Monthly Archives: May 2012

ACC Graduate Inspiring Others with His Journey

KEYE – ACC Graduate Inspiring Others with His Journey

ACC President Sets Priorities

Austin Business Journal – ACC President Sets Priorities

ACC Celebrates Graduates

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Celebrates Graduates

Veteran Honored at ACC Graduation Shares His Story

KVUE – Veteran Honored at ACC Graduation Shares His Story

Grant Aims to Help Low-Income ACC Students Transfer to Southwestern University

Community Impact – Grant Aims to Help Low-Income ACC Students Transfer to Southwestern University

Thousands of ACC Students Graduate

KVUE – Thousands of ACC Students Graduate

ACC Board Approves Fall Tuition Rate

KVUE – ACC Board Approves Fall Tuition Rate

Elgin ACC Students Prepare for Future

Elgin Courier – Elgin ACC Students Prepare for Future

ACC Board Sets Fall 2012 Tuition

Austin Business Journal – ACC Board Sets Fall 2012 Tuition

ACC Receives National Recognition for Sustainability Practices

The Austin Community College District is one of 10 higher education institutions in the country to receive the 2012 Climate Leadership Award from Second Nature and the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC). … Continue reading

ACC English Professors Share Stories from Life on the Road

Two ACC professors are sharing their stories from life on the road through a photo and “flash fiction” exhibit. Joe O’Connell, English and creative writing professor, is hosting “Road Stories,” a display of images and … Continue reading

ACC Board Sets Fall 2012 Tuition

The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees set the fall 2012 in-district tuition rate at $62 per credit hour, a $5 increase over the spring/summer 2012 rate. The board set the out-of-district rate at … Continue reading

New ACC Jazz Group Open to All Musicians; Enroll Now for Summer Class

Austin Community College students with a passion for music have the opportunity to participate in a new small jazz ensemble while earning college credit. Small Commercial Music Ensemble (MUSP 1150) will be held during the … Continue reading

RTF Department Hosts Student Showcase May 11

The Department of Radio, Television, and Film will host a screening of students’ film projects from the spring semester this Friday, May 11. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be … Continue reading

ACC Student Newspaper Earns State and National Honors

The Accent, ACC’s student newspaper, won 36 awards at the recent Texas Intercollegiate Press Association convention, including the prestigious sweepstakes award for its division and first place for overall excellence. Accent also received honorable mention … Continue reading

Child Development Staff Earn Recognition

The Austin Association for the Education of Young Children (AAEYC) recently honored three ACC faculty and staff members. Linda Welsh, child care and development chair, received the Amanda Hernandez Teacher Educator Award for outstanding teaching … Continue reading

ACC Salutes Graduates Friday, May 11; Veterans to Receive Special Honor

ACC will salute its graduates Friday, May 11, at the Frank Erwin Center. The ceremony will include a special recognition of veterans. Continue reading

Learn About ACC Academy at May 11 Info Session

ACC faculty and staff interested in participating in the ACC Academy are invited to attend an information session from 11 a.m. to noon on Friday, May 11, at Highland Business Center Room 410. The ACC … Continue reading

GIS Students Present Work May 10

Austin American-Statesman – GIS Students Present Work May 10

Report Examines Future of Community Colleges, Calls for Dramatic Changes

Dr. Richard Rhodes, ACC president/CEO, serves on the American Association of Community Colleges’ (AACC) 21st Century Commission on the Future of Community Colleges – which examines challenges and opportunities facing community colleges. The commission recently … Continue reading

Elgin Center Offers Summer Classes

See the ACC course schedule for summer classes at the Elgin Center.

GIS Students Showcase College Operations Projects May 10

Students from ACC’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Department are using what they learn in the classroom to analyze how ACC operates – and their semester-long projects will be on display Thursday, May 10. GIS uses … Continue reading

Art Students Showcase Work at South Austin Campus

Austin American-Statesman – Art Students Showcase Work at South Austin Campus

Jazz Ensemble Partners With Grammy-Winning Artist for Dell Children’s Benefit

The Austin Community College District Jazz Ensemble is teaming up with a Grammy-winning artist for a special performance to benefit Children’s Medical Center Foundation of Central Texas. The group raises funds to support Dell Children’s … Continue reading

Eastview Campus Opens After Power Outage

8:24 a.m. Update: The Eastview Campus is operating on regular schedule after power was restored following a temporary outage this morning. ————————– The Eastview Campus and surrounding neighborhood are experiencing a power outage. Power is … Continue reading

ACC Among Top Sustainable Colleges

Earthzine – ACC Among Top Sustainable Colleges

Registration System Restored; Temporary Delays Possible

3:15 p.m. Update: Power has been restored, and Online Services is again operational. Some staff and students may experience intermittent delays logging onto ACC Online Services due to the backlog accrued from earlier today; however, … Continue reading

HBC Power, Phones Restored; Building Opens Wednesday

Power is restored at ACC’s Highland Business Center, and the college is in the process of reactivating phones and online systems. HBC will reopen on normal schedule Wednesday, May 2. Continue reading

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