Monthly Archives: April 2015

ACC inicia construcción en Fase II de Highland

Se cierra centro comercial para crear Centro de Innovación para la Fuerza Laboral El centro comercial Highland se cerrará al público el 30 de abril 2015 para que el trabajo de pre-construcción y remodelación inicie … Continue reading

ACC students receive EPA award for innovative water disinfection project

Student-developed system uses solar power to disinfect household water A team of 26 Austin Community College (ACC) students was awarded honorable mention for their solar-powered water disinfection system at the National Sustainable Design Expo in … Continue reading

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ACC begins work on Highland Phase II

Mall closes to make way for region’s first Workforce Innovation Center On April 30 Highland Mall will close to the public, allowing Austin Community College (ACC) to begin pre-construction and abatement work that will transform … Continue reading

ACC’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies hosts fundraiser

 “Building Tomorrow’s Leaders” features keynote speaker Bill Blackstone The Austin Community College District’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS) will hold its 7th annual fundraiser luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, … Continue reading

ACC hosts first Take Back the Night rally

KLBJ: ACC hosts first Take Back the Night rally

ACC hosts ‘Take Back the Night’ rally for domestic violence

KVUE: ACC hosts ‘Take Back the Night’ rally for domestic violence

Love Letter to a Landmark: Highland Mall Closes its Doors For Good

KUT: Love Letter to a Landmark: Highland Mall Closes its Doors For Good

¡Adiós Highland Mall!

El Mundo: ¡Adiós Highland Mall!

Highland Mall’s days are numbered: Official closing date announced

Culture Map: Highland Mall’s days are numbered: Official closing date announced

Highland Mall closes for good Thursday night

KXAN: Highland Mall closes for good Thursday night

National education leaders deliver joint spring commencement speech

With more than three decades of service, husband and wife Drs. Walter and Aileen Bumphus have established unprecedented leadership in education. Their distinguished careers span a variety of roles including primary school and college administrator, … Continue reading

Jornada busca generar conciencia sobre violencia sexual y de pareja

¡Ahora Sí!: Jornada busca generar conciencia sobre violencia sexual y de pareja

ACC organiza simposio sobre la paz y el conflicto

Austin Community College llevará a cabo una presentación para dar a conocer las problemáticas globales y regionales que enfrentan los niños en el cuarto Simposio Anual de la Paz y Conflicto “El Derecho a la … Continue reading

ACC hosts Take Back the Night rally

KEYE: ACC hosts Take Back the Night rally

Earth Day part of sustainability for ACC

Elgin Courier: Earth Day part of sustainability for ACC

ACC hosts first-ever Take Back the Night rally

KXAN: ACC hosts first-ever Take Back the Night rally

ACC Luggage Drive Benefits Foster Care Alumni

Austin Community College’s seventh annual luggage drive is underway to benefit teenagers leaving the foster care system. When teenagers in foster care graduate from high school, they often leave their foster residences with their belongings … Continue reading

Help shape ACC’s future: Apply to Futures Institute by May 22

Austin Community College faculty and staff are invited to apply to participate in a new group that will examine ways to redesign college programs and services to better support students’ on-time completion. The ACC Futures … Continue reading

Take note: Online tuition payment system down Apr. 27

Austin Community College’s online tuition payment system will be down from midnight to 1 p.m. on Monday, April 27 for maintenance. Students may make payments in person at any campus Cashier Office. See Cashier Office … Continue reading

ACC lleva a cabo demostración y marcha en contra de la violencia sexual

Austin Community College (ACC) tendrá parte en su primera demostración y marcha conocida como “Take Back the Night” para crear conciencia sobre la violencia sexual y doméstica 11 a.m.-1 p.m. el martes 28 de abril … Continue reading

ACC hosts rally and march against sexual violence

College’s inaugural “Take Back the Night” event  11 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Tuesday, April 28| Highland Campus 6101 Airport Blvd. Austin Community College (ACC) will host its inaugural “Take Back the Night” march, rally, and vigil to raise … Continue reading

From the Editor— Highland Mall Central Austin, April 2015

Community Impact: From the Editor— Highland Mall Central Austin, April 2015

Highland Mall soon to be college campus

Community Impact: Highland Mall soon to be college campus

ACC hosts green and sustainable initiatives in honor of Earth Day

Districtwide programs generate more than $100,000 in clean energy Austin Community College (ACC) will commemorate Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22, with a week of events to increase environmental awareness and promote sustainability initiatives. “The … Continue reading

Special ACC hotline for college questions

KVUE: Special Austin Community College hotline

ACC rolls out 1-on-1 to help get students on their path

KXAN: ACC rolls out 1-on-1 to help get students on their path

Austin Community College hosts districtwide job fair

KXAN: Austin Community College hosts districtwide job fair

Echevarria-Cruz receives Fulbright award

Dr. Samuel Echevarria-Cruz, chair of Austin Community College’s Department of Sociology and Social Work, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach and perform research in Romania. Echevarria-Cruz will spend nine months teaching sociology, … Continue reading

ACC students recognized and awarded at statewide convention

The Austin Community College (ACC) student-run newspaper, Accent, received five awards at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA) 2015 convention last weekend in San Antonio. “It’s incredible to receive recognition like this from our peers,” … Continue reading

RenEarl Bowie shares law enforcement experience in the field and classroom

From his days patrolling Texas’ highways as a state trooper, to his current role in charge of the Regulatory Services Division at the Texas Department of Public Safety, Assistant Director RenEarl Bowie has covered a … Continue reading

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