News https://www.austincc.edu/news/feed en ACC & UFCU Expand Partnership to Launch New Scholarships & Create Event Pavilion at ACC Highland https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/06/acc-ufcu-expand-partnership-launch-new-scholarships-create-event-pavilion-acc-highland <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><span id="docs-internal-guid-a168180f-7fff-c077-5977-d66862d8e359">UFCU commits $5 million to fund student scholarships &amp; name a new park pavilion at ACC</span></strong></em></p></div></div></div> Thu, 30 Jun 2022 13:22:20 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50571 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/06/acc-ufcu-expand-partnership-launch-new-scholarships-create-event-pavilion-acc-highland#comments ACC is closed Monday, July 4, in celebration of Independence Day. Registration for fall classes remains open! https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/06/acc-closed-monday-july-4-celebration-independence-day-registration-fall-classes-remains <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>Summer and fall registration remains open for everyone</strong></em></p> <hr /><p>Austin Community College District (ACC) will close in observance of Independence Day Monday, July 4. The college reopens at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 5.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 29 Jun 2022 15:33:58 +0000 jessicavess 50550 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/06/acc-closed-monday-july-4-celebration-independence-day-registration-fall-classes-remains#comments Get started in a new career in as little as 8 weeks. Register now and save 50% on the cost of most programs. https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/06/get-started-new-career-little-8-weeks-register-now-and-save-50-cost-most-programs Tue, 21 Jun 2022 15:13:54 +0000 jessicavess 49857 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/06/get-started-new-career-little-8-weeks-register-now-and-save-50-cost-most-programs#comments New Academic Alerts help connect students with support resources https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/06/new-academic-alerts-help-connect-students-support-resources <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 (ACC) has launched a new system to help quickly connect students with support resources.</p> <p>Academic Alerts allow ACC faculty to easily and quickly communicate with students and their Academic Guidance Specialists (Advisor) to help resolve issues and/or access resources to help students stay on track. An instructor may also use this feature to raise a Commendation to let students know when they're performing well in class and recommend new academic advancement opportunities such as joining Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society or other leadership roles.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 16 Jun 2022 20:37:40 +0000 victoria.garza 50476 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/06/new-academic-alerts-help-connect-students-support-resources#comments ACC closes in observance of Juneteenth https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/06/acc-closes-observance-juneteenth <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><span>Austin Community College District (ACC) is closed Friday, June 17, in observance of Juneteenth — the national day of recognition for the end of slavery. This will be the first year the college formally observes the holiday with the closure of all ACC District sites.</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>This decision aligns with the </span><a href="https://www.congress.gov/bill/117th-congress/senate-bill/475/text"><span>Juneteenth National Independence Day Act</span></a><span> — passed by Congress in 2021. The Act designates June 19 as a federal holiday. </span></p></div></div></div> Mon, 13 Jun 2022 18:09:37 +0000 jessicavess 50468 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/06/acc-closes-observance-juneteenth#comments Beyond the Rainbow: ACC 2022 Pride Month Guide https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/06/beyond-rainbow-acc-2022-pride-month-guide <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>June is Pride Month. If you are looking for opportunities to get involved, check out the Pride Month Guide below, which includes upcoming events, helpful resources, and training to help you better understand and support ACC’s LGBTQIA+ community.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 13 Jun 2022 15:03:25 +0000 jessicavess 50466 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/06/beyond-rainbow-acc-2022-pride-month-guide#comments ACC Chemistry and Physics Student Receives Oberndorf Lifeline to Completion Scholarship https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/06/acc-chemistry-and-physics-student-receives-oberndorf-lifeline-completion-scholarship <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>“Due to a disability, I haven't been able to find work in some time. I need scholarships to help fund my education and living expenses. Without this kind of financial assistance, I wouldn't be able to pursue my education.” - Amber Traylor, scholarship recipient</em></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>An Austin Community College District (ACC) student has been recognized with a national scholarship. </span></p></div></div></div> Fri, 10 Jun 2022 19:54:14 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50465 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/06/acc-chemistry-and-physics-student-receives-oberndorf-lifeline-completion-scholarship#comments Have questions about applying? Join us on Zoom M-F from 10a - 2p to get answers! https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/06/have-questions-about-applying-join-us-zoom-m-f-10a-2p-get-answers Wed, 08 Jun 2022 13:13:43 +0000 jessicavess 50463 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/06/have-questions-about-applying-join-us-zoom-m-f-10a-2p-get-answers#comments ACC Experts: Prepare now as Hurricane Season arrives https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/06/acc-experts-prepare-now-hurricane-season-arrives <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"><span>The Atlantic hurricane season is officially underway. While Central Texas isn’t on the coast, there is still a level of concern. Austin Community College District (ACC) offers an Emergency Management program where students learn how to monitor, respond, and debrief during events like a hurricane. Our faculty shares precautions you can and should take.</span></p> <hr /><p>Written by: James Daniels, ACC Emergency Management</p></div></div></div> Tue, 07 Jun 2022 18:03:29 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50462 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/06/acc-experts-prepare-now-hurricane-season-arrives#comments Go Purple: ACC Support for PRIDE https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/06/go-purple-acc-support-pride <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"><span>ACC Highland will light up purple from Sunday, June 5, through Saturday, June 11, in recognition of PRIDE Month and in honor of the college’s commitment to promoting a safe and welcoming environment for everyone. The college strives to educate students, faculty, and staff on the issues that impact the LGBTQIA+ community and create a more enjoyable, inclusive experience for all Riverbats. </span></p></div></div></div> Mon, 06 Jun 2022 14:19:15 +0000 jessicavess 50119 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/06/go-purple-acc-support-pride#comments