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Memory of Mylena Chavez Lives On in Art Study Abroad Scholarship

Memory of Mylena Chavez Lives On in Art Study Abroad Scholarship
Update: The deadline to apply for this scholarship, along with all summer 2014 study abroad programs, is March 31. Mylena Kate Chavez, 24, was a vibrant Austin Community College student and art lover before her death last year. To honor her life, the ACC Art Department and International Programs have...

Visit Texas A&M University for Aggieland Saturday, Feb. 15

Visit Texas A&M University for Aggieland Saturday, Feb. 15
The ACC Transfer Academy invites students to visit Texas A&M University for Aggieland Saturday, Feb. 15. Students interested in attending Texas A&M University who have completed 12 college credit hours and have a minimum GPA of 2.8 can attend. For a schedule of events visit...

Ride the New MetroRapid Service Free with ACC Green Pass

Ride the New MetroRapid Service Free with ACC Green Pass
Students, faculty, and staff may ride Capital Metro’s new MetroRapid service (Route 801) free with an ACC Green Pass. The MetroRapid service offers priority service and fewer stops for faster commuting, plus new stations, vehicles, and amenities like free Wi-Fi. Follow the links to learn more about...

Support Your Community and Send a Card to Someone in Need, Nov. 19-20

Support Your Community and Send a Card to Someone in Need, Nov. 19-20
A few kind words go a long way. Join fellow Riverbats and create a greeting card for a person in need Nov. 19 and 20. In support of Meals on Wheels and More’s efforts to bring food and support to the elderly and other homebound residents, the SidusLink Project will host card-making tables at several ACC...

Applications for German Exchange Program Due Dec. 1

Applications for German Exchange Program Due Dec. 1
ACC students are invited to apply for the chance to study and work in Germany through the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX). Applications for the 2014-2015 program are due December 1. The year-long exchange program is open to students and young professionals in all career...

Student Loan Interest Rates Announced

Student Loan Interest Rates Announced
The U.S. Department of Education announced the following interest rates for federal student loans issued for the 2013-2014 academic year: 3.86 percent for Direct Subsidized Loans and Direct Unsubsidized Loans to undergraduate students. 5.41 percent for Direct Unsubsidized Loans to graduate/professional...

Emergency Preparedness Week: Practice Now, Be Prepared Later

Emergency Preparedness Week: Practice Now, Be Prepared Later
Emergency Preparedness Week allows ACC students, faculty, and staff to practice what they should do if an emergency or disaster strikes on campus. The events take place during the third week of each semester; this summer’s activities are set for June 10-14. “The safety of our students and employees is...

Teaching Excellence Awards Nominations due March 1

Teaching Excellence Awards Nominations due March 1
Have a great professor? Submit a nomination for a 2013 ACC Teaching Excellence Award. Each year, ACC’s Teaching Excellence Awards honor faculty members whose knowledge, commitment, and teaching philosophy make them stand out. Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to nominate full-time or adjunct...

Student Tax Credit Info: 1098-T Forms Available Online

Student Tax Credit Info: 1098-T Forms Available Online
You may be eligible for an educational tax credit on your federal income tax return. Retrieve your 1098-T form now to find out! Print your 1098-T form by logging into Online Services. You do not have to be a current student to access your Online Services account. If you do not remember your password,...

Take the 2012 Student Budget Survey for Financial Aid

Take the 2012 Student Budget Survey for Financial Aid
ACC’s Financial Aid office needs your help! Please take a few minutes to complete the Student Budget Cost of Attendance Survey today. By sharing your estimated cost of attendance, you’re letting ACC know about how much you have to pay to attend college, and the types of expenses you face. This...

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