Monthly Archives: August 2013

Celebrate Elgin Campus Grand Opening and Dedication Aug. 29

Classes will soon be underway at the new Elgin Campus. Celebrate with the ACC community and friends at the upcoming dedication. Continue reading

ACC Board Declares Intent for Nov. 2014 Bond Election

KBLJ 590 AM Â – ACC Board Declares Intent for Nov. 2014 Bond Election

ACC Recognized as Leader in National Success Initiative

Achieving the Dream, a national initiative to promote student success at community colleges, named Austin Community College a 2013 Leader College – recognizing ACC’s commitment to improving student outcomes and elevating the importance of completion … Continue reading

ACC Board Expresses Intent for Nov. 2014 Bond Election

After considering multiple potential dates, the Austin Community College District Board of Trustees has expressed its intent to call a general obligation (GO) bond election in November 2014. The bond election would fund a variety … Continue reading

New Student Assessment Requirements Begin August 26

Note: The Assessment Center is closed Aug. 26-27. It reopens Wednesday, Aug. 28, with the new test. Beginning August 26, ACC students will face a new statewide college readiness test that will replace all other … Continue reading

Board Expresses Intent for Nov. 2014 Bond Election

Austin American-Statesman – Board Expresses Intent for Nov. 2014 Bond Election

ACC Professor Provides Insight into Unrest in Egypt

KVUE – ACC Professor Provides Insight into Unrest in Egypt

Bastrop County Recognizes Opening of Elgin Campus

Austin American-Statesman – Bastrop County Recognizes Opening of Elgin Campus

Austin Business Journal – ACC Goes Ag

Austin Business Journal – ACC Goes Ag

KUT – Sustainable Ag Program is Farming of the Future

KUT – Sustainable Ag Program is Farming of the Future

ACC Helps Hays CISD Boost College Readiness

Community Impact – ACC Helps Hays CISD Boost College Readiness

ACC Professor Discusses Situation in Egypt

KUT – ACC Professor Discusses Situation in Egypt

ACC Launches Sustainable Agriculture Program; Register Now

Austin Community College is launching Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship, a new program that teaches skills to grow sustainable crops and bring them to market. The Continuing Education (non-credit) program will be taught at the new Elgin … Continue reading

KXAN – ACC Launches Farm-to-Table Agriculture Program

KXAN – ACC Launches Farm-to-Table Agriculture Program

Sign Up Now for Fall Intramurals; Events Begin Oct. 7

Looking for a great way to get involved at ACC? Registration is now open for fall intramural events. Intramurals are open to all ACC students and include a variety of activities, such as flag football, … Continue reading

Jazz Ensemble Hosts Concert to Benefit Dell Children’s Team Aug. 15

The Austin Community College Jazz Ensemble is teaming with Grammy-winning guitarist Redd Volkaert and vocalist Stacy Seals for a concert to benefit a surgical mission team from Dell Children’s Medical Center. The show is set … Continue reading

ACC Professors Travel to India, Blog about Experiences

ACC sociology professors Rennison Lalgee and Sam Echevarria-Cruz are spending the next three weeks in Tamil Nadu, India. The professors are collaborating to develop a sociology course on social problems in India and an associated … Continue reading

Biotech Expansions Provide New Opportunities for ACC Students, Faculty

Community Impact – Biotech Expansions Provide New Opportunities for ACC Students, Faculty

Austin Post – Highland Renovation Key Part of Airport Blvd. Transformation

Austin Post – Highland Renovation Key Part of Airport Boulevard Transformation

Free Classes Help Adults Start College; Applications Due Aug. 23

Enrollment is under way for Austin Community College’s Transitions Program, a college preparation course for adults. This fall, classes will be offered both during the day and in the evening. Applications are due Friday, Aug. … Continue reading

Leander Cites Anticipated Growth in Push for ACC Campus

Community Impact – Leander Cites Anticipated Growth in Push for ACC Campus

ACC Program Prepares Adults for College

KVUE – ACC Program Prepares Adults for College

Elgin Campus Grand Opening and Dedication, August 29

Austin Community College will celebrate the completion of the ACC Elgin Campus Thursday, Aug. 29, with a Grand Opening and Dedication (10 to 11:30 a.m., 1501 W. US Hwy 290). The event will feature remarks … Continue reading

Earning A's: Faculty and Staff Activities, Accomplishments, & Accolades

On the Road Foreign Language Professor Tim Altanero is a visiting professor of German at North-West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa, this summer. NWU is one of a few universities that teach primarily in the … Continue reading

Join the Celebration: ACC Marks 40 Years with Showcase and Career Fair Sept. 17

The ACC and Central Texas communities are invited to commemorate the college’s 40th anniversary at a program showcase and career fair Tuesday, September 17, from 3 to 7 p.m. at ACC Highland. “ACC: It’s a … Continue reading

Dance Department Hosts Summer Informance Aug. 13

The ACC Dance Department will present its Summer Informance Tuesday, Aug. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Rio Grande Campus Mainstage Theater (1212 Rio Grande St.). The free show will feature dances choreographed by ACC … Continue reading

ACC Alumna Uses Welding Skills to Compete on TV Show

Austin Chronicle – ACC Alumna Uses Welding Skills to Compete on TV Show

Get Ready for College at Southside Market and Elgin Campus in August

ACC representatives will be out in force to help students complete their admissions and registration steps to start college this fall at the new Elgin Campus. Mobile Go at Southside Market ACC’s Mobile Go college … Continue reading

July Riverbats Bravo Recipients Go Above and Beyond

ACC congratulates the July recipients of the Riverbats Bravo award. 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. … Continue reading

“Something Exciting is Starting Here”: Kick off the Year at General Assembly Aug. 23

Join your colleagues at the fall General Assembly for a day of learning in preparation for the exciting year ahead. Continue reading

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