Monthly Archives: January 2015

ACC Board of Trustees moves meeting time to 5 p.m.

The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees will begin regular meetings at 5 p.m. instead of 6 p.m. beginning Monday, February 2. Meetings are at ACC Highland Business Center, Room 201 (5930 Middle Fiskville … Continue reading

ACC congratulates 2015 teaching, leadership award recipients

Austin Community College congratulates the recipients of the following annual awards recognizing excellence in teaching and leadership. “Each year we’re proud to honor these individuals for their outstanding contributions to the entire ACC community,” says … Continue reading

Meet ACC’s new alumni director: MaryAnn Cicala

Austin Community College has hired MaryAnn Cicala as its new full-time director of alumni. Cicala will develop and lead initiatives to connect with and support ACC’s vast international alumni network, while helping the college benefit … Continue reading

ACC fall commencement address earns national recognition

Austin Community College’s fall graduation guest speaker Victor Hwang, a venture capitalist and entrepreneur, has been recognized by a national website for his inspiring commencement address.   Graduationwidsdom.com is an archive of the best commencement … Continue reading

Run/walk “fore” student scholarships at Fairway 5K March 1

Grab your friends and head to Riverside Golf Course Sunday, March 1, to have fun and raise money for student scholarships at the inaugural ACC Fairway 5K Cross Country Run & Walk. “ACC’s first Fairway … Continue reading

Kudos to Riverbats Excellence recipients

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

HR Connection: Employee Discounts, TexFlex, retirees, and more

Save money with the ACC Advantage Discount Program ACC has partnered with Beneplace to offer the ACC Advantage Discount Program, an exclusive website offering employees discounts on products and services from local and national retailers. … Continue reading

ACC event honors African American History Month

Austin Community College recognizes African American History Month with the 15th annual Gospel Extravaganza, featuring local and national award-winning gospel artists from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, February 7, ACC Eastview Campus, Rm 8500 (3401 … Continue reading

Following State of the Union, the Price of Higher Ed in Austin

KLRU: Following State of the Union, the Price of Higher Ed in Austin

Robotics Team Gets Practice Arena

Time Warner Cable News: Robotics Team Gets Practice Arena

ACC expands program that gives students head start on college

KXAN: ACC expands program that gives students head start on college

ACC math program enrollment rise

KXAN: ACC math program enrollment rise

Apartments, wet lab space next up for Highland Mall redevelopment

Austin Business Journal: Apartments, wet lab space next up for Highland Mall redevelopment

ACC Automotive Technology opportunities

KVUE: ACC Automotive Technology opportunities

Student tax credit info: Learn how to receive your 1098-T faster

Based on your eligibility, you may qualify for an educational tax credit on your federal income tax return this year. Retrieve your 1098-T form to find out. ACC will mail the Form 1098-T to your … Continue reading

High Schoolers to Earn Associate Degree from ACC

KLRU: High Schoolers to Earn Associate Degree from ACC

Bill to remove cap on college courses for high school students

Time Warner Cable News: Bill to remove cap on college courses for high school students

Draft Texas House budget calls for cuts to community college funding

KUT: Draft Texas House budget calls for cuts to community college funding

Los miembros electos de la Mesa Directiva de ACC ocupan sus puestos oficialmente y nombran a nuevos funcionarios

La Mesa Directiva de Austin Community College celebró su primera reunión con los tres miembros electos recientemente ocurrida el martes, 20 de enero. El senador estatal Kirk Watson tuvo el honor de realizarle el juramento … Continue reading

ACC board sets parameters for bond oversight advisory committee

Community Impact: ACC board sets parameters for bond oversight advisory committee

ACC hosts transfer events for students

Partnering universities will visit ACC campuses to provide next-step options Austin Community College students looking to transfer to a 4-year university will have several opportunities this spring semester to discuss the transfer process, admission requirements, … Continue reading

ACC Board seats newly elected trustees and appoints officers

The Austin Community College Board of Trustees held its first meeting with three newly elected trustees Tuesday, January 20. State Sen. Kirk Watson held the honor of swearing in Gigi Edwards Bryant, who was elected … Continue reading

ACC closes for MLK Day, semester starts Tuesday

Austin Community College will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 19. All offices will reopen Tuesday, January 20. The spring semester begins Tuesday, with first day of classes … Continue reading

ACC community invited to MLK, Jr. march & festival

ACC faculty, staff, and students are invited to participate in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Community March & Festival Monday, January 19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Austin Area … Continue reading

Estudiantes de ACC aún tienen tiempo para registrarse para la primavera

El periodo de matriculación se extendió hasta el Lunes Austin Community College ha extendido el periodo de matriculación hasta el lunes 19 de enero para darles a los estudiantes más tiempo para inscribirse a sus … Continue reading

Spring registration deadline extended; Sign up for classes through Jan. 19

Austin Community College has extended open registration through midnight Monday, January 19, to allow students to enroll in spring semester classes. The semester begins Tuesday, January 20 with the start of 16-week and first short … Continue reading

Nuevo curso el ACCelerator de ACC atrae a muchos alumnos

La matriculación incrementa casi 43 por ciento La inscripción para el semestre de la primavera está por terminar para la clase de desarrollo matemático de Austin Community College ofrecida en el nuevo ACCelerator en el … Continue reading

ACC goes tobacco-free

Hays Free Press: ACC goes tobacco-free

Celebrate Community College Day Feb. 3; students invited to join delegation

Austin Community College students will get an in-depth view of the legislative process and advocate on behalf of issues critical to higher education at Community College Day at the Texas Capitol, Tuesday, February 3. Sponsored … Continue reading

La Consideración de Acción Diferida: Una esperanza para los estudiantes indocumentados

Para Maria Piña, cuyo nombre se ha cambiado para proteger su identidad, el sueño de caminar a recibir su diploma de graduación está cada vez más cerca. A los 13 años llegó con su familia … Continue reading

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