Monthly Archives: August 2014

ACC pilots First Year Seminar

The First Year Seminar planning committee has conducted the initial pilot of a new class designed to better prepare incoming students for their college career. The noncredit seminar will be mandatory for all first-time-in-college students … Continue reading

Degree Map now available collegewide

The Degree Map application is now available to faculty, advisors, and students and accessible through Online Services. Students and advisors can use the degree planning tool to prepare for spring registration, which begins October 20. … Continue reading

Arts & Humanities showcases 'Create' in 2014-15 season

“Create” is the focus of Austin Community College’s 2014-2015 arts and humanities season beginning in September. The theme was chosen to reflect the activities and energy of the Arts & Humanities Division, says Lyman Grant, … Continue reading

ACC campus sparks renewal around half-vacant Highland Mall

Austin American Statesman — ACC Campus sparks renewal around half-vacant Highland Mall

ACC Highland campus' grand opening

KVUE — ACC Highland campus’ grand opening

ACC Highland Mall campus hosts grand opening

KXAN — ACC Highland Mall campus hosts grand opening

City Leaders Celebrate ACC Highland's First Week of Classes

Time Warner Cable News — City Leaders Celebrate ACC Highland’s First Week of Classes

ACC holds ribbon cutting

Fox 7 — ACC holds ribbon cutting Watch report here.

ACC-Highland aspires to generate wide benefits

Austin American Statesman — ACC-Highland aspires to generate wide benefits

Sing It: ACC Creates Music Video to Promote Degree Map

21st Century Center — Sing It: ACC Creates Music Video to promote Degree Map

ACC closed Monday in observance of Labor Day

Austin Community College  is closed Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day.  The college resumes regular hours on Tuesday, September 2. Campuses that have Saturday hours are on regular schedule August 30-31. … Continue reading

‘Something Exciting’ has started here: Hundreds celebrate opening of ACC Highland

An estimated 1,200 people gathered to celebrate the grand opening of the Austin Community College District’s new Highland Campus Aug. 27. State and local leaders joined ACC administrators, faculty, staff, and students to dedicate the … Continue reading

Thousands head back to school

KXAN — Thousands head back to school (view video)

ACC Highland celebration Aug. 27: Update & other details

Something exciting is happening at the ACC Highland Campus! Here are updated details on Wednesday’s grand opening celebration. We have marching bands, mascots, Â #iamacc photo shoots, refreshments, campus tours, livestream webcasting, and a slate … Continue reading

Skyriding: ACC students fly with NASA

Ask ACC students Natalie Misasi, Robert Feller, Garrett Hall, and Trey Black to describe their summer experience, and you’ll get some enthusiastic answers: Natalie: “Truly incredible.” Robert: “Wild.” Garrett: “Mind-blowingly awesome ridiculous fun.” Trey: “The … Continue reading

Highland Campus: First class day updates & information

We are pleased to welcome the ACC Highland Campus faculty, staff, and students to the first day of fall classes Monday. It’s especially important to allow extra time to get to campus and find your … Continue reading

Tap the app: ACC president & friends slow jam about Degree Map

Only in higher education would a new degree-auditing application inspire top leaders to slow jam. Due to popular demand, we are sharing the Degree Map video that was unveiled to Austin Community College faculty and … Continue reading

ACC will host Visiting Artist Exhibition: Hollis Hammonds

Austin Community College District will host a reception for visiting artist Hollis Hammonds from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, September 4, in the Rio Grande Campus Kramer Gallery, 1218 West Ave. Hammonds is a Kentucky-born … Continue reading

Empiezan la universidad echándole ganas

¡Ahora Si! — Empiezan la universidad echándole ganas: Programa de ACC ayuda y apoya a estudiantes hispanos

ACC offers employers on-site continuing education

Community Impact — ACC offers employers on-site continuing education

Candidate filings for AISD, ACC seats

Austin Chronicle — Candidate Filings for AISD, ACC Seats: A last-minute deluge of candidates

Se han postulado los candidatos para la elección de la mesa directiva del ACC

Todo está en orden para la elección de la mesa directiva de Austin Community College, programada este mes de noviembre. Los votantes elegirán a los sí­ndicos para tres asientos de nueve que forman la mesa … Continue reading

The ballot is set for ACC's Board of Trustees election

The ballot is set for this November’s Austin Community College District Board of Trustees election. Voters will choose trustees for three seats on ACC’s 9-member board. The candidate filing period closed August 18. Place 1: … Continue reading

ACC veterinary programs create job path for animal lover

It’s like bees to honey, the way animals seek out Samantha Keltgen. It was inevitable that a stray mare named Starlight would fall for her, too. “My neighbor couldn’t catch his horse after it got … Continue reading

Despite pressure, Austin Community College pitches bond package

Austin American Statesman — Austin Community College pitches bond package.

Some ACC campuses open Saturday for enrollment services

Austin Community College (ACC) is opening five of its campuses on Saturday, August 16, to help students who still need assistance enrolling for the fall semester. There is less than a week left to enroll … Continue reading

Los programas de la industria de la música y RTF del ACC ofrecerán una sesión abierta

El Departamento de Industria de Música, Presentación, y Departamento de Tecnologí­a (MBPT por sus siglas en inglés) de Austin Community College está organizando una sesión abierta al público en general el sábado, 23 de agosto, … Continue reading

NASA flight surgeon launched medical career from ACC

NOTE: Dr. Sean Roden will be a special guest speaker at the ACC Highland Campus grand opening on August 27. Learn more and RSVP here. By all accounts, Dr. Sean Roden has had an extraordinary … Continue reading

ACC’s music business and RTF programs host open house

The Music Business, Performance, and Technology Department (MBPT) at Austin Community College is hosting an open house Saturday, August 23, along with the Radio-Television-Film Department (RTF). Tour the MBPT facilities from 10 a.m. to 2 … Continue reading

ACC continues partnership with Texas Life-sciences Collaboration Center

Community Impact – ACC continues partnership with Texas Life-sciences Collaboration Center

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