Monthly Archives: November 2016

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Online Services, Self-Service down Friday evening 12/2

Austin Community College’s WebAdvisor (Online Services) and Self-Service applications will be unavailable beginning 7 p.m. Friday, December 2. This includes the Self-Service Student Planning course planning and registration tool. The applications will be available again … Continue reading

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Colleague systems unavailable Friday evening 12/2

Austin Community College’s Ellucian Colleague applications, including Online Services, Self-Service, and Colleague UI, will be unavailable beginning 7 p.m. Friday, December 2, for annual year-end processing.The Colleague system will be available again no later than … Continue reading

Nuevo título de comercio en ACC ayuda con escasez laboral en Texas

Austin Community College (ACC) ha creado un nuevo programa técnico para esta primavera con el objetivo de satisfacer la creciente demanda de mano de obra para la logística y la administración global de la cadena … Continue reading

New ACC business degree tackles logistics skill shortage

Austin Community College (ACC) is introducing a new career-technical program in spring to meet growing workforce demands for logistics and global supply chain management. Classes start in January. The program prepares students for careers in … Continue reading

ACC colecta libros para niños beneficiando el programa Brown Santa

Austin Community College (ACC) está recolectando donaciones para su campaña anual de libros infantiles “I Can Read!” que beneficia al programa de Brown Santa de la Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Travis. “Tenemos la … Continue reading

Sign up now for spring ACC classes

New and returning Austin Community College students: Keep your education plans on track by signing up now for spring semester classes. Returning students can register online for previously planned courses using the Self Service Student … Continue reading

Notice of Joint Special Runoff Elections

NOTICE OF JOINT SPECIAL RUNOFF ELECTIONS ELECTION DAY TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2016 EARLY VOTING THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1– FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2016 (AVISO DE ELECCIONES SECUNDARIA GENERALES Y ESPECIALES CONJUNTAS 13 DE DECIEMBRE, 2016 Votación Adelantada jueves, 1 … Continue reading

Sign up now for evening child care at ACC Children’s Lab School

Austin Community College’s Children’s Lab School at Eastview Campus currently is accepting applications for evening child care during the spring semester. The program is offered for children 2 to 10 years old whose parents are … Continue reading

Darrell Hubbard gradated from ACC with a game design degree before transferring for his bachelor's degree. He now teaches high school math and plans to develop education games.

Darrell Hubbard builds a career from a love of video games, education

Darrell Hubbard has a vision for combining his two passions — video games and education — in a way that could change lives. “Just imagine,” he says, “if your teacher told you, ‘Tonight I want … Continue reading

ACC closes for Thanksgiving holiday

Austin Community College will close for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 24. All offices and campuses will reopen Monday, November 28. Registration for spring semester will remain open. Students may apply and register for classes online at … Continue reading

ACC introduces logistics and supply chain management degree

Austin Community College now offers a degree and a certificate for individuals seeking a career in the growing field of logistics and global supply chain management. Beginning in spring students can earn an Associate of … Continue reading

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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

Fall balances due: don’t lose your spring classes!

Fall balances are now due. Students who have an outstanding balance on their account must pay in full by 5 p.m. Friday, December 9, to avoid losing their spring classes. Students with past due balances … Continue reading

Don’t wait: Use online tool to register for previously planned classes

Need a refresher on using the Student Planning tool? Click here to download and print Student Planning Tips & Tricks. Registration for Austin Community College spring semester classes is underway and the college is reminding … 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 Brown Santa program. “We have a responsibility to help those who are less … Continue reading

Round Rock Campus phase II map shows new parking lot on north end.

Round Rock Campus parking lot construction begins soon

Austin Community College in early December begins work on a new parking lot at the Round Rock Campus. The 300-vehicle lot will be on the north side of the campus (north of current parking lot … Continue reading

ACC examines global impact of infectious diseases

Austin Community College will present a discussion of the worldwide impact of globalization and infectious diseases in its fall global issues speaker series. The presentation is Wednesday, November 30, from 5 to 7 p.m. at … Continue reading

NASA’s scholar program deadline Wednesday

Austin Community College students interested in a unique opportunity to interact with NASA scientists and engineers may apply now for NASA’s National Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS). The program is open to part-time and … Continue reading

Food Bank holds campus event for students

Students can learn how to receive SNAP and Medicaid benefits Wednesday, November 16, at Riverside Campus. Central Texas Food Bank staff will be in Building G, Room 9134, from 1 to 4 p.m. to provide information … Continue reading

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From the VP of Instruction: Academic realignment

As you have probably heard, we’re currently realigning our instructional programs. In any realignment or reorganization, an obvious question is, “Why is this needed?” I think that there are a couple of good reasons. First, … Continue reading

HR Connection: SECC results, service anniversaries, benefits info & more

The following is provided by the Human Resources Department. Employees contribute $61,700 to SECC Donations to this year’s State Employee Charitable Campaign exceeded last year’s total by more than $2,000. See which campuses raised the … Continue reading

State Employee Charitable Campaign donations surpass $61,000

The ACC community contributed $61,700 to this year’s State Employee Charitable Campaign, exceeding last year’s donations by more than $2,000. The October campaign collected donations for local and national charities including the Capital Area Food Bank, American … Continue reading

Show your Riverbat pride! Go purple on Nov. 16

Austin Community College students, faculty, staff, and alumni are encouraged to show their Riverbat pride by wearing purple Wednesday, November 16. Each year ACC celebrates all things Riverbats by commemorating the birthday of its beloved … Continue reading

Success Series workshops inspire students to develop career goals

Austin Community College’s (ACC) Office of Student Life launches a series of workshops to help students develop short-term and long-term career goals. Success Series teaches students leadership skills by introducing theories, concepts and practices that … Continue reading

ACC celebrates employees for their long-time service

ACC is proud to recognize the dozens of employees who recently have marked service anniversaries with the college. Following is the list of employees receiving recognition. 40 years Sharon Melissa Airoldi Stephen Reid Bostic Marilyn … Continue reading

ACC voters elect Trustees to Place 5 & 6; runoff set for Places 4 & 9

In a historic move, ACC District voters elected two trustees to the Austin Community College District Board of Trustees November 8, including the first ACC student trustee. The remaining two seats will be determined in … Continue reading

ACC women’s volleyball places second in tournament

Austin Community College’s intramural women’s volleyball team brought home second place in an invitational tournament against seven other regional teams Saturday, November 5. Hosted by ACC Intramurals, the tournament was the first of its kind … Continue reading

Apply for money mentor program by Nov. 19

Would you like to develop good financial management habits? Or maybe you have some solid money managing skills to share. Austin Community College’s Student Money Management Office is seeking applicants for a new Peer Money … Continue reading

Library Services Dean Julie Todaro shares expertise as ALA president

A librarian and library manager for more than 40 years, Austin Community College Dean of Library Services Dr. Julie Todaro has made well-known contributions to the profession around Austin and across the state: A Texas … Continue reading

From the Student Services VP: New appointments, webinar series continues

Happy fall! I want to bring you up-to-date on some important news from Student Services. First, I invite you to join me Friday, November 11, for the second session of a webinar series on the … Continue reading

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