Monthly Archives: July 2015

Apartment complex coming to Highland Mall

KVUE: Apartment complex coming to Highland Mall

Students win at SkillsUSA event

Austin American Statesman: Students win at SkillsUSA event

Central Texas welding programs struggle to keep up with demand

Austin American Statesman: Central Texas welding programs struggle to keep up with demand

ACC opening pop-up help center for prospective students

KXAN: ACC opening pop-up help center for prospective students

ACC hosts open house at new pop-up help center

KEYE: ACC hosts open house at new pop-up help center

El nuevo centro de asistencia universitaria y planificación para una carrera

El nuevo centro de asistencia de Austin Community College ofrece ayuda individualizada a los alumnos para la universidad y planificación de una carrera. El College Destination Center @ACC provee respuestas a las preguntas más frecuentes … Continue reading

ACC cultivates its Sustainable Agriculture Program

Austin Community College’s Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship Program is offering several new courses this fall to help aspiring and small-scale farmers reap profits from their produce. Noncredit classes in topics such as fruit tree production, soil … Continue reading

ACC board approves 2015-16 budget

The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees has approved a $313 million budget for 2015-16. The balanced budget represents a 10 percent increase over the 2014-15 budget, due largely to debt service on bonds … Continue reading

ACC hosts 11th annual women’s empowerment conference

Workshops focus on career development, relationships, and health Austin Community College will host the 11th annual Women’s Health, Motivation and Empowerment Conference on Saturday, July 18, from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Eastview … Continue reading

ACC selects Pfluger Associates for Leander Campus construction

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees has selected Pfluger Associates as the lead architect/engineering team for ACC Leander Campus “This selection is an important and meaningful step forward. The community has been … Continue reading

ACC, community agencies join efforts to reach prospective students

Austin Community College is joining forces with the Austin Chamber of Commerce and a number of community agencies to reach high school graduates who commit to going to college but abandon their plans. The college … Continue reading

HR Connection: Benefits information, staff development workshops, and more

The following is provided by the Human Resources Department.   Annual benefits enrollment is July 10 – 24 This year’s annual benefits enrollment period is July 10 – July 24. Changes made during annual enrollment … Continue reading

ACC launches pop-up help center for college and career planning

College Destination Center @ACC provides one-on-one assistance for those starting college The Austin Community College District’s (ACC) new pop-up resource center offers individualized help for college and career planning needs. The College Destination Center @ACC … Continue reading

ACC donates to Central Texas flood victims

The Austin Community College community donated supplies, time, and energy to victims of the Central Texas flooding in May. Students, faculty, and staff donated four truckloads of food, cleaning supplies, baby items, and other necessities … Continue reading

ACC’s new programs answer festival industry demands

Students to gain skills for high-demand jobs in the local arts community Austin Community College (ACC) is launching two new certificate programs in fall in response to regional workforce demand in the arts community. “The … Continue reading

ACC Highland’s first residences on the way

The redevelopment at ACC Highland is marking its latest milestone: RedLeaf Properties is partnering with Greystar Real Estate Partners to develop Highland’s first multi-family community. The new apartments are part of the master-planned redevelopment by … Continue reading

ACC student designs pencil to last a lifetime

KXAN: ACC student designs pencil to last a lifetime

ACC, Manor ISD team up to open new job-training center for students

Austin American Statesman: ACC, Manor ISD team up to open new job-training center for students

ACC Opens Center to Help Reduce ‘Summer Melt’

KUT: ACC Opens Center to Help Reduce ‘Summer Melt’

ACC provee centro de ayuda durante el verano

Futuros alumnos reciben ayuda individual para sus necesidades universitarias y consejos sobre la planificación de una carrera Austin Community College invita a la comunidad a un taller informativo sobre la universidad en general el jueves … Continue reading

Explore ACC’s pop-up help center

Prospective students get individualized help with college and career-planning needs Austin Community College invites the community to explore the college’s new pop-up help center on Thursday, July 9, and get answers to the most-asked questions … Continue reading

June Bravo recipients go above and beyond

Congratulations to the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for June. 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

College Destination Center @ ACC

KVUE: College Destination Center @ ACC

ACC, ISD partners share ideas at AustinEd Summit

Almost 100 representatives from Central Texas educational institutions gathered at Austin Community College’s Riverside Campus June 11 for the college’s first annual AustinEd Summit. Attendees discussed secondary and postsecondary instruction, P-16 initiatives, student services, and … Continue reading

Apply to Supervisor Certificate Program by July 10

The deadline to apply to Austin Community College’s Supervisor Certificate Program has been extended to Friday, July 10. This program is designed for non-faculty employees with limited supervisory experience who have identified a supervisory position in their … Continue reading

State employee benefits extended for same-sex spouses beginning July 1

Austin Community College employees and retirees eligible for benefits through the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program (GBP) can enroll their same-sex spouses and dependent children of those spouses in coverage beginning July 1. Details about … Continue reading

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