Monthly Archives: June 2014

Countdown to Highland; dedication set for August 27

The countdown to the opening of Highland Campus has begun — classes are set to begin at ACC’s 11th campus Monday, August. 25. The college will host a grand opening celebration of the 200,000-square-foot facility … Continue reading

HR Connection: Benefits enrollment info; Supervisor Certificate program

This year’s annual benefits enrollment period is July 14Â through July 27. Employees can access benefit information and change their plan enrollment by going to the Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) website. Changes made … Continue reading

ACC prepares for Degree Map rollout; faculty/staff training planned

Austin Community College is preparing for a collegewide rollout of the Degree Map online planning tool in time for spring 2015 registration. Degree Map is a web-based application that makes it easier for students to … Continue reading

Growth funds: ACC's bond proposal

Austin Chronicle – Growth funds: ACC’s bond proposal

Austin Council Member Supports ACC Highland Development

KUT – Austin Council Member Supports ACC Highland Development (listen)

ACC offers programs, services for veterans

Community Impact – ACC offers programs, services for veterans

ACC offers vet technician program

Bastrop Advertiser – ACC offers vet technician program

Accelerated Programmer Training Info Session June 28

Austin Community College will host a student information session about the Accelerated Programmer Training program (APT), an online program designed to speed entry into high-demand tech careers and lead to a college degree, 10 a.m. … Continue reading

Nursing professor 'started here' and never stopped

It’s generally known that community college students often juggle jobs and children along with classes and homework – not to mention that for some, devoting time and money to higher education is not a popular … Continue reading

Gain supervisory skills through certificate program; info sessions offered

ACC non-faculty employees on a supervisory career path who want to build their supervisory experience are invited to apply to the college’s new Supervisor’s Certificate program. The program will provide basic supervisory knowledge and experience … Continue reading

ACC puts bond proposal on November ballot

KVUE – ACC puts bond proposal on November ballot

ACC ends late registration for new students

Beginning this fall, students cannot enroll in a course after the teaching session has started if they have not already registered for any courses in that teaching session. The rule change does not impact students … Continue reading

ACC Hosts U.S. Secretary of Education for Student Roundtable

Austin Community College hosted U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan June 20, 2014, for a roundtable discussion with students. The conversation focused on the experiences of men of color and the opportunities that put them … Continue reading

U.S. Education Secretary hosts Austin roundtable for male students of color

KUT – U.S. Education Secretary hosts Austin roundtable for male students of color

Secretary of Education visits ACC students

KEYE – Secretary of Education visits ACC students

ACC hosts Juneteenth celebration

KEYE – ACC hosts Juneteenth celebration

ACC invita al secretario de educación de EE.UU. para un foro con estudiantes

12:40 p.m. Viernes, 20 de Junio | Highland Business Center, 5930 Middle Fiskville Rd. AUSTIN, Texas (19 de Junio, 2014) – Austin Community College abrirá sus puertas al Secretario de Educación de EE.UU., Arne Duncan … Continue reading

From ACC to A&M: Former foster student creates her own bright future

Entering college can be easy for teenagers with parents who help cut through the confusion of researching schools, choosing a major, and applying for financial aid. ACC grad Nikole Steffan will tell you it’s a … Continue reading

On track to graduate? Take these steps

Next graduation application deadline is July 7 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

ACC board cuts nearly $115 million from bond proposal

Hill Country News – ACC board cuts nearly $115 million from bond proposal

ACC moves forward with bond election to address the school's most urgent needs

KLBJ 590 AM – ACC moves forward with bond election to address the school’s most urgent needs

Riverside library, resource centers closed Sunday 6/22

The Riverside Campus library, computer center, media center, and faculty resource center will be closed for maintenance on Sunday, June 22, and will reopen Monday, June 23. All other campus libraries and instructional resource locations … Continue reading

Board Calls November Bond Election; Focuses on Infrastructure to Support Workforce

Note: The ACC Bond and Tax Cap Election webpage includes details about the propositions, information about the planning process behind the proposals, voter information, and a link for submitting questions. The Austin Community College District … Continue reading

Mesa directiva de ACC corta casi $115 millones de la propuesta de bonos, Convoca una elección para Noviembre

Aprobó una propuesta que cubre sólo las necesidades más urgentes, dándole a los votantes opciones AUSTIN, Texas (June 17, 2014) – La Mesa Directiva de Austin Community College District votó para aprobar una elección de … Continue reading

Rio Grande Testing Center closed through Wednesday

The Rio Grande Campus Testing Center is closed Tuesday and Wednesday for maintenance. It reopens Thursday at 8:30 a.m. Other Testing Center locations are available. If you are required to test at Rio Grande, contact … Continue reading

Trowbridge: Lower cost, not lower quality at community colleges

Austin American-Statesman -Â Lower cost, not lower quality at community colleges

ACC calls for vote on $386 million bond proposal

KLBJ 590 AM – ACC calls for vote on $386 million bond proposal

ACC bond package, tax increase request to go before voters

Community Impact – ACC bond package, tax increase request to go before voters

ACC board calls bond election

KUT – ACC board calls bond election (listen to audio)

Austin Community College calls for vote on $386 million bond proposal

Austin American-Statesman – Austin Community College calls for vote on $386 million bond proposal (subscription required)

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