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ACC co-hosts legislative symposium Dec. 5

ACC co-hosts legislative symposium Dec. 5
The Texas Tribune, in partnership with Austin Community College and The Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas at Austin, will host “On the Road: A Symposium Previewing the 84th Legislature” Friday, December 5, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at ACC Highland (6001 Airport Blvd., adjacent to campus). The...

Take note: Adult Ed admissions no longer at Highland Business Center

Take note: Adult Ed admissions no longer at Highland Business Center
Beginning Monday, December 1, ACC’s Adult Education Division will provide in-person admissions services at Eastview and Highland Campuses. Adult Education admission services will no longer be offered at Highland Business Center. Students wishing to enroll in ESL or GED prep classes can get assistance at...

Holiday party is Dec. 5; order tickets online

Holiday party is Dec. 5; order tickets online
Buy your tickets now: Tickets are $10 each (limit two per employee) and may be purchased online only through ACC MarketPlace through December 2. Celebrate the holidays in the spirit of the roaring ’20s at this year’s employee holiday party Friday, December 5, at the DoubleTree Hotel (6505 IH-35...

Mark your calendar for Spring Development Day Jan. 16; proposals sought

Mark your calendar for Spring Development Day Jan. 16; proposals sought
Jump start the new year with a day of learning and enrichment at ACC’s annual Spring Development Day Friday, January. 16. Share your expertise: The Faculty Development Office is seeking workshop presenters. If interested, submit the workshop presenter form by December 5.  Of particular interest are...

Elgin, Hays & Rio Grande students to test online advising app

Elgin, Hays & Rio Grande students to test online advising app
Elgin, Hays, and Rio Grande Campus students are invited to test drive a new online advising application available only at their campuses. The application is part of a pilot program exploring ways to bring online advising and tutoring services to Austin Community College. Currently, students must visit a...

ACC expands smoke-free policy to tobacco, vapor products

ACC expands smoke-free policy to tobacco, vapor products
The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees voted November 17 to expand the college’s smoke-free policy to also prohibit nicotine vapor products and devices (such as electronic cigarettes) and smokeless tobacco products. The policy is effective January 5. “We want to maintain a healthy and...

Adjunct faculty invited to fall meeting, Nov. 21

Adjunct faculty invited to fall meeting, Nov. 21
ACC adjunct faculty are invited take part in an evening of learning and fun at the Adjunct Faculty Association’s fall general membership meeting, Friday, November 21, 5 -7 p.m. at the Highland Campus social staircase. On hand will representatives from HR Benefits, Continuing Education, Instructional...

Love to learn? lynda.com now available to employees

Love to learn? lynda.com now available to employees
ACC faculty and staff now have free access to the thousands of online tutorials offered through lynda.com. lynda.com offers beginner to advanced courses covering a variety of topics in business, technology, and creative skills. Courses are segmented into tutorials – some as short as a few minutes – that...

Celebrate the season at holiday party Dec. 5

Celebrate the season at holiday party Dec. 5
Celebrate the holidays in the spirit of the roaring ’20s at this year’s employee holiday party Friday, December 5, at the DoubleTree Hotel (6505 IH-35 North). “A Holiday Affair at the 21 Club” will feature the sights and sounds of a bustling 1920s-era speakeasy, along with some fun changes courtesy...

ACC receives sustainability award, grants

ACC receives sustainability award, grants
ACC is one of six recipients of a Sustainability Award from Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The college was honored for its case study, “How to Start a Comprehensive Composting and Recycling Program at a Commuter College.” Winners were announced last...

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