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State employee charity campaign now underway

State employee charity campaign now underway
This year’s State Employee Charitable Campaign kicked off Wednesday, October 1, and continues until the end of the month. The campaign gives employees the opportunity to contribute to dozens of charities directly involved with helping Central Texas residents, including the Capital Area Food Bank, the...

Nursing professor ’started here’ and never stopped

Nursing professor ’started here’ and never stopped
It’s generally known that community college students often juggle jobs and children along with classes and homework – not to mention that for some, devoting time and money to higher education is not a popular decision with their families. Melissa De Los Santos, associate professor of vocational nursing...

Riverbat Takes College Connection to Kids

Riverbat Takes College Connection to Kids
R.B. the Riverbat and leaders from Austin Community College and the Austin Police Department recently dropped by Oak Springs Elementary to kick off the school’s annual field day with a spirited version of the “R.B. Step” and a reminder that through education, the young “scholars” – as the...

Ready for Launch: ACC’s New Website Premieres Nov. 11

Ready for Launch: ACC’s New Website Premieres Nov. 11
Following two years of researching, writing, designing, and testing, ACC will unveil its redesigned website Monday, November 11. The new site features a clean, easy-to-read design and an enhanced navigational structure that will make it easier for all students – including those new to the college...

Focus on Student Services: AY 2014 Changes and Updates

Focus on Student Services: AY 2014 Changes and Updates
New and ongoing developments will impact processes relating to student admissions, registration, and services in AY 2014. Read about the latest developments below. Career Coach Software Career Services is promoting the Career Coach application to help students explore and compare ACC’s programs and degrees...

Nominate a Professor for Teaching Excellence Award

Nominate a Professor for Teaching Excellence Award
Have a great professor? Submit a nomination for an 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 faculty...

ACC Volunteers Help Make Over Home of Oldest WWII Veteran

ACC Volunteers Help Make Over Home of Oldest WWII Veteran
The early October heat didn’t bother the group of ACC students and employees who spent the day working at an old East Austin house. They dirtied their hands planting flowers, built a fence around the yard, and cleaned every inch of the house. They did it all for Richard Overton, the 107-year-old homeowner,...

State Charitable Campaign Kicks Off Oct.1

State Charitable Campaign Kicks Off Oct.1
This year’s State Employee Charitable Campaign kicks off Tuesday, Oct. 1, and continues until the end of the month. The campaign gives employees an opportunity to contribute to dozens of charities directly involved with helping Central Texas residents, including the Capital Area Food Bank, the American...

Arts and Humanities Fall Season Under Way

Arts and Humanities Fall Season Under Way
The Austin Community College Arts and Humanities Division invites students, faculty, staff, and the community to explore the theme “Dreams and Destinations: Where are you going?” through the fall 2013 season – including drama, dance, film, and art events. “This year’s theme is a natural progression...

Amado Peña Holds Artist-in-Residence Events at ACC, Sept. 26-30

Amado Peña Holds Artist-in-Residence Events at ACC, Sept. 26-30
Renowned Southwest artist Amado Peña is holding artist-in-residence events at Austin Community College, giving students, employees, and the community an opportunity to observe and converse with him while he works. Events are open to the public. Peña will be on campus the following dates: Thursday, ...

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