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ACC introduces new core curriculum requirements & classes

ACC introduces new core curriculum requirements & classes
The following core curriculum requirements have been implemented for all new students entering Austin Community College beginning in fall 2014. The new requirements reflect revised categories and classes to align with changes proposed by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to streamline...

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...

Clean out Clutter for May Garage Sale, Shred Day

Clean out Clutter for May Garage Sale, Shred Day
Support deserving students and jump start your spring cleaning through two upcoming events. Garage Sale to Benefit Men of Color Scholarships; Donate Items Now ACC’s Men of Distinction and Men of ACCión will hold their annual garage sale benefitting the Men of Color programs scholarship fund on Friday,...

Learn to Use Technology to Improve Student Engagement at April 18 Faculty Workshops

Learn to Use Technology to Improve Student Engagement at April 18 Faculty Workshops
ACC faculty are invited to learn ways to apply new technology to keep students engaged at three workshops Friday, April 18, at Highland Business Center. Guest presenter is Corinne Hoisington, professor of information systems technology at Central Virginia Community College in Lynchburg, Virginia. Hoisington...

ACC Hosts Statewide Photography Conference

ACC Hosts Statewide Photography Conference
High school students and teachers from around the state got a snapshot of the latest trends in photography at the Association of Texas Photography Instructors (ATPI) Winter Conference co-hosted by ACC’s Photographic Technology Department. The February conference drew more than 325 students and instructors...

Congratulations to March Bravo Award Recipients

Congratulations to March Bravo Award Recipients
ACC congratulates the following recipients of the March Riverbats Bravo award. Nominated by their colleagues, Riverbats Bravo award recipients are eligible for the Riverbats Excellence award given each semester to one employee from each campus. Visit the Riverbats Bravo awards webpage to learn about the...

Board of Trustees Briefs

Board of Trustees Briefs
The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees held its regular session on Tuesday, March 3 at Highland Business Center. Following is a summary of some of the items discussed. To view meeting agendas and minutes, visit the Board Meetings Records webpage. To view a video of the proceedings, go to the...

Listing of Faculty, Staff Accomplishments Now Online; Submit 2013-14 Entries by May 31

Listing of Faculty, Staff Accomplishments Now Online; Submit 2013-14 Entries by May 31
More than 140 faculty and staff are included in ACC’s first Achievements of Faculty & Staff publication. The 2012-2013 edition lists individuals who have earned awards or recognition on the national, regional, state, and local level as well as those who have presented, authored, exhibited, added to...

New Math Course Expands to Additional Campuses This Summer

New Math Course Expands to Additional Campuses This Summer
The groundbreaking developmental course Basic Math with Collaborative Learning (MATD 0332) is expanding to more campuses this summer. Alert your students to this new opportunity. The classes are available over the 11-week session only. Summer 11-Week MATD 0332...

First Year Seminar to Aid New Students

First Year Seminar to Aid New Students
Austin Community College plans to introduce a mandatory first-year seminar to better prepare incoming students for their college career. Pending approval by the college’s Academic and Campus Affairs Council (ACAC), the seminar would be required of all students attending college for the first time...

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