Monthly Archives: November 2014

Bidding underway for ACC student-built tiny house

Bidding ends today on a tiny house designed and built by Austin Community College students and local businesses in partnership with the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin. The 288-square-foot house features sustainable designs developed … Continue reading

Leaders eye new college ally at HCUC

Fredericksburg Standard: Leaders eye new college ally at HCUC

ACC to expand smoke-free policy

KLBJ AM: ACC to expand smoke-free policy

Central Texas College eyes expansion in Hill Country

Killeen Daily Herald: Â Central Texas College eyes expansion in Hill Country

Workforce training center heading to ACC Elgin

Bastrop Advertiser: Workforce training center heading to ACC Elgin

ACC Awarded Grant to Train Local Tech Employees

Time Warner Cable News: ACC Awarded Grant to Train Local Tech Employees

Tiny Austin house up for sale on eBay to benefit green construction education

Austin Business Journal: Tiny Austin house up for sale on eBay to benefit green construction education

ACC awarded $2.75M grant to prepare high tech workforce

Austin Community College (ACC) will provide specialized job training for three Central Texas technology firms through a $2.75 million grant awarded by the Texas Workforce Commission. The training will help hundreds of workers upgrade their … Continue reading

On the Road: A Symposium Previewing the 84th Legislature

You’re invited to On the Road: A Symposium Previewing the 84th Legislature hosted by The Texas Tribune, in partnership with Austin Community College and the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas at Austin. … Continue reading

ACC, Central Texas College propose service area change

Austin Community College and Central Texas College are jointly seeking legislative approval to transfer Gillespie County from ACC’s service area to that of CTC. ACC’s Board of Trustees voted at the November 17 work session … Continue reading

ACC co-hosts legislative symposium Dec. 5

The Texas Tribune, in partnership with Austin Community College and The Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas at Austin, will host “On the Road: A Symposium Previewing the 84th Legislature” Friday, December 5, … Continue reading

ACC dona electrónicos a familias que no cuentan con esta tecnologí­a en casa

El Distrito de Austin Community College (ACC) se ha asociado con organizaciones locales, estatales y nacionales para ayudar a familias saliendo del programa de asistencia pública. “Unlocking the Connection” es un esfuerzo comunitario cuyo objetivo … Continue reading

ACC donating electronics for housing residents

The Austin Community College District (ACC) is partnering with local, state, and national organizations to help families transition from public assistance. Unlocking the Connection is a locally-driven, community-based effort to bring the benefits of the … Continue reading

Take note: Adult Ed admissions no longer at Highland Business Center

Beginning Monday, December 1, ACC’s Adult Education Division will provide in-person admissions services at Eastview and Highland Campuses. Adult Education admission services will no longer be offered at Highland Business Center. Students wishing to enroll … Continue reading

First responders converge on ACC-Round Rock for training

Round Rock Leader: First responders converge on ACC-Round Rock for training

ACC patrocina simulacro de emergencias en Round Rock

Telemundo:Â ACC patrocina simulacro de emergencias en Round Rock

Voters OK $60M for Leander campus

Community Impact: Voters OK $60M for Leander campus

E-cigs banned on Austin Community College campuses

KXAN: E-cigs banned on Austin Community College campuses

ACC bans e-cigs effective Jan. 5

Community Impact: ACC bans e-cigs effective Jan. 5

Holiday party is Dec. 5; order tickets online

Buy your tickets now: Tickets are $10 each (limit two per employee) and may be purchased online only through ACC MarketPlace through December 2. Celebrate the holidays in the spirit of the roaring ’20s at … Continue reading

Mark your calendar for Spring Development Day Jan. 16; proposals sought

Jump start the new year with a day of learning and enrichment at ACC’s annual Spring Development Day Friday, January. 16. Share your expertise: The Faculty Development Office is seeking workshop presenters. If interested, submit … Continue reading

Elgin, Hays & Rio Grande students to test online advising app

Elgin, Hays, and Rio Grande Campus students are invited to test drive a new online advising application available only at their campuses. The application is part of a pilot program exploring ways to bring online … Continue reading

ACC expands smoke-free policy to tobacco, vapor products

The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees voted November 17 to expand the college’s smoke-free policy to also prohibit nicotine vapor products and devices (such as electronic cigarettes) and smokeless tobacco products. The policy … Continue reading

ACC hosts economics workshop at Round Rock Campus

Austin Community College is hosting an interactive economics workshop for high school teachers at ACC Round Rock Campus, 400 College Park Dr., Rm 3339, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, December 5. The workshop, led … Continue reading

Adjunct faculty invited to fall meeting, Nov. 21

ACC adjunct faculty are invited take part in an evening of learning and fun at the Adjunct Faculty Association’s fall general membership meeting, Friday, November 21, 5 -7 p.m. at the Highland Campus social staircase. … Continue reading

Love to learn? lynda.com now available to employees

ACC faculty and staff now have free access to the thousands of online tutorials offered through lynda.com. lynda.com offers beginner to advanced courses covering a variety of topics in business, technology, and creative skills. Courses … Continue reading

Celebrate the season at holiday party Dec. 5

Celebrate the holidays in the spirit of the roaring ’20s at this year’s employee holiday party Friday, December 5, at the DoubleTree Hotel (6505 IH-35 North). “A Holiday Affair at the 21 Club” will feature … Continue reading

ACC receives sustainability award, grants

ACC is one of six recipients of a Sustainability Award from Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The college was honored for its case study, “How to Start a Comprehensive Composting … Continue reading

ARMA fall Shred Day

ACC’s Records and Information Management reminds employees that ARMA Austin is offering free shredding of household documents at its annual fall Shred Day Saturday, November 15, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Balcones Shred … Continue reading

Use 2014 TexFlex Funds by Nov.15; file claims by Dec 31

Do you have any unused TexFlex account funds? Now is the time to use them. TexFlex Plan Year 2014 ended August 31. You have until Saturday, November 15 to use Plan Year 2014 funds and … Continue reading

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