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ACC pilots First Year Seminar

ACC pilots First Year Seminar
The First Year Seminar planning committee has conducted the initial pilot of a new class designed to better prepare incoming students for their college career. The noncredit seminar will be mandatory for all first-time-in-college students beginning spring 2015. The seminar fee is $60. Thirteen recent Del...

Degree Map now available collegewide

Degree Map now available collegewide
The Degree Map application is now available to faculty, advisors, and students and accessible through Online Services. Students and advisors can use the degree planning tool to prepare for spring registration, which begins October 20. It also can be used for students planning to graduate; October 3 is the...

‘Something Exciting’ has started here: Hundreds celebrate opening of ACC Highland

‘Something Exciting’ has started here: Hundreds celebrate opening of ACC Highland
An estimated 1,200 people gathered to celebrate the grand opening of the Austin Community College District’s new Highland Campus Aug. 27. State and local leaders joined ACC administrators, faculty, staff, and students to dedicate the college’s 11th full-service campus – a revolutionary repurposing of...

Highland Campus: First class day updates & information

Highland Campus: First class day updates & information
We are pleased to welcome the ACC Highland Campus faculty, staff, and students to the first day of fall classes Monday. It’s especially important to allow extra time to get to campus and find your classroom this week. The following tips will help you navigate the first week of classes: Driving &...

The ballot is set for ACC’s Board of Trustees election

The ballot is set for ACC’s Board of Trustees election
The ballot is set for this November’s Austin Community College District Board of Trustees election. Voters will choose trustees for three seats on ACC’s 9-member board. The candidate filing period closed August 18. Place 1: Mark Williams – Williams served two terms as president of the Austin...

ACC Highland Campus opens to new and prospective students Aug. 13

ACC Highland Campus opens to new and prospective students Aug. 13
Enrollment services will be available at Austin Community College’s new Highland Campus, 6101 Airport Blvd., beginning 7 a.m. Wednesday, August 13, to help students register in time for fall. Registration ends Wednesday, August 20, for classes beginning Monday, August 25. Late sessions are available. Visit...

Celebrate Highland Campus grand opening August 27

Celebrate Highland Campus grand opening August 27
The community is invited to attend a grand opening celebration of the Austin Community College Highland Campus, 6101 Airport Blvd., from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 27. “This is a great opportunity to see the transformation of Highland into a state-of-the-art center for learning,” says Dr. Richard...

Bravo award recipients model excellence

Bravo award recipients model excellence
ACC congratulates the following recipients of the July Riverbats Bravo award. Riverbats Bravo award recipients are nominated by their colleagues for their outstanding service, performance, and role modeling of ACC’s values. They are eligible for the Riverbats Excellence award given each semester to one ...

Free classes help adults start college; applications due August 15

Free classes help adults start college; applications due August 15
Enrollment is under way for Austin Community College’s Transitions Program, a free college preparation course for adults. Applications are due at 5 p.m. Friday, August 15. Transitions helps high school graduates and GED earners develop and reinforce skills in reading, writing, and math. The program...

FacStaff Change Guide: New Policies and Programs for AY 15

FacStaff Change Guide: New Policies and Programs for AY 15
Changes to several college policies, processes, and programs will impact students and employees beginning with the fall semester. Stay updated through the faculty/staff announcements on the ACC Faculty & Staff webpage. ACC online catalog available As part of the college’s commitment to...

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