Daily Archives: May 2, 2006

ACC Receives Nursing Grant

Despite the fierce competition, Austin Community College emerges victoriously! Today, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board announced that Austin Community College is the recipient of the 2004-05 Nursing Innovation Grant Program and will be awarded … Continue reading

ACC Receives Nursing Grant

Despite the fierce competition, Austin Community College emerges victoriously! Today, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board announced that Austin Community College is the recipient of the 2004-05 Nursing Innovation Grant Program and will be awarded … Continue reading

Schools Partner to Reduce Teacher Education Shortage

Today leaders at Austin Commmunity College and St. Edward’s University joined together in an agreement to identify prospective students interested in becoming public school math and science teachers. The articulation agreement was signed Wednesday, January … Continue reading

INTERNATIONAL HIGHER ED PARTNERSHIP

Leaders in higher education from Texas and Mexico will sign an agreement on Thursday, February 5, 2004 to help develop a regional workforce education policy and promote the continuous collaboration among Texas Community Colleges and … Continue reading

ACC FINANCIAL AID FAIR

WHO: Austin Community College Financial Aid Fair is open to all people interested in higher education and scholarships, loans, grants, WorkStudy, and Federal assistance. WHAT: Financial Aid Fair. ACC staff will answer questions about financial … Continue reading

SAN MARCOS C.I.S.D. AND ACC OPEN HIGHER ED DOORS

Austin Community College and San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District want more high school graduates to go to college. That is why SMCISD and ACC have partnered for a College Day event in San Marcos. … Continue reading

U.S. SENATOR JOHN CORNYN VISITS ACC

United States Senator John Cornyn will visit Austin Community College’s Health Sciences Facility on Saturday, February 21, 2004 at 2:15, 3401 Webberville Road. The Senator will tour ACC’s state-of-the-industry Dental Hygiene and Nursing Labs. After … Continue reading

TWO PRESIDENTIAL FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

Austin Community College Board of Trustees announced the names of the two final presidential candidates during Monday night’s board meeting. According to Board Chair Rafael Quintanilla, both candidates have a strong depth of knowledge of … Continue reading

ACC Board Members Join Read Across America

Dr. Seuss is 100 Tuesday, so give him a wink as ACC board members helps kids think. So on March 2, 2004, don’t miss a blink with Dr. Barbara Mink: 10:30 Brentwood Elementary School, 6700 … Continue reading

MAY 15 ELECTION SET

Following a petition process of local residents, the Travis County Commissioners Court called an election allowing residents living in the Del Valle School District the opportunity to join Austin Community College’s district. Del Valle residents … Continue reading

GO THEATER. GO COLLEGE.

March 11, 2004 – As part of Austin Community College’s Closing the Gaps efforts to get more kids interested in going to college, ACC partnered with the University of Texas Go Theater team and the … Continue reading

AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS ARE HELPING THOSE WITH CHEMICAL DEPENDENCIES

Students enrolled in ACC’s Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Program are taking a proactive approach to curb alcoholism. On April 8 they are offering free alcohol screenings to the public. The event will be held at … Continue reading

CANDIDATES IN AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE’S RACE FOR BOARD OF TRUSTEES TAKE TIME TO MEET VOTERS

The League of Women Voters of the Austin Area is hosting an open forum for candidates running for a seat on ACC’s Board of Trustees. The candidates will answer questions from the public. The forum … Continue reading

AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES ENTER INTO NEGOTIATIONS WITH PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE

April 19, 2004 – Austin Community College Board of Trustees decided Monday night to enter into negotiations with Dr. Roberto Aguero as Austin Community College’s president. Dr. Aguero would bring more than 20 years of … Continue reading

AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE OPENS NEW DOORS FOR ADULTS NEEDING AN EDUCATION

Imagine trying to get a job without even a high school diploma. Approximately 200,000 adults living in the Austin/Travis County area do not have a high school diploma or GED certificate. Fortunately, Austin Community College … Continue reading

