Monthly Archives: December 2014

Austin’s western council districts coming down to party

KXAN: Austin’s western council districts coming down to party

Majority of Texas Voters Chose 2014 Candidates Based on Political Party

KWBU: Â Majority of Texas Voters Chose 2014 Candidates Based on Political Party

What Changes In U.S-Cuba Relations Mean

KEYE: Â What changes in U.S.-Cuba relations mean

Gigi Edwards Bryant wins ACC Board race

Austin American Statesman: Gigi Edwards Bryant wins ACC Board race

Jump start your New Year’s resolutions: Enroll in 2015 wellness classes

No need to wait for the new year: Employees can sign up now for fitness classes offered at most ACC campuses beginning in January. Options include Zumba, yoga, cardio camp, and easy moves. View the … Continue reading

Calling all Riverbats: ACC looking for mascot candidates

Austin Community College is looking for students to fill the green and yellow high-tops of the beloved Riverbat mascot. Selected applicants will perform as the college’s official mascot at events beginning in the 2015 spring … Continue reading

Voters elect Bryant to Board of Trustees in runoff election

Gigi Edwards Bryant won Tuesday’s runoff election for Place 2 on the Austin Community College District Board of Trustees. Bryant, an ACC Foundation board member and member of the advisory council of the Texas Department … Continue reading

ACC offices close for winter break

Austin Community College offices close for winter break at 5 p.m. Monday, December 22. They will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, January 5. During winter break, current and former students can view the spring course … Continue reading

Hays CISD applying to start early college high school

Community Impact: Hays CISD applying to start early college high school

Gigi Edwards Bryant wins Austin Community College board election

Austin American Statesman: Gigi Edwards Bryant wins Austin Community College board election

ACC study examines gubernatorial race trends

An analysis from Austin Community College’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS) indicates that straight-ticket voting in the state’s 2014 gubernatorial election reached an all-time high. In the 46 counties that represent the … Continue reading

Congratulations graduating Riverbats

Austin Community College honored more than 1,600 fall and summer graduates at its fall commencement ceremony, December 11, in the Frank Erwin Center. The college’s commencement is a celebration for the entire ACC District— students, … Continue reading

Oldest WWII Vet: I'm Not A Hero

KEYE: Â Oldest WWII Vet: I’m Not A Hero

Nation's oldest vet, Richard Overton, gets honorary degree from ACC

Fox 7: Nation’s oldest vet, Richard Overton, gets honorary degree from ACC

ACC photography students showcase work Dec. 13

Advanced photography students at Austin Community College will host a reception and exhibition of their art during The Winter Reviews, Saturday, December 13, at Northridge Campus, Building 3000, Room 3118 (11928 Stonehollow Drive). At noon … Continue reading

ACC students and police collect 3,000 books for Travis County Sheriff’s Brown Santa Program

Austin Community College presented more than 3,000 children’s books to the Travis County Sheriff’s Office for its Brown Santa program Thursday, December 11, at the Highland Campus. Donations were collected through Silver Star Children’s Literacy, … Continue reading

ACC students donate books to Brown Santa program

KXAN: ACC students donate books to Brown Santa program

ACC to present WWII veteran with honorary diploma

KXAN: Â ACC to present WWII veteran with honorary diploma

Nation's oldest surviving WWII veteran to receive honor

Fox 7:Â Nation’s oldest surviving WWII veteran to receive honor

El salón de la semana: ACCelerator

Univision: El salón de la semana: ACCelerator

ACC 'tiny house' sells for $37,900

Round Rock Leader:Â ACC ‘tiny house’ sells for $37,900

ACC awards honorary degree to oldest WWII veteran, Richard Overton, at fall commencement

Austin Community College will recognize Army veteran Richard Overton with an honorary associate degree, the college’s highest distinction. Overton will join hundreds of ACC graduates during fall commencement 6 p.m. Thursday, December 11 at the … Continue reading

Congratulations to November Bravo award recipients

ACC congratulates the following recipients of the November Riverbats Bravo award. Nominated by their colleagues, Riverbats Bravo award recipients are eligible for the Riverbats Excellence award given each semester to one employee from each campus. … Continue reading

The 84th Texas Legislature and education: What you should know

State legislators convening in January will address several issues impacting Austin Community College and higher education in state. ACC closely follows developments at the Capitol and works with its legislative delegation to ensure the needs … Continue reading

Unlock your potential at Spring Development Day Jan. 16

Faculty and staff are invited to start the year with a day of learning and enrichment at ACC’s annual Spring Development Day Friday, January 16, from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the Highland Business … Continue reading

ACC's job board provides hundreds of employment opportunities

Austin Community College provides a variety of services to help students develop job search skills and locate employment. The college’s Career Services counselors work with area workforce centers and employers to identify job opportunities for … Continue reading

ACC's RTF Department showcases student videos in 'Establishing Shots'

ACC’s Radio-Television-Film Department invites the college and community to “Establishing Shots,” a special screening of current student digital film and video projects, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, December 12 at Northridge Campus lecture hall, Building … Continue reading

ACC otorga certificación honoraria a veterano más anciano de la Segunda Guerra Mundial

Austin Community College reconocerá al veterano del ejército Richard Overton con un asociado honorario, el honor más alto de la universidad, durante la ceremonia de graduación a las 6 p.m. el jueves, 11 de diciembre … Continue reading

Watch our progress: Planning begins on bond projects

One month after voters overwhelmingly passed a $386 million bond referendum, Austin Community College is planning the next steps for renovation and construction. “We recognize there are several critically needed projects, and we plan to … Continue reading

Inez Escamilla: Rompiendo un estereotipo como soldador femenina

Desde que era una jovencita, a Inez Escamilla le encantaba ensamblar piezas y hacer sus propias invenciones. La graduada de la preparatoria de Dripping Springs se dio cuenta de lo que querí­a ser después de … Continue reading

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