Monthly Archives: March 2016

ACC hosts spring job fair and career exploration event

Austin Community College (ACC) invites ACC alumni, students, and other job seekers to a job fair and career exploration event Friday, April 15, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Highland Campus ACCelerator (6101 Airport Blvd.). … Continue reading

Faculty: Apply by 3/31 to attend summer seminar in Germany

The deadline for Austin Community College faculty to apply to attend the Global Citizenship Alliance seminar in Germany July 9-17 has been extended to Thursday, March 31. The seminar gives approximately 50 college and university … Continue reading

Fairway 5K draws more than 200

More than 200 Austin Community College students, employees, and friends joined RB the Riverbat at the second annual ACC Fairway 5K Cross Country Run & Walk March 6 at Riverside golf course. The event raised … Continue reading

Liquidation Channel bringing local jewelry to world audience

Austin American Statesman: Liquidation Channel bringing local jewelry to world audience

ACC partners with White House for Tech-Hire initiative

KXAN: ACC partners with White House for Tech-Hire initiative

Bond projects update: Highland moves forward; Leander groundbreaking; Elgin, Hays CMR selected

Austin Community College has completed conceptual plans for Phase II of ACC Highland and is moving forward with architectural programming and design. The ACC Highland Phase II steering committee met March 11 to begin discussing … Continue reading

ACC closes for spring break

The Austin Community College District closes Monday, March 14, through Sunday, March 20, for spring break. The college will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, March 21.

ACC and City of Austin join President Obama’s TechHire Initiative

KVUE: ACC and City of Austin join President Obama’s TechHire Initiative

ACC partners with White House for Tech-Hire initiative

KXAN: ACC partners with White House for Tech-Hire initiative

From the Provost: Pathways update; ATD conference

Earlier this month our Futures Institute members facilitated a series of open forums about ACC’s guided pathways implementation. I want to thank faculty and staff who shared their thoughts and concerns ― you’re a vital … Continue reading

HR Connection: TRS sessions for 2016 retirees, verifying TRS unreported service, and more

The following is provided by the Human Resources Office. Learn about retirement benefits at TRS sessions Employees who are considering retiring on or before January 31, 2017, are invited to attend information sessions hosted by the … Continue reading

Alumni share Riverbat pride at kickoff event

More than 200 Austin Community College alumni and friends gathered in February to officially launch ACC’s growing Alumni Network and online alumni community. President/CEO Dr. Richard Rhodes welcomed the group, which is open to ACC … Continue reading

La Casa Blanca nombra a ACC y a la Ciudad de Austin una comunidad ‘TechHire’

Austin Community College (ACC), en colaboración con la Ciudad de Austin, se une a la Iniciativa TechHire de la Casa Blanca, diseñada para formar y desarrollar una fuerza laboral capacitada para empleos en la tecnología … Continue reading

ACC hosts statewide photography conference

ACC’s Photographic Technology Department hosted high school students and teachers from around the state at the Association of Texas Photography Instructors (ATPI) Winter Conference in February. More than 450 students and instructors from 41 schools, … Continue reading

White House names ACC and City of Austin a ‘TechHire’ community

Austin Community College (ACC), in partnership with the City of Austin, joins the White House’s TechHire Initiative, designed to train and develop a home-grown information technology workforce. “Central Texas is and will continue to be … Continue reading

Faculty/staff training for new online registration system offered through April

Austin Community College faculty and staff can learn about the new online tool students will use to plan schedules and register for classes in March and April training sessions. ACC will begin transitioning from WebAdvisor … Continue reading

ACC mostrará producciones hechas por alumnos en SXSW

El Departamento de Radio-Televisión-Cine (RTF) de Austin Community College (ACC) invita a la comunidad a la proyección Sneak Peaks, una serie de películas estudiantiles de 11 a.m. a 12:30 p.m. el sábado, 12 de marzo, … Continue reading

ACC showcases student films at SXSW

Austin Community College’s (ACC) Radio-Television-Film (RTF) Department hosts Sneak Peeks, a community screening of student films from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, in the Marchesa Hall & Theatre (6226 Middle Fiskville … Continue reading

Congrats to February Bravo award recipients

ACC congratulates the February recipients of the Riverbats Bravo award. 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

Extreme close-up of female student with a slight smile sitting at a table. Her eyes are cast down. Her hair is pulled back. She is holding a mechanical pencil.

Northridge Assessment Center closed March 10-11; 21-22

The Assessment Center at Austin Community College’s Northridge Campus will be closed for renovations March 11 and March 12, and March 21 and March 22. Follow this link for alternative campus Assessment Center locations. Assessment … Continue reading

Attend preview of faculty-produced film ‘Frame Switch’ March 17

Several members of the Austin Community College community and some familiar campus locations will appear on the big screen this month in the faculty-produced thriller “Frame Switch.” The feature film, written and co-produced by Adjunct … Continue reading

ACC Foundation receives $10,000 donation for hospitality scholarships

The Austin Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) has donated $10,000 to the Austin Community College Foundation to support students in ACC’s hospitality programs. “The demand for hospitality professionals in Central Texas is growing rapidly. Continued … Continue reading

Learn about pathways plans at upcoming forums

Austin Community College faculty and staff are invited to learn about the college’s plans to redesign its programs and services based on “guided pathways” at open forums Friday, March 4, from 2 to 3 p.m. … Continue reading

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