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ACC event honors African American History Month

ACC event honors African American History Month
Austin Community College recognizes African American History Month with the 15th annual Gospel Extravaganza, featuring local and national award-winning gospel artists from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, February 7, ACC Eastview Campus, Rm 8500 (3401 Webberville Rd). “The extravaganza serves as a kick-off to the...

ACC hosts transfer events for students

ACC hosts transfer events for students
Partnering universities will visit ACC campuses to provide next-step options Austin Community College students looking to transfer to a 4-year university will have several opportunities this spring semester to discuss the transfer process, admission requirements, and programs of study with several...

Spring registration deadline extended; Sign up for classes through Jan. 19

Spring registration deadline extended; Sign up for classes through Jan. 19
Austin Community College has extended open registration through midnight Monday, January 19, to allow students to enroll in spring semester classes. The semester begins Tuesday, January 20 with the start of 16-week and first short session classes. Additional short session classes starting later in...

Growing a greener college: Andy Kim leads strides in sustainability

Growing a greener college: Andy Kim leads strides in sustainability
For Andy Kim, Austin Community College’s director of environmental stewardship, being green may not always be easy – but it is essential. Kim oversees the college’s award-winning initiatives in sustainability, projects that are helping ACC reduce its carbon footprint and save hundreds of thousands of...

Parking permits available for incoming students

Parking permits available for incoming students
Austin Community College parking permits are available for new students beginning class in spring semester. The cost is $15. Students must first order their permit, including green car tags and carpool tags, online before proceeding to the Cashier Office. Go to the Obtain a Parking Permit webpage and follow...

Inez Escamilla: Breaking a stereotype, embracing welding

Inez Escamilla: Breaking a stereotype, embracing welding
As far back as she can remember, Inez Escamilla loved to put pieces together and make her own inventions. The Dripping Springs High School graduate knew what she wanted to be after seeing a welder sculpt metal for the first time. “I had always been good with my hands and I like to sweat, so it just felt...

ACC hosts economics workshop at Round Rock Campus

ACC hosts economics workshop at Round Rock Campus
Austin Community College is hosting an interactive economics workshop for high school teachers at ACC Round Rock Campus, 400 College Park Dr., Rm 3339, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, December 5. The workshop, led by ACC professor of economics Michael C. Petrowsky and Dr. Steve Cobb from the University of North...

Fall commencement features IT expert & CEO

Fall commencement features IT expert & CEO
Austin Community College will host its fall commencement ceremony 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, in the Frank Erwin Center (1701 Red River St.). Featured speaker is Victor Hwang, CEO and co-founder of T2 Venture Creation, a Silicon Valley firm that mentors and builds startup companies and designs ecosystems to...

Watch the RN-to-BSN information session live

Watch the RN-to-BSN information session live
Watch the livestream of our RN-to-BSN information session, hosted by the Austin Community College Health Sciences Division. Six universities will speak to associate degree nursing students on how to transfer ACC credits and complete a bachelor’s degree in nursing. The information session begins at 1 p.m....

Arts & Humanities showcases ‘Create’ in 2014-15 season

Arts & Humanities showcases ‘Create’ in 2014-15 season
“Create” is the focus of Austin Community College’s 2014-2015 arts and humanities season beginning in September. The theme was chosen to reflect the activities and energy of the Arts & Humanities Division, says Lyman Grant, dean of the division. “Create is what we do,” he says. “We foster...

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