Monthly Archives: January 2013

ACC Students, Employees Part of Cap Metro Ridership Boost

Austin Business Journal – ACC Students, Employees Part of Cap Metro Ridership Boost

ACC Launches Visiting Scholar Program

Austin Community College is hosting Ethiopian scholar Alemayehu (Alex) Weldemariam this spring as part of the college’s new International Visiting Scholar Program. Weldemariam will co-teach with ACC faculty members, incorporating peace studies into subjects such … Continue reading

Community Impact – ACC Elgin Campus Construction Nearing Completion

Community Impact – ACC Elgin Campus Construction Nearing Completion

Elgin Courier – ACC Elgin Campus Nearing Completion

Elgin Courier – ACC Elgin Campus Nearing Completion

Bargain Hunters Take Note: Highland Mall Retailers Offer Discounts to ACC Students, Employees

Looking for a deal? Don’t forget that many Highland Mall retailers and restaurants offer discounts to ACC students and employees. Among the offers: a 40 percent discount on a jewelry purchase at Treasures Jewelers, Â … Continue reading

ACC, UT Parnership Helps More Students Earn Associate Degrees

KLBJ 590 AM – ACC, UT Partnership Helps More Students Earn Associate Degrees

Apply Now for 2013-2014 Scholarships

Applications are due May 1, 2013. Continue reading

Agreement Allows ACC Students to Finish Associate Degree at UT Austin

Houston Chronicle – Agreement Allows ACC Students to Finish Associate Degree at UT Austin

UT, ACC Partner to Increase College Graduates

KXAN – UT, ACC Partner to Increase College Graduates

ACC Awarded Grant to Create Employee Training Programs

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Awarded Grant to Create Employee Training Programs

Student Tax Credit Info: 1098-T Forms Available Online

See if you’re eligible for an educational tax credit on your federal income tax return. Retrieve your 1098-T form now! Continue reading

ACC Emergency Alert: Don't Miss This Call

ACC Emergency Alert allows the college to distribute critical information to you quickly, wherever you are located, during an extreme emergency or impending threat. Continue reading

The University of Texas, ACC Partner to Increase College Graduates

A new agreement between UT Austin and ACC allows students to combine credits to earn an associate degree – even if they transfer before community college graduation. Continue reading

ACC Luggage Drive Benefits Foster Care Alumni

Austin Community College is kicking off its fifth annual luggage drive to benefit teenagers leaving the foster care system. When teenagers in foster care graduate from high school, they often leave their foster residences with … Continue reading

Registration Open for Spring Short Sessions at ACC

Austin American-Statesman – Registration Open for Spring Short Sessions at ACC

Austin American-Statesman – Construction of Elgin Campus on Track for Fall Classes

Austin American-Statesman – Construction of Elgin Campus on Track for Fall Classes

ACC Provides Job Training with Texas Workforce Commission Grant

ACC is partnering with Otis Spunkmeyer Inc., and Ultra Electronics, Nuclear Sensors & Process Instrumentation (NSPI) to provide job training using a $345,413 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant, … Continue reading

Luggage Drive Benefits Foster Care Alumni

Austin Community College is kicking off its fifth annual luggage drive to benefit teenagers leaving the foster care system. When teenagers in foster care graduate from high school, they often leave their foster residences with … Continue reading

First Group of ACC Transfer Students Benefit from Southwestern University Partnership

This spring, four ACC transfer students are the first to take advantage of a new partnership between the college and Southwestern University A $450,000 grant from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation enables Southwestern to enroll … Continue reading

Are You Ready? Act Now to Prepare for Campus Emergencies

Emergency Preparedness Week each semester helps students and staff prepare for the unexpected. Learn how you can improve the emergency response on your campus. Continue reading

ACC Drama Department Presents "Beauty Is The Best Priest"

Austin Live Theatre – ACC Drama Department Presents “Beauty Is The Best Priest”

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

Taking Shape: Elgin Campus Progress

Crews are busy preparing ACC’s new campus for its opening this fall. Continue reading

January 2013 — Elgin Campus Update

Work is progressing on ACC’s Elgin Campus in advance of a planned opening this fall. Here is the latest: Brickwork is being completed. Exterior curtain wall windows, metal wall panels, and insulation are nearly complete. … Continue reading

ACC Professor Discusses Expectations for President Obama's Second Term

FOX 7 – ACC Professor Discusses Expectations for President Obama’s Second Term

ACC Professor Moonlights as Lakeway Police Officer

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Professor Moonlights as Lakeway Police Officer

ACC Offers Short-Session Spring Classes

KXAN – ACC Offers Short-Session Spring Classes

TACHE Hosts Run to Benefit ACC Scholarships

ACC students, employees, and the community are invited to take part in the inaugural “Run Fore the Money” 5K cross-country run/1K walk, presented by the ACC chapter of the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher … Continue reading

ACC Jazz Ensemble to Perform at Presidential Inauguration Ball

Austin Community College’s Jazz Ensemble is set to perform at the Texas State Society’s Black Tie and Boots Inaugural Ball in Washington, D.C. The two-day event takes place Jan. 18 and 19, at the Gaylord … Continue reading

Free Workshops for Undocumented Students, Jan. 22 & 23

The Office of Student Success will host workshops for undocumented students on Jan. 22 & 23. College staff and local attorneys will present information and answer questions about studying and working in the United States. … Continue reading

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