Monthly Archives: June 2013

ACC Teaches Music, Recording Basics to High School Students

Austin Business Journal – ACC Teaches Music, Recording Basics to High School Students

ACC Biotechnology Program Trains High School Teachers

KLBJ 590 AM – ACC Biotechnology Program Trains High School Teachers

HR Connection: Annual Benefits Enrollment, Mandatory Tobacco Use Certification

ACC’s annual benefits enrollment period is approaching. Employees can learn more at a benefits fair and presentation Thursday, July 18, from 9 a.m. to noon at Highland Business Center Room 201. Representatives of the college’s … Continue reading

ACC Trains Texas High School Teachers in Biotechnology Advancements

Austin Community College’s Biotechnology Department is training high school science, health, and agriculture teachers from across the state on the latest skills and technology needed to prepare students for a career in the biotechnology industry. … Continue reading

Fulbright Specialist Program Seeks Applicants

ACC faculty are invited to apply for the chance to work with their counterparts from around the world on institutional planning, faculty development, and other topics through the Fulbright Specialist Program. Sponsored by the Council … Continue reading

2013-2014 ACC Catalog Now Available

The 2013-2014 ACC Catalog is now available. ACC employees may order copies by completing the purchase order on the ACC General Stores webpage. Catalogs are packaged in boxes of 16.

ACC Hosts Music & Recording Workshops for High School Students

Austin Community College’s Department of Music Business, Performance, and Technology (MBPT) will host workshops for high school students this summer, giving participants an opportunity to get hands-on experience in the music business. Students will learn … Continue reading

ACC Receives College Credit for Heroes Grant

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Receives “College Credit for Heroes” Grant

ACC, UT Austin Launch Co-Enrollment Program

KXAN – ACC, UT Austin Launch Co-Enrollment Program

Austin Business Journal – Inside Highland Mall — and the Deal to Transform It

Austin Business Journal – Inside Highland Mall — and the Deal to Transform It

“We Bought a Mall”: Leaders View Future of STEM Education at ACC

From innovative math curriculum to advanced robotics, ACC demonstrated its broad range of capabilities in preparing students for new and emerging science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers at ACC Highland June 19. “We Bought … Continue reading

ACC Math Students Compete at National Competition, Place First in Region

ACC math students recently placed first in the southwest region in the annual Student Math League competition, sponsored by the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges. The team of ACC students finished 23rd nationally out … Continue reading

June 2013 – Elgin Campus Update

The ACC Elgin Campus is substantially complete, with some remaining touch-up work. The majority of the furniture has been installed and the remaining furniture for the library is being installed in late June and mid-July. … Continue reading

International Programs Seeks Host Family for German Exchange Student

Update, July 1: A host family has been secured. ACC International Programs is searching for a host family for the 2013-14 school year for a German student participating in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young … Continue reading

Students Take Part in Buzz-worthy Project

YNN – Students Take Part in Buzz-worthy Project

Austin American-Statesman – Development Plans Ongoing at ACC’s Highland Mall Site

Austin American-Statesman – Development Plans Ongoing at ACC’s Highland Mall Site

Community Advisory Committee Presents Bond Recommendations

Austin Business Journal – Community Advisory Committee Presents Bond Recommendations

ACC Produces Skilled Welders, in High Demand

KVUE – ACC Produces Skilled Welders, in High Demand

Community Advisory Committee Presents Bond Recommendations

The Austin Community College District Bond Program Advisory Committee presented its recommendations for a possible general obligation (GO) bond package during the Board of Trustees work session June 17. The ACC board is considering a … Continue reading

June 2013 – Hays Campus Update

With construction 65 percent complete, we are nearing a milestone this month. Pedernales Electric Cooperative will connect power so air conditioners can operate, allowing workers to install interior wall and floor finishes more quickly. We … Continue reading

College Showcases Future of STEM Training at ACC Highland

Austin Community College will showcase the future of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields at ACC Highland Wednesday, June 19. “We Bought a Mall: Reshaping Education and Revitalizing a Community” will be held in … Continue reading

ACC Seeks Applicants for Highland Master Plan

Austin Business Journal – ACC Seeks Applicants for Highland Master Plan

African-American Cultural Center Hosts Juneteenth Recognition

ACC’s African-American Cultural Center will host a Juneteenth event Wednesday, June 19, at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd., Building 2000, Room 2133). The program and reception run 10 to 11:30 a.m. It is free and … Continue reading

Students, Faculty Invited to Colloquium on Social Thought

International Programs and the Social and Behavioral Sciences Division are launching the Colloquium on Social Thought. The series of events provides an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to engage in an open discussion around … Continue reading

Quick Career Options Accelerate Entry into Workforce

KEYE – Quick Career Options Accelerate Entry into Workforce

Free Minds Project Opens Doors to Higher Education

Austin Times – Free Minds Project Opens Doors to Higher Education

Bravo to May Award Recipients

ACC congratulates the recipients of the May Riverbats Bravo award. Nominated by their colleagues, Riverbats Bravo award recipients are eligible for the Riverbats Excellence award given each semester to one employee from each campus. Visit … Continue reading

ACC Marks Juneteenth with Musical Celebration, June 14

Austin Community College will host “Sounds of Freedom: ACC’s Musical Celebration of Juneteenth” on Friday, June 14, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd.). The event is free and open … Continue reading

ACC Fall Registration Under Way for All Current, New Students

Austin Community College registration is now open to anyone wishing to take classes this fall. The semester starts Monday, Aug. 26. Continue reading

ACC Preparing Students with STEM Skills for Various Job Fields

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Preparing Students with STEM Skills for Various Job Fields

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