Monthly Archives: December 2012

Kyle Community Looks Toward Opening of ACC Campus

Community Impact – Kyle Community Looks Toward Opening of ACC Campus

ACC Offering GED-Vocational Training Programs

KLBJ 590 AM – ACC Offering GED-Vocational Training Programs

ACC Part of Continuum to Build Better Workforce Pipeline

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Part of Continuum to Build Better Workforce Pipeline

ACC Partners with Concordia University Texas to Train New Teachers

Austin Community College is partnering with Concordia University Texas to provide aspiring teachers a seamless education pathway. The program is designed for students who are seeking or who have completed an Associate of Arts in … Continue reading

Adult Education Programs Now Enrolling for Spring

Enrollment is under way for programs in ACC’s Adult Education Division, which has a variety of offerings to help adult learners get to the next step in their lives – from earning a GED or … Continue reading

ACC Partners with Concordia University on Teacher Education

Austin Business Journal – ACC Partners with Concordia University on Teacher Education

ACC Notes Successes in 2012

Austin Community College saw increased student success and degree completion in 2012 while preparing for growth to continue to meet the needs of Central Texas. The year’s accomplishments include: Increase in graduates. ACC experienced significant … Continue reading

Year in Review: Building Momentum

The Austin Community College District wraps up a busy year, with growth and achievements in a variety of areas. Continue reading

College Closed Dec. 22 to Jan. 2; Online Registration Available

Austin Community College closes for winter break at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21. Offices will reopen 8 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3. Continue reading

Enrollment Under Way for Spring Semester Evening Child Care

ACC’s Children’s Lab School, located at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd.), provides child care for ACC students enrolled in evening credit classes. The Evening Care Program operates Monday through Thursday, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., and … Continue reading

Outpouring of Help for ACC Student Featured in "Season for Caring"

Austin American-Statesman – Outpouring of Help for ACC Student Featured in “Season for Caring”

ACC Graduations Jump 80 Percent in 5 Years

College adds December ceremony Austin Community College has experienced significant growth in its graduates in recent years. Since the 2006-07 academic year, graduations increased nearly 80 percent (up to more than 2,500 in 2011-12). “This … Continue reading

ACC Hosts First December Commencement to Keep Up with Student Growth

Austin Post – ACC Hosts First December Commencement to Keep Up with Student Growth

It Takes a College: Summit Participants Discuss Strategies for Student Success

At the recent Student Success Summit, students, administrators, faculty, and staff discussed how each plays a role in student success. View photos from the event. Continue reading

Students Compete in National Math Contest, Place First in Region

The Austin Community College Foundation is honoring the college’s top scorers in a national math competition. The Student Math League, sponsored by the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, is an annual contest, with final … Continue reading

ACC Report Shows Straight-Ticket Voting in Texas Reaches Record High

An analysis from Austin Community College’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS) reveals straight-ticket voting in presidential elections reached a record high in Texas this year. In the 50 counties that represent the … Continue reading

ACC Board Plans for 2013 Bond Election

Round Rock Leader – ACC Board Plans for 2013 Bond Election

ACC Donates Books to Brown Santa Program

FOX 7 – ACC Donates Books to Brown Santa Program

ACC Intramurals Hosts Australian Basketball Team

KEYE – ACC Intramurals Hosts Australian Basketball Team

President's Podcast: Student Success at ACC

In this President’s Podcast, Dr. Richard Rhodes shares a video that highlights ACC’s commitment to student success. Continue reading

Head Down Path of Health Sciences with ACC

KVUE – Head Down Path of Health Sciences with ACC

Cheer on ACC Basketball Players Against Australian Team, Dec. 12

ACC’s intramural basketball stars will face off against players from the Land Down Under once again Wednesday, Dec. 12. ACC Student Life will host the exhibition basketball game between fall 2012 intramural participants and two … Continue reading

Beck Nominated for Statewide Teaching Award

Dr. Jennifer Beck, associate professor of psychology, has been selected as ACC’s nominee for the 2013 Minnie Stevens Piper Award for academic, scientific, and scholarly achievement by a college faculty member in Texas. Ten professors … Continue reading

Leadership Award Nominations Due Jan. 9

Each year the ACC Leadership Awards recognize individuals for their outstanding leadership and for going above and beyond in helping the college achieve its mission. Nominations for the 2013 Leadership Awards are being accepted through … Continue reading

ACC Receives Grant Funding to Support Student Success

Community College Times – ACC Receives Grant Funding to Support Student Success

President Rhodes Among Community Leaders Appearing in "The Nutcracker"

Austinist – President Rhodes Among Community Leaders Appearing in “The Nutcracker”

Highland Mall Retailers Offer Discounts to ACC Students, Staff

Just in time for holiday shopping: Highland Mall retailers are offering discounts to ACC students, faculty, and staff. Special deals range from a 15 percent discount on tickets to the Austin Variety Show, to a … Continue reading

ACC Students, Police Present 2,000 Books to Brown Santa Program

Austin Community College’s Silver Star Children’s Literacy Project and ACC District Police have collected nearly 2,000 books for the Travis County Sheriff’s Office Brown Santa program. Students presented the books to Sheriff Greg Hamilton on … Continue reading

ACC Holds First Fall Commencement

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Holds First Fall Commencement

ACC, Visa Explore Training Partnership through Continuing Education

Community Impact – ACC, Visa Explore Training Partnership through Continuing Education

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