Monthly Archives: January 2017

ACC inicia la Semana de Preparación para una Emergencia

Austin Community College District (ACC) está preparando sus planteles en caso de una emergencia con una serie de ejercicios empezando el lunes, 30 de enero hasta el domingo, 5 de febrero. ACC lleva a cabo … Continue reading

Emergency Preparedness Week: Be informed to be prepared

Austin Community College will practice emergency response procedures and test its emergency notification system as part of Emergency Preparedness Week January 30-February 5. The college designates the third week of each semester as Emergency Preparedness … Continue reading

Apply now for summer 2017 Study Abroad programs

Applications are now being accepted for Austin Community College’s (ACC) summer 2017 Study Abroad programs. ACC Study Abroad programs are held during the first session of the summer semester. Programs are two to four weeks … Continue reading

From the Student Services VP: New Highland Campus dean; webinar series

I am pleased to announce another addition to our Student Services leadership. Michael Acosta has been appointed dean of student services for ACC’s Highland Campus. His first day is Monday, February 6, and he will … Continue reading

Planning to transfer? Learn essentials at spring events

Planning to become a Longhorn, Aggie, or Bobcat? Learn the ins and outs of transferring and connect with university representatives at events scheduled at several Austin Community College campuses in February and throughout the spring … Continue reading

December Bravo recipients go above and beyond

Congratulations to the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for December 2016. Nominated by their colleagues, Riverbats Bravo award recipients are eligible for the Riverbats Excellence award given each semester to one employee from each campus. … Continue reading

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Male Leadership Program hosts lunchtime Power Hours

Austin Community College’s Male Leadership Program is hosting Power Hour mentoring meetings from 1 to 2 p.m. at most campuses during the spring semester. The first meeting is Wednesday, February 1, at South Austin Campus. … Continue reading

ACC’s free College Prep Program accepting spring applications

ACC’s College Prep Program, a free college preparation course for adults, is now accepting applications for the spring semester. Applications are due Tuesday, January 31, for classes beginning in mid-February. The free program, offered by … Continue reading

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ACC celebra la gran apertura de la Incubadora para la Biociencia

Austin Community College con gran anticipación ha terminado la construcción de la Incubadora para la Biociencia de ACC ubicada dentro de ACC Highland (6101 Airport Blvd.). El innovador laboratorio para la biotecnología es parte de … Continue reading

Tutor Conference rescheduled for March 24

Austin Community College’s upcoming Learning Lab Tutor Conference has been rescheduled. The conference, “Expertise, Experience, Excellence: Partnering for Student Success,” is Friday, March 24, at Eastview Campus. The Learning Lab Tutor Conference is a valuable … Continue reading

ACC celebrates grand opening of Bioscience Incubator

Austin Community College celebrates the grand opening of the ACC Bioscience Incubator Tuesday, January 31, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at ACC Highland (6101 Airport Blvd.). The innovative wet lab is the first part of phase … Continue reading

Kudos to November Bravo award recipients

Congratulations to the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for November 2016. Nominated by their colleagues, Riverbats Bravo award recipients are eligible for the Riverbats Excellence award given each semester to one employee from each campus. … Continue reading

ACC launches spring workshops to help women over 50 find new jobs

Austin Community College (ACC) is holding information sessions and workshops to help women over 50 find new careers, gain skills, and build financial security. Spring workshops for the program, called “BACK TO WORK 50+ at … Continue reading

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Board Briefs: Trustee transition; Student Success Report; OER degree update

At its January 17 regular session, the Austin Community College District Board of Trustees welcomed newly elected trustees and recognized outgoing board members, reviewed the 2016 Student Success Report, and heard an update about ACC … Continue reading

ACC congratulates 2017 teaching, leadership award recipients

Austin Community College congratulates the recipients of the following annual awards recognizing excellence in teaching and leadership. “These outstanding faculty, staff, and administrators bring so much to our ACC community,” says ACC President/CEO Dr. Richard … Continue reading

ACC hosts Regional Equity Summit

The Austin Community College District hosts the Regional Equity Summit on Friday, February 3, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Eastview Campus, Building 8000, Room 8500 (3401 Webberville Rd.). The theme of the summit … Continue reading

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Apply now for fall scholarships; deadline is April 1

Now is the time to apply for scholarships for the 2017-18 school year. The Austin Community College Foundation offers hundreds of scholarships for a variety of majors and circumstances (see below). Apply early The deadline … Continue reading

Spring registration remains open through holiday weekend

Austin Community College will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 16. All offices will reopen Tuesday, January 17. Spring registration will remain open through Monday, January 16. Students … Continue reading

ACC board approves five-year strategic plan

Austin Community College’s Board of Trustees recently approved a strategic plan that sets forth a comprehensive and ambitious set of performance targets to guide college operations through 2021. At their November 21 work session board … Continue reading

HR Connection: Health plan info, fitness classes, managing diabetes, retirees & more

The following is provided by the Human Resources Office. New health and prescription drug insurance ID cards issued Employees enrolled in the HealthSelect or Consumer Directed HealthSelect plans should have received new ID cards from … Continue reading

ACC Study: Straight-ticket voting increases in 2016

An analysis from Austin Community College’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS) reveals straight-ticket voting in the 2016 November general election constituted nearly two-thirds of all votes cast statewide. In the 37 counties … Continue reading

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