Monthly Archives: April 2018

Aspen Presidential Fellowship

ACC leaders selected for Aspen Presidential Fellowship

Austin Community College’s Vice President of Student Services Dr. Virginia Fraire and Vice President of Institutional Planning, Development & Evaluation Dr. Mary Harris have been awarded the prestigious Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence. The renowned … Continue reading

Plan and save for your future: Attend the 2018 Financial Wellness Fair

Get expert answers to your home-buying or retirement-planning questions at the 2018 Financial Wellness Fair Thursday, May 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at Highland Business Center. The fair and presentations are designed to … Continue reading

Ballet folklorico dancers in bright purple dresses with multi-colored shoulder and skirt layers performing in the South Austin Campus courtyard

Celebrate Día de la Familia

Austin Community College (ACC) invites the community to the 12th annual Dí­a de la Familia Festival Saturday, April 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Riverside Campus (1020 Grove Blvd.). The interactive, family-friendly event … Continue reading

ACC GIS students test drone mapping technology at Zilker Park.

ACC GIS students test drone technology

Austin Community College Geographic Information Systems (GIS) students are learning how to create detailed maps using drone technology. Students tested their skills at Zilker Park with a mapping drone called the Robota Eclipse UAV (unmanned … Continue reading

Student writing in notebook while sitting at desk.

ACC hosts poetry discussion and scholarship contest

Austin Community College (ACC) and Cultural Lounge invite current and prospective students to a discussion on the book “Citizen: An American Lyric,” by poet Claudia Rankine. The event is Saturday, April 28, from 4 to … Continue reading

ACC celebrates nearly 2,000 graduates at spring commencement

The Austin Community College District (ACC) will celebrate its spring graduates during commencement Thursday, May 10. When: Thursday, May 10 Where: Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River St. Time: 6 p.m. Watch Live Nearly 2,000 graduation … Continue reading

ACC engineering class on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the Highland Campus Building. 4000.

Apply Now for Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy

Application Deadline Extended to July 31. Information Session Set for Saturday, July 14. Fall applications are being accepted for the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy at ACC, a co-enrollment program that allows students to complete the first … Continue reading

ACC welcomes vice president of information technology

Imad Costantini joins ACC as VP: Information Technology with nineteen years of IT experience working in banking & investment, manufacturing, healthcare, IT services, government agencies, and telecommunication fields. In this position, he is responsible for … Continue reading

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Become a student leader: join Student Government Association

Austin Community College’s Student Government Association (SGA) will hold its annual election April 30 to May 5. The SGA encourages all students interested in running for an elected position to file as a candidate before the … Continue reading

Logo for Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation

Let your voice be heard on racial issues

Austin Community College (ACC) invites students, faculty, and staff to share their experiences with race and racism in a series of interviews designed to guide the development of the college’s Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation … Continue reading

ACC Jazz Ensemble performs tribute to former ACC student

The ACC Jazz Ensemble will perform at the 13th annual Texas Community Music Festival Friday, April 27, at Central Market North (4001 N. Lamar) from 8 to 9 p.m. Their concert, featuring jazz bassist Sophia … Continue reading

Group of smiling students crowded around a decorative rickshaw during a study abroad trip.

ACC announced as a Gilman Top Producing Institution

The Austin Community College District (ACC) was named a Gilman Top Producing Institution by the U.S. State Department for its success in making international study and internships more accessible and inclusive. The list, released April 9, … Continue reading

Earning A’s: Faculty and staff activities, accomplishments, and accolades

This regular feature recognizes activities and honors of ACC faculty and staff.   Attending the AACC Conference this spring? Our Student Services leadership will be there. Check out the ACC cross-departmental presentation on, “Emergency Assistance: … Continue reading

Streamlined application for Student Emergency Fund

ACC launches an improved and seamless way for students to access financial assistance for unforeseen circumstances — the Student Emergency Fund.   The Support Center, Financial Aid team, and ACC Foundation have taken your feedback … Continue reading

Congratulations March Bravo award recipients

ACC congratulates the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for March 2018. The selected employees were nominated for outstanding service, excellent performance, and role modeling ACC’s values that demonstrate servant leadership.   CYP Gabrielle Kidd-Norton Claire … Continue reading

April HR Connection: Financial Wellness Fair (May 3), Summer Enrollment Period (July 9-July 21), and more

Save the date for the Financial Wellness Fair, May 3 The Human Resources, Benefits Office will host the 2018 Financial Wellness Fair on Thursday, May 3, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the Highland Business Center. All employees and … Continue reading

RSVP for the #FUERZALATINX: Voces Unidas Forum, April 27

Join ACC at the second annual #FUERZALATINX Voces Unidas Forum Friday, April 27, at Eastview Campus, Room 8500, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m (3101 Webberville Rd.) to examine the Latinx student population and explore opportunities … Continue reading

From student to professor & business owner

Arturo Jaimes exemplifies coming full circle at ACC. “I bleed purple,” Jaimes says. A Bastrop high school alumnus, he decided to attend ACC because of its affordability. He stayed because of its impact. Jaimes was … Continue reading

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