Monthly Archives: May 2015

ACC board sorts through bond construction projects

Community Impact: ACC board sorts through bond construction projects

ACC Hosts Juneteenth Celebration at Eastview Campus

Updated with event location change. Austin Community College will celebrate Juneteenth in East Austin—where the city’s grassroots civil rights movements began—with the annual Sounds of Freedom festival. The event is free from 10 a.m. to … Continue reading

ACC coordina recursos para víctimas de inundaciones en el Centro de Texas

Latas de alimentos aceptadas en cada plantel Austin Community College District está participando en los esfuerzos de ayuda para víctimas de las inundaciones del Centro de Texas que ocurrió el fin de semana del Memorial … Continue reading

ACC coordinating resources for Central Texas flood victims

Canned good donations will be accepted at every campus The Austin Community College District is assisting relief efforts for victims of the Central Texas flooding that occurred Memorial Day weekend. “It is difficult to watch … Continue reading

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Student success course requirement: Info for faculty & staff

Austin Community College is phasing in a new course requirement for students who come to ACC with limited college experience. The student success course, to be taken in the student’s first semester, launches this fall … Continue reading

ACC will close in observance of Memorial Day

Austin Community College will close in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 25. All offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 26.

AA+ Bond rating affirms ACC’s fiscal strength

College prepares to sell $175 million in general obligation bonds approved by voters last November The Austin Community College District (ACC) continues to show fiscal strength according to recent bond ratings released by Fitch, Standard … Continue reading

Tackle new tech tools at Software Day June 12

Looking to sharpen your computer skills? Plan to attend Austin Community College’s Software Day Friday, June 12, at Highland Business Center. Faculty and staff can learn about several popular programs and applications. Sessions include: Have … Continue reading

Congratulations spring graduates!

Austin Community College honored hundreds of graduates at its spring commencement ceremony May 14 in the Frank Erwin Center. “Let this be a starting point for greater things,” said Daniel Chitty, ACC graduate and Presidential … Continue reading

ACC honors first graduates of early college high school

Thirteen high school seniors awarded associate degree at college’s spring commencement The Austin Community College District (ACC) honored 13 students from its first early college high school cohort during spring commencement Thursday, May 14, at … Continue reading

Austin seniors graduating college before high school

KXAN: Austin seniors graduating college before high school

Austin students graduate high school with 2 years of college credit

Austin American Statesman: Austin students graduate high school with 2 years of college credit

ACC implementa programa nacional Puente Project para el éxito de alumnos

Austin Community College se prepara para lanzar el programa reconocido Puente Project con orígenes en la Universidad de California Berkeley durante el otoño 2015, para ayudar a estudiantes principalmente hispanos lograr el éxito universitario. En … Continue reading

Celebrate our grads May 14; faculty/staff shuttle offered

Austin Community College will celebrate its spring graduates at commencement at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 14, at the Frank Erwin Center (1701 Red River St.). A faculty and staff shuttle to the event will depart … Continue reading

ACC reconoce graduados en la ceremonia de la primavera

6 p.m., Jueves, 14 de Mayo | Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River St. Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrará sus graduados de la primavera durante una ceremonia a las 6 p.m., jueves, 14 de mayo en … Continue reading

Hays CISD gearing for 2016 opening of early college high school

Community Impact: Hays CISD gearing for 2016 opening of early college high school

ACC honors graduates at spring commencement

Ceremony includes college’s first early college high school graduates The Austin Community College District (ACC) will celebrate its spring graduates during commencement at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 14, at the Frank Erwin Center (1701 Red … Continue reading

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Bravo to April award recipients

Congratulations to the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for April. Nominated by their colleagues, Riverbats Bravo award recipients are eligible for the Riverbats Excellence award given each semester to one employee from each campus. Visit … Continue reading

Board of Trustees briefs

The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees held its regular session on Monday, March 4, at Highland Business Center. Following is a summary of some of the items discussed. To view meeting agendas and … Continue reading

Todaro elected American Library Association president

Austin Community College Dean of Library Services Dr. Julie Todaro has been elected president of the American Library Association (ALA). Todaro is the first community college librarian to become the chief elected officer of the … Continue reading

From the Provost: Dept. of Education visit; Futures Institute

Department of Education review Representatives from the U.S. Department of Education visited ACC April 27-May 1 to review the college’s compliance with programs relating to Title IV of the Higher Education Act (financial aid), the … Continue reading

Visiting scholar shares expertise with faculty

 Austin Community College’s Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning (FCTL) in April hosted visiting scholar Dr. James Rhem. A nationally recognized expert on teaching and learning, Rhem is the editor of the National Teaching & … Continue reading

Student at Commencement

Honor society international president among graduates at spring commencement

Ten years ago Daniel Chitty couldn’t see college in his future. “I was struggling to find a place where I fit in; I thought I was destined for a below-average life,” says Chitty. “I tried … Continue reading

HR Connection: PEP, Supervisor Certificate, retirees, and more

The following is provided by the HR Department 2015 Performance Excellence Program system available May 11 The Performance Excellence Program (PEP) process applies to all classified, professional-technical, and administrator employees. These employee evaluations provide an … Continue reading

ACC creates more early college high school partnerships

KEYE: ACC creates more early college high school partnerships

ACC expands its early college high school program into two new ISDs

KUT: ACC expands its early college high school program into two new ISDs

Jobs in demand: game development

KVUE: Jobs in demand: game development

ACC Leadership Academy applications due June 12

Faculty or staff interested in applying for the 2015-2016 class of the ACC Leadership Academy must submit applications by Friday, June 12. The ACC Leadership Academy is a leadership development program for full-time faculty and … Continue reading

Explore the learning journey at inaugural AustinED Summit

Faculty and staff are invited to explore ways to better prepare students for higher education at Austin Community College’s inaugural AustinED Summit Thursday, June 11, at Riverside Campus. The daylong summit, “Sharing the Learning Journey,” … Continue reading

ACC expands ‘Early College High School’ program

KVUE: ACC expands ‘Early College High School’ program

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