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ACC presents holiday concert ‘Songs of the Season’

ACC presents holiday concert ‘Songs of the Season’
Experience the sounds of the holiday as the award-winning ACC Choir presents its annual fall concert, “Songs of the Season,” Sunday, December 7, at 3 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church (4001 Speedway Street in Austin). The program will include performances by ACC’s vocal jazz group and a wide...

A great year for Riverbats: 2014 in review

A great year for Riverbats: 2014 in review
With new campuses, new programs, and the promise of more to come, 2014 was a remarkable year for the Austin Community College District. Read about some of the year’s notable events. Voters approve bonds ACC voters in November approved two bond propositions to fund $386 million in construction and...

ACC, Central Texas College propose service area change

ACC, Central Texas College propose service area change
Austin Community College and Central Texas College are jointly seeking legislative approval to transfer Gillespie County from ACC’s service area to that of CTC. ACC’s Board of Trustees voted at the November 17 work session to advance the proposal during the legislative session convening in January. The...

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...

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