ACC News https://www.austincc.edu/news/feed/319 en ACC graduate earns prestigious Elijah Watts Sells Award; national CPA award for top performers https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/acc-graduate-earns-prestigious-elijah-watts-sells-award-national-cpa-award-top <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>Of more than 75,000 students across the nation who took the CPA exam in 2020, only 89 were selected </span><a href="https://www.aicpa.org/press/pressreleases/2021/aicpa-announces-2020-elijah-watt-sells-award-cpa-exam.html"><span>top performers by the American Institute of CPAs</span></a><span>. One of those students, and the only one from a community college, is Austin Community College District (ACC) graduate Sonya Tao. </span></p></div></div></div> Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:12:39 +0000 sydney.pruitt 48916 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/acc-graduate-earns-prestigious-elijah-watts-sells-award-national-cpa-award-top#comments ACC hosts surplus sale at Pinnacle Campus https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/acc-hosts-surplus-sale-pinnacle-campus <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 Austin Community College District (ACC) invites the community to a surplus sale at Pinnacle Campus 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 16, through Saturday, June 19. The sale will be held in the campus parking lot at 7748 US-290 in Southwest Austin near the Y in Oak Hill. </span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>The college closed its 10-story Pinnacle building in 2018 to evaluate needed repairs and renovation and is now finalizing a comprehensive Districtwide Campus Master Plan which includes short- and long-term considerations for the property. </span></p></div></div></div> Mon, 14 Jun 2021 14:25:52 +0000 sydney.pruitt 48915 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/acc-hosts-surplus-sale-pinnacle-campus#comments ACC hosts Emergency Preparedness Week June 14-18 https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/acc-hosts-emergency-preparedness-week-june-14-18 <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>Austin Community College District (ACC) practices emergency response procedures and tests its emergency notification system as part of Emergency Preparedness Week June 14 through 18. </span></p></div></div></div> Thu, 10 Jun 2021 21:07:00 +0000 jessicavess 48910 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/acc-hosts-emergency-preparedness-week-june-14-18#comments ACC Board of Trustees June 7 Recap https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/acc-board-trustees-june-7-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 dir="ltr"><span>The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees held its regular meeting Monday, June 7. The college provided an update on the recent budget study, details about proposed homestead exemptions, and the issuance of maintenance tax notes to fund renovations around the District. Below are highlights from the meeting.</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Chancellor’s Report</strong></p></div></div></div> Wed, 09 Jun 2021 14:18:40 +0000 sydney.pruitt 48882 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/acc-board-trustees-june-7-recap#comments Trustees authorize Chancellor to execute agreement to lease of Pinnacle property for staging and office site for Oak Hill Parkway Project https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/trustees-authorize-chancellor-execute-agreement-lease-pinnacle-property-staging-and <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 </span><span>Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees passed a motion to grant the chancellor the authority to execute an agreement for the use of the Pinnacle Campus property as a staging and office site </span><span>only</span><span> for the Oakhill Parkway project. The new TxDOT improvement project is happening near the campus along the ‘Y’ in Oak Hill. The permitted use</span><span> WOULD NOT </span><span>include a cement batch plant on the property. </span><span> </span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>According to the motion: </span></p></div></div></div> Tue, 08 Jun 2021 14:40:07 +0000 sydney.pruitt 48875 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/trustees-authorize-chancellor-execute-agreement-lease-pinnacle-property-staging-and#comments