Monthly Archives: May 2013

ACC Biofuels Program Spotlighted at Summit

Community College Times – ACC Biofuels Program Spotlighted at Summit

ACC Partners with Danish Business College

Community Impact – ACC Partners with Danish Business College

ACC Offers Quick Career Pathways with Certificates

KVUE – ACC Offers Quick Career Pathways with Certificates

IT Update: Seeking New Teaching Tools? There’s an App for That

While Google email and calendar tools have become standard for most faculty since the college converted to the applications two years ago, many instructors may be unaware of how other Google Apps for Education tools … Continue reading

Elgin Courier – College Fair Set for June 1 at ACC's Elgin Campus

Elgin Courier – College Fair Set for June 1 at ACC’s Elgin Campus

Academy Graduates Reflect Commitment to Student Success

Students at the recent commencement exercises weren’t the only ACC graduates celebrating: Employees in the college’s 2012-13 ACC Academy class marked their completion of the program at a ceremony May 17 at the Eastview Campus. … Continue reading

10-Digit Dialing Begins June 1: What Employees Need to Know

Beginning June 1, calls to any phone number with a 512 area code must include the area code for the call to go through. Callers who do not include all 10 digits will hear a … Continue reading

ACC Student Meets President Obama during Austin Visit

ACC student Lori Bailon had the opportunity to greet President Barack Obama during his recent visit to Austin. Bailon, a Capital IDEA participant, and her two young daughters met the president during his stop at … Continue reading

Bridge Programs Help Students Refresh Skills Needed for College

Registration is under way for Austin Community College’s Bridge Programs, which allow recent high school and GED graduates to refresh their math, reading, and writing skills and bring them to college level. Among first-time college … Continue reading

CPPPS Hosts Fundraiser Luncheon

Austin American-Statesman – CPPPS Hosts Fundraiser Luncheon

Learn about Fulbright Scholars Program at May 29 Workshop

ACC faculty are invited to learn about teaching and research grants offered through the Fulbright Scholar Program at a workshop Wednesday, May 29, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Highland Business Center Room 103.6. Andy … Continue reading

ACC’s Center for Public Policy Hosts Tom Pauken at Annual Fundraiser

Austin Community College’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies will host its annual fundraiser luncheon Thursday, May 23, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Hilton Austin (500 E. 4th St). This year’s keynote … Continue reading

ACC Hosts College Fair at New Elgin Campus June 1

Austin Community College will host a college fair at the new Elgin Campus Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event gives prospective students, parents, and the community an opportunity to tour … Continue reading

Austin Business Journal – Elgin Campus Hosts College Fair, Business Expo

Austin Business Journal – Elgin Campus Hosts College Fair, Business Expo

Elgin Courier – Elgin Campus Trail to Connect with City Trails

Elgin Courier – Elgin Campus Trail to Connect with City Trails

Creative Writing Department Announces Fiction Prize Winner

Austin Chronicle – Creative Writing Department Announces Fiction Prize Winner

Graphic Design Student Wins Eco Bag Contest

ACC student Zach McDonald won the college’s Eco Bag Art contest, sponsored by the Office of Sustainability and the Art Department. His sustainability-themed design was printed on a reusable bag and will be displayed at … Continue reading

Bravo Award Recipients Model Excellence

ACC congratulates the Riverbats Bravo award recipients for April. These employees were nominated for their outstanding service, performance, and commitment to servant leadership. Riverbats Bravo award recipients are eligible for the Riverbats Excellence award given … Continue reading

Congratulations, Spring 2013 ACC Graduates

Hundreds of students crossed the stage at the Frank Erwin Center during ACC’s spring commencement ceremony. This spring, more than 1,300 students applied for graduation. Continue reading

Summer 2013 Green Passes Now Available

Green Passes are now available for the summer semester. Summer 2013 passes are valid through Aug. 25. Funded through the student sustainability fee ($1 per credit hour) and employee parking permit fees, Green Pass provides … Continue reading

ACC Top Choice for Summer Students; Registration Open

About 30,000 students enroll at Austin Community College each summer – approximately double the summer enrollment reported by other area colleges. “Many of our summer students are home from their universities and use ACC’s summer … Continue reading

ACC Hosts College Fair at New Elgin Campus June 1

ACC will host a college fair at the new Elgin Campus Saturday, June 1. Continue reading

2013 PEP Evaluation System Now Live

The Performance Excellence Program (PEP) online system is now available for supervisors and employees. Reviews must be completed by Friday, July 26. The help section of the online PEP system includes instructions, or view staff … Continue reading

ACC Fall Registration Opens to Current Students

Fall registration is now under way for current students. The fall semester begins Monday, Aug. 26. Continue reading

ACC Collaborates on "The Telling Project"

FOX 7 – ACC Collaborates on “The Telling Project”

Online Workshops Offer PEP Instruction

Employees and supervisors can take advantage of two upcoming online workshops about the Performance Excellence Program (PEP). The workshop for employees will be from 9 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 14. Register for the employee … Continue reading

Students, Staff Participate in Spring Intramural Events

This spring, more than 1,600 students and staff participated in ACC intramural events. Activities included men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball, and soccer. Check out photos of this season’s winners on the ACC Flickr page. Registration … Continue reading

ACC Students Named Finalists at DECA International Competition

Two ACC students recently competed and were named finalists at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, California. DECA is an international organization open to all high school and college students interested in the … Continue reading

ACC Part of Initiative to Ease Transfers to HBCUs

Diverse Issues in Higher Education – ACC Part of Initiative to Ease Transfers to HBCUs

ACC Graduates Increase 60 Percent in Five Years

Austin Community College will host spring commencement Thursday, May 9, at 6 p.m. at the Frank Erwin Center (1701 Red River St.). This spring, there are more than 1,300 candidates for ACC graduation. The number … Continue reading

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