News https://www.austincc.edu/news/feed en ACC Experts: What causes the yearly cricket invasion in Austin https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/10/acc-experts-what-causes-yearly-cricket-invasion-austin <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"><hr /><p dir="ltr">By: Mark A. Shepherd, Ph.D., QEP,  <a href="http://sites.austincc.edu/ees/">Department Chair for Earth and Environmental Sciences</a></p></div></div></div> Fri, 11 Oct 2019 18:03:18 +0000 sydney.pruitt 45276 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/10/acc-experts-what-causes-yearly-cricket-invasion-austin#comments 'You know, life happened'; Fractures couldn't crack ACC Radiology graduate https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/10/you-know-life-happened-fractures-couldnt-crack-acc-radiology-graduate <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"><div class="video-container m-b-5"><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/PioUc-jcRYk" width="560" height="315" frameborder="0"></iframe></div> <p dir="ltr"><span>“It doesn’t feel real yet. I have been on a never-ending road trip. Just getting from where I was to where I am now, it’s a sigh of relief. It has all been a journey.”</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Austin Community College graduate Gaye Judson earned her Associate of Applied Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Imaging at ACC in August 2019 — a feat that she says almost didn’t happen.</span></p></div></div></div> Thu, 10 Oct 2019 22:07:42 +0000 sydney.pruitt 45264 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/10/you-know-life-happened-fractures-couldnt-crack-acc-radiology-graduate#comments Nominations accepted for ACC’s President Student Achievement Award https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/10/nominations-accepted-acc%E2%80%99s-president-student-achievement-award <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">There is still time to nominate a deserving student for fall 2019 President Student Achievement Award.</p> <p dir="ltr">Faculty and staff are invited to nominate a student who demonstrates academic excellence, service to the college and community, and commitment to ACC’s values and vision. Candidates must have a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA, meet satisfactory levels of financial and academic responsibility, and be in good standing with the Student Standards of Conduct.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 10 Oct 2019 21:37:52 +0000 sydney.pruitt 45263 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/10/nominations-accepted-acc%E2%80%99s-president-student-achievement-award#comments ACC transforms lives with 2nd annual Boots & Bats Gala https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/10/acc-transforms-lives-2nd-annual-boots-bats-gala <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>Presented by HEB, every dollar raised directly supports student scholarships</strong></em></p> <p dir="ltr">Austin Community College (ACC) hosts the second annual Boots &amp; Bats Gala Saturday, November 2, to support student scholarships. </p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Date:</strong> Saturday, November 2</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Time:</strong> 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Location:</strong> ACC Highland Campus, Building 4000 (6101 Highland Campus Dr.)</p></div></div></div> Thu, 10 Oct 2019 18:36:06 +0000 sydney.pruitt 45260 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/10/acc-transforms-lives-2nd-annual-boots-bats-gala#comments ACC Police collecting donations during Breast Cancer Awareness Month https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/10/acc-police-collecting-donations-during-breast-cancer-awareness-month <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 (ACC) District Police are sporting pink badge bands and collecting donations for the Breast Cancer Resource Center of Central Texas as part of their month-long, districtwide Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 10 Oct 2019 14:34:01 +0000 victoria.garza 45259 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/10/acc-police-collecting-donations-during-breast-cancer-awareness-month#comments Class Act: Pathways to Technology https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/10/class-act-pathways-technology <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"><hr /><p>Fox 7 Austin: <a href="https://www.fox7austin.com/news/class-act-pathways-to-technology">Class Act: Pathways to Technology</a></p> <hr /><p><span>By </span><a href="https://www.fox7austin.com/person/t/rebecca-thomas" rel="author">Rebecca Thomas</a></p></div></div></div> Thu, 10 Oct 2019 13:03:28 +0000 sydney.pruitt 45277 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/10/class-act-pathways-technology#comments Preparing for flu season, ACC experts weigh-in https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/10/preparing-flu-season-acc-experts-weigh <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"><hr /><p dir="ltr"><strong><span id="docs-internal-guid-9f8ee473-7fff-2b00-2d78-005e4b27e7f8">By: Keri Brophy-Martinez, ACC Medical Lab Technology Department Chair</span></strong></p> <hr /><p dir="ltr">It is that time of year again…flu season. Flu season officially begins October 1 and can potentially run until late April or early May. Flu incidence spikes during these months as many people tend to stay indoors more frequently and have close contact with family and friends over the holiday season. </p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Prevention</strong></p></div></div></div> Wed, 09 Oct 2019 19:11:13 +0000 sydney.pruitt 45258 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/10/preparing-flu-season-acc-experts-weigh#comments ACC seeks community input on Pinnacle Campus future https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/10/acc-seeks-community-input-pinnacle-campus-future <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/ACC_Pinnacle_Campus.jpg" alt="ACC Pinnacle Campus Building" title="ACC Pinnacle Campus Building" class="responsive-img" data-delta="1" data-fid="32112" data-media-element="1" width="1350" height="900" /></p></div></div></div> Tue, 08 Oct 2019 21:02:52 +0000 victoria.garza 45215 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/10/acc-seeks-community-input-pinnacle-campus-future#comments Explore 100+ programs, view live demos, and find a career path at ACC's annual showcase https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/10/explore-100-programs-view-live-demos-and-find-career-path-accs-annual-showcase Mon, 07 Oct 2019 16:42:16 +0000 mreyes 45212 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/10/explore-100-programs-view-live-demos-and-find-career-path-accs-annual-showcase#comments Discover why ACC's Honors Program is right for you. Free activities October 21-25. https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/10/discover-why-accs-honors-program-right-you-free-activities-october-21-25 Mon, 07 Oct 2019 16:26:08 +0000 mreyes 45208 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/10/discover-why-accs-honors-program-right-you-free-activities-october-21-25#comments