ACC Communication Studies hosts second annual COMMS Week

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to several communication events as part of the second annual ACC COMMS Week, hosted by the Communications Program.

PechaKucha contest

A student speech contest will be Tuesday, October 9, starting at 7 p.m. at Highland Campus, Building 4000 Commons Area.  Students will present short speeches in PechaKucha style, which has 20 slides shown for 20 seconds each. Prizes will be awarded including a $100 grand prize.

Communications Brown-Bag Workshop

Brown-bag lunch discussions covering successful team communications will be Wednesday, October 10, from noon to 1 p.m. at the following locations.

  • Northridge Campus, Room 4136
  • Round Rock Campus, Room 1123
  • Highland Business Center, Room 301.2
  • Service Center, Room 133

Participants will learn the key ingredients to group synergy, the formula for getting a group to thrive, and how to perfect individual contributions to group discussions.

PechaKucha Finale

COMMS Week wraps up Thursday, October 11, at 7:20 p.m. with PechaKucha Austin. The event, hosted at 2003 Wheeles Ln.) is sponsored by Austin Art Alliance, PechaKucha Austin, and ACC Communication Studies. It is free and open to the public. 

For more information, contact the Communications Studies Department at 512-223-4545 or visit

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