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Find bond election information and updates on new webpage

Find bond election information and updates on new webpage
ACC’s Board of Trustees voted in June to proceed with a November bond and property tax cap election to address ACC’s most urgent needs and position the college for future growth. The college has created the ACC Bond and Tax Cap Election webpage (austincc.edu/bond) to serve as an informational...

Professor equips students with tools for success

Professor equips students with tools for success
Raymond Gerson, adjunct professor of student development at Austin Community College, wrote the book on succeeding in college — literally. His book, “Achieve College Success: Learn How in 20 Hours or Less,” is used in college readiness courses at ACC and elsewhere. Not bad for someone who once was told...

Rideshare application can reduce campus travel costs

Rideshare application can reduce campus travel costs
$20 credit for ACC employees, students who sign up by Aug. 1 Austin Community College students and employees are invited to use Carma Carpooling, a new real-time ridesharing network for Austin. Sign up, and you’ll be matched with other carpoolers who share your commute via an app for your phone. For each...

Rio Grande Testing Center is open

Rio Grande Testing Center is open
The Rio Grande Testing Center has reopened following maintenance. Thank you for your understanding during the closure. See campus contacts for hours of...

Tuition payment system down 4-9 a.m. Friday

Tuition payment system down 4-9 a.m. Friday
The tuition payment system is scheduled for maintenance 4-9 a.m. Friday, July 18. Students will be unable to access the system during that period. We apologize for any...

New contact info for employee technical support requests

New contact info for employee technical support requests
Faculty and staff needing help with ACC- issued computers, peripheral equipment, and software will now contact the Technical Support Desk. Employees can request help by completing the online Technical Support Services Request Form. The Technical Support Desk also has a new phone number and webpage: Technical...

ACC accepting applications for nonprofit-leadership program

ACC accepting applications for nonprofit-leadership program
The Center for Community Based & Nonprofit Organizations (CCBNO) at Austin Community College is accepting applications for its nonprofit leadership and management program. Classes begin in September. The Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management program develops and certifies individuals as...

Congrats to June Bravo award recipients

Congrats to June Bravo award recipients
ACC congratulates the following recipients of the June Riverbats Bravo award. Nominated by their colleagues, Riverbats Bravo award recipients are eligible for the Riverbats Excellence award given each semester to one employee from each campus. Visit the Riverbats Bravo awards webpage to learn about the...

RTF Department Hosts Screening of Student Work July 16 & 17

RTF Department Hosts Screening of Student Work July 16 & 17
ACC’s Radio-Television-Film Department invites the college and community to Establishing Shots, a special screening of students’ digital film and video projects, July 16 & 17 at Northridge Campus (11928 Stonehollow Dr.). The screenings will showcase projects from fall 2013 and spring 2014...

Explore ways to engage students at upcoming faculty workshops

Explore ways to engage students at upcoming faculty workshops
A few seats remain at three upcoming faculty workshops addressing strategies and approaches for communicating and interacting with students. The July 18 and July 25 sessions are offered through the Student Success Intervention Model grant. They are: “It’s All in the Way You Say It – Faculty...

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