Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sept. 20 Jazz Ensemble Performance Benefits Dell Children’s Medical Mission

The Austin Community College Jazz Ensemble is teaming with special guest artists to benefit a Dell Children’s Medical Center surgical team headed to Guatemala on a medical mission. The show is set for Thursday, Sept. … Continue reading

Say "Bravo" to a Deserving Colleague with New Award

Know an employee who has gone above and beyond? Nominate them for the new Riverbats Bravo award. Continue reading

ACC Alumnus Going the Distance in Golf

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Alumnus Going the Distance in Golf

ACCESS News Back on the Air

Austin Chronicle – ACCESS News Back on the Air

Professor Appointed Director of Math PLUS

ACC Mathematics Professor Joey Offer has been appointed director of Math PLUS, ACC’s proposed Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). Dr. Offer will oversee the ongoing development and implementation of the Math PLUS program. A key component … Continue reading

ACC Professor Discusses Middle East Protests

KVUE – ACC Professor Discusses Middle East Protests

ACC Open House Honors Veterans, Provides Info on Services

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Open House Honors Veterans, Provides Info on Services

ACC Open House for Veterans Features Tuskegee Airman

KVUE – ACC Open House for Veterans Features Tuskegee Airman

Round Rock Campus Amphitheater Named for Community Leader

Austin American-Statesman – Round Rock Campus Amphitheater Named for Community Leader

Information Sessions for Undocumented Youth, Sept. 16-20

The Office of Student Success will host three workshops with information for undocumented students who were brought to the United States as young children. College staff and local attorneys will present information and answer questions … Continue reading

UT Situation Cleared; ACC Operations Continue as Normal

Update: The UT campus is now reopen. ACC operations continue on normal schedule. For updated information from UT, visit www.utexas.edu/emergency. Earlier post: University of Texas officials evacuated the campus Friday, Sept. 14, due to threats. … Continue reading

Drama Department Presents Poetry Works Oct. 4-13

Austin Live Theatre – Drama Department Presents Poetry Works Oct. 4-13

Geograpic Information Systems a Growing Career Field

KVUE – Geographic Information Systems a Growing Career Field

Before Voting, Learn About Issues and Share Views at Sept. 18 Constitution Debate

ACC’s Constitution Debate Day Celebration, set for Sept. 18, helps students examine their knowledge and beliefs about the Constitution and how it affects today’s politically-charged climate. Continue reading

ACC Board Sets Property Tax Rate; Average Bill to Go Down

Austin Business Journal – ACC Board Sets Property Tax Rate; Average Bill to Go Down

College Holding Open House for Veterans

Austin American-Statesman – College Holding Open House for Veterans

ACC Faculty Art Show Set for Sept. 13 – Oct. 6

ACC’s Art Department will host its annual faculty art exhibit from Sept. 13 to Oct. 6 at the Pump Project Gallery in East Austin (702 Shady Ln.). A reception for the exhibit will take place … Continue reading

ACC Training Pipeline for New Tech Jobs

Fox 7 – ACC Training Pipeline for New Tech Jobs

Average ACC Tax Bill to Dip

Austin American-Statesman – Average ACC Tax Bill to Dip

Completion Counts: Podcast on Degree and Certificate Completion

ACC President/CEO Dr. Richard Rhodes recently met with Dr. Mark David Milliron, chancellor of Western Governors University Texas (WGU), for a conversation about steering students to complete their degree or certificate. Continue reading

Board of Trustees Adopts 2012-13 Property Tax Rate

The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees adopted the 2012-13 (FY2013) property tax rate at its September meeting. The rate is $0.0951 (approximately 9 and a half cents) per $100 valuation. The rate is … Continue reading

ACC Hosts Veterans Appreciation and Open House September 15

Note: This event will be held rain or shine. Austin Community College  invites military veterans and their families to attend “From Humvee to ACC,” a veterans appreciation and open house Saturday, Sept. 15, from … Continue reading

Plan Now for ACC’s First December Commencement

Students are eligible to participate in December commencement if they graduated in summer 2012 or submit their graduation application by the fall deadline, Friday, October 5. Continue reading

ACC Preparing Next Generation of Workforce

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Preparing Next Generation of Workforce

ACC Celebrates Diez y Seis, September 13 at Riverside Campus

Austin Community College invites the college and community to celebrate Diez y Seis, which commemorates Mexico’s declaration of independence from Spain more than 200 years ago and honors Mexican history, heritage, and culture. ACC’s Diez … Continue reading

Emergency Preparedness Week: Practice Now, Be Prepared Later

Emergency Preparedness Week allows ACC students, faculty, and staff to practice what they should do if an emergency or disaster strikes on campus. The events take place during the third week of each semester; this … Continue reading

College Hosts Riverbat Bash to Mark Start of Semester

KEYE – College Hosts Riverbat Bash to Mark Start of Semester

ACC Among Institutions Approaching Math through Emporium Model

The Texas Tribune – ACC Among Institutions Approaching Math through Emporium Model

In Memoriam: Pauline Rocha

ACC sends its condolences to the family of valued employee Pauline Rocha, document imaging clerk for Financial Aid. Rocha passed away Sept. 3. Funeral services were held Sept. 7 at Holy Rosary Church in La … Continue reading

ACC's Highland Site Provides Convenient Capital Metro Access

KEYE – ACC’s Highland Site Provides Convenient Capital Metro Access

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