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Bistro 3158 ready to serve cuisine from around the world

Bistro 3158 ready to serve cuisine from around the world
Austin Community College Culinary Arts students invite you to travel with them around the world as they serve international cuisine at the college’s fine dining restaurant, Bistro 3158, open Thursday evenings February 26 – May 7 at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd., Room 3158). “This restaurant...

Students needed for ACC photo shoot Feb. 27

Students needed for ACC photo shoot Feb. 27
Austin Community College is looking for a diverse group of students to participate in a photo shoot on Friday, February 27.  No previous experience required. To be considered, email a recent photo with your name and major to pubs@austincc.edu. More details will be shared with selected...

ACC film students find inspiration in Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’ success

ACC film students find inspiration in Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’ success
There couldn’t be much more buzz right now about filmmaker Richard Linklater, an Austin Community College (ACC) alumnus, whose “Boyhood” was a big winner at the Golden Globes and has been nominated for six Academy Awards. His success is now motivating a new class of future filmmakers. Wish Linklater...

ACC adds more classes to spring schedule to meet student demand

ACC adds more classes to spring schedule to meet student demand
The Austin Community College District (ACC) is responding to growing demand for short semester options by adding to the hundreds of 12- and eight-week classes on the spring schedule. “Some students have found it more practical to take shorter semester offerings,” says Dr. Charles Cook, ACC...

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...

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