News https://www.austincc.edu/news/feed en ACC & UT-Austin Dell Medical School Partner to Improve Mental Health Services for Students https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/05/acc-ut-austin-dell-medical-school-partner-improve-mental-health-services-students <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><em>Plans call for pilot Mental Health Clinic at ACC Eastview Campus</em></p> <p>Austin Community College District (ACC) and the University of Texas-Austin Dell Medical School provided an update about their plans to launch a new mental health pilot program at ACC’s Eastview Campus during the regular ACC Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, May 9.</p> <p>According to Monday’s presentation to the board, youth today are facing major challenges with one in five reporting feelings of depression and anxiety. However, major gaps in care persist for young adults.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 19 May 2022 20:27:45 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50086 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/05/acc-ut-austin-dell-medical-school-partner-improve-mental-health-services-students#comments ACC student awarded prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/05/acc-student-awarded-prestigious-jack-kent-cooke-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"><span>Out of more than 1,200 applicants, an Austin Community College District (ACC) student, Faizan Khan, was awarded the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s </span><a href="https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/undergraduate-transfer-scholarship/"><span>Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship</span></a><span>. Khan – an immigrant from Pakistan – graduated in May with an associate degree in Archaeology and plans to transfer to a four-year university to pursue a bachelor’s in Anthropology. </span></p></div></div></div> Thu, 19 May 2022 16:06:45 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50084 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/05/acc-student-awarded-prestigious-jack-kent-cooke-scholarship#comments ACC launches 3rd bachelor’s degree this fall. Applications are now open. https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/05/acc-launches-3rd-bachelor%E2%80%99s-degree-fall-applications-are-now-open <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>Registration is open for the first cohort in Austin Community College District’s (ACC) newest bachelor’s degree program. The Bachelor’s of Applied Technology (BAT) in Manufacturing Engineering Technology is designed to move working professionals in manufacturing into more advanced career roles and help fill growing workforce gaps in the industry.</span></p></div></div></div> Wed, 18 May 2022 16:17:49 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50083 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/05/acc-launches-3rd-bachelor%E2%80%99s-degree-fall-applications-are-now-open#comments ACC launches fall registration 1 week early to support new students https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/05/acc-launches-fall-registration-1-week-early-support-new-students <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>Putting off college for even one year can lead to the potential loss of $90,000 in lifetime earnings, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. To help high school seniors stay on track after graduating, Austin Community College District (ACC) is moving fall registration up one week early. New students can now register for fall classes starting Monday, May 23. </span></p></div></div></div> Tue, 17 May 2022 18:02:34 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50082 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/05/acc-launches-fall-registration-1-week-early-support-new-students#comments Taking a summer class? Don't forget to make your payments. https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/05/taking-summer-class-dont-forget-make-your-payments Mon, 16 May 2022 13:57:15 +0000 jessicavess 50080 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/05/taking-summer-class-dont-forget-make-your-payments#comments Find classes you want this fall. Registration is now open for current and returning students. https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/05/find-classes-you-want-fall-registration-now-open-current-and-returning-students Mon, 16 May 2022 13:42:55 +0000 jessicavess 50079 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/05/find-classes-you-want-fall-registration-now-open-current-and-returning-students#comments Ahead of commencement, ACC students thank faculty for helping them succeed https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/05/ahead-commencement-acc-students-thank-faculty-helping-them-succeed <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) celebrates a record number of graduates at its spring 2022 commencement ceremony. More than 3,340 students are invited to participate Friday, May 13, at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park.</span></p> <p>As students prepare for their next step, they are looking back on the faculty members who helped them succeed.</p> <hr /><p dir="ltr"><em><strong>What the students are saying</strong></em></p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Pete R., Journalism </strong></p></div></div></div> Fri, 13 May 2022 17:48:09 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50077 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/05/ahead-commencement-acc-students-thank-faculty-helping-them-succeed#comments Graduation Spotlight: Lira Amari Ramirez https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/05/graduation-spotlight-lira-amari-ramirez <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 District (ACC) celebrates a record number of graduates at its spring 2022 commencement ceremony. More than 3,340 students are invited to participate Friday, May 13, at the H-E-B Center in Cedar Park.</p> <p dir="ltr"><span>One of those students is Lira Ramirez, who is graduating from ACC with a general studies degree. Here is why Lira chose ACC and what’s next.</span></p> <hr /><p dir="ltr"><span>Written by Lira Amari Ramírez</span></p> <hr /><p dir="ltr"> </p></div></div></div> Fri, 13 May 2022 17:38:53 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50076 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/05/graduation-spotlight-lira-amari-ramirez#comments Graduation Spotlight: Rebekah Peacock https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/05/graduation-spotlight-rebekah-peacock <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) celebrates a record number of graduates at its spring 2022 commencement ceremony. More than 3,340 students are invited to participate Friday, May 13, at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park.</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>One of those students is Rebekah Peacock. She is graduating from ACC’s Global Studies program. Here is why Rebekah chose ACC and what’s next.</span></p> <hr /><p>Written by: Rebekah Peacock</p></div></div></div> Fri, 13 May 2022 16:26:39 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50075 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/05/graduation-spotlight-rebekah-peacock#comments Graduation Spotlight: Nathan Lu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/05/graduation-spotlight-nathan-lu <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) celebrates a record number of graduates at its spring 2022 commencement ceremony. More than 3,340 students are invited to participate Friday, May 13, at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park.</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>One of those students is Nathan Lu. Nathan is this year’s recipient of the ACC’s Chancellor Student Achievement Award. Here is Nathan’s journey.</span></p> <hr /><p>Written by: Nathan Lu</p> <hr /><p></p></div></div></div> Thu, 12 May 2022 18:00:50 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50074 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/05/graduation-spotlight-nathan-lu#comments