Monthly Archives: March 2015

ACC closes for spring break

The Austin Community College District will close for spring break Monday, March 16, through Sunday, March 22. Offices will reopen 8 a.m. Monday, March 23. To report an emergency, please contact the college’s police department … Continue reading

On the Road: Dr. Biden Visits Community Colleges in Florida and Texas

Leading up to the SXSWedu Conference in Austin, Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden visited Austin Community College’s ACCelerator at Highland Campus to learn more about the innovative strategies and technology being used to increase retention, completion and … Continue reading

Second Lady visits ACC Highland Campus

Community Impact: Second Lady visits ACC Highland Campus

Jill Biden praises ACC’s computer-driven remedial math courses

Austin American Statesman: Jill Biden praises ACC’s computer-driven remedial math courses

ACC’s ACCelerator and MATD 0421 course in national spotlight

KLBJ 590: ACC’s ACCelerator and MATD 0421 course in national spotlight

Second Lady: Community Colleges Critical for Nation’s Future

KEYE: Second Lady: Community Colleges Critical for Nation’s Future 

ACCelerator showcased during SXSWedu

Community Impact: ACCelerator showcased during SXSWedu

Jill Biden Visits Austin Community College

Time Warner Cable News: Jill Biden Visits Austin Community College

Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden tours ACC Highland learning lab

KXAN: Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden tours ACC Highland learning lab

Kudos to February Bravo award recipients

Congratulations to the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for February. Nominated by their colleagues, Riverbats Bravo award recipients are eligible for the Riverbats Excellence award given each semester to one employee from each campus. Visit … Continue reading

From the Provost: 2015 Dream Conference, Workforce Summit

Dream Conference 2015 A spirited team from Austin Community College joined me in Baltimore last month for the 2015 Achieving the Dream conference. Our contingent included Mike Midgley, Virginia Fraire, Stephanie Hawley, Mary Harris, Soon … Continue reading

Second Lady and Under Secretary of Education to tour ACCelerator and meet with MATD 0421 students

The Austin Community College District (ACC) will host the Second Lady, Dr. Jill Biden, and the Under Secretary of Education, Dr. Ted Mitchell, on Monday, March 9, to tour the Highland Campus’ ACCelerator and meet … Continue reading

ACC Board of Trustees to review contractor requirements

KUT: ACC Board of Trustees to review contractor requirements

ACC hosts Fairway 5K at Riverside Golf Course

KVUE: ACC hosts Fairway 5K at Riverside Golf Course

Student loan debt weighs on state, national economy

Austin American Statesman: Student loan debt weighs on state, national economy

ACC board sorts through bond construction projects

Community Impact: ACC board sorts through bond construction projects

A New Life for Dead Malls

The Atlantic: A New Life for Dead Malls

Jill Biden to visit ACC Highland campus

KVUE: Jill Biden to visit ACC Highland campus

Board of Trustees briefs: Campus carry resolution; bond oversight committee

At its March 2 regular session, the Austin Community College District Board of Trustees unanimously approved resolutions regarding guns on campus and in-state tuition for undocumented students. State lawmakers currently are considering legislation (Senate Bill … Continue reading

Adjunct faculty: Take part in AFA spring meeting March 27

ACC adjunct faculty are invited take part in an evening of learning and fun at the Adjunct Faculty Association’s spring general membership meeting, Friday, March 27, 5 -7 p.m. at the Highland Campus social staircase. … Continue reading

Library Tutorial

Library Services’ online tutorials earn national recognition

ACC’s Library Services team is celebrating the inclusion of its Research Success Tutorials in the American Library Association’s Association of College & Research Libraries’ PRIMO Database, a curated collection of materials that model best practices … Continue reading

HR Connection: Professional development, retirees, and more

From the Human Resources Department Administrative assistant training series begins March 27 ACC administrative assistants can sharpen their skills and learn new tips at a lunch-and-learn series designed specifically for them. Topics will include goal-setting, … Continue reading

Milan

From student to professor: ACC’s Milan Sretenovic follows beat of his own drum

Tucked away in a dimly lit booth with headphones over his ears and his fingers on the sound board, ACC audio professor Milan Sretenovic is in his element. “I’m out there doing this thing every … Continue reading

ACC invites Austin to Celebrate Asia

Austin Community College invites the community to enjoy live music and Asian cuisine at Celebrate Asia Festival on Wednesday, March 25. The event will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the courtyard of the … Continue reading

Student Success Grants fund innovative projects

The Provost’s Office has awarded 22 Student Success grants for faculty/staff projects. The six- or 12-month projects promote the objectives of the college’s Academic Master Plan, Strategic Plan, and Administrative Services Plan. “By addressing challenges … Continue reading

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