Monthly Archives: November 2015

ACC completes purchase of southeast Travis County land

Austin Community College has completed its previously contracted purchase of approximately 124 acres of land in southeast Travis County. The college plans to use the site for a future career-technical training center that will provide … Continue reading

Riverside Library closed until Jan. 19; “pop up” location offers services

The library, media center, and computer center at Austin Community College’s Riverside Campus are closed the remainder of the fall semester for flood damage repairs. Some library services are available in Riverside Room 1114 (just … Continue reading

Explore digital storytelling at Creative Classroom workshop Dec. 4

ACC faculty can learn creative ways to incorporate technology and digital media in their teaching at the third and final session of the workshop series “The Creative Classroom.” “Creating a More Dynamic Classroom Using Digital … Continue reading

Alumnos de ACC recaudan 7 mil libros para los niños del área

Austin Community College presentará más de 7.000 libros para niños a la Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Travis los cuales son para el beneficio del programa Brown Santa a las 10 a.m. el jueves, … Continue reading

ACC students collect 7,000 books for children

Holiday book drive benefits Travis County Sheriff’s Brown Santa Program Austin Community College will present more than 7,000 children’s books to the Travis County Sheriff’s Office for its Brown Santa program at 10 a.m. Thursday, … Continue reading

Destination: ACC Saturday gets students enrolled for spring

The Austin Community College District (ACC) is hosting an open house for students who want to sign up for spring classes but haven’t started or haven’t finished the process. Destination: ACC Saturday will be held … Continue reading

ACC CAD students take home Best-in-Show award

There’s nothing traditional about the doghouses at Austin’s annual BARKITECTURE. From modern and sleek to rustic, the design show and silent auction/fund-raiser features one-of-a-kind designer doghouses created by some of Austin’s best and brightest architects, … Continue reading

VetSuccess on Campus eases military-to-college transition

When former U.S. Army Sgt. Danielle Orbach came to Austin Community College in fall 2014 she already had some college knowledge―she had taken college classes before enlisting―along with solid information technology skills gained in the … Continue reading

Round Rock ISD early college high school application moves forward

Austin American Statesman: Round Rock ISD early college high school application moves forward

ACC students take learning to the next level

Fox: ACC students take learning to the next level

ACC choir presents holiday concert

7:30 p.m.  Friday, December 4 | First Presbyterian Church of Austin, 8001 Mesa Drive Experience the sounds of the holiday as the award-winning ACC Choir presents its annual Winter Concert Friday, December 4, at 7:30 … Continue reading

Destination: ACC Sábado ayuda a estudiantes con las inscripciones de la primavera

El Distrito de Austin Community College (ACC) llevará a cabo un evento de asistencia personalizada para los estudiantes que deseen inscribirse para las clases de la primavera, pero quizás no han comenzado o terminado el … Continue reading

ACC organiza conferencia para ayudar a estudiantes con discapacidades registrarse para la universidad

Austin Community College organiza una conferencia de todo el día para los futuros estudiantes con discapacidades intelectuales y de desarrollo que estén interesados ​​en asistir a la universidad. El evento es patrocinado por el programa … Continue reading

ACC goes purple to celebrate mascot’s five-year milestone

The Austin Community College District (ACC) invites the community to wear their Riverbats gear or go purple and join the college in celebration of the fifth birthday of the Riverbat, ACC’s official mascot, from 10 … Continue reading

Bravo to October award recipients

Congratulations to the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for October. 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

Virginia Fraire

From the Student Services VP: New structures, processes support long-term plans

Beginning this month, Vice President of Student Services Dr. Virginia Fraire shares information and updates about this vital college area. It’s been almost nine months since I became ACC’s vice president of student services, and … Continue reading

ACC está recaudando libros para niños para Programa Brown Santa

Done libros nuevos y usados en cualquier campus de ACC; donaciones monetarias son aceptadas en línea Austin Community College (ACC) está recibiendo donaciones para su recaudación anual “I Can Read!” para el beneficio del Programa … Continue reading

ACC collecting children’s books for Brown Santa Program

Austin Community College (ACC) is collecting donations for its annual “I Can Read!” children’s book drive benefiting the Travis County Sheriff’s Office’s Brown Santa program. “We can help unlock curiosity and creativity for children across … Continue reading

Celebrate RB and ACC on Riverbat Day Nov. 18

RB the Riverbat is turning 5 and Austin Community College wants students, faculty, and staff to help its beloved mascot celebrate! Wednesday, November 18 is Riverbat Day! On Wednesday, November 18, RB will kick off … Continue reading

ACC looks at demographic, employment trends at planning retreat

Offering programs that embrace new technology and promote entrepreneurship will help Austin Community College become a flagship for training workers for in-demand jobs over the next decade, according to area experts speaking at the college’s … Continue reading

Profesora exitosa y receptora de la beca prestigiosa Rhodes visita ACC

Con gran entusiasmo el Austin Community College anuncia la visita de Catherine J.K. Sandoval, profesora de leyes de Santa Clara University School of Law. Sandoval se dirigirá al primer grupo de Puente Project de ACC, una … Continue reading

HR Connection: ERS retiree enrollment fair; employee discounts, and more

The following is provided by the Human Resources Department:   ERS retiree enrollment fair Representatives from the Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) and its retiree health plan partners will be at ACC Tuesday, November … Continue reading

Destination College: ACC extends programs, services for DTC70

More than 9,100 area school seniors will head to college next fall if Austin Community College and its community partners succeed in an ambitious plan to get 70 percent of the class of 2016 to … Continue reading

ACC Study: voter turnout increases in 2014

An analysis from Austin Community College’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS) reveals voter turnout in the 2014 Austin City Council elections increased dramatically and produced an Austin City Council that is more … Continue reading

ACC conference to help students with disabilities enroll in college

Austin Community College will host an all-day conference for prospective students with intellectual and developmental disabilities who are interested in attending college. Sponsored by the college’s Skills, Training and Education for Personal Success (STEPS) Program, … Continue reading

ACC organiza feria de trabajo para interesados en profesiones de la salud

La División de Educación Continua de Austin Community College llevará a cabo una feria de trabajo para personas interesadas en profesiones de la salud de 9 a.m. a mediodía el lunes, 9 de noviembre en … Continue reading

ACC hosts healthcare professions job fair

Austin Community College’s Continuing Education Division will host a job fair for those interested in healthcare professions from 9 a.m. to noon Monday, November 9, at Highland Business Center (5930 Middle Fiskville Rd.). Future, current, … Continue reading

Building Learning Spaces in Unexpected Places

Campus Technology: Building Learning Spaces in Unexpected Places

Firms selected to help lead two ACC projects

Community Impact: Firms selected to help lead two ACC projects

Celebrate the season at Dec. 11 holiday party

Buy tickets now: Tickets are $10 each (limit two per employee) and may be purchased online only through ACC MarketPlace. Share some holiday spirit with friends and colleagues at this year’s employee holiday party Friday, … Continue reading

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