News https://www.austincc.edu/news/feed en 2019 Boots & Bats Gala summer update https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/08/2019-boots-bats-gala-summer-update <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img src="https://www.austincc.edu/sites/default/files/resize/Senator%20Kirk%20Watson-250x375.jpg" alt="Senator Kirk Watson" title="Senator Kirk Watson" width="250" class="image-left" data-delta="1" data-fid="31702" data-media-element="1" height="375" />Planning continues for the second annual Boots &amp; Bats Gala supporting student scholarships. Invitations are going out this month.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-article-image field-type-image field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Teaser Image:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://www.austincc.edu/sites/default/files/styles/card_image/public/articles/images/ACC_FY20_BootsAndBats_400x400.jpg?itok=_5Bw4pvk" width="400" height="400" alt="" /></div></div></div> Thu, 22 Aug 2019 19:52:26 +0000 victoria.garza 45027 at https://www.austincc.edu ACC Board of Trustees August 5 recap https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/08/acc-board-trustees-august-5-recap <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Austin Community College District's Board of Trustees approved a proposed property tax rate, reviewed the college's financial report, and met the new president elects for employee associations during its regular August meeting.</p> <p><strong>Proposed Property Tax Rate</strong><br />The proposed property tax rate is not to exceed 10.5 cents per $100 of taxable value for fiscal year 2019-20. Public hearings will be scheduled in the coming weeks.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-article-image field-type-image field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Teaser Image:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://www.austincc.edu/sites/default/files/styles/card_image/public/articles/images/ACC%20Board%20Seal%20COLOR.jpg?itok=N3vReEbd" width="400" height="400" alt="" /></div></div></div> Thu, 22 Aug 2019 19:41:28 +0000 victoria.garza 45026 at https://www.austincc.edu ACC expands no-cost textbook options for students through new national partnership https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/08/acc-expands-no-cost-textbook-options-students-through-new-national-partnership <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p dir="ltr"><em><strong>ACC students have saved more than $3.5 million through open educational resources over the past year </strong></em></p> <p dir="ltr">Austin Community College (ACC) is one of ten colleges and universities nationwide selected to participate in the 2019-2020 OpenStax Institutional Partnership Program to expand the use of free, peer-reviewed textbooks known as open educational resources (OER). </p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-article-image field-type-image field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Teaser Image:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://www.austincc.edu/sites/default/files/styles/card_image/public/articles/images/3760_transform.jpg?itok=NKQHKTLY" width="400" height="400" alt="" /></div></div></div> Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:46:15 +0000 sydney.pruitt 45022 at https://www.austincc.edu ACC and IBM partner to launch new apprenticeship program in Central Texas https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/08/acc-and-ibm-partner-launch-new-apprenticeship-program-central-texas <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p dir="ltr">Austin Community College (ACC) and longtime IT partner, IBM, announce a new apprenticeship program in Central Texas for students seeking careers in IT.</p> <p dir="ltr">The program, funded by a $1.5 million U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) grant, aims to train 350 apprentices at IBM over the next four years. </p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-article-image field-type-image field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Teaser Image:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://www.austincc.edu/sites/default/files/styles/card_image/public/articles/images/9091_transform.jpg?itok=v3m9Hcft" width="400" height="400" alt="" /></div></div></div> Wed, 21 Aug 2019 21:43:46 +0000 sydney.pruitt 45002 at https://www.austincc.edu ACCTV gets a reboot https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/08/acctv-gets-reboot <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>ACCTV, under the Office of Communications &amp; Marketing, is now part of ACC Highland. The station finalized its move from Pinnacle Campus in late July.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-article-image field-type-image field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Teaser Image:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://www.austincc.edu/sites/default/files/styles/card_image/public/articles/images/ACCTV%20test%20run_production%20studio_sq.jpg?itok=OqTKPX4g" width="400" height="400" alt="" /></div></div></div> Wed, 21 Aug 2019 20:52:22 +0000 victoria.garza 45001 at https://www.austincc.edu ACC examines urgent workforce needs in new Workforce Development Report https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/08/acc-examines-urgent-workforce-needs-new-workforce-development-report <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p dir="ltr">Austin Community College (ACC) and the Austin Chamber of Commerce released the 2019 Workforce Development Report: Innovation, Collaboration &amp; Transformation highlighting ACC’s efforts to build the workforce in the region’s most in-demand industries: IT, skilled trades and manufacturing, and health.