Cultural Connections & Diversity

Diversity Awareness Strengthens the Community

The Office of Student Success works with students, faculty, and staff to coordinate programs and events that engage students and creates a welcoming campus environment.

In so doing, these programs increase an appreciation of diversity as found in our community; meaningfully serves to engage our students, and contributes toward enriching our lives.

Contact Us

Alejandra Polcik
Advising and Recruiting
(512) 223.7953

Events and Programs

Spring 2014

EventDescriptionDate & Location
Information for Undocumented Students, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) Get informed about the Deferred Action rights for undocumented students and what you can do to continue your education. Over 50,000 students in Texas have applied and received confirmation of deferred action and a social security card that allow them to legally work. Students and parents are welcome to attend, consult and learn from Immigration specialists in this completely free meeting. But don't forget to all and reserve a spot. Important: call to reserve a confidential and free consultation: 512-223-7958 January 22, 2014 1:30 pm
Riverside Campus, Building G, Room 8100
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Lunar Year Celebration Celebrate the New Lunar Year with food and fun activities. The event will be held outdoors in front of the Student Services Building (Building 1000). The purpose of this event is to celebrate the Lunar New Year as well as promote awareness of Asian-American history, traditions, and culture. Free and open to all on campus. January 29, 2014
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Northridge Campus,
Student Services Building (Building 1000)
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Riverbat Round Table Join students and families from Mt Zion Baptist Church to learn the first and important steps toward achieving your career goals through higher education, discuss your plans after high school consult with advisors and specialist about enrollment and financial aid in an informal setting. Free to all. Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Rd. Room 8500
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Connected: African American Male Mentor Group Meeting Join us for discussions about issues important to African American men at Austin Community College. Share your triumphs and challenges. Lunch will be provided. February 27, 2014 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Eastview Campus
, African American Cultural Center, Bldg. 2000/Room 2133
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Radio Interview at KAZI 88.7 FM The Men of Distinction and African American Students at ACC invite all the students to listen this special radio program, The Dad Show with Doug Garret on KAZI 88.7 FM, where a panel of ACC students will answer the most challenging questions students face. How can I succeed in College? They will talk about their experiences, tough challenges and their lives as college students. March 11, 2014 6:30 pm
KAZI 88.7 FM
8906 Wall Street, Ste 203
Austin, Texas 78754-4541
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Día de la Familia This very successful event is in its 5th year providing a day of fun and learning for the whole family. Plus get information on college programs and services, enjoy good food and music while your children play and participate in fun activities. Free to all. April 26, 2014 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Riverside Campus
, 1020 Grove Blvd
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Riverbat Round Table for Big Brothers Big Sisters Join students and sponsors from Big Brothers Big Sisters to learn the first and important steps toward achieving your career goals through higher education discuss your plans after high school, consult with advisors and specialists about enrollment and financial aid in an informal setting. Free to all. Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Rd. Room 8500
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Radio Interview at KAZI 88.7 FM The Men of Distinction and African American Students at ACC invite all the students to listen this special radio program, The Dad Show with Doug Garret on KAZI 88.7 FM, where a panel of ACC students will answer the most challenging questions students face. How can I succeed in College? They will talk about their experiences, tough challenges and their lives as college students. June 10, 2014 6:30 pm
KAZI 88.7 FM
8906 Wall Street, Ste 203
Austin, Texas 78754-4541
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Permanent Installation of Murals from Artist Fidencio Duran The office of Student Success celebrates the permanent installation of 5 panels depicting chapters of Mexican American History in Austin. This dedication includes live entertainment and refreshments and it will be permanently displayed at the Riverside Campus. September 16, 2014 5 p.m.
Riverside Campus
, 1020 Grove Blvd
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