Monthly Archives: September 2016

ACC & Texas A&M launch innovative co-enrollment program for engineering students

Texas A&M University, Chevron and Austin Community College (ACC) announce the formation of the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy at ACC, an innovative co-enrollment partnership developed to address the state’s growing need for engineers. Qualified students will be admitted to the Texas … Continue reading

‘Project ACC’ promotes best practices in college teaching

Faculty: Apply by October 3. See details below. Austin Community College is launching a new opportunity for faculty to develop and share expertise in engaged learning practices. “Project Active and Collaborative Communities” (Project ACC) is … Continue reading

Congrats to July Bravo award recipients

ACC congratulates the July recipients of the Riverbats Bravo award. 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

HR Connection: Benefits plan deductions, TRS limits for retirees, and more

The following is provided by the Human Resources Department. Check September paycheck for benefits changes It is always a good idea to periodically review paycheck deductions, but it is particularly important to do so in … Continue reading

ACC Trustees approve 2017 tax rate

AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 10.4 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES … Continue reading

ACC celebrates Hispanic Heritage with Diez y Seis event

Austin Community College (ACC) celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with its ninth annual Diez y Seis event Thursday, September 15, from noon to 1 p.m. at Riverside Campus (1020 Grove Blvd.). Special guest speaker is longtime … Continue reading

ACC Student Life hosts resource fairs for students

Austin Community College’s Student Life hosts the sixth annual Riverbat Bash to kick off fall semester Tuesday, September 6, through Friday, September 16, at campuses districtwide. “Riverbat Bash: Get Connected” features games, activities, giveaways, and refreshments. Students … Continue reading

ACC unveils winning student poetry at Vision+Voice reception

Austin Community College (ACC) and the Austin Independent School District (AISD) will host the third annual Vision + Voice award reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, September 16, at Eastview Campus, Room 8500 (3401 … Continue reading

ACC selects OER course developers, reviewers

The following Austin Community College faculty have been selected to develop and review courses that use open educational resources (OER) instead of commercial textbooks. Students taking the courses will be able to earn an associate … Continue reading

ACC closes in observance of Labor Day

The Austin Community College District (ACC) will close in observance of Labor Day Monday, September 5. In addition, Student Services offices at all campuses will be closed Saturday, September 3, and Sunday, September 4. Learning … Continue reading

Ballet folklorico dancers in bright purple dresses with multi-colored shoulder and skirt layers performing in the South Austin Campus courtyard

ACC celebra la Herencia Hispana con evento de Díez y Seis

Austin Community College (ACC) celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana con su noveno evento anual del Díez y Seis el jueves, 15 de septiembre desde el mediodía hasta la 1 p.m. en Riverside Campus … Continue reading

Distant mountain peaks in a sparse cloudy, sunset sky and a large, calm, natural body of water with large stones jutting out from the middle. The words Navigating the Future in all-caps stretched across the image and the ACC District logo in the bottom right corner.

General Assembly speaker examines role of guided pathways in economic development

View the recorded livestream of the General Assembly keynote presentation. View the recorded livestream of the General Assembly morning presentations. Austin Community College’s work with guided pathways has the potential to be transformational beyond ACC … Continue reading

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