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-article-image field-type-image field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Teaser Image:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://www.austincc.edu/sites/default/files/styles/card_image/public/articles/images/10813_transform.jpg?itok=akTqwo5F" width="400" height="400" alt="" /></div></div></div> Wed, 21 Aug 2019 19:30:25 +0000 sydney.pruitt 45000 at https://www.austincc.edu Student Life awarded Governor’s Volunteer Award for commitment to volunteering https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/08/student-life-awarded-governor%E2%80%99s-volunteer-award-commitment-volunteering <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img src="https://www.austincc.edu/sites/default/files/canva-photo-editor%20%283%29_0.png" alt="Service Center employees took part in a Canstruction event to collect cans for Student Life's 2019 Spring Food Drive." title="Service Center employees took part in a Canstruction event to collect cans for Student Life's 2019 Spring Food Drive." class="rb-caption" data-delta="1" data-fid="31636" data-media-element="1" width="600" height="450" /></p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-article-image field-type-image field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Teaser Image:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://www.austincc.edu/sites/default/files/styles/card_image/public/articles/images/OnesStar%20Foundation%20logo.png?itok=zv1Lmu-5" width="400" height="400" alt="OneStar Foundation logo" /></div></div></div> Wed, 21 Aug 2019 15:25:15 +0000 victoria.garza 44999 at https://www.austincc.edu Faculty Spotlight: Haydee Victoria Suescum https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/08/faculty-spotlight-haydee-victoria-suescum <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img src="https://www.austincc.edu/sites/default/files/Victoria%20Suescum%20-%20Art%20Faculty.jpg" alt="Haydee Victoria Suescum - Art Faculty" title="Haydee Victoria Suescum - Art Faculty" width="1350" height="900" class="responsive-img" data-delta="1" data-fid="31569" data-media-element="1" /></p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-article-image field-type-image field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Teaser Image:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://www.austincc.edu/sites/default/files/styles/card_image/public/articles/images/Haydee%20Victoria%20Suescum_headshot_300x300.png?itok=vP_kv2aS" width="400" height="400" alt="Haydee Victoria Suescum headshot 300x300" /></div></div></div> Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:36:54 +0000 victoria.garza 44992 at https://www.austincc.edu Construction updates at Highland and Rio Grande: August 2019 https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/08/construction-updates-highland-and-rio-grande-august-2019 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><strong>What's new at Highland Phase 2?</strong><br /><em>By: Pamela Collier, ACC Highland Phase 2 Project Manager</em></p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-article-image field-type-image field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Teaser Image:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://www.austincc.edu/sites/default/files/styles/card_image/public/articles/images/canva-photo-editor%20%2829%29.png?itok=cFhpped8" width="400" height="400" alt="" /></div></div></div> Fri, 16 Aug 2019 21:48:45 +0000 victoria.garza 44927 at https://www.austincc.edu New manufacturing program created to meet growing demand for high-skilled jobs https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/08/new-manufacturing-program-created-meet-growing-demand-high-skilled-jobs <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><img src="https://www.austincc.edu/sites/default/files/Manufacturing_AC%20Circuits%20Class-scr.jpg" alt="Manufacturing_AC Circuits Class" title="Manufacturing_AC Circuits Class" width="1350" height="900" class="responsive-img" data-delta="1" data-fid="31566" data-media-element="1" /></p> <p>Manufacturing is a $12.3 billion industry in Austin with salaries averaging $75,000 a year to design and build things like medical devices, sensors, automation, solar energy equipment, and robotics.</p></div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-article-image field-type-image field-label-above"><div class="field-label">Teaser Image:&nbsp;</div><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://www.austincc.edu/sites/default/files/styles/card_image/public/articles/images/Manufacturing_Applied%20Tech_female%20student%20welding_300x300.png?itok=6PLiwTg8" width="400" height="400" alt="Manufacturing_Applied Tech_female student welding" /></div></div></div> Thu, 15 Aug 2019 21:12:35 +0000 victoria.garza 44920 at https://www.austincc.edu