Monthly Archives: August 2016

Board meeting

Meet ACC trustee candidates at Sept. 1 forum

Austin Community College faculty, staff, students, and friends are invited to meet candidates for college’s Board of Trustees at a forum Thursday, September 1, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in Highland Business Center Room 201 … Continue reading

ACC Leadership Academy members begin year of learning, growth

Members of the 2016-17 Austin Community College Leadership Academy class are kicking off a year of learning and growth. The Academy is a leadership development program for full-time faculty and staff. Participants are chosen for … Continue reading

Virginia Fraire

From the Student Services VP: Organizational structure and advising processes

As you know ACC’s Student Services Division in recent months has been building an organizational structure to support guided pathways. The new structure provides a foundation for systemic change and will help us create an … Continue reading

Bond project update: Pre-construction work moves forward

Progress continues on districtwide capital improvement projects. Following is an update on the work going on at several campuses. Elgin phase II The college will host a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Elgin Campus facilities … Continue reading

ACC Student Services fall hours

Hours of operation for student services at some Austin Community College campuses are changing this fall. Hours for the following offices are listed below: Admissions & Records Advising Counseling Financial Aid Student Accessibility Services (SAS) … Continue reading

Achieving the Dream recertifies ACC’s ‘Leader College’ status

Achieving the Dream, the national initiative aimed at improving student success at community colleges, has recertified Austin Community College as a Leader College. Leader Colleges are considered exemplars in improving student outcomes and elevating the … Continue reading

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‘Embracing Equity’ event Sept. 13 addresses success for men of color

Austin Community College faculty and staff are invited to attend a half-day interactive event to explore how systems and success pathways can be improved to better serve boys and men of color. “Embracing Equity: A … Continue reading

ACC’s free college prep program accepting fall applications

Enrollment is underway for Austin Community College’s College Prep program, a free college preparation course for adults. Applications are due Friday, September 2. The free program, offered by ACC’s Adult Education Division, helps high school graduates … Continue reading

ACC hosts annual transfer fair

The Austin Community College District (ACC) hosts its annual Transfer Fair to help students prepare for their next steps from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, September 29, at Highland Campus (6101 Airport Blvd.). More than … Continue reading

Elgin Campus balcony

Save the date for Elgin Phase II groundbreaking Oct. 11

Austin Community College will host a ceremonial groundbreaking for new Elgin Campus facilities Tuesday, October 11, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on the campus grounds (1501 W. U.S. Hwy. 290, Elgin). The Elgin Campus phase … Continue reading

Graduation cap sitting on top of $100 bills and stack of coins.

New Money Management Office helps students master financial matters

With the help of a $1.7 million Department of Education grant, Austin Community College’s Student Money Management Office is taking aim at one of the biggest roadblocks to students earning a degree. “Paying for college … Continue reading

$22.4 million ACC Hays expansion to address first responder training

Community Impact: $22.4 million ACC Hays expansion to address first responder training

Texas State, ACC program provides more access to four-year degrees

Community Impact:  Texas State, ACC program provides more access to four-year degrees

ACC criminal justice program yields local law enforcement

Community Impact: ACC criminal justice program yields local law enforcement

advisor recognition recipients

ACC advisors recognized at luncheon

Austin Community College’s Student Services Office and Office of the Provost recently hosted a recognition luncheon for college academic and recruitment/enrollment advisors. In addition to celebrating their outstanding work, the event gave advisors an opportunity … Continue reading

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