Monthly Archives: October 2013

Focus on Student Services: AY 2014 Changes and Updates

ACC’s Student Services Office is implementing several new tools and processes to support students. Continue reading

Applications for German Exchange Program Due Dec. 1

ACC students are invited to apply for the chance to study and work in Germany through the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX). Continue reading

Biotechnology Program Profiled at National Conference

Community College Times – Biotechnology Program Profiled at National Conference

ACC Launches Veterinary Technology Program

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Launches Veterinary Technology Program (subscription required)

ACC Celebrates Employees for Their Long-term Service

ACC is hosting a series of luncheons to celebrate employees marking anniversaries for service to the college — including those who have reached the 40-year milestone. Below are the names of employees receiving recognition. 40 … Continue reading

ACC Launches Veterinary Technology Program

KLBJ 590 AM – ACC Launches Veterinary Technology Program

Culinary Arts Hosts 11-Year-Old Winner of Food Network Cooking Show

ACC’s Culinary Arts Program welcomed 11-year-old Brandon Scawthorn, winner of a Food Network cooking competition, to the student-run Bistro 3158 in late October. Scawthorn and his parents enjoyed a five-course meal, met with Culinary Arts … Continue reading

ACC Launching Veterinary Technology Program

Austin Community College is introducing a Veterinary Technology Program that will teach students to work with animals and assist veterinarians. “Veterinary technology is a rapidly growing field, and our program is designed to give students … Continue reading

Lecture Series Features Political Activist, Others

Austin American-Statesman – Lecture Series Features Political Activist, Others (subscription required)

Nominate a Professor for Teaching Excellence Award

Nominate a stand-out faculty member by December 2. Continue reading

ACC Chapter of The Austin School Hosts Lecture Series

The ACC student chapter of The Austin School is hosting a yearlong lecture series that showcases a variety of viewpoints on topics including the 2016 presidential election, the Texas education system, and the Middle East. … Continue reading

ACC Highland Among Sites Targeted for Urban Rail

Community Impact – ACC Highland Among Sites Targeted for Urban Rail

Explore Success Equity and Diversity Topics at Nov. 1 Summit

Faculty and staff are invited to learn how they can promote the success of all student groups at the first Success Equity Summit. The event will be 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at the … Continue reading

C-SPAN Bus Visits Rio Grande Campus Oct. 29

Get a glimpse into the world of journalism and politics when the C-SPAN Bus makes a stop at ACC on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., at Rio Grande Campus (1212 Rio Grande … Continue reading

Save the Date for Dec. 12 Commencement

ACC will host its Fall 2013 Commencement ceremony 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Frank Erwin Center (1701 Red River St.). Featured speaker is former lieutenant governor of Texas, Ben Barnes. A reception on … Continue reading

Looking for a Deal? Discounts Available at Highland Mall

Bargain hunters take note: Many Highland Mall retailers and restaurants offer discounts to ACC students and employees. Among the offers: a 50 percent discount at Treasures Store & Kiosk, a 10 percent discount at Excellence … Continue reading

Drama Department Presents “Reasons To Be Pretty” Oct. 25-Nov. 3

The ACC Drama Department will present Neil LaBute’s “Reasons To Be Pretty,” Oct. 25-Nov. 3 at the Rio Grande Campus Mainstage Theater (1212 Rio Grande St., second floor). Performances take place Fridays and Saturdays at … Continue reading

Learn About Study Abroad at International Programs Open House Sessions

Interested in studying abroad? International Programs is hosting open houses at Highland Business Center (5930 Middle Fiskville Rd., Room 508.4). The next session is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 25, with students invited to drop by … Continue reading

ACC Hosts 30 Danish College Students

A group of 30 Danish college students is spending four weeks at ACC and experiencing everything Texas has to offer. The students, who will be at ACC through the end of October, are studying Texas … Continue reading

Young ACC Graduate Leaves Her Mark in India, Austin

Victoria Advocate – Young ACC Graduate Leaves Her Mark in India, Austin

ACC Presents Panel on Latino Activism

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Presents Panel on Latino Activism (subscription required)

Professor Reminds Students, 'It's in the Syllabus'

Inside Higher Education – Professor Reminds Students, ‘It’s in the Syllabus’

ACC 1-on-1 Hotline Available

Round Rock Leader – ACC 1-on-1 Hotline Available

Danish Students Get Taste of Texas Through ACC

Taylor Daily Press – Danish Students Get Taste of Texas Through ACC

Fix Up a Local Park and Play Kickball with Fellow Students, Oct. 26

Help spruce up a South Austin park with fellow Riverbats, then enjoy the park with a friendly game of kickball, refreshments, and music. Park Cleanup and Kickball Saturday, October 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dick Nichols … Continue reading

Community Impact – ACC Hays Construction Nearly Complete

Community Impact – ACC Hays Construction Nearly Complete

ACC Gallery Hosts Exhibit, Reception for Artist Sally Weber

ACC’s Art Department will exhibit the work of Austin artist Sally Weber from Oct. 16 to Nov. 8 at the Rio Grande Campus Gallery (1218 West Ave.). A reception for the exhibit will be held … Continue reading

Drama Department Presents 'Reasons to Be Pretty' Oct. 25-Nov. 3

Austin Live Theatre – Drama Department Presents “Reasons to Be Pretty” Oct. 25-Nov. 3

ACC Hosts Discussion on Latino Activism in Austin, Oct. 19

ACC’s Latino/Latin American Studies Center, in partnership with the Austin Public Library’s Austin History Center, is hosting a program and panel discussion on activism and the role played by the Brown Berets in championing the … Continue reading

ACC Offers 1-on-1 Program to Help New Students

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Offers 1-on-1 Program to Help New Students (subscription required)

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