Monthly Archives: June 2014

ACC Fair Provides Opportunity to Explore New Approach to Math

KVUE – ACC Fair Provides Opportunity to Explore New Approach to Math (view video)

ACC college fair educates about new Highland Campus, other programs

KXAN – ACC college fair educates about new Highland Campus, other programs

Emergency drill participants: Give us your feedback

If you participated in the emergency drills held this week at the Eastview, Northridge, Round Rock, and South Austin campuses, please fill out the brief campus survey at the Emergency Preparedness Week webpage. Your input … Continue reading

ACC hosts Juneteenth celebration at Eastview Campus

AUSTIN, Texas (June 12, 2014) – Austin Community College will celebrate Juneteenth in East Austin—where the city’s grassroots civil rights movements began—with the annual Sounds of Freedom event. It takes place 10 a.m. to 3 … Continue reading

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. In addition to four hours of paid … Continue reading

Workshop addresses diversity in the classroom, June 24, 25

Faculty and staff are invited to discuss diversity in the classroom and ways to connect with students from different backgrounds and socio-cultural environments at workshops offered June 24 and June 25. Workshop presenter is Sheila … Continue reading

ACC hosts college fair in time for fall registration, new campus opening

Austin Community College will host an enrollment and resource fair at ACC Highland on Saturday, June 14, as the college prepares to open the new Highland Campus. “Destination: ACC @ Highland” will give prospective students … Continue reading

ACC science exhibits to be at Round Rock library

Round Rock Leader – ACC science exhibits to be at Round Rock library

Consejos valiosos para que sobrevivas el verano tomando clases universitarias

El verano ya está aquí­ y muchos estudiantes quizás estén tomando sus merecidas vacaciones, estén trabajando y algunos quizás quieran adelantar sus estudios tomando clases de verano. Si eres de estos últimos bien por ti, … Continue reading

ACC Riverside Campus briefly locked down

Time Warner Cable News – ACC Riverside Campus briefly locked down

ACC Riverside Campus briefly placed on lockdown

KEYE – ACC Riverside Campus briefly placed on lockdown

ACC Riverside Campus all clear after lockdown

KVUE – ACC Riverside Campus all clear after lockdown

‘All Clear’ given after lockdown ordered at ACC Riverside

KXAN – ‘All Clear’ given after lockdown ordered at ACC Riverside

Austin Community College’s Riverside Campus briefly locked down

Austin American-Statesman – Austin Community College’s Riverside Campus briefly locked down (subscription required)

Two panels at June 14 Enrollment Fair offer transfer tips, advice for adult learners

Adult learners and students working toward transfer can get expert advice during Destination: ACC @ Highland, on Saturday, June 14, at ACC Highland, 6001 Airport Blvd. The enrollment fair is being held in conjunction with … Continue reading

May Bravo award recipients go above and beyond

Congratulations to the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for May. Nominated by their colleagues, Riverbats Bravo award recipients are eligible for the Riverbats Excellence award given each semester to one employee from each campus. Visit … Continue reading

ACC Kicks Off Fall Registration with New Campus, Programs

The opening of Austin Community College’s Highland Campus, a new career training program, and an innovative way to learn math are among the highlights at ACC this fall. Registration for fall classes starts June 9 … Continue reading

NASA selects ACC, other colleges for microgravity research flights

Aerotech News – NASA selects ACC, other colleges for microgravity research flights

Emergency Preparedness Week begins June 9

ACC designates the third week of each semester as Emergency Preparedness Week to inform students, faculty, and staff what they should do if an emergency or disaster strikes on campus. This summer’s emergency preparedness activities … Continue reading

Learn about NAU degrees, scholarships at June 18 session

Faculty and staff are invited to learn about earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree from National American University at a “Lunch-n-Learn,” Wednesday, June 18, from noon — 1:30 p.m. in Highland Business Center Rm. 201. … Continue reading

ACC Grad Turns Blacksmithing Legacy into Present-Day Passion

Terrell Perkins was digging up his family history in 2000 when he discovered a treasure—his grandfather’s blacksmith tools locked away in an uncle’s storeroom, diligently maintained but then forgotten. “I found that an old uncle … Continue reading

Agreement Creates Pathway for Hospitality Students to Earn Bachelor’s Degree

Austin Community College is partnering with Stephen F. Austin State University to give students in the high-demand hospitality field a seamless pathway to a bachelor’s degree. The two institutions have entered into an agreement that … Continue reading

Host a German exchange student through ACC International Programs

ACC International Programs is searching for a host family for the 2014-15 school year for a German student participating in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX). CBYX has connected German students with American … Continue reading

ACC to train workers for high-tech jobs

Austin Business Journal – ACC to train workers for high-tech jobs

ACC board finishing work on bond proposal that could top $300M

Austin Business Journal – ACC board finishing work on bond proposal that could top $300M

Miembros de la mesa directiva de ACC deliberan decisión sobre elección de bonos, se centra en la reducción de la lista del proyecto

La mesa directiva indicó que quiere una propuesta que reduzca los costos y se dirija sólo a las necesidades más urgentes AUSTIN, Texas (June 3, 2014) – La Mesa Directiva del Austin Community College District … Continue reading

Board Deliberates Bond Election, Focuses on Paring Down Project List

The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees continued its deliberation of a potential November 2014 bond election during its June 2 meeting. The board’s discussion focused on paring down the projects recommended by a … Continue reading

ACC programs help keep nursing shortage in check

Community Impact – ACC programs help keep nursing shortage in check

Cook named provost, executive vice president

Austin American-Statesman – Cook named provost, executive vice president (subscription required)

ACC board continues debate on proposed bond election, tax increase

Community Impact – ACC board continues debate on proposed bond election, tax increase

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