Monthly Archives: August 2013

ACC Reconocida como lí­der en la Iniciativa Nacional para el Éxito

Realizando el Sueño (“Achieving the Dream”), una iniciativa nacional para promover el éxito de los estudiantes en los colegios comunitarios, nombro a  Austin Community College Colegio Lí­der 2013 – reconociendo el compromiso de ACC … Continue reading

Registration Open for ACC Short-Session Classes

Registration is open for Austin Community College’s short-session classes for the fall semester. The 12-week session begins Sept. 23. Continue reading

Community Celebration Marks Grand Opening of Elgin Campus

Hundreds of people from the Elgin community and ACC gathered to dedicate the college’s ninth full service campus and the first college campus in Bastrop County. Continue reading

ACC Honors Retirees for Years of Service

The following retirees will be honored at the Sept. 3 ACC Board of Trustees meeting for their years of service to the college. Their start date is in parentheses. Faculty Shelby Brammer, drama professor (8/28/95) … 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. Employee of the Year Sheila Rodriguez, health sciences specialist with the … Continue reading

ACC Celebrates Diez y Seis Sept. 16

Austin Community College invites the college and community to celebrate Diez y Seis, which commemorates Mexico’s declaration of independence from Spain more than 200 years ago. Continue reading

Transfer Week Helps Students Jump Start Degree Goals

ACC is helping students get ahead on their transfer and career goals at its first-ever Transfer Week, Monday through Thursday, Sept. 23-26. Students will have the opportunity to attend special events and workshops at various … Continue reading

View the Video: General Assembly Draws Ideas, Inspiration

Each year, General Assembly offers a mix of learning, inspiration, and fun. Couldn’t make it this year? View the video here. Continue reading

Community Impact – ACC Celebrates Grand Opening of Elgin Campus

Community Impact – ACC Celebrates Grand Opening of Elgin Campus

Connect with APTE at Campus Chats

The Association of Professional-Technical Employees (APTE) will be visiting each campus, Highland Business Center, and the Service Center beginning in September. All professional-technical employees are invited to stop by, learn what APTE has planned for … Continue reading

KVUE – ACC Opens Elgin Campus

KVUE – ACC Opens Elgin Campus

KVUE – New ACC Elgin Campus Opens; Two More Under Construction

KVUE – New ACC Elgin Campus Opens; Two More Under Construction

KXAN – College Hosts Grand Opening for Elgin Campus

KXAN – College Hosts Grand Opening for Elgin Campus

Austin Business Journal – ACC Elgin Campus Celebrates Grand Opening

Austin Business Journal – ACC Elgin Campus Celebrates Grand Opening

YNN – ACC Opens Campus in Bastrop County

YNN – ACC Opens Campus in Bastrop County

Free Workshop Answers Questions about Immigration, Undocumented Students

The Office of Student Success will host a free workshop to answer questions about deferred action and rights of undocumented students. The workshop is 1:30-3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, at Riverside Campus (1020 Grove Blvd., … Continue reading

Notice of Tax Revenue Increase

The average ACC District homeowner’s tax bill is expected to increase by less than a dollar in the coming year. The Board of Trustees’ proposed property tax rate for 2013 is $0.0949 (about 9 and … Continue reading

ACC Expands GED Prep Offerings Ahead of Exam Changes

With the current version of the General Educational Development (GED) exam set to expire at the end of 2013, Austin Community College’s Adult Education Division is expanding its GED prep offerings – now incorporating video-based … Continue reading

ACC Celebrates Grand Opening of Elgin Campus

Austin Community College will celebrate the grand opening of the ACC Elgin Campus Thursday, Aug. 29 (Hwy. 290 & County Line Road; 10 to 11:30 a.m.). Elgin Campus is ACC’s ninth full-service location and the … Continue reading

YNN – ACC on Schedule with Mall Makeover

YNN – ACC on Schedule with Mall Makeover

ACCmail issue resolved; password reset may be required

A message from Information Technology – At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Saturday 2,435 staff and faculty email accounts were deauthorized. This was due to a corrupted file used in processing user accounts. Those employees affected … Continue reading

ACC Earns National Recognition for Student Success Efforts

KLBJ 590 AM – ACC Earns National Recognition for Student Success Efforts

ACC Mulls Expansion of Round Rock Campus

Round Rock Leader – ACC Mulls Expansion of Round Rock Campus

ACC Partners with Adobe to Prepare Students for Workforce

Austin Community College’s Business and Technical Communications Department is partnering with Adobe Systems Inc. to provide students free access to the industry-leading toolkit Adobe Technical Communication Suite as they prepare for the workforce. “This is … Continue reading

ACC Highland Helps Transform Airport Boulevard

Community Impact – ACC Highland Helps Transform Airport Boulevard

Employee Award Recipients Exemplify Excellence

ACC congratulates the recipients of the Riverbats Excellence Award. Selected from previous Riverbats Bravo Award winners, the Excellence Award recipients exemplify teamwork, noteworthy customer service, morale-building, and integrity. One recipient per campus is chosen each … Continue reading

ACC Earns Achieving the Dream ‘Leader College’ Designation

ACC joins the select group of colleges recognized for their commitment to advancing the student success principles set forth by the nationwide Achieving the Dream initiative. Continue reading

Young Fashion Designer Sets Sights on ACC

Austin Monthly – Young Fashion Designer Sets Sights on ACC

ACC Board Aims for 2014 Bond Election

Community Impact – ACC Board Aims for 2014 Bond Election

ACC Celebrates Grand Opening of Elgin Campus Aug. 29

Faculty, staff, students, and the community are invited to take part in the grand opening of ACC’s Elgin Campus (1501 W. US Hwy 290) on Thursday, Aug. 29, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. | RSVP … Continue reading

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