Monthly Archives: February 2014

KVUE – ACC Shows Off Highland Campus Progress

KVUE – ACC Shows Off Highland Campus Progress

ACC Testing Center: News and Updates

The ACC Testing Center recently has implemented a few new policies and procedures. New Developments Computer check-in kiosks are being piloted at several testing centers. Students enter their ACCeID, answer a few questions about their … Continue reading

KXAN – Renovations Near Completion at ACC Highland Campus

KXAN – Renovations Near Completion at ACC Highland Campus

Plans Underway for Seminar for First Time College Students

ACC is developing a seminar to help entering students develop the skills they need to succeed in college and complete their educational program. Beginning spring 2015, students attending college for the first time (except dual-credit … Continue reading

On Track to Graduate? Take These Steps

Next graduation application deadline is March 28 You’ve taken many steps to complete college. In addition to completing your degree plan, there are other important steps for you to take in order to graduate. Meet … Continue reading

Plan Your Summer Classes Now

Summer will be here before you know it, and so will registration for Austin Community College summer classes. Â Registration begins April 7 for current students with 60 or more credit hours, and May 5 … Continue reading

Study Abroad Application and Scholarship Deadlines Extended to March 31

The deadline to apply for all summer 2014 study abroad programs is extended to Monday, March 31. Applications for Board of Trustees’ Study Abroad Scholarships and the Mylena Chavez Study Abroad Scholarship will also be … Continue reading

Upcoming Events Focus on Military and Veteran Students

Hillary Smith wears two hats at ACC: The retired army staff sergeant is taking courses that will help him earn a bachelor’s — and ultimately a master’s — degree in social work. Meanwhile, as a … Continue reading

Meet UT-Austin and Texas A&M Transfer Experts at Round Rock Campus, Feb. 27 and March 6

Riverbats looking to transfer to the University of Texas at Austin or Texas A&M University have two upcoming opportunities to meet transfer experts and college representatives at Round Rock Campus on Feb. 27 and March … Continue reading

ACC Announces Partnership with SMU

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Announces Partnership with SMU (subscription required)

Sign up by Feb. 22 for Faculty Retreat

ACC full-time and adjunct faculty are invited to participate in the upcoming Celebration of Great Teaching retreat March 28-30 at Flying L Guest Ranch in Bandera. The application deadline is Saturday, Feb. 22. The retreat … Continue reading

Tropical Smoothie Cafés Coming to ACC Campuses

Tropical Smoothie Café will open locations at ACC’s Riverside, Eastview, and Northridge campuses beginning in March. Other campus locations are planned. In addition to fruit and veggie smoothies, the cafe offers toasted wraps, sandwiches, flatbreads, … Continue reading

ACC, Southern Methodist University Partner to Increase College Graduates

A new agreement between Austin Community College and Southern Methodist University aims to boost the number of college graduates in the state of Texas by easing the transfer process and allowing students to combine credits … Continue reading

Join ACC's Third Annual Texas Independence Day Celebration at Eastview Campus, March 4

Austin Community College will host its third annual multicultural celebration for Texas Independence Day on Tuesday, March 4. The event will run 5-8 p.m. at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd., Room 8500). Students, faculty, and … Continue reading

ACC Culinary Students Gain Real-World Experience at Riverbats Cafe

Austin Community College culinary arts students are putting their training to work in the Riverbats Café, an on-campus restaurant open to the community. The café opens for lunch on Wednesdays, now through April 30, from … Continue reading

Apply for ACC Foundation Scholarships Using New Online System

The Austin Community College Foundation offers a new online scholarship application. Visit https://austincc.academicworks.com now to apply. To start the new, streamlined application, log in with your ACCeID and password. Once you complete a short form … Continue reading

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Renovating Former Highland Mall Department Store for 11th Campus

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Renovating Former Highland Mall Department Store for 11th Campus (subscription required)

MACC Opens Exhibit in Honor of ACC Professor

Time Warner Cable News – MACC Opens Exhibit in Honor of ACC Professor

ACC Partners with Nonprofit to Help People in Austin

Community Impact – ACC Partners with Nonprofit to Help People in Austin

Get Expert Help to Complete your FAFSA On Campus

Financial aid specialists will be at ACC campuses to give one-on-one assistance to students and families completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), Feb. 19-Mar. 18. The first opportunity will be Feb. 19, … Continue reading

Memory of Mylena Chavez Lives On in Art Study Abroad Scholarship

Update: The deadline to apply for this scholarship, along with all summer 2014 study abroad programs, is March 31. Mylena Kate Chavez, 24, was a vibrant Austin Community College student and art lover before her … Continue reading

Mexican American Cultural Center Celebrates Sam Coronado

The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center will celebrate the life and works of former ACC professor Sam Coronado at a special event Sunday, Feb. 16, at 3 p.m. The program will begin with … Continue reading

Hop on the Bus to Aggieland Feb. 15

Faculty and staff are invited to accompany students on a trip to Aggieland Saturday on Feb. 15th. ACC’s Transfer Academy is organizing the trip. Students interested in attending Texas A&M University who have completed 12 … Continue reading

Visit Texas A&M University for Aggieland Saturday, Feb. 15

The ACC Transfer Academy invites students to visit Texas A&M University for Aggieland Saturday, Feb. 15. Students interested in attending Texas A&M University who have completed 12 college credit hours and have a minimum GPA … Continue reading

Ride the New MetroRapid Service Free with ACC Green Pass

Students, faculty, and staff may ride Capital Metro’s new MetroRapid service (Route 801) free with an ACC Green Pass. The MetroRapid service offers priority service and fewer stops for faster commuting, plus new stations, vehicles, … Continue reading

Learn about Central Austin Transit Options at Feb. 8 Event

ACC faculty, staff, and students can learn about public transit options for Austin’s central corridor at an interactive workshop sponsored by Project Connect. The event will be Saturday, Feb. 8, from 9:30 a.m. to noon … Continue reading

ACC Partners with Austin B-Cycle to Provide Discount for Students, Staff

ACC and Austin B-cycle have partnered to offer special annual and semester pricing for students and faculty/staff, as well as provide two stations at Rio Grande Campus. Austin B-cycle is a non-profit organization that works … Continue reading

ACC Hosts Lunar New Year Festival

Asian Austin – ACC Hosts Lunar New Year Festival

ACC Community Invited to Meet Danish Exchange Students Feb. 7

A group of 29 Danish high school students has spent the past two weeks taking classes at ACC and experiencing everything Texas has to offer. The ACC community is invited to stop by and greet … Continue reading

View the Night Sky at ACC Star Party Feb. 7

Austin Community College is hosting its first star party of the semester Friday, Feb. 7 – giving the college and community an opportunity to stargaze from the Round Rock Campus observation deck. The event will … Continue reading

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