Monthly Archives: April 2016

ACC’s political studies center hosts fund-raising luncheon

Texas comptroller keynote speaker for annual event  The Austin Community College’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS) will hold its eighth annual fund-raising luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, May 9, at … Continue reading

Destination ACC: Sábado ofrece ayuda 1-a-1 con la inscripción

Austin Community College (ACC) está organizando una serie de eventos de puertas abiertas para los estudiantes que desean inscribirse a clases de verano o del otoño, pero no han iniciado o terminado el proceso. Destination: … Continue reading

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March Bravo recipients model excellence

ACC congratulates the March 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

Destination ACC: Saturday offers 1-on-1 enrollment help

Austin Community College (ACC) is hosting a series of open house events for students who want to sign up for summer or fall classes but haven’t started or haven’t finished the process. Destination: ACC Saturday will … Continue reading

ACC STEM students selected to visit NASA in May

Five Austin Community College students will travel to NASA’s Johnson Space Center to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS). The science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) students are among 216 community … Continue reading

ACC choir presents spring concert

The award-winning Austin Community College Choir presents its spring concert series ‘Celebrate America’ at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30, at First Presbyterian Church of Austin (8001 Mesa Drive). “This is … Continue reading

ACC examines India and the impact of globalization

Austin Community College will present a discussion of the worldwide impact of globalization during the final segment of the college’s spring global issues speaker series. The presentation is Wednesday, April 27, from 5 to 7 … Continue reading

Groundbreaking celebrates new San Gabriel Campus

With heartfelt, spirited, and inspiring tributes from college and community leaders, Austin Community College celebrated the groundbreaking of its new San Gabriel Campus in Leander April 21. Heavy rains ― right up until the morning … Continue reading

Donate to luggage drive for foster care alumni by May 6

It’s time for Austin Community College’s annual luggage drive benefiting students transitioning from foster care. Faculty, staff, and students are invited to donate luggage for teens who are graduating from high school and leaving foster … Continue reading

ACC partners with Adobe to provide students free software access

The Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Business, Government, and Technical Communications Department is partnering with Adobe Systems Inc. to provide students free access to industry-leading tools. The Adobe Technical Communication Suite, which includes FrameMaker and … Continue reading

ACC Choir recognized by City of Austin

The City of Austin will recognize the Austin Community College District (ACC) choir with a proclamation declaring April 21, 2016, as ACC Choir Day. “The ACC choral program provides a wonderful creative outlet for singers … Continue reading

Innovating a nation: The lasting legacy of Drs. John and Suanne Roueche

As Drs. John and Suanne Roueche walked into the room, a nervous smile stretched across the face of Austin Community College nursing student Mario Hernandez. “I didn’t see college in my future,” says Hernandez. “I … Continue reading

ACC monitoring inclement weather

The Austin Community College District (ACC) continues to monitor weather conditions. Due to inclement weather, ACC campuses and centers will open at 10 a.m. Monday, April 18. All classes and activities starting before that time … Continue reading

Austin job fair offers over 5,000 positions

KXAN: Austin job fair offers over 5,000 positions

ACC hosts 10th Annual Día de la Familia at Riverside Campus

Students and their families invited for free educational resources Austin Community College (ACC) invites families to the tenth annual Dí­a de la Familia festival on Saturday, April 30, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at … Continue reading

ACC organiza decimo Día de la Familia en Riverside Campus

Los alumnos y sus familias están invitados para recibir recursos educativos gratuitos Austin Community College invita a las familias del Centro de Texas al décimo festival anual el Día de la Familia el sábado, 30 … Continue reading

Austin Community College Set to Break Ground on New Campus

Time Warner Cable News: Austin Community College Set to Break Ground on New Campus

New Austin Community College In Leander To Be Called San Gabriel Campus

Patch: New Austin Community College In Leander To Be Called San Gabriel Campus

Austin Community College names future Leander campus

KVUE: Austin Community College names future Leander campus

ACC names future Leander campus

KLBJ 590: ACC names future Leander campus

ACC genera conciencia sobre el abuso sexual y domestico

Austin Community College (ACC) invita a la comunidad a su segunda marcha anual de “Take Back the Night,” una reunión informativa, y vigilia para aumentar la conciencia sobre la violencia sexual y doméstica de 5 … Continue reading

ACC rally raises awareness of sexual and domestic violence

Austin Community College (ACC) invites the community to its second annual “Take Back the Night” march, rally, and vigil to raise awareness about sexual and domestic violence from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, at Highland Campus … Continue reading

Take note of new registration schedules for 2016-17

Austin Community College is streamlining student registration periods beginning with fall 2016 registration, which starts in May. The early registration period for all current and former students will be the first two weeks of the … Continue reading

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From the Student Services VP: Defining advisor, counselor roles for guided pathways

As you know, the college is knee-deep in its guided pathways implementation. I want to bring you up-to-date on some of the developments in Student Services. Because a primary intent of guided pathways is to … Continue reading

Celebrate Earth Week April 18-22

Austin Community College celebrates the 46th annual Earth Day with a week of activities April 18-22 to promote eco-consciousness and showcase our commitment to sustainability. See below for dates and times of familiar Earth Week … Continue reading

HR Connection: PEP, Financial Wellness Fair, retirement info, and more

The following is provided by the Human Resources Division. Performance Excellence Program The Performance Excellence Program (PEP) process for FY 2016 starts with Upward Evaluations on April 11. Employees can anonymously evaluate their direct supervisor’s … 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. Fire Officer of the Year Adjunct Professor of Fire Protection Technology Chris Watson, … Continue reading

ACC hosts Leander campus groundbreaking April 21

Austin Community College will host a ceremonial groundbreaking for its much-anticipated new campus in Leander Thursday, April 21, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The celebration will be held at the campus site (enter from the … Continue reading

ACC nombra el futuro campus de Leander

La mesa directiva del Distrito de Austin Community College nombró por unanimidad el futuro campus de Leander el plantel de ACC San Gabriel durante su reunión regular el lunes, 4 de abril. “Este campus será … Continue reading

ACC names future Leander campus

The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees unanimously named the district’s future Leander campus the ACC San Gabriel Campus during its regular meeting Monday, April 4. “This campus will be a vital part of … Continue reading

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