Monthly Archives: October 2015

ACC closed for the day

Austin Community College (ACC) campuses and centers are closed Friday, October 30, due to severe weather. Classes and activities are canceled. For those already on campus, stay inside the building until safe to travel. All others should … Continue reading

ACC organiza celebración anual del Día de los Veteranos

El Distrito de Austin Community College (ACC) invita a los veteranos, sus familias y la comunidad al evento “We’ve got your six,” una celebración para el Día de los Veteranos, el miércoles 11 de noviembre, … Continue reading

ACC Golf Scramble postponed due to heavy rain

ACC’s 10th annual Golf Scramble, scheduled for Friday, October 30, at the Riverside Campus golf course, is postponed until Friday, November 13, due to heavy rain. Co-sponsored by SpawGlass, the Golf Scramble benefits ACC’s Student … Continue reading

National Science Foundation awards Austin Community College $2.9 million

The University Star: National Science Foundation awards Austin Community College $2.9 million

ACC hosts annual Veterans Day commemoration

The Austin Community College District (ACC) invites veterans, their families, and the community to “We’ve got your six,” a Veterans Day celebration, on Wednesday, November 11, at the ACC Veterans Resource Center at Highland (6101 … Continue reading

Graduado de ACC oriundo de Coahuila, México lanza su carrera en campos petrolíferos del Oeste de Texas

La industria del petróleo en el Oeste de Texas enfloreció después del milenio así como la carrera de Sergio Chávez en esa área, graduado de Austin Community College. Como técnico electrónico, Chávez aplica sus conocimientos … Continue reading

ACC to announce $1.7M grant today

San Marcos Daily Record: ACC to announce $1.7M grant today

ACC, TWC team to train San Marcos workers

Community Impact: ACC, TWC team to train San Marcos workers

ACC awarded $1.7M grant to train pipe fabrication workforce

The Austin Community College District (ACC) will provide specialized job training for EPIC Piping Inc. through a $1.7 million Skills Development Fund grant awarded by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).  The training will help hundreds … Continue reading

ACC recibe $ 1.7M para capacitar la mano de obra en la fabricación de tuberías

El Distrito de Austin Community College (ACC) proporcionará capacitación laboral especializada para EPIC Piping Inc. a través de un donativo del Skills Development Fund de $ 1,7 millones otorgado por la Comisión de la Fuerza … Continue reading

ACC’s TABPHE chapter hosts Faculty Institute

The Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education (TABPHE) at Austin Community College will host the Fall Faculty Institute: “Creating Platforms for Persistence Beyond the Classroom” from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October … Continue reading

ACC accepting applications for free college prep program

Enrollment is under way for Austin Community College’s Transitions Program, a free college preparation course for adults. Applications are due by Monday, December 14. The free program helps high school graduates and GED earners get … Continue reading

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September Bravo recipients model excellence

Congratulations to the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for September. 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

How Leaders Can Create a Space for Student Success

AACC 21st Century Center: How Leaders Can Create a Space for Student Success

ACC’s welding technology hosts information session

Austin Community College’s (ACC) welding technology department will host an information session for those interested in a career or advancement opportunities from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 28, at Riverside Campus, Room 8100, … Continue reading

ACC’s new sustainable agriculture program meets industry demands

Austin Community College’s new Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship Program is launching additional courses in spring to teach aspiring and small-scale farmers needed skills to grow sustainable crops and bring them to market. “There is a growing need in … Continue reading

Nuevo programa de agricultura sustentable de ACC cumple con las demandas de la industria

Entrenamiento con expertos para la planificación y el desarrollo de un negocio agrícola viable El nuevo programa de Empresariado de Agricultura Sustentable de Austin Community College ha agregado cursos adicionales en la primavera para ofrecerles … Continue reading

ACC Highland Campus achieves LEED Gold certification

The U.S. Green Building Council awarded Austin Community College’s Highland Campus LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification for sustainable design and construction. It is the first ACC campus built to gold standards … Continue reading

ACC 1-a-1 expande sus servicios para la matriculación de la primavera

La iniciativa popular de Austin Community College (ACC) denominada ACC 1-a-1 está expandiendo sus servicios por teléfono, correo electrónico y en persona para ofrecerle mejor asistencia a los futuros, actuales y anteriores estudiantes, para así … Continue reading

Carreras Técnicas: Autopista Vocacional en la Informática

por Hector Aguayo El regresar a la escuela no significa que uno tiene que estudiar por cuatro años, también existen otras opciones que toman menos tiempo. Una de estas es el programa Career Expressway (Autopista … Continue reading

ACC 1-on-1 expands services for spring registration

Austin Community College’s (ACC) popular 1-on-1 program is expanding its services by phone, e-mail, and in-person to give prospective, current, and former students personalized assistance and answer their questions about college ahead of spring registration. … Continue reading

ACC se une a la campaña nacional de prevención de drogas denominada la Semana del Listón Rojo

Austin Community College (ACC) se unirá a las universidades en todo el país para crear conciencia sobre la prevención del abuso de drogas y alcohol durante la Semana del Listón Rojo el 26 al 30 … Continue reading

ACC joins national Red Ribbon Week drug prevention campaign

Austin Community College (ACC) will join colleges and universities nationwide to raise awareness of drug and alcohol abuse prevention during Red Ribbon Week October 26-30. “Substance abuse by college students is a major issue across the … Continue reading

Join the fun at student vs. staff kickball game Oct. 14

Austin Community College students will square off with faculty and staff at the annual Students vs. Staff Kickball game 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 14, at Krieg Softball Complex (515 S. Pleasant Valley Rd., Austin). The … Continue reading

Gaining momentum: Fall enrollment surpasses 41,000

ACC’s enrollment continues to grow at its newest campuses and is gaining momentum across the district. Uncertified fall semester enrollment on the 12th day of classes (the official attendance reporting date) was 41,574, up from … Continue reading

Highland Campus obtiene certificación LEED Oro

El Campus Highland de Austin Community College obtuvo la certificación LEED Nivel Oro (Liderazgo en Energía y Diseño Ambiental). Es el primer campus de ACC construido con los estándares LEED Oro. “La certificación LEED es … Continue reading

Bond projects update: Planning, project team selection continues

Austin Community College’s Bond Program Steering Committee have met throughout September and October to discuss projects impacting multiple campuses and weigh options for accommodating programs (such as dance and art) that will need temporary specialty … Continue reading

Highland Campus earns LEED Gold

Austin Community College’s Highland Campus has earned Gold level LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certification. It is the first ACC campus built to LEED gold standards. “LEED certification is an internationally known recognition … Continue reading

HR Connection: Retirement planning workshops; ERS record verification; employee discounts

The following is provided by the Human Resources Department. Retirement planning workshops offered Oct. 20-22 It’s never too early or too late to start saving for the future. The Human Resources Department is hosting information … Continue reading

Employee workshops offered for Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 26-30

Austin Community College will join organizations around the country to raise awareness about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse during Red Ribbon Week October 26 – 30. The week’s activities include an employee workshop … Continue reading

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