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Learning community pairs developmental writing, speech classes

Learning community pairs developmental writing, speech classes
Want to improve your writing skills and public speaking ability at the same time? This fall, ACC is offering a new opportunity for students to complete their developmental writing requirements while taking a college-level speech course. The program pairs Writing Skills III (DEVW 0330) and Public Speaking...

Professor equips students with tools for success

Professor equips students with tools for success
Raymond Gerson, adjunct professor of student development at Austin Community College, wrote the book on succeeding in college — literally. His book, “Achieve College Success: Learn How in 20 Hours or Less,” is used in college readiness courses at ACC and elsewhere. Not bad for someone who once was told...

ACC and Rackspace to partner at Highland

ACC and Rackspace to partner at Highland
Austin Community College is preparing to bring a new public-private partnership to ACC Highland, formerly known as Highland Mall. The ACC Board of Trustees authorized the college to move forward with negotiating a multi-party agreement that will renovate the former Dillard’s women’s space and lease it to...

Board Calls November Bond Election; Focuses on Infrastructure to Support Workforce

Board Calls November Bond Election; Focuses on Infrastructure to Support Workforce
Note: The ACC Bond and Tax Cap Election webpage includes details about the propositions, information about the planning process behind the proposals, voter information, and a link for submitting questions. The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees voted to move forward with a November 2014...

Emergency drill participants: Give us your feedback

Emergency drill participants: Give us your feedback
If you participated in the emergency drills held this week at the Eastview, Northridge, Round Rock, and South Austin campuses, please fill out the brief campus survey at the Emergency Preparedness Week webpage. Your input is greatly appreciated! The drills were part of ACC’s Emergency Preparedness...

ACC hosts Juneteenth celebration at Eastview Campus

ACC hosts Juneteenth celebration at Eastview Campus
AUSTIN, Texas (June 12, 2014) – Austin Community College will celebrate Juneteenth in East Austin—where the city’s grassroots civil rights movements began—with the annual Sounds of Freedom event. It takes place 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, June 20, at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd.). Juneteenth...

ACC Kicks Off Fall Registration with New Campus, Programs

ACC Kicks Off Fall Registration with New Campus, Programs
The opening of Austin Community College’s Highland Campus, a new career training program, and an innovative way to learn math are among the highlights at ACC this fall. Registration for fall classes starts June 9 for new students, with classes beginning August 25. Highland Campus will be one of ACC’s...

MATD 0421 promises a new direction in developmental math

MATD 0421 promises a new direction in developmental math
All-levels class debuts at Highland Campus this fall Austin Community College is introducing an innovative developmental math class at its Highland Campus opening this fall. Developmental Mathematics (MATD 0421) is designed to help individual students reach college credit math levels as quickly as they are...

Students, faculty invited to entrepreneurship panel May 31

Students, faculty invited to entrepreneurship panel May 31
Austin Community College students and faculty are invited to attend a workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs co-hosted by ACC and the City of Austin. “Exploring Entrepreneurship” takes place Saturday, May 31, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at ACC’s Northridge Campus (11928 Stonehollow Dr.). The event...

ACC online resources, phones down overnight May 30

ACC online resources, phones down overnight May 30
ACC web-based and phone systems will be off-line for maintenance beginning 7 p.m. Friday, May 30, until early morning Saturday, May 31. There will be no access to the ACC website, Online Services, Blackboard, Colleague (formerly Datatel), and other online resources. All ACC phone lines, except emergency...

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