Monthly Archives: September 2014

ACC celebrates Hispanic American culture with colorful events

Austin Community College kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month with two events on Sept. 16. The college recognizes the efforts made by Hispanic Americans and their contributions to Central Texas and the United States by celebrating … Continue reading

New on campus? Faculty seminar series can help

ACC’s Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning is offering a three-session seminar series to help new faculty learn about the college and the many resources and tools available to them. The sessions are: Connecting With … Continue reading

Tee up for Oct. 3 Golf Scramble benefitting student fund

It’s that time of year again: ACC’s ninth annual Golf Scramble will be Friday, October 3, at Riverside Golf Course, 1020 Grove Blvd., Austin. Check-in begins at 7 a.m. for an 8 a.m. shotgun start. … Continue reading

Faculty & staff: Explore options at Educational Advancement “Happy Hour”

ACC employees interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree or adding to their education credentials are invited to explore opportunities at an Educational Advancement “Happy Hour,” Thursday, September 25, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Highland … Continue reading

Nursing Brings Positive Change for ACC Student

A year into his studies as a nursing student at Austin Community College, Daniel Bustillos faced the ultimate challenge. He watched his mother lose her battle with liver cancer. Two paths lay before him. He … Continue reading

ACC meets demand for more accelerated classes

With increasing demand for accelerated classes, Austin Community College is expanding short-session classes on the fall schedule. Traditional courses run 16 weeks, the entire length of the fall semester. Short-session classes may run eight or … Continue reading

Students tackle issues at ACC’s annual Constitution Day debate

Austin Community College District (ACC) will host its eighth annual Constitution Day Debate honoring the signing of the U.S. Constitution at 6 p.m. Tuesday, September 23 in the Palmer Events Center (900 Barton Springs Rd.) … Continue reading

Semana de Preparación para Emergencias inicia en ACC

8 de Septiembre – 12 de Septiembre | Planteles de ACC District AUSTIN, Texas (8 de Septiembre, 2014) -Â Austin Community College District (ACC) está preparando a sus planteles en caso de una emergencia con … Continue reading

Emergency Preparedness Week begins on ACC campuses

Austin Community College District (ACC) is preparing its campuses in the event of an emergency with a series of drills Monday, September 8 – Friday, September 12. ACC hosts Emergency Preparedness Week during the third … Continue reading

ACC celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Mediodí­a a 1 p.m. Martes, 16 de Septiembre | ACC Riverside Campus, 1020 Grove Blvd. AUSTIN, Texas (8 de Septiembre, 2014) -Â El Distrito de Austin Community College (ACC) y el Centro de Polí­ticas Públicas … Continue reading

ACC celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Editor’s note: This is updated to correct the event time. The Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Center for Public Policy and Political Studies will host a cultural celebration in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month on … Continue reading

Instalación de murales cuenta permanentemente la historia del este de Austin

El 16 de Septiembre se instalarán permanentemente en el plantel de ACC Riverside 5 murales que relatan la historia de los hispanos en Austin. Cada mural representa una comunidad que en sus inicios se confrontó … Continue reading

ACC mural depicts Austin’s Mexican-American history

The Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Latino/Latin American Studies Center will host a mural installation ceremony to commemorate Austin’s Mexican-American history Tuesday, September 16, at 6 p.m. at Riverside Campus (1020 Grove Blvd., Building G … Continue reading

ACC's Highland campus exudes a kind of post-industrial vibe

Austin American Statesman — ACC’s Highland campus exudes a kind of post-industrial vibe

As School Begins, Two High Schools Mark Early College Program Expansions

KUT —  As School Begins, Two High Schools Mark Early College  Program Expansions

Effects of ISIS in the United States

KVUE — Effects of ISIS in the United States

ACC program helps Latino students chart successful college path

¡Ahora Si! — ACC program helps Latino students chart successful college path

Earning A's: Faculty and Staff Activities, Accomplishments, & 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. Employee of the Year Dahlia Anzaldua-Torres, marketing event coordinator, is Riverbats … Continue reading

Elgin Campus marks first year

One year after Austin Community College opened its Elgin Campus, the college is helping hundreds of students from Bastrop County and the surrounding area prepare for college and careers. Early College High Schools More than … Continue reading

HR Connection: Benefits, educational advancement, wellness, and more

The following is provided by the Human Resources Department: New Premium Rates Effective 9/1/14 Employees enrolled in the ERS Group Benefits Program are encouraged to visit to view the 2015-rate sheets. Medical premiums increased … Continue reading

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