Monthly Archives: June 2015

ACC 2015-16 catalog available online

The Austin Community College 2015-2016 catalog is available online to view or download at austincc.edu/catalog. In addition to course descriptions, the catalog includes critical academic and general regulations, degree plans, and credit information. Portions are … Continue reading

ACC Highland project wins local, state, and national awards

Austin Community College’s Highland Campus continues to receive local, state, and national recognition with three new awards presented in recent weeks. The Austin Business Journal awarded Highland Campus with the Commercial Real Estate Overall Best … Continue reading

ACC adapts, expands high school outreach programs

Austin Community College is adapting and expanding high school outreach programs to complement the efforts of its school district partners and to support a growing number of dual-credit students. “Over the past few years, high … Continue reading

Reshaping the Educational Environment for Tomorrow’s Workforce

Educause Review: Reshaping the Educational Environment for Tomorrow’s Workforce

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Student success course: Update on faculty training

Instructor training sessions for Austin Community College’s student success course are full. One hundred and twenty five people have signed up to attend the training required to become success course faculty. The training provides the information … Continue reading

ACC, Hays CISD breathe life into first-responder workforce training

Community Impact: ACC, Hays CISD breathe life into first-responder workforce training

ACC opens College Destination Center

Austin Community College is piloting a new resource center this summer to provide one-stop shopping for students who want to learn about going to college. The College Destination Center @ACC, now open at the Highland … Continue reading

Estudiantes de ACC pueden aplicar para programa de exploración de la NASA

Estudiantes de Austin Community College interesados ​​en una oportunidad única para interactuar con los científicos y los ingenieros de la NASA pueden aplicar ahora para el programa NASA’s National Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS). … Continue reading

ACC students may apply now for NASA space exploration program

Austin Community College students interested in a unique opportunity to interact with NASA scientists and engineers may apply now for NASA’s National Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS). The program is open to part-time and … Continue reading

ACC inicia semana de preparación para emergencias

Austin Community College District (ACC) está preparando sus planteles en caso de una emergencia con una serie de ejercicios empezando el lunes, 15 de junio hasta el viernes, 19 de junio. ACC lleva a cabo … Continue reading

ACC lanza nuevos programas para satisfacer demanda de empleadores

Nuevos títulos y certificados inician este otoño; la inscripción está disponible Austin Community College (ACC) está ampliando sus programas de títulos y certificados en el otoño para satisfacer las demandas de empleadores en el Centro … Continue reading

Emergency Preparedness Week: Info for faculty & staff

Austin Community College designates the third week of each semester as Emergency Preparedness Week to test emergency systems and inform the campus community what they should do if an emergency or disaster occurs on campus. … Continue reading

Emergency Preparedness Week begins June 15

Austin Community College designates the third week of each semester as Emergency Preparedness Week to test emergency systems and inform the campus community what they should do if an emergency or disaster occurs on campus. … Continue reading

ACC launches new programs to meet industry demands

New degree and certificates begin this fall; open registration happening now Austin Community College (ACC) is expanding its degree and certificate programs in fall to meet regional workforce demands in rapidly growing industries such as … Continue reading

ACC hosts information sessions for veterans program

Fox 7: ACC hosts information sessions for veterans program

Nanoelectronics: Fastest growing industry

KVUE: Nanoelectronics: Fastest growing industry

Campus Technology announces 2015 Innovators Award honorees

Houston Chronicle: Campus Technology announces 2015 Innovators Award honorees

Austin Community College Offers Hip Hop Music Production Class

Time Warner Cable News: Austin Community College Offers Hip Hop Music Production Class

AISD students leave high school with ACC degrees

Fox 7: AISD students leave high school with ACC degrees

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May Riverbats Bravo recipients model excellence

Congratulations to the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for May. 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

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 first AustinED Summit Thursday, June 11, at Riverside Campus. The daylong summit, “Sharing the Learning Journey,” … Continue reading

Earning A’s: Faculty and staff activities, accomplishments, & accolades

This regular feature recognizes the activities and honors received by ACC faculty and staff. To submit news or suggestions, see the contact information below. Outstanding police administrator District Police Chief C. Lynn Dixon received the … Continue reading

Programa de ACC conectará a mujeres de 50 años y más con empleadores

Austin Community College fue galardonado con un subsidio de $300,000 de la Fundación AARP para implementar la iniciativa de TRABAJO PARA MAYORES DE 50: Es la Iniciativa para la Estabilidad Económica de las Mujeres, un … Continue reading

ACC hosts information session for free veterans training program

Austin Community College (ACC) will host two information sessions about the college’s Veterans Training Program from noon to 1 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, June 12, at the ACC Highland Campus, … Continue reading

HR Connection: YOUFair, Benefits enrollment, new online benefits statement, and more

The following is provided by the Human Resources Department: Attend YOUFair June 10 The Staff Development and Evaluations Office invites faculty and staff to enjoy a day devoted to personal enrichment at the first annual … Continue reading

ACC’s police chief receives statewide award

Austin Community College District Police Chief C. Lynn Dixon was honored with the 2015 Bill G. Daniels Outstanding Administrator Award from the Texas Association of College and University Police Administrators (TACUPA). The statewide group of … Continue reading

From the Provost: ‘Makerspaces,’ success stories, Opportunity Youth Collaborative

  Teaching “Design thinking” and envisioning “Makerspaces” for Highland Campus Last month, I joined a group of administrators and faculty in a tour of the IBM Design Studio in Austin to explore ideas for the … Continue reading

From the president: Outcomes of the 84th Legislature

You likely are aware that our Texas lawmakers just wrapped up the 84th legislative session. As we have done in previous sessions, ACC advocated for a number of issues on behalf of students, employees, and … Continue reading

Board Briefs: Highland, Leander Campus actions

At its June 1 regular session, the Austin Community College District Board of Trustees discussed matters relating to the college’s Highland and Leander campuses. A few items are summarized below. Find meeting agendas and minutes … Continue reading

ACC Highland street names pay tribute to college’s past

The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees has approved street names for the Highland development. The names pay tribute to the college’s heritage and individuals who guided its growth. Names were submitted by the … Continue reading

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