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ACC hosts veterans resource fair Sept. 25

ACC hosts veterans resource fair Sept. 25
Are you a veteran looking for help and resources? Come to the Fall 2014 Veterans Celebration and Resource Fair 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, September 25, in the courtyard of the Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Rd. You can find the answers you need from college and community representatives who will be...

Planning to transfer? Jump start degree goals at Transfer Week Sept. 22-26

Planning to transfer? Jump start degree goals at Transfer Week Sept. 22-26
Thinking about transferring? Plan to participate in ACC’s annual Transfer Week, starting Monday September 22. In addition to learning the ins and outs of transfer preparation, students can obtain valuable information about scholarship opportunities and career planning. Annual College Fair Wednesday On...

New retake fee for Anatomy and Physiology assessments

New retake fee for Anatomy and Physiology assessments
Austin Community College has implemented a $20 retake fee for anatomy and physiology course readiness assessments, effective September 13, 2014. The first assessment attempt remains free of charge. Students must pass the anatomy assessment before they can register for Human Anatomy (BIOL 2304/2101). Students...

Nursing Brings Positive Change for ACC Student

Nursing Brings Positive Change for ACC Student
A year into his studies as a nursing student at Austin Community College, Daniel Bustillos faced the ultimate challenge. He watched his mother lose her battle with liver cancer. Two paths lay before him. He could turn his back on medicine or put his heart into it. “It was very tough,” says Bustillos....

ACC meets demand for more accelerated classes

ACC meets demand for more accelerated classes
With increasing demand for accelerated classes, Austin Community College is expanding short-session classes on the fall schedule. Traditional courses run 16 weeks, the entire length of the fall semester. Short-session classes may run eight or 12 weeks. Students spend the same total time in the classroom as...

Students tackle issues at ACC’s annual Constitution Day debate

Students tackle issues at ACC’s annual Constitution Day debate
Austin Community College District (ACC) will host its eighth annual Constitution Day Debate honoring the signing of the U.S. Constitution at 6 p.m. Tuesday, September 23 in the Palmer Events Center (900 Barton Springs Rd.) where students will have the chance to discuss current critical issues such as...

Emergency Preparedness Week begins on ACC campuses

Emergency Preparedness Week begins on ACC campuses
Austin Community College District (ACC) is preparing its campuses in the event of an emergency with a series of drills Monday, September 8 – Friday, September 12. ACC hosts Emergency Preparedness Week during the third week of every semester to educate students, faculty, and staff on the best actions to...

ACC celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

ACC celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Editor’s note: This is updated to correct the event time. The Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Center for Public Policy and Political Studies will host a cultural celebration in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month on Mexico’s Independence Day, Tuesday, September 16 at noon, ACC Riverside...

ACC mural depicts Austin’s Mexican-American history

ACC mural depicts Austin’s Mexican-American history
The Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Latino/Latin American Studies Center will host a mural installation ceremony to commemorate Austin’s Mexican-American history Tuesday, September 16, at 6 p.m. at Riverside Campus (1020 Grove Blvd., Building G Lecture Hall). Community leaders will join...

Highland Campus: First class day updates & information

Highland Campus: First class day updates & information
We are pleased to welcome the ACC Highland Campus faculty, staff, and students to the first day of fall classes Monday. It’s especially important to allow extra time to get to campus and find your classroom this week. The following tips will help you navigate the first week of classes: Driving &...

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