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Spring Commencement Features Renewable Energy Expert

Spring Commencement Features Renewable Energy Expert
Austin Community College will host its spring commencement ceremony 6 p.m. Thursday, May 8, in the Frank Erwin Center (1701 Red River St.). Featured speaker is Dr. Dan Arvizu, director and chief executive of the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Spring commencement...

Attend ACC Bookstore Grad Fair at Northridge Campus, April 16

Attend ACC Bookstore Grad Fair at Northridge Campus, April 16
The ACC Bookstore invites Riverbats graduating this May to a Grad Fair at Northridge Campus in the Bldg. 1000 Breezeway on April 16, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Vendors and campus organizations will be there to help you get ready for graduation. University representatives will also be there to discuss transfer...

Summer Registration Opens for Current Students

Summer Registration Opens for Current Students
Registration for Austin Community College summer semester classes is now open for current students. Students with 60 or more credit hours may begin to register on April 7.  Find out when you can register and browse the online course schedule to see what is being offered. It’s recommended that you register...

Renowned Artist Amado Peña Gives Free Demonstration, April 10 at Northridge Campus

Renowned Artist Amado Peña Gives Free Demonstration, April 10 at Northridge Campus
Renowned Southwest artist Amado Peña will give a free demonstration of his creative process and discussion about the role of art in our lives, Thursday, April 10 at Northridge Campus, Room 4266. Students, employees, and the community are invited to join the session. “I am passionate about art and...

Who Will Be Tomorrow’s Nurses? Summit Addresses Nursing Shortage Through Education

Who Will Be Tomorrow’s Nurses? Summit Addresses Nursing Shortage Through Education
Austin Community College and Kinnser Software are co-hosting a summit to highlight new opportunities for nursing careers due to the current nursing shortage and aging baby boom population. Who Will Be Tomorrow’s Nurses? EVENT DETAILS Date: Wednesday, April 16 Time: 10-11:30 a.m. Location: ACC Eastview...

Boost Your Skills with ACC’s Free Online Workshops

Boost Your Skills with ACC’s Free Online Workshops
Need some help reducing stress, taking notes, or writing a good thesis? Explore ACC’s free online workshops and sharpen up those study skills. Free online workshops include: Developing Critical Reading Skills Developing Effective Paragraphs Taking Effective Notes Writing an Effective Thesis...

View the Night Sky at ACC Star Party, April 4 at Round Rock Campus

View the Night Sky at ACC Star Party, April 4 at Round Rock Campus
Join Austin Community College’s final star party of the semester Friday, April 4 – your chance to stargaze from the Round Rock Campus observation deck. The event will kick off at 5:30 p.m. with shows in the Austin Planetarium’s Discovery Dome, a digital mobile planetarium, as well as...

Celebrate Outstanding Faculty, Staff at April 3 Dinner

Celebrate Outstanding Faculty, Staff at April 3 Dinner
Faculty, staff, students, and guests are invited to honor the recipients of several annual teaching and leadership awards at a dinner and reception Thursday, April 3, at the Hyatt Regency Austin (208 Barton Springs Rd.). The dinner celebrates recipients of the ACC Teaching Excellence Award, classified and...

Crime Alert: Carjacking March 7, 2014

Crime Alert: Carjacking March 7, 2014
At approximately 8:20 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2014, an ACC student was carjacked while parked on Grove Street in front of the Riverside Campus. Two men brandishing a handgun tapped on the window and told the student to get out of the car. The student complied, and the men drove away in the car. The student was...

Win a Riverbat Plushie and More in ACC’s First-Ever Instagram Contest

Win a Riverbat Plushie and More in ACC’s First-Ever Instagram Contest
How are you recharging Riverbats-style on spring break? Answer this question with an Instagram video or photo and you could win a prize package including a limited edition R.B. plushie, Tropical Smoothie and ACC Bookstore gift cards, and more. How to enter: Follow @accriverbats on Instagram Upload a video...

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