Monthly Archives: October 2014

Veterans help ACC celebrate new Highland Campus Resource Center

Representatives from most branches of the U.S. military joined leaders from the community and Austin Community College to celebrate the opening of the ACC’s new Veterans Resource Center at its Highland Campus October 30. “We’re … Continue reading

HR Connection: Educational Advancement, service anniversaries, Wellness Program update

Eighteen ACC employees will receive funds through the college’s Tuition Reimbursement Program to pay for advanced or graduate-level coursework they took this fall. In response to employee feedback, HR this semester used a lottery system … Continue reading

¡Prepárate con tiempo e inscrí­bete para el semestre de la primavera!

Las inscripciones para el semestre de primavera en Austin Community College District están abiertas a la comunidad. El semestre empieza el 20 de enero. Fechas importantes para la matriculación: 20 de Octubre – Estudiantes con … Continue reading

Campus webpages now feature location-specific course schedule

Students visiting ACC campus webpages can now browse upcoming course offerings by location. The section for location-based course listings was added in response to faculty and staff requests to promote their specific campus offerings. You … Continue reading

Student Success Grant info sessions begin Oct. 30

Faculty and staff are invited to learn about a new grant program to fund projects that promote student success at upcoming information sessions. Student Success Grants are offered through the provost’s office for projects that … Continue reading

Take note: Mock emergency exercise at Round Rock Campus Nov. 7

ACC’s Round Rock Campus will be the site of large-scale mock disaster exercise Friday, November 7. The exercise involves staging realistic emergency scenarios to give local and area first responders, emergency management personnel, and medical … Continue reading

Save the date for Dec 5. holiday party

Plan to celebrate the holidays Gatsby-style at this year’s employee holiday party Friday, December 5, at the DoubleTree Hotel (6505 IH-35 North). Come dressed in the spirit of the roaring ’20s for “A Holiday Affair … Continue reading

Fall commencement features IT expert & CEO

Austin Community College will host its fall commencement ceremony 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, in the Frank Erwin Center (1701 Red River St.). Featured speaker is Victor Hwang, CEO and co-founder of T2 Venture Creation, … Continue reading

Golfers raise $25,000 for Student Emergency Fund

Almost 100 ACC supporters gathered at Riverside Golf Course October 3 for the ninth annual Golf Scramble. The event raised almost $25,000 for the Student Emergency Fund. Since 1999, more than $110,000 has been distributed … Continue reading

La inauguración de un nuevo centro para veteranos celebra la expansión de servicios para estos individuos

Austin Community College está ampliando los recursos para estudiantes veteranos de guerra con la apertura del cuarto y más grande centro de recursos para veteranos de la universidad en ACC Highland. El Centro de Recursos … Continue reading

MATD 0421 students excel in inaugural class

ACC’s ASL Fusion features national celebrity Amber Galloway Gallegos

Celebrity sign language interpreter Amber Galloway Gallegos emcees an evening of music interpretation Monday, October 27, at Austin Community College’s Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Road. ASL Fusion features both students and community performances from 6 … Continue reading

Una estudiante graduada de ACC forma una organización para ayudar a ví­ctimas del tráfico de humanos

Es un mundo oscuro que atrapa a decenas de miles de niños inocentes, pero Brooke Crowder ha aprendido a vencer el temor para ayudar a quienes han caí­do en esa trampa. Ella está creando un … Continue reading

Rackspace plan could add 500 Austin jobs

Austin American Statesman: Â Rackspace plan could add 500 Austin jobs

Community College Receives EPA Grant for Solar Water-Disinfection Project

Sustainable City Network: Community College Receives EPA Grant for Solar Water-Disinfection Project

ACC seeks to add bachelor's nursing program

Community Impact: ACC seeks to add bachelor’s  nursing program

In Texas, a push for RN-to-BSN programs

Community College Daily: In Texas, a push for RN-to-BSN programs

Rackspace presents partnership with ACC to Travis County Commissioners

KUT: Rackspace presents partnership with ACC to Travis County Commissioners

ACC Hopes to Tackle Nursing Shortage With Bachelor's Degree Program

KUT:Â ACC Hopes to Tackle Nursing Shortage With Bachelor’s Degree Program

ACC proposes bachelor’s degree nursing program

Austin American Statesman: ACC proposes bachelor’s degree nursing program

ACC BOARD OF TRUSTEES/ ACC BOND PROPOSITION Austin Community College Bond Propositions

Hays Free Press: ACC Board of Trustees/ACC Bond Propositions

ACC's plan for nursing degrees aims to end nursing shortage

Fox: ACC’s plan for nursing degrees aims to end nursing shortage

ACC Aims to Offer 4-Year Nursing Degrees

Time Warner Cable News: ACC Aims to Offer 4-Year Nursing Degrees

Veterans center grand opening celebrates services expansion

Grand opening 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 at new facility Austin Community College is expanding resources to student veterans with the opening of the college’s fourth and largest veterans resource center at ACC Highland. … Continue reading

November 2014 election: Where to vote

Several ACC campuses will serve as polling locations for early voting (October 20-October 31) and on election day November 4. See campus voting locations. For other county-specific voting information and locations, follow these links: Travis … Continue reading

Students share thoughts about learning through graffiti project

Graffiti doesn’t have to be a bad thing: ACC’s Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning in recent months has asked students at various campuses to write their thoughts about instructor best practices on large sheets … Continue reading

ACC celebrates employees for their long-time service

ACC is proud to recognize the dozens of employees who recently have marked services anniversaries with the college. Following is the list of employees receiving recognition. 40 Years Rollie Dorsett Antonio Hernandez Patricia Oglesby Lewis … Continue reading

Army commends ACC admissions staff

The U.S. Army recently presented the Admissions and Records staff at ACC’s Pinnacle and South Austin campuses with a Certificate of Appreciation for Patriotic Civilian Service. The army commended the staff for assisting Army recruiters … Continue reading

ERS offers Medicare info session at HBC

ACC employees and retirees who are nearing age 65 and have questions about Medicare and how it works with their group insurance benefits are invited to a Medicare Preparation Seminar and enrollment fair hosted by … Continue reading

ACC organiza una feria de empleos y prácticas para conectar a estudiantes y empleadores

Austin Community College llevará a cabo una Feria de Empleos y Prácticas el miércoles, 5 de noviembre, para conectar a los estudiantes de la universidad y los empleadores locales. El evento involucra a los once … Continue reading

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