Monthly Archives: November 2017

5 reasons to get started in surgical technology

If you love the idea of working in the medical field, making a difference, and saving lives, a career in surgical technology can be a great way to get started in the healthcare industry. Here … Continue reading

ACC closes for Thanksgiving holiday

Austin Community College will close for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 23. All offices and campuses will reopen Monday, November 27. During the break, Campus Police will remain available and may be reached at 512-223- 7999 in … Continue reading

La entrada directa a la escuela de ingeniería de Texas A&M es una opción enorme en ACC

José Cancino inició su experiencia con ACC en enero del 2016 tomando clases para el GED. “Fue una gran oportunidad para prepararme mejor para la universidad. Nunca asistí a la universidad, y estuve fuera de … Continue reading

ACC faculty create deeper connection with four-year university partners

Faculty, administrators, and advisors spent an afternoon exploring transfer options with nearby four-year institutions at the University Partnership Summit Friday, November 10. Hosted by the Teaching & Learning Excellence Division (TLED), the summit provided an … Continue reading

Maricela Juarez: What once was a distant dream

Maricela Juarez, 45, has not lost hope to reach her dream of working in the Texas criminal justice system. “I am working on my associate degree in criminal justice at Austin Community College and want … Continue reading

State Employee Charitable Campaign surpasses $65,000

The ACC community contributed $66,030 to this year’s State Employee Charitable Campaign, exceeding last year’s donations by more than $4,000. This benefits local, statewide, national, and global charitable organizations. The ACC Foundation received more than … 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. Congratulations to Dahlia Anzaldua-Torres for receiving the Star Award from LGBT Equity Committee. … Continue reading

Show your Riverbat pride! Wear purple on Nov. 16

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

HR Connection: Veterans roll call, Roth accounts available, and more

Verify your address IRS forms W-2 and 1095-C go out in January. To verify or change your mailing address, log in to Online Services and select “Change Employee Information” to make the necessary changes. To … Continue reading

Celebrate the season on Dec. 8 at faculty & staff holiday party

You are cordially invited to the ACC Holiday Party on Friday, December 8, 2017, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin, 6505 N. Interstate Highway 35, Austin, TX 78752. A cash bar opens 6:30 p.m., … Continue reading

ACC hosts information sessions for IT accelerated training program

Austin Community College (ACC) hosts a series of information sessions for those interested in becoming a local area network administrator. The college’s Career ACCelerator Program will launch new training for this high-demand IT field beginning … Continue reading

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Congratulations October Bravo award recipients

ACC congratulates the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for October: Elgin Barry Perez Sonya Rangel Mary Havens Samantha Thomson Robert Jaimes Eastview Karoline Gebert Highland Business Center F.C. Caranikas – Walker Belinda Pena Jason Edens … Continue reading

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