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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, ...

Students Tackle Tough Issues at ACC’s Annual Constitution Debate, Sept. 24

Students Tackle Tough Issues at ACC’s Annual Constitution Debate, Sept. 24
Students will have the opportunity to tackle tough issues during ACC’s  7th annual Constitution Debate Day Celebration – commemorating the signing of the U.S. Constitution. The debate will take place Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Palmer Events Center (900 Barton Springs...

Happy Anniversary ACC! Celebrating 40 Years of Connecting People to Careers

Happy Anniversary ACC! Celebrating 40 Years of Connecting People to Careers
About 2,500 students, alumni, employees, and friends of Austin Community College gathered at ACC Highland September 17 to commemorate the college’s 40th anniversary. “It’s a Family Affair: Celebrating 40 Years of ACC” included cake, music, and even a little dancing, but the focus of the celebration...

Emergency Preparedness Week: Be Informed to be Prepared

Emergency Preparedness Week: Be Informed to be Prepared
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 fall’s activities are set for Sept. 9-13. “The safety of our students and employees is...

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