Monthly Archives: February 2016

Library Tutorial

Library Services online tutorials gain more praise

Online tutorials created by Austin Community College’s Library Services team continue to earn accolades: The team has received the 2016 Community and Junior College Libraries Section EBSCO Community College Learning Resources award from the Association … Continue reading

ACC organiza eventos para ayudar a estudiantes aplicar para la ayuda financiera

Orientaciones disponibles en persona para familias que necesitan ayuda con los formularios de la ayuda financiera  Austin Community College (ACC) está organizando eventos a través de marzo para ayudar a los estudiantes a encontrar recursos … Continue reading

Students prepare for culinary battle in Round Rock

KEYE: Students prepare for culinary battle in Round Rock

FAFSA frenzy at Austin Community College

Fox 7: FAFSA frenzy at Austin Community College

ACC examines impact of Syrian disaster at new global issues series

Austin Community College professors will discuss the worldwide impact of recent international affairs in a new global issues speaker series this spring. The first presentation is Wednesday, March 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. at … Continue reading

ACC’s multicultural celebration honors Texas Independence Day

Austin Community College hosts Texas Independence Diversity Day on Wednesday, March 2, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Eastview Campus, Building 8000, Room 8500 (3401 Webberville Rd.). Students, faculty, and staff are invited to enjoy … Continue reading

State Department Announces Fulbright Top Producing Institutions

Imperial Valley News: State Department Announces Fulbright Top Producing Institutions

Library Tutorial

Austin Community College program wins ACRL CJCLS EBSCO Community College Learning Resources Award

American Library Association: Austin Community College program wins ACRL CJCLS EBSCO Community College Learning Resources Award

Teaching Excellence award recipients help students own their futures

Although they teach different subjects, a common theme emerges when talking with Austin Community College’s 2016 Teaching Excellence award recipients: empowerment. “Having control over language is having power, and a lot of my students need … Continue reading

Austin Community College Culinary Arts students

ACC Riverbats Café prepara delicias regionales

El restaurante dirigido por alumnos abre al público para el semestre de la primavera Los estudiantes de Austin Community College (ACC) en artes culinarias invitan a la comunidad a probar alimentos de varias regiones en … Continue reading

The fire danger hiding in household batteries

KXAN: The fire danger hiding in household batteries

Austin Community College Culinary Arts students

ACC Riverbats Café dishing up national cuisine

Austin Community College (ACC) Culinary Arts students invite you to sample cuisine from across the nation at the college’s student-run restaurant, Riverbats Café, open Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Eastview Campus, Building … Continue reading

ACC hosts Veterans Mental Health Fair and special documentary screening

Austin Community College’s (ACC) Veterans Advisory Committee invites the community to its first Veterans Mental Health Fair Wednesday, March 2, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Veterans Resource Center at ACC Highland (6001 … Continue reading

El director de ‘La cabeza de Joaquín Murrieta’ asistirá proyección de película

La División de Ciencias Sociales y del Comportamiento de Austin Community College invita a la comunidad a una proyección especial de la película “La cabeza de Joaquín Murrieta: El linchamiento, Leyendas y Amor en el … Continue reading

UT grad turns social media success into career

KVUE: UT grad turns social media success into career

ACC culinary students prepare for worldwide competition

Austin Community College culinary and pastry arts students are preparing to compete at the 12th annual That Takes the Cake Sugar Art Show and Competition Saturday through Sunday, February 27-28, at the Round Rock Sports … Continue reading

‘The Head of Joaquin Murrieta’ director to attend ACC screening

Austin Community College’s Social & Behavioral Sciences Divison invites the college and community to a special screening of the film “The Head of Joaquin Murrieta: Lynching, Legends & Love in the Wild West” followed by … Continue reading

Observe outer space at ACC’s Star Party from the Round Rock Campus

Austin Community College (ACC) invites the community to stargaze at its first star party of the semester Friday, February 19, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Round Rock Campus (4400 College Park Dr.). “This is … Continue reading

Bravo to January award recipients

Congratulations to the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for January. 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

ACC accepting applications for STEM scholarships

Scholarships are still available to Austin Community College students pursuing degrees or certificates in any of dozens of STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) fields. Eligible students must: Be enrolled in at least 9 credit hours. … Continue reading

ACC organiza la segunda corrida Fairway 5K para recaudar fondos para becas

Austin Community College invita a la comunidad a ponerse sus zapatos de correr para una buena causa, beneficiando a los estudiantes en la segunda edición anual de la corrida Fairway de 5k el domingo 6 de marzo, … Continue reading

ACC hosts second annual Fairway 5K benefiting student scholarships

Austin Community College invites the community to lace up their running shoes to help support ACC students at the second annual ACC Fairway 5K Cross Country Run & Walk on Sunday, March 6, from 7:30 to 10:30 … Continue reading

ACC celebrates launch of Alumni Network Feb. 24

Austin Community College celebrates its growing ACC Alumni Network and online alumni community at a kickoff event 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, February 24, at the Palm Door on Sixth (508 E. 6th Street, Austin). President/CEO Dr. … Continue reading

Biotech - Something Exciting is Starting Here

ACC unveils biotech incubator plans at virtual groundbreaking

Science industry representatives and community leaders joined Austin Community College as it unveiled plans for its Advanced Commercialization ACCelerator at a virtual groundbreaking February 4 in ACC Highland. Approximately 200 guests viewed architectural renderings of the facility … Continue reading

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

This regular feature recognizes activities and honors of ACC faculty and staff. To submit news or suggestions, see the contact information below. Sharing expertise Physics Professor Dr. John Cise presented “Using New York Times Articles … Continue reading

Inauguran laboratorios de biotecnología del Colegio Comunitario de Austin

Univision: Inauguran laboratorios de biotecnología del Colegio Comunitario de Austin

Work begins on advanced wet lab at Austin Community College campus

Austin Business Journal: Work begins on advanced wet lab at Austin Community College campus

ACC Breaks Ground With Biotech Incubator

Time Warner Cable News: ACC Breaks Ground With Biotech Incubator

HR Connection: Medicare information seminar; tuition reimbursement requests

ACC employees and retirees who are nearing age 65 and have questions about Medicare and how it works with their group insurance benefits are invited to a Medicare Preparation Seminar hosted by the Employees Retirement … Continue reading

Virginia Fraire

From the Student Services VP: Guided pathways, staff appointments, planning software updates

With the new semester off to a great start, I wanted to share some updates regarding guided pathways, staff appointments, ACC’s registration and degree planning systems, and spring hours of operation. Guided pathways Student Services … Continue reading

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