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Bistro 3158 ready to serve cuisine from around the world

Bistro 3158 ready to serve cuisine from around the world
Austin Community College Culinary Arts students invite you to travel with them around the world as they serve international cuisine at the college’s fine dining restaurant, Bistro 3158, open Thursday evenings February 26 – May 7 at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd., Room 3158). “This restaurant...

ACC hosts open house at new Veterans Resource Center

ACC hosts open house at new Veterans Resource Center
(EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to winter weather, the event is on a delay. The open house is now from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) The Austin Community College District’s (ACC) newly opened Veterans Resource Center at ACC Highland is holding an open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, February 24. The 4,000 square...

State group names Borden Administrator of the Year

State group names Borden Administrator of the Year
The Texas Association for Literacy and Adult Education has named David Borden, Austin Community College executive director of adult education, as its 2015 Administrator of the Year. Each year the group honors three professionals and one volunteer for their outstanding work on behalf of adult education...

Students share ideas with lawmakers at Community College Day

Students share ideas with lawmakers at Community College Day
Austin Community College students joined more than 1,900 of their peers from across the state at the Texas Capitol February 3 to raise awareness for issues critical to community college students. A record number of students gathered for this year’s Community College Day sponsored by the Texas Association...

Gain insight about student veterans at Feb. 27 symposium

Gain insight about student veterans at Feb. 27 symposium
Faculty and staff are invited to learn how they can support students who have served in the military at the Veterans Symposium Friday, February 27, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Highland Campus. See the schedule of workshops below. Participants can attend individual presentations or stay for a full day of...

ACC Foundation appoints new board members

ACC Foundation appoints new board members
The Austin Community College (ACC) Foundation has appointed four new members to its Board of Directors. The 30 member Board is made up of volunteer business and community leaders who oversee the non-profit. Members serve three year terms. This year’s new appointees include: Stacey Martinez:...

T-STEM scholarships still available

T-STEM scholarships still available
Scholarships are still available to Austin Community College students pursuing degrees or certificates in any of dozens of STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) fields. Students enrolled in at least 9 credit hours in an eligible program during the spring or summer semester can earn $2,500 per year or...

State awards ACC $4.9M for biotech research wet lab

State awards ACC $4.9M for biotech research wet lab
The state of Texas has awarded Austin Community College $4.9 million to develop a highly specialized biotechnology research lab known as a wet lab to address a critical shortage of research space in the region. As the first community college in the state to build a wet lab, ACC will serve as a resource for...

Veterans Resource Center at Highland now open

Veterans Resource Center at Highland now open
Austin Community College’s Veterans Resource Center at ACC Highland Campus is now open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. -5 p.m. The center offers the college’s 2,200 military and veteran students a central, one-stop location for obtaining essential support services such as VA certification and advising for VA...

January Riverbats Bravo recipients go above and beyond

January Riverbats Bravo recipients go above and beyond
Congratulations to the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for January. 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...

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