiantes pueden … Continue reading

ACC Grad, Instructor Named Fire Chief in Cedar Park

Hill Country News – ACC Grad, Instructor Named Fire Chief in Cedar Park

ACC Offering New Social Media Degree Plan

KLBJ 590 AM – ACC Offering New Social Media Degree Plan

ACC Offers Courses in Social Media Communication

This spring, Austin Community College will offer courses in social media communication. The coursework prepares students with the essential skills needed to fill the variety of jobs in this growing field. Students will learn to … Continue reading

ACC Restaurant Trains Next Generation of Chefs

KUT – ACC Restaurant Trains Next Generation of Chefs

In Memoriam: Thomas Barrington

The college expresses condolences to the family of Thomas Barrington, who passed away Monday, November 19, 2012. Barrington was an adjunct professor in ACC’s Speech Department and had been with ACC since July 2003. View … Continue reading

ACC to Launch Social Media Degree

Austin Business Journal – ACC to Launch Social Media Degree

Danish Exchange Students at ACC Get Taste of Texas

Austin American-Statesman – Danish Exchange Students at ACC Get Taste of Texas

ACC Program Helps Adults Earn GED, Transition to College

Telemundo Austin – ACC Program Helps Adults Earn GED, Transition to College (Spanish)

ACC President Rhodes Discusses Partnerships, Plans for the Future

Community Impact – ACC President Rhodes Discusses Partnerships, Plans for the Future

ACC Partners to Train IT Workers Using Competency-Based Learning

Community College Times – ACC Partners to Train IT Workers Using Competency-Based Learning

November 2012 – Hays Campus Update

Great progress has been made in the last several weeks. The City of Kyle issued the site development permit and building permits (one for each floor) in mid-October. The buyout of sub-contracts is now 95 … Continue reading

ACC Helps Students Move on to Universities

KVUE – ACC Helps Students Move on to Universities

Highland Update: Renovation Plans Proceed Following Funding Approval

With financing for renovations approved, the college looks toward a spring groundbreaking for its new innovative learning community. Continue reading

ACC System Downtime Sunday Morning

ACC systems will be off-line for maintenance on Sunday, Nov. 18, between 8 a.m. to noon. There will be no access to Online Services, Blackboard, the ACC website, and other online resources during this period. … Continue reading

Dr. Rhodes to Appear as Mother Ginger in ‘The Nutcracker’

ACC President/CEO Dr. Richard Rhodes will don the giant hooped skirt as Mother Ginger in the Dec. 8 performance of Ballet Austin’s “The Nutcracker.” Continue reading

Congratulations, Graduates! Celebrate December Commencement 2012

The college’s first-ever December commencement ceremony is Friday, December 14, at 6 p.m. at the Frank Erwin Center. Continue reading

ACC Professor Shares Expertise on Municipal Growth, Economic Incentives

Community Impact – ACC Professor Shares Expertise on Municipal Growth, Economic Incentives

Autism Awareness and Animal Welfare Expert Dr. Temple Grandin Speaks at ACC, Watch Now

Austin Community College hosted renowned autism awareness and animal welfare expert Dr. Temple Grandin, Thursday, Nov. 1, at the LBJ Auditorium in Austin. Watch her complete presentation below. You can also view video and photos … Continue reading

ACC Study Abroad Programs Accepting Applications for Summer 2013

Applications are now being accepted for ACC’s summer 2013 Study Abroad programs. ACC Study Abroad programs run the first session of the summer semester. Programs typically last five to six weeks, beginning with intensive course … Continue reading

Share Your Expertise: Proposals for Annual Tutor Conference Due Nov. 30

Plans are underway for the 14th annual ACC Learning Lab Tutor Conference, and organizers are asking all who value this essential service to students to share their expertise by presenting at the event. The conference, … Continue reading

ACC Hosts Nov. 14 Documentary Screening with Veterans’ Stories

The ACC Creative Writing Department will host a screening of a documentary that recounts the making of a film telling veterans’ stories as well as an information session on an Austin version of the documentary. … Continue reading

Congratulations to First Riverbats Bravo Recipients

ACC congratulates the recipients of the first Riverbats Bravo award. The new award is for employees whose outstanding service goes above and beyond in supporting ACC’s goals, mission, and values. Nominated by their colleagues, Riverbats … Continue reading

ACCESS News Recognized in Austin Chronicle’s Best of Austin

ACCESS News, a half-hour news and civic affairs program co-produced by Austin Community College, has been named “Best Hands-On News” in the Austin Chronicle’s Best of Austin 2012. The publication is out now. ACC teamed … Continue reading

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