Monthly Archives: February 2013

Benefits Alert: Caremark Prescription Drug Coverage

A message from Human Resources: A systems error by Caremark caused some ACC employees’ prescription drug coverage to be erroneously cancelled over the weekend (Feb. 23 & 24). While the issue is impacting several state … Continue reading

Celebrate Texas Independence at Eastview Campus March 4

Austin Community College will mark Texas Independence Day with a multicultural celebration Monday, March 4. The event will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd., Room 8500). Students, faculty, and staff will enjoy … Continue reading

ACC Production Among "Weekend Arts Picks"

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Production Among “Weekend Arts Picks”

ACC Drama Department Presents "Beauty is the Best Priest"

Austin Chronicle – ACC Drama Department Presents “Beauty is the Best Priest” Â

ACC Urges Students to Prepare for GED Changes

Austin Community College encourages individuals to complete their General Educational Development (GED) exam before the current version of the exam expires at the end of the year. Students who have not completed all sections of … Continue reading

Community Impact – ACC Hays Campus on Pace for 2014 Opening

Community Impact – ACC Hays Campus on Pace for 2014 Opening

ACC Positions Students for Potential National Instruments Expansion

KXAN – ACC Positions Students for Potential National Instruments Expansion

ACC Hosts Panel on Entrepreneurship Feb. 26 at Eastview Campus

Students, faculty, staff, and the community are invited to a panel discussion on the joys and challenges of being an entrepreneur. “Exploring Entrepreneurship,” hosted by ACC Career Services and the City of Austin Small Business … Continue reading

ACC's Le Bistrette Open For Business

Austin Chronicle – ACC’s Le Bistrette Open for Business

ACC Restaurant is a Hands-On Classroom for Students

Austin American-Statesman -Â ACCÂ Restaurant is a Hands-On Classroom for Students

Reflect and Recharge at Faculty Retreat; Sign up by Feb. 20

ACC full-time and adjunct faculty members are invited to participate in the upcoming Celebration of Great Teaching retreat Friday, March 1 – Sunday, March 3 at the Flying L Guest Ranch in Bandera. The retreat … Continue reading

Drama Department Presents “Beauty is the Best Priest” Feb. 22 – March 3

The spirit of the Harlem Renaissance is coming to Austin as the ACC Drama Department, in partnership with the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center, presents “Beauty is the Best Priest: Short Plays of … Continue reading

ACC Culinary Arts Program Serves Up Restaurant

KXAN – ACC Culinary Arts Program Serves Up Restaurant

ACC Drama Production Opens at Boyd Vance Theater

Austin Live Theatre – ACC Drama Production Opens at Boyd Vance Theater

College Hosts Star Party at Round Rock Campus

Austin American-Statesman – College Hosts Star Party at Round Rock Campus

ACC Culinary Students Operate Le Bistrette Café

KXAN – ACC Culinary Students Operate Le Bistrette Café

Kudos to Latest Bravo Award Winners

Congratulations to the Riverbats Bravo award winners for January. Nominated by their colleagues, Riverbats Bravo award recipients will be eligible for the Riverbats Excellence award given each semester to one employee from each campus. Visit … Continue reading

It's a Jammin'-Packed Year at ACC

This year is a momentous time for Austin Community College. The 2013 calendar is packed with groundbreakings, grand openings, and the college’s 40th anniversary. Here’s a look at upcoming events. Stay tuned to the ACC … Continue reading

Highland's New Future Begins With March Groundbreaking

You will see changes soon at Highland Mall. After months of planning, the college will break ground on the first renovations on March 27. Phase I will bring new life to the former J.C. Penney … Continue reading

View the Wonders of the Sky at ACC Star Party

Austin Community College is hosting its first star party of the year Friday, Feb. 15 – giving the college and community an opportunity to view the wonders of the sky from the Round Rock Campus … Continue reading

Culinary Arts Lunchtime Cafe Now Open at Eastview Campus

Austin Community College culinary arts students are putting their training to work in the fast-paced kitchen of Le Bistrette, an on-campus restaurant open to the college and community. The lunchtime café operates Wednesdays, Feb. 13 … Continue reading

Luggage Still Needed for Foster Care Alumni

There is still time to donate to ACC’s fifth annual luggage drive for foster care alumni. While some luggage has already been donated, much more is needed to assist 80 graduating seniors. When teenagers in … Continue reading

Earning A’s: Faculty and Staff Activities, Accomplishments, and Accolades

This regular feature recognizes the activities and honors received by ACC faculty and staff. To submit news or suggestions, see the contact information below. Hot off the Press Adult Education instructor Dennis McCown’s first book … Continue reading

Leaner, Easy-to-Use Website Targets Student Success

A critical project is underway that will help the college promote student success by improving the primary gateway to everything we have to offer: the ACC website. During the past several months, a team has … Continue reading

ACC, WGU to Build IT Degree Program

Austin Business Journal – ACC, WGU to Build IT Degree Program

National Endowment for Humanities Offers Summer Grant Opportunities

ACC’s Grants Development Department invites full-time and adjunct faculty to consider the following opportunities with the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH) 2013 Summer Seminars and Institutes for College and University Teachers. Summer Seminars NEH Summer … Continue reading

Adjunct Faculty Office Computers Get Nightly Cleaning

ACCNet Services has installed software in adjunct faculty offices that will clean and reset computers each night starting this month. The new software will increase the reliability and stability of these shared machines by: Removing … Continue reading

President's Office: ACC FY14 And FY15 Academic Calendars for Review & Approval

On March 1, 2013, the Academic and Campus Affairs Council will review and approve the FY14 ACC Academic Calendar for final acceptance, as well as a working draft of the FY15 ACC Academic Calendar. View … Continue reading

ACC Partners with WGU for Gates Grant IT Program

Campus Technology – ACC Partners with WGU for Gates Grant IT Program

Teaching Excellence Awards Nominations due March 1

Honor your favorite professors with an excellence award nomination! Continue reading

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