Monthly Archives: July 2016

El Crédito Dual universitario ayuda a los estudiantes a adelantarse para su futura carrera

Mientras que el verano llega a su fin, los estudiantes de preparatoria se preparan para regresar a la escuela. Algunos ya pueden estar pensando acerca de sus opciones más allá de la graduación, y con … Continue reading

ACC 2016-17 catalog available online

The Austin Community College 2016-2017 catalog is available online to view or download at In addition to course descriptions, the catalog includes critical academic and general regulations, degree plans, and credit information. Portions are … Continue reading

Questions about paying for college? Financial Aid TV offers 24/7 help

Austin Community College students can now take advantage of Financial Aid TV, (FATV), a collection of more than 200 brief online videos with answers to common questions about financial aid, paying for college, and money … Continue reading

Outgoing ACC board members pave the way for new era

      Trustees reflect on two decades of progress Austin Community College District (ACC) is preparing for a transition in its board leadership with the departure of four trustees in December. Jeffrey Richard, Guadalupe … Continue reading

ACC Hosts Music Production Open House August 6 for future students

Austin Community College’s Music Business, Performance, and Technology (MBPT) Program will host an open house for prospective and current students, offering valuable information about the music and sound production business Saturday, August 6, from 10 … Continue reading

Faculty: Apply for OER project by July 29

Austin Community College faculty interested in working on a project to create open educational resources that are used statewide and available to instructors around the world should apply by Friday, July 29. ACC is collaborating … Continue reading

ACC extends Associate Degree Nursing Traditional Track application

The Austin Community College (ACC) Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Traditional Track application deadline for spring entry has been extended to 5 p.m. on August 22. ACC is the No. 1 source of registered nurses in … Continue reading

New faculty coordinators support areas of study

Austin Community College has appointed faculty coordinators for each of the college’s 10 areas of study. The coordinators will ensure instructional and support services within each area are aligned and complementary and will help develop … Continue reading

Bravo to June award recipients

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

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Colleague, Self Service systems down Friday evening

ACC’s Colleague, Self Service, and WebAdvisor applications will be unavailable from 7 p.m. until midnight, Friday, July 22. The downtime is necessary to install system upgrades. For more information, contact the Information Technology Department.

Gotta catch ‘em all? Head to ACC campuses!

Creatures from the Pokémon Go game are popping up on Austin Community College campuses. Help players catch a great future at ACC Share this video to help others catch Zubat and information on registering at … Continue reading

ACC speaker series examines human trafficking in South Asia

Austin Community College examines the issue of human trafficking in South Asia during a presentation Wednesday, July 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Riverside Campus, Room G8100 (1020 Grove Blvd.). ACC Communication Studies Adjunct … Continue reading

ACC GIS program recognized for innovation, best practices

Austin Community College’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Program recently received a Special Achievement in GIS award from Esri, a provider of GIS technology. The college was the only higher education institution selected from more than … Continue reading

ACC Hosts Free Women’s Conference July 16

The twelfth annual Women’s Health, Motivation and Empowerment Conference will be from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at the Eastview Campus. The conference is geared toward women and girls of all ages. … Continue reading

ACC receives grant to support College Credit for Heroes program

Military veterans now have a fast track to become registered nurses through Austin Community College’s Associate Degree Nursing Program, thanks to an $82,000 grant awarded from the Texas Workforce Commission for the College Credit for … Continue reading

Set course for the new year at General Assembly Aug. 26

Summer is only halfway over, but it’s not too early to look ahead to fall semester and this year’s General Assembly on Friday, August 26, at the downtown Austin JW Marriott hotel (110 E. Second … Continue reading

New webpage helps students, faculty connect with area-of-study advisors

Austin Community College students, faculty, and staff can take advantage of a new webpage that will help them connect with a college advisor by campus or area of study. The page includes a search function … Continue reading

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ACC selected for Texas Pathways Project

Austin Community College is one of 12 Texas community colleges chosen to participate in the Texas Pathways Project, an initiative to help more institutions transition to guided pathways. Sponsored by the Texas Success Center and … Continue reading

HR Connection: Benefits enrollment, Supervisor Certificate grads, retirees & more

The following is provided by the Human Resources Office. Benefits enrollment is July 24 through August 6 The Employees Retirement System of Texas will be sending employees benefits coverage statements and enrollment packets. Please watch … Continue reading

Save the date for SAC anniversary celebration Aug. 4

Plan now to join Austin Community College and the ACC South Austin Campus community in celebrating the 10th anniversary of the campus, Thursday, August 4, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the campus courtyard. The … Continue reading

Report highlights ACC’s progress in building workforce pipeline

To supply workers for thousands of new middle- and high-skill jobs in Central Texas during the next decade, the Austin Chamber of Commerce and Austin Community College will reinforce a key priority: Draw more individuals … Continue reading

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