Monthly Archives: April 2012

ACC Announces Appointment of Interim Provost

The Austin Community College District announces the appointment of Dr. Enrique Solis as the college’s interim provost, effective mid-May. This fall, ACC will begin the process of filling this academic leadership role on a permanent … Continue reading

Awards Dinner Celebrates Outstanding Faculty

And the award goes to…ACC President Dr. Richard Rhodes and the Board of Trustees honor recipients of three prestigious faculty awards. Continue reading

ACC Elgin Center Hosts Registration Round Up April 25 & 26

The Austin Community College District is holding a Registration Round Up in Elgin for residents interested in taking college classes during the summer semester. The round up takes place 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, and … Continue reading

ACC Students Invited to Apply for Intel Summer Engineering Program

Calling all students with an interest in engineering – ACC is partnering with Intel on a six-week summer engineering program that includes a stipend and opportunities for scholarships. Applications will be accepted online through Friday, … Continue reading

Vote Now on ACC's QEP Name

The Student Success Initiative Steering Committee has narrowed down the choices to the final three in the Name Our QEP Contest. Now it’s your turn. Continue reading

Tech Careers Highlighted at Round Rock Campus

KLBJ 590 AM – Tech Careers Highlighted at Round Rock Campus

New Opportunities for ACC Students with Biotech Center Growth

Community Impact – New Opportunities for ACC Students with Biotech Center Growth

ACC, St. David's Boost Training through Grant

Austin American-Statesman – ACC, St. David’s Boost Training through Grant

Grant to Help ACC Students Transfer to Southwestern University

Community Impact – Grant to Help ACC Students Transfer to Southwestern University

Technical Career Programs on Display at ACC

Austin American-Statesman – Technical Career Programs on Display at ACC

ACC Holds Riverbat Mascot Tryouts Saturday, April 21

Calling all Riverbats! ACC is hosting mascot tryouts Saturday, April 21, for the 2012-13 academic year. Continue reading

ACC Partners with St. David's HealthCare to Enhance Hospital Employee Skills

ACC is partnering with St. David’s HealthCare and Hospital Corp. of America (HCA) to provide job training, thanks to a $458,419 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission. The training will benefit HCA/St. … Continue reading

Giving Peace a Chance

As a Red Cross Teaching Fellow, professor Shirin Khosropour is raising awareness about the laws that govern war as she helps bring the study of conflict and peace to ACC. Continue reading

ACC, St. David's Get $458K Job Training Grant

Austin Business Journal – ACC, St. David’s Get $458K Job Training Grant

2012 Graduate Retools Skill Set for New Career

Melissa Triece, ACC class of 2012, retooled her skill set to prepare for a new career – and now she is ready for the workforce. Continue reading

Achieving the Dream

Achieving the Dream is the nationwide initiative to help community college students stay in school and earn a degree or certificate. At the upcoming ATD site visit, you can help shape the ACC goals that will enable students to achieve theirs. Continue reading

High School Students Explore In-Demand Technical Careers at ACC

More than 600 high school students will converge at the Austin Community College District’s Round Rock Campus Friday, April 13, to get hands-on experience in high-demand technical fields. The open house will immerse students in … Continue reading

ACC Among Climate Leader Colleges

Mother Nature Network – ACC Among Climate Leader Colleges

ACC Summer Registration Under Way

San Marcos Daily Record – ACC Summer Registration Under Way

ACC Students Produce Bastrop Fire Documentary

FOX 7 – ACC Students Produce Bastrop Fire Documentary

ACC Partnering to Produce News for Deaf Community

The Austin Community College District is partnering with the civic learning organization Civication, Inc., to produce a news program designed for Deaf and hard of hearing viewers. ACCESS News is a half-hour program presented inAmerican … Continue reading

Grant Supports ACC Transfer Students at Southwestern University

KLBJ 590 AM – Grant Supports ACC Transfer Students at Southwestern University

A Different View: Upcoming Conference to Focus on Conflict and Peace

Austin Community College students are organizing a conference to examine the impact of violence on cultures and communities and to explore approaches to achieving peace. “Conflict and Peace: In Your Life, In Your Community, In … Continue reading

ACC Transfer Students Supported by Southwestern University Grant

Austin Business Journal – ACC Transfer Students Supported by Southwestern University Grant

ACC Hays Campus Construction Bonds Issued

San Marcos Daily Record – ACC Hays Campus Construction Bonds Issued

Summer Registration Begins April 9 for Current and Former Students

Austin Community College District summer registration is under way for current and former students. The summer session begins Tuesday, May 29. Continue reading

ACC Schedules Clinics for Meningitis Vaccinations

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Schedules Clinics for Meningitis Vaccinations

ACC Transfer Students Benefit from Partnership with Southwestern University

Nearly 50 low-income students attending Austin Community College will have the opportunity to further their education at Southwestern University thanks to a three-year, $450,000 grant from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. The grant will enable … Continue reading

ACC Offers Meningitis Shot Clinics

KLBJ 590 AM – ACC Offers Meningitis Shot Clinics

ACC Celebrates Culture with Carnival ah!

YNN – ACC Celebrates Culture with Carnival ah!

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