Business & Community

Business & Community

ACC is an integral resource in Central Texas.

The college serves Central Texas as the primary gateway to higher education and technical training. ACC’s mission is to provide open door access to an affordable college education for those who want to earn a degree, learn a marketable skill, and advance their careers. The college partners with business and industry, universities, school districts, lawmakers, and nonprofit organizations to meet the community’s evolving needs.

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Engaging Our Community

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At ACC, our business is reaching into the community and beyond. As a political subdivision of the State of Texas and as an entity that touches six counties, more than eight cities, and about two dozen school districts, ACC works collaboratively with business and industry the help the capital region meet its diverse and growing workforce needs.

Diversity & Inclusion

The Office of Equity and