Monthly Archives: October 2012

Today’s Training, Today’s Careers: Hospitality Management

Want a job that’s in demand in Central Texas? ACC is your source for affordable training that connects you to today’s careers – like hospitality management. Continue reading

View Wonders of the Sky at ACC Star Party Oct. 19

Austin Community College is hosting its fall 2012 star party Friday, Oct. 19 – giving the college and community an opportunity to view the wonders of the sky from the Round Rock Campus observation deck. … Continue reading

First Round of QEP Pop Quiz! Giveaway Winners Revealed

The first round of prize package winners are in for ACC’s QEP Pop Quiz! Giveaway! Congratulations to ACC students Mary Dalton, Sherry Davis, Yasha DeRegis, Donald Kelly, and Clay Owen. Don’t forget, students have two … Continue reading

CPPPS Director Discusses Voting Behavior Ahead of Election

KUT – CPPPS Director Discusses Voting Behavior Ahead of Election

Plan for Retirement at Upcoming Workshops

It’s never too late to start planning for the future. ACC’s Human Resources Department is sponsoring information sessions about saving for retirement (coinciding with National Save for Retirement Week) each day from Monday, Oct. 22 … Continue reading

ACC Study Analyzes Non-Voters Ahead of Election

Associated Press via Houston Chronicle – ACC Study Analyzes Non-Voters Ahead of Election

ACC Professor Analyzes Vice Presidential Debate

KEYEÂ – ACC Professor Analyzes Vice Presidential Debate

ACC's QEP Pop Quiz! Giveaway

Show us what you know about the QEP to win a Nexus 7 tablet, or a weekly prize pack! Continue reading

ACC Part of STEM Grant Consortium

Fairfax Times – ACC Part of STEM Grant Consortium

In Memoriam: Virginia Pearson

The college expresses condolences to the family of Virginia Pearson, who passed away October 9, 2012. Pearson was a fixed asset specialist in ACC’s Finance Department and had worked at ACC since 2005. A graveside … Continue reading

Austin American-Statesman – Elgin Campus Construction on Schedule

Austin American-Statesman – Elgin Campus Construction on Schedule

CPPPS Director Weighs in on Hispanic Voting Population

KUT – CPPPS Director Weighs in on Hispanic Voting Population

Agreement to Extend Bus Service to ACC Campus

Austin American-Statesman – Agreement to Extend Bus Service to ACCÂ Campus

CPPPS Director Analyzes Voting Behavior Ahead of Election

Austin American-Statesman – CPPPS Director Analyzes Voting Behavior Ahead of ElectionÂ

President’s Podcast: The QEP – and Why it Matters

Dr. Richard Rhodes is joined by Dr. Constance Elko and Dr. Joey Offer of ACC’s Math Department to discuss the Quality Enhancement Plan – and why it matters to everyone at ACC. Continue reading

How to Get Involved with the Hospitality Industry

KVUE – How to Get Involved with the Hospitality Industry

Share your Student Experience with the ACC Board of Trustees

Board members will attend Student Forums at each campus through April 2013. Click here for dates and details. Continue reading

Arts and Humanities Fall Season Explores ‘How Did You Get Here?’

The ACC Arts and Humanities Division invites students, faculty, staff, and the community to explore the question “How did you get here?” through the 2012 fall season – including drama, dance, film, and arts events. … Continue reading

Capital Metro Service to Cypress Creek Extended to January 2014

ACC has extended its agreement with Capital Metro to provide bus service to Cypress Creek Campus. The new contract, approved by the Board of Trustees in early October, runs through January 12, 2014. The service … Continue reading

ACC Celebrates Long-term Employees for their Service

ACC congratulates the dedicated employees who have served the college for more than a decade. Continue reading

Celebrating Art & Education: Artist Reflects on Donation to ACC

Renowned Southwest artist Amado Peña has donated a collection of his celebrated work to Austin Community College. Peña donated 16 lithographs valued at nearly $100,000. The artwork will be added to ACC’s permanent collection and … Continue reading

CPPPS Director Analyzes Presidential Debate

FOX 7 – CPPPS Director Analyzes Presidential Debate

ACC Students Participate in Debate Viewing Party

YNN – ACC Students Participate in Debate Viewing Party

Spring Registration for Current, Former Students Opens Oct. 8

Austin Community College spring registration will open to current and former students on Monday, Oct. 8. The spring semester begins Jan. 14. Continue reading

CPPPS Director Weighs in on Voting Behaviors

KEYE – CPPPS Director Weighs in on Voting Behaviors

Earning A's: Faculty and Staff Activities, Accomplishments, and Accolades

This new, regular feature recognizes the activities and honors received by ACC faculty and staff. To submit news or suggestions, see the contact information below. Photographing Gotham Sean Perry, adjunct professor of photography, was commissioned … Continue reading

Artist Donates Lithographs to ACC

Austin American-Statesman – Artist Donates Lithographs to ACC

More Students Taking ACC Dual Credit Courses

Austin American-Statesman – More Students Taking ACC Dual Credit Courses

Drama Department presents ‘Locked in the Arms of a Crazy Life’ Oct. 4-13

The ACC Drama Department will dive into the life of poet Charles Bukowski in its production of “Locked in the Arms of a Crazy Life: Poems by Charles Bukowski,” Oct. 4 -13 at the Rio … Continue reading

September 2012 – Elgin Campus Update

The Elgin Campus is on schedule to open for the fall 2013 semester as construction work continues to advance. Here are some updates: The site utility connections are being finalized. The water connection to Aqua … Continue reading

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