Monthly Archives: November 2013

ACC Choir Hosts Concert Nov. 17

The ACC Choir invites the college and community to its concert Sunday, Nov. 17, at 4 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit (301 Hays County Rd. in Dripping Springs). The choir will … Continue reading

Bravo to October Award Recipients

ACC congratulates the following recipients of the October 2013 Riverbats Bravo Award. Employees are nominated by their colleagues for their outstanding service, excellent performance, and commitment to servant leadership. Riverbats Bravo award recipients are eligible … Continue reading

ACC Receives Veteran Career Training Grant

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Receives Veteran Career Training Grant (subscription required to see ACC reference)

ACC Awarded Grant for Veteran Career Training

KLBJ 590 AM – ACC Awarded Grant for Veteran Career Training

ACC Receives Walmart Foundation Grant for Veteran Career Training

The Walmart Foundation has awarded Austin Community College nearly $100,000 to support career training for veterans. The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University received the initial $1 million grant; ACC is … Continue reading

ACC Forms Partnership with Danish Business School

Austin American-Statesman – ACC Forms Partnership with Danish Business School (subscription required)

ACC Volunteers Recognized in Senator's Veterans Op-Ed

Hill Country News – ACC Volunteers Recognized in Senator’s Veterans Op-Ed

ACC Hosts Veterans Resource Fair in Round Rock

Round Rock Leader – ACC Hosts Veterans Resource Fair in Round Rock

Hone Your Skills Using ACC's Free Online Workshops

ACC offers a variety of free online workshops to help you boost your skills and succeed. Continue reading

Follow ACC on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and More

Austin Community College is all over social media! Follow our main accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn to ask questions, share your college experience, and get the latest college news, events, photos, reminders, and … Continue reading

ACC Offers 1-on-1 Hotline, Spring Registration Open

Round Rock Leader – ACC Offers 1-on-1 Hotline, Spring Registration Open

Facing a Crisis? ACC's Student Emergency Fund Can Help

Golfers raised almost $25,000 for the Student Emergency Fund at ACC’s eighth annual Golf Scramble in October. But what is the Student Emergency Fund and how can you use it? Continue reading

Spear Nominated for Statewide Teaching Award

Gale Spear, professor of child care & development, has been selected as ACC’s nominee for the 2014 Piper Professor award for outstanding achievement by a college faculty member in Texas. Piper professor nominees are chosen … Continue reading

ACC Partners with Danish College to Expand International Opportunities

Austin Community College is partnering with Aarhus Business College in Denmark to expand international learning opportunities for ACC students and faculty. The colleges will sign an agreement reflecting the partnership Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 9 … Continue reading

ACC Campus Among New Openings in North Hays Area

Hays Free Press – ACC Campus Among New Openings in North Hays Area

October 2013 – Hays Campus Update

Construction is substantially complete as of Sept. 26, 2013. We received certificates from the City of Kyle and Gensler Architects to certify completion. During the first couple weeks of October, representatives of the design and … Continue reading

Community College Emphasizes Affordability in Spring Registration

Austin American-Statesman – Community College Emphasizes Affordability in Spring Registration (subscription required to see ACC reference)

Support Your Community and Send a Card to Someone in Need, Nov. 19-20

In support of Meals on Wheels and More’s efforts to bring food and support to the elderly and other homebound residents, the SidusLink Project will host card-making tables at several ACC campuses. Continue reading

Students Participate in Service Learning Survey Project

KUT News – Students Participate in Service Learning Survey Project

3D Printing Makes an Impact in Classrooms

Engineering.com – 3D Printing Makes an Impact in Classrooms

View the Night Sky at Round Rock Campus Star Party, Nov. 8

Austin Community College is hosting its last star party of the semester Friday, Nov. 8 – giving the college and community an opportunity to view the wonders of the sky from the Round Rock Campus … Continue reading

Community Impact – ACC Selects Firm to Lead Highland Master Planning

Community Impact – ACC Selects Firm to Lead Highland Master Planning

Golfers Raise $25,000 for Student Emergency Fund

More than 100 ACC supporters braved a little wet weather at Riverside Golf Course October 18 for the eighth annual Golf Scramble. The event raised about $25,000 for the Student Emergency Fund. To date, more … Continue reading

ACC Opens Spring Semester Registration with Focus on Affordability

With a growing number of jobs set to require college education and training, Austin Community College is opening its spring semester registration with an emphasis on expanding access to higher education through affordability. “At a … Continue reading

Board Selects Firm for Highland Master Planning

Austin Business Journal – Board Selects Firm for Highland Master Planning

Biotechnology Program Raises Profile at BioBash Event

BioNews Texas – Biotechnology Program Raises Profile at BioBash Event

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

This regular feature recognizes the activities and honors received by ACC faculty and staff. To submit news or suggestions, see the contact information below. Piper Professor Candidates Three faculty members are candidates for ACC’s nominee … Continue reading

UT Scholar to Discuss India’s Surrogacy Market Nov. 18 at ACC

South Asian-American Studies Scholar Dr. Sharmila Rudrappa will address India’s growing surrogacy industry at a presentation Monday, Nov. 18, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd., Room 8500). Rudrappa, associate professor … Continue reading

Ready for Launch: ACC’s New Website Premieres Nov. 11

With a clean, fresh look and a focus on usability, ACC introduces a new and improved gateway to all the college has to offer. Continue reading

Spring Registration Open to All New, Current Students

Make it happen in 2014. Register now for spring classes. Continue reading

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