CARRABBAS COOKS UP NATIONALLY TELEVISED COOKING SHOW AT AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Why travel to Italy when you can taste the same delicious Italian meals right here at ACC? Sicilian relatives and Carrabbas Restaurant Founders Damian Mandola and Johnny Carrabba, along with West 175 Productions, are coming … Continue reading

ACC Celebrates 31 st Graduation

WHAT: Austin Community College Commencement Ceremony WHEN: 7 p.m., Thursday, May 6 WHERE: Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River Street Background: Austin, TX – Austin Community College is graduating 688 eligible students at its 31 … Continue reading

MOVE OVER AMERICAN IDOL_HERE’S AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Who says you have to be a pop star to make it in music? Singing is just one of many avenues down the journey of Commercial Music Management. This summer Austin Community College is hosting … Continue reading

AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE FILLS NICHE FOR COURSES IN VIDEO GAME PRODUCTION

May 10, 2004 – Making your way as Bilbo Baggins through peaceful Rivendell, the goblin-infested Misty Mountains, or another level of Middle Earth in Inevitable’s game “The Hobbit” may come with just a click of … Continue reading

ACC Breaks New Ground in South Austin

WHAT: Groundbreaking of Austin Community College’s South Austin Campus WHEN: 11:30 a.m., Friday May 21 st WHERE: Northeast Corner of Manchaca and Stassney Lane Background: Construction of Austin Community College’s seventh campus will begin soon. … Continue reading

CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN SOON ON NEW ACC CAMPUS IN SOUTH AUSTIN New Campus to Provide Easier Access to Higher Education

Austin Community College is breaking new ground in an area that has the second largest number of students attending the college. ACC’s South Austin Campus is being built on the Northeast corner of Manchaca and … Continue reading

SAN MARCOS GRADUATES GET MORE THAN JUST A DIPLOMA_ ACCEPTANCE TO AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE

How do you get high school students interested in going to college? Walking them through the admissions process is a start. Austin Community College helped more than 300 prospective graduates from the San Marcos Consolidated … Continue reading

ACC RUNOFF ELECTION SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 19 th

A runoff election between Veronica Rivera and Marc Levin for Place 6 for the Austin Community College’s Board of Trustees will be held on June 19. Early voting starts Monday, June 7 and runs through … Continue reading

AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE RECEIVES FUNDING TO CREATE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CURRICULUM FOR STUDENTS STATEWIDE

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Austin Community College with a Business and International Education grant totaling $170,000. The two-year grant will fund the development of an International Business curriculum that will be accessible … Continue reading

AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE SELECTS IBM TO IMPROVE CAMPUS TECHNOLOGY Four servers consolidated onto one pSeries server developed in Austin

In an effort to better serve students, faculty and staff, Austin Community College teamed up with IBM to update its technology and increase the college’s technical infrastructure. IBM assisted ACC in an enterprise server consolidation … Continue reading

MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS SPEND SUMMER LEARNING AT ACC

Rather than spend their days in front of a television, middle school students from the Del Valle and Montopolis areas have chosen to spend two weeks in an intensive Summer Youth Academy at Austin Community … Continue reading

ACC WELCOMES DEL VALLE INTO DISTRICT

WHAT: Austin Community College is officially welcoming Del Valle residents into the district through an Open House that will offer information on the college and its numerous programs and services. WHEN: Thursday, July 8th, 6 … Continue reading

ACC BOARD ELECTS NEW OFFICERS

The Austin Community College Board of Trustees has elected Dr. Barbara Mink as its Chair for 2004-05. Trustee John Hernandez was elected Vice-Chair, and trustee Jeffrey Richard was elected Secretary. Dr. Mink was formerly an … Continue reading

STUDENTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD GET A LESSON IN GLOBAL RELATIONS AT ACC

While American forces struggle with tumultuous relations in Iraq, students worldwide are meeting at Austin Community College to learn how they can foster relationships through global understanding and tolerance. Approximately 14 students between the ages … Continue reading

HOUSTON_WE’VE GOT NASA!!

Have you ever wondered what it’s really like in space? Have you thought about how the space shuttle works? Or even how Astronaut Ed White must have felt when he stepped outside the spacecraft and … Continue reading

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