Monthly Archives: October 2014

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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