Monthly Archives: October 2014

Job & Internship Fair Connects ACC Students, Employers

Austin Community College will host a Job and Internship Fair Wednesday, November 5, to connect ACC students and local employers. The college-wide event will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at all 11 campuses. Students … Continue reading

Plan for retirement at workshops, Oct. 20-24

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

ACC hosts arts events connecting veterans with industry experts

Austin Community College (ACC) is co-sponsoring a series of programs connecting veterans interested in pursuing the arts and creative industries with industry experts through a series of workshops, panels, and performances beginning October 20 at … Continue reading

ACC program graduates future office administration workers

Austin Community College hosts a graduation ceremony Friday, October 17, to celebrate a pathway to higher wages for a group of workers now armed with office administration skills provided by the ACE (Accelerating Connections to … Continue reading

ACC proposes RN-to-BSN program for nurse graduates

Austin Community College is proposing a new program that would offer associate degree nursing graduates the opportunity to earn a bachelor of science in nursing – a credential that is increasingly required by health care … Continue reading

ACC campuses serve as election voting locations

Voters in the upcoming general election can cast their ballots at the following Austin Community College campuses. Early voting runs Monday, October 20 through Friday, October 31. Election Day is Tuesday, November 4. ACC District … Continue reading

Graduate sets groundwork for new non-profit

It’s a dark world claiming the innocence of tens of thousands of children, but Brooke Crowder isn’t afraid of the darkness. She is creating a refuge so the young victims have a place to go … Continue reading

ACC's $386 Million Propositions Look to Expand, Renovate Campuses

KUT: ACC’s $386 million propositions look to expand, renovate campuses


The Architects Newspaper: Mall of Education

Urban Rail, ACC Bond proposals hot topics at Leadership Austin Breakfast

KXAN: Urban Rail, ACC Bond proposals hot topics at Leadership Austin Breakfast

Austin Community College Receives EPA Grant for Solar Water-Disinfection Project

renewablesbiz: Austin Community College Receives EPA Grant for Solar Water-Disinfection Project

'Chronicle' endorsements: November 4, 2014 General Elections

Austin Chronicle: ‘Chronicle’ endorsements: November 4, 2014 General Elections

Austin Community College could soon offer 4-year programs

KXAN: Austin Community College could soon offer 4-year programs

Austin Community College facilita tu regreso a la universidad

Univision: Austin Community College facilita tu regreso a la universidad

Aprovechando la ayuda personalizada con la campaña ACC 1-a-1

La campaña ACC 1 a 1 es una campaña que permite al estudiante recibir ayuda personalizada y les aclara sus dudas sobre cómo asistir a la universidad. Esta campaña arranca el 13 de Octubre y … Continue reading

ACC 1-on-1 offers personalized registration assistance

Austin Community College (ACC) is opening its popular ACC 1-on-1 hotline to assist prospective, current, and former students with personalized assistance and questions about classes, registration, and getting started at the college in advance of … Continue reading

'Monochrome' highlights juried works; reception Oct. 16

The Austin Community College Art Department will host a reception for the student art exhibition “Monochrome” from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 16, in the ACC Rio Grande Campus Kramer Gallery, 1218 West Ave. … Continue reading

Apply for spring scholarships; deadline Nov. 1

ACC Foundation Scholarships are available for the spring semester for the following areas: Students with community involvement graduating in May. Students transferring in January. Students majoring in International Business, various electronics programs, Jewelry, Hospitality Management, … Continue reading

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. Library Association leader nominee Julie Todaro, dean of library services, is … Continue reading

Board of Trustees briefs

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees reviewed expansion plans for Highland Campus and evaluated future construction requirements during its regular meeting Monday, October 6, at the Highland Business Center. Rackspace academic benefits … Continue reading

Nix ACC plan to raise the tax cap; support construction bonds

Austin American Statesman: Nix ACC plan to raise the tax cap; support construction bonds

Momentum builds for RN-to-BSN program

In response to workforce needs and an ongoing nursing shortage, Austin Community College hopes to begin offering the increasingly essential bachelor’s degree credential to the college’s associate degree nursing graduates by 2017. The Texas Higher … Continue reading

Task Force Created to Tackle ACC Bond Construction

Time Warner Cable News: Task Force Created to Tackle ACC Bond Construction

Negocios de Highland ofrecen descuentos a estudiantes, empleados

La comunidad está enterada de que el Campus Highland de ACC es un nuevo centro de aprendizaje, pero muchos negocios dentro del antiguo centro comercial, incluyendo restaurantes están operando y ofreciendo descuentos a los estudiantes … Continue reading

Large-scale emergency exercise planned for Round Rock Campus Nov. 7

Austin Community College will join first responders, medical personnel, and emergency management agencies from the region and the state to participate in a mock disaster exercise Friday, November 7, at the Round Rock Campus. Coordinated … Continue reading

Teaching, leadership award nominations accepted now

Contact the Faculty Development Office at [email protected] for more information. Nominations for three prestigious annual teaching and leadership awards are being accepted in October and November. ACC Teaching Excellence award Nomination deadline: Friday, November 14. … Continue reading

Highland retailers offer discounts to students, employees

ACC’s Highland Campus may be a new hub of learning, but many mall merchants and restaurants are operating and offering discounts to ACC students and employees. Among the offers: a 15 percent discount at the … Continue reading

Congrats to September Bravo award recipients

ACC congratulates the following recipients of the September 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

Bond information sessions continue through Oct. 10

Faculty, staff, and students have a few more opportunities to learn about the upcoming ACC bond and property tax cap election in campus information sessions. The following campuses and Highland Business Center will host sessions … Continue reading

“i am acc” spotlights ACC success stories

You’ve probably seen the print ads, billboards, and television commercials featuring some of the students, instructors, and friends who make ACC a special place. Now, with a freshly redesigned site and new narratives, “i am … Continue reading

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