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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...

Elgin, Hays & Rio Grande students to test online advising app

Elgin, Hays & Rio Grande students to test online advising app
Elgin, Hays, and Rio Grande Campus students are invited to test drive a new online advising application available only at their campuses. The application is part of a pilot program exploring ways to bring online advising and tutoring services to Austin Community College. Currently, students must visit a...

‘Monochrome’ highlights juried works; reception Oct. 16

‘Monochrome’ highlights juried works; reception Oct. 16
The Austin Community College Art Department will host a reception for the student art exhibition “Monochrome” from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 16, in the ACC Rio Grande Campus Kramer Gallery, 1218 West Ave. The exhibition, which runs through November 6, features juried artwork highlighting student...

Apply for spring scholarships; deadline Nov. 1

Apply for spring scholarships; deadline Nov. 1
ACC Foundation Scholarships are available for the spring semester for the following areas: Students with community involvement graduating in May. Students transferring in January. Students majoring in International Business, various electronics programs, Jewelry, Hospitality Management, Travel &...

Employers seeking ACC students for tourism, culinary jobs

Employers seeking ACC students for tourism, culinary jobs
ACC Career and Internship Fair features more than 50 businesses 4 – 6 p.m. Monday, October 6 | Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Rd., Rm. 8500 Austin Community College’s Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts departments will co-host their fourth annual Career and Internship Fair Monday, October...

On track to graduate? Take these steps

On track to graduate? Take these steps
Next graduation application deadline is October 3 You’ve taken many steps to complete college. In addition to completing your degree plan, there are other important steps for you to take in order to graduate. 1. Meet with an advisor or counselor to verify that your degree or certificate requirements...

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...

Study Abroad Application and Scholarship Deadlines Extended to March 31

Study Abroad Application and Scholarship Deadlines Extended to March 31
The deadline to apply for all summer 2014 study abroad programs is extended to Monday, March 31. Applications for Board of Trustees’ Study Abroad Scholarships and the Mylena Chavez Study Abroad Scholarship will also be accepted through the new March 31 deadline. “There is no better way to expand your...

Meet UT-Austin and Texas A&M Transfer Experts at Round Rock Campus, Feb. 27 and March 6

Meet UT-Austin and Texas A&M Transfer Experts at Round Rock Campus, Feb. 27 and March 6
Riverbats looking to transfer to the University of Texas at Austin or Texas A&M University have two upcoming opportunities to meet transfer experts and college representatives at Round Rock Campus on Feb. 27 and March 6. See details below. UT Advising Marketplace Thursday, Feb. 27, 10 a.m.-noon Round...

Join ACC’s Third Annual Texas Independence Day Celebration at Eastview Campus, March 4

Join ACC’s Third Annual Texas Independence Day Celebration at Eastview Campus, March 4
Austin Community College will host its third annual multicultural celebration for Texas Independence Day on Tuesday, March 4. The event will run 5-8 p.m. at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd., Room 8500). Students, faculty, and staff will enjoy music, food, and presentations reflecting on this key period...

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