Monthly Archives: May 2014

MATD 0421 promises a new direction in developmental math

All-levels class debuts at Highland Campus this fall Austin Community College is introducing an innovative developmental math class at its Highland Campus opening this fall. Developmental Mathematics (MATD 0421) is designed to help individual students … Continue reading

HR Connection: Annual benefits enrollment, HealthSelect app, and more

The Employees Retirement System annual enrollment fair is June 27 from 9 a.m. to noon at Highland Business Center Rm. 201. You can learn about insurance coverage options, new provisions, and rates for the upcoming … Continue reading

Admiral McRaven inspires veterans, students to achieve education goals

U.S. Navy Admiral William McRaven promoted the value of a college education to military veterans and other guests during Austin Community College’s “From Humvee to ACC” veteran appreciation and resource fair held Friday, May 16, … Continue reading

Destinación ACC en el campus de Highland

AUSTIN, Texas (May 16, 2014) – Austin Community College se prepara para la gran apertura del nuevo plantel Highland en el antiguo centro comercial y para celebrar llevará a cabo la feria informativa “Destination: ACC … Continue reading

Students, faculty invited to entrepreneurship panel May 31

Austin Community College students and faculty are invited to attend a workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs co-hosted by ACC and the City of Austin. “Exploring Entrepreneurship” takes place Saturday, May 31, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 … Continue reading

Events planned for foster care students, advocates

Austin American-Statesman – Events planned for foster care students, advocates (subscription required)

ACC online resources, phones down overnight May 30

ACC web-based and phone systems will be off-line for maintenance beginning 7 p.m. Friday, May 30, until early morning Saturday, May 31. There will be no access to the ACC website, Online Services, Blackboard, Colleague … Continue reading

ACC grad and former foster youth beats the odds

KEYE – ACC grad and former foster youth beats the odds (watch video)

ACC grad wins international award for web design

KVUE – ACC grad wins international award for web design

Student wins international Hermes Award for web design

A graduate of Austin Community College’s Webmaster Certificate Program has received international honors for her capstone project. Amy Fowler, who completed the Continuing Education program last fall, won a 2014 Hermes Creative Gold Award for … Continue reading

ACC leaders, faculty, and staff present at NISOD May 25

Several members of the ACC community will be presenting or serving as panelists at the NISOD (National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development) annual Teaching and Leadership Excellence Conference May 25-28 at the Austin Convention … Continue reading

Attend College Enrollment Fair June 14 at ACC Highland

Thinking about college? Austin Community College invites you to learn more about your options and complete enrollment steps at Destination: ACC @ Highland. The event takes place Saturday, June 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 … Continue reading

Students get more time to pay; Aug. 1 is first tuition deadline

Austin Community College has changed tuition deadlines to give you more time to pay. The first tuition deadline is Aug. 1. You still have the option to pay immediately or set up a payment plan … Continue reading

ACC grad passionate about blacksmithing craft

Ruidoso News – ACC grad passionate about blacksmithing craft

Summer registration closes May 21, don't miss your deadlines

Don’t miss your summer deadlines Riverbats! See a complete list of important dates and deadlines. Summer 2014 registration closes May 21 (except for the 2nd 5-week session which closes July 2). If you registered between … Continue reading

ACC hosts Youth Leadership Institute

FOX 7 – ACC hosts Youth Leadership Institute (view video)

Foster care youth invited to gathering; registration deadline May 23

ACC also hosts foster care conference Current and former foster care youth interested in college have a few days left to register for a gathering co-hosted by Austin Community College and Education Reach for Texans. … Continue reading

Admiral William McRaven touts education to veterans at ACC

Austin American-Statesman – Admiral William McRaven touts education to veterans at ACC (subscription required)

Congratulations May 2014 graduates, see photos and more

ACC congratulates all the Riverbats who earned their degrees and certificates on May 8, 2014 at our spring commencement ceremony. If you plan to graduate in August, the deadline to apply is in July. See … Continue reading

Bravo to April award recipients

ACC congratulates the following recipients of the April Riverbats Bravo award. Nominated by their colleagues, Riverbats Bravo award recipients are eligible for the Riverbats Excellence award given each semester to one employee from each campus. … Continue reading

ACC announces new vet tech program

KVUE – ACC announces new vet tech program

Share your achievements: Submissions due June 20

Submissions for the 2013-2014 Achievements of Faculty & Staff are due by Friday, June 20. The publication lists individuals who earn awards or recognition on the national, regional, state, and local level as well as … Continue reading

General Assembly set for Aug. 22; presenters sought

Mark your calendars for Fall General Assembly, Friday, Aug. 22, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Austin. Keynote speaker is Dr. Rob Johnstone, founder and president of the National Center for Inquiry & Improvement. … Continue reading

Interested in the ACC Academy? Attend information session June 6

Faculty and staff interested in the ACC Academy are invited to attend an information session Friday, June 6, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. in Highland Business Center Rm. 411.0 Academy alumni will be on hand … Continue reading

Blackboard down May 16-19 for upgrade

The Blackboard system will be down May 16-19 to install new features that make the system better, easier and faster for you to use. While there will be no significant change in the user interface … Continue reading

Combina un grado – Un programa culinario con el deseo de aprender y logra lo dulce que es alcanzar el éxito

Si la cocina es tu vocación, el ACC tiene la receta para tu carrera culinaria. Desde el sueño de ser propietario de una panaderí­a hasta un chef ejecutivo, ACC te ayuda a desarrollar experiencia en … Continue reading

Échale un vistazo: ACC enhances Spanish website with new features

ACC’s Spanish-language website now features more information and tips to help current and incoming students get involved and take advantage of the many opportunities the college offers. See what’s new at New features on … Continue reading

Admiral McRaven to speak at Austin Community College

Austin American-Statesman – Admiral McRaven to speak at Austin Community College (subscription required)

New Core Curriculum: Download Requirements and Course Lists

New core curriculum requirements have been implemented for all new students entering Austin Community College beginning in fall 2014. View the new requirements at Choose Core Curriculum Classes, or download Fall 2014 Core Curriculum Requirements … Continue reading

ACC works to help close gender gap in higher education

The Texas Tribune/New York Times – ACC works to help close gender gap in higher education

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