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TIPA 2015

April 12 2015, By , No Comments

Six members of Accent’s student staff attended the 2015 Texas Intercollegiate Press Association conference April 9-11 in San Antonio. Congratulations to Accent Editor in Chief Noor Alahmadi who was elected Secretary of the 2016 TIPA student executive committee. Congratulations to the following Accent students for being recognized in five categories including two First Place awards:…

ACC Job Fair: All Campuses

April 7 2015, By , No Comments

Press Release from ACC Newsroom Austin Community College will host a Job and Internship Fair April 21-23, to connect ACC students and local employers. The college-wide event will take place at all 11 campuses. Review the schedule: Tuesday, April 21;    10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Elgin, Highland, Pinnacle, South Austin and Riverside Wednesday, April 22;     10…

“Y.O.Unique” Event: ACC Round Rock Campus

April 7 2015, By , No Comments

Press release by Kassandra Burns ROUND ROCK CAMPUS April 7, 2015 — The Student Life Campus Team will host “Y.O.Unique” on April 7 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in building 2000 on the Round Rock Campus. The event is  open to all ACC students. Cupcakes and prizes will be served to participants who complete the True Colors personality quiz….

Accent Promotion: Free Movie Passes!

March 25 2015, By , No Comments

Accent is giving away free movie passes to Universal Pictures’ new thriller/horror film “Unfriended.” Each pass admits two people. To receive a pass: Please take a photo of yourself holding the latest issue of Accent (a cell phone picture is fine) Email the photo to along with your full name, home campus (where you’d like…

Tea Talk: Round Rock Campus

March 20 2015, By , No Comments

Press release by Kassandra Burns TEA TALK – WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CELBRATION ACC ROUND ROCK CAMPUS, RM 2117, ROUND ROCK, TX, THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2015 – In an effort to celebrate Women’s History Month Student Life will host a Tea Talk event. The event will take place 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Students can come, celebrate and converse with…

Realizing the Potential of College Advising Systems

March 12 2015, By , No Comments

Story by Jessica Youssefi, Reporter To better address the issues, successes and future progress of community college education, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation hosted a panel discussion during the 2015 SXSW conference. The “Unravelling the Advising Maze” panel on March 11 focused on how to better counsel and advise students during their time at…

Community College Receives Increasing Attention

March 12 2015, By , No Comments

Story by Noor Alahmadi, Editor in Chief Panelists focused on the increasing importance of community colleges at the South by Southwest Education summit held March 10 at the JW Marriott Austin. The seminar on Re-Designing Higher Education for Student Success aimed to boost awareness on how schools can increase graduation rates and gave students a unique…

ACC Spring Break Preparation 2015

Story by Ryan Fontenette-Mitchell, Reporter Survival tips gave students a new perspective on spring break, today at the Rio Grande Campus. The Office of Student Life held a spring break preparation fair from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Organizations such as Mothers Against Drunk Driving and the Austin Police Department attended to provide students with safety tips on spring break. Students were advised…

Buzz Mill Review

 Story by Raquel Moreno, Online Editor  Photos by Accent Anthony Devera  Students that are looking for a cool new place to study, drink, and attend free events, Buzz Mill is the place to go. Located on East Riverside and open 24/7, Buzzmill has a unique atmosphere with its cozy cabin-style interior, where you can either…

Student Voice- Community College

Joseph Lee, Photographer  How has community college changed your life?