Monthly Archives: July 2015

Voter registrar training offered Sept. 25

Would you like to support our country’s democratic process by helping people register to vote? Austin Community College faculty and staff are invited to attend voter registrar training Friday, September 25, from 10:30 a.m. to … Continue reading

IT update: Upgrading to MS Windows 10

UPDATE | May 2018: Windows 10 has been tested by IT and deployment is underway. All new computers should be deployed with Windows 10. The college’s Information Technology Department is testing the new operating system … Continue reading

ACC’s Business and Assessment Testing Centers expand services

Austin Community College’s (ACC) Business and Assessment Testing Center will expand services in the fall with new college-credit and workforce certifications exams. Offered within the Highland and Round Rock Campuses, the centers provide testing for … Continue reading

ACC selects members of Futures Institute

Twenty-four faculty, staff, and students have been selected to participate in a new group that will examine ways to restructure college programs and services to better support students’ on-time degree or certificate completion. The Futures … Continue reading

Extreme close-up of female student with a slight smile sitting at a table. Her eyes are cast down. Her hair is pulled back. She is holding a mechanical pencil.

ACC lanza programa acelerado de Inglés Intensivo

Los cursos preparan a estudiantes internacionales para una transición exitosa a la universidad Austin Community College (ACC) está poniendo en marcha su nuevo Programa de Inglés Intensivo (IEP) para preparar a los estudiantes internacionales para … Continue reading

ACC offering career exploration and job training for women age 50+

BACK TO WORK 50+ at ACC information sessions begin Thursday, August 6 The Austin Community College District (ACC) is holding information sessions for a new program created in collaboration with  AARP Foundation to help women … Continue reading

El esfuerzo del estudiante con recursos limitados

El último año de la preparatoria está repleto de sentimientos encontrados, porque uno se da cuenta que la adolescencia está por terminar, incluyendo las prácticas de actividades extracurriculares después de la escuela, pero lo más … Continue reading

ACC hosts open house for fall students

Hill Country News: ACC hosts open house for fall students

ACC invita a jornada informativa sobre semestre de otoño

Telemundo: ACC invita a jornada informativa sobre semestre de otoño

ACC offers new Intro to Mexican-American studies class

Austin Community College is offering a new introductory course for students interested in learning more about Mexican-American culture. The 3-credit course, “Introduction to Mexican-American Studies” (HUMA 1305), will be taught Monday and Wednesday afternoon at … Continue reading

ACC ofrece nuevo curso de estudios México-Estadounidenses

El departamento de Estudios México-Estadounidenses/Chicanos de Austin Community College está expandiendo con un nuevo curso este otoño diseñado para estudiantes que buscan una licenciatura con especialidad en estudios México-Estadounidenses después de la transferencia a una … Continue reading

Bond project update: Summary of recent activity

ACC staff continues to lay the foundation for construction on the 2014 bond projects. As project teams are confirmed, each project will be thoroughly evaluated to finalize plans, timelines, budget, and program space. Project managers, … Continue reading

ACC launches new theater management & technical programs

austin360: ACC launches new theater management & technical programs

ACC center helps students prepare for college

KXAN: ACC center helps students prepare for college

The sweet taste of studying abroad

Community College Daily: The sweet taste of studying abroad


ACC hosts open house for students interested in live music industry

The Music Business, Performance, and Technology Department (MBPT) at Austin Community College is hosting an open house for new and prospective students Saturday, August 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Northridge Campus, Bldg. 4000 Room … Continue reading

ACC launching an accelerated Intensive English Program

Courses prepare international students for successful transition into college The Austin Community College District (ACC) is launching an Intensive English Program (IEP) in fall to prepare international students for college-level courses. “This is a very … Continue reading

Jobs in Demand: ACC culinary arts program

KVUE: Jobs in demand: ACC culinary arts program

ACC ofrece taller en varios planteles para alumnos interesados en matricularse este otoño

El Distrito de Austin Community College organiza un evento de asistencia universitaria para los estudiantes que desean inscribirse a las clases del otoño, pero no han iniciado o terminado el proceso. Destination: ACC Sábado se … Continue reading

Meeting Students Where They Are: Critical for Success in Developmental Hybrid Programming

evoLLLution: Meeting Students Where They Are: Critical for Success in Developmental Hybrid Programming

ACC hosts open house for students wanting to enroll for fall

Destination: ACC Saturday is a one-day event for students to complete registration The Austin Community College District is hosting an open house for students who want to sign up for fall classes but haven’t started … Continue reading

ACC culinary students study overseas with French pastry chefs

Eight Austin Community College culinary arts students found themselves spending their summer break tucked inside a bright and bustling kitchen nestled in a castle atop the rolling hills of Yssingeaux, France. “This was a summer … Continue reading

Learn about compensation study at July 20 info sessions

Austin Community College employees can learn about the recent non-faculty compensation study through information sessions that will be live streamed and repeated throughout the day Monday, July 20. Dr. Jeff Ling, executive vice president with … Continue reading

New website tracks ACC bond projects

Austin Community College has created a website to keep students, employees, and the community informed about the various capital improvement projects approved by voters in the November 2014 bond referendum. ACC Bond Construction Projects ( … Continue reading

ACC faculty launch area’s first science museum

While Austin may be known as a highly educated city and high-tech hub, the city has lacked one particular feature that most of its peer communities have: a dedicated science museum. Two Austin Community College … Continue reading

ACC Opens New College Destination Center to Help Students

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Board of Trustees briefs: FY 16 budget; Leander Campus architect

2015-16 budget approved At its July 6 regular session, The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees approved a $313 million budget for 2015-16. The balanced budget represents a 10 percent increase over the 2014-15 … Continue reading

Mark your calendar: Fall General Assembly is Aug. 21

Save the date for Fall General Assembly, Friday, Aug. 21, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Austin. Details are forthcoming; check the Workshop & Event Registration database to see the array of afternoon sessions … Continue reading

ACC selecciona arquitecto para el nuevo plantel en Leander

La mesa directiva del Distrito de Austin Community College (ACC) ha seleccionado a Pfluger Associates como el equipo principal de arquitectura/ingeniería para el campus de ACC Leander. “Esta selección es un importante y significativo paso … Continue reading

ACC student designs pencil to last a lifetime

KXAN: ACC student designs pencil to last a lifetime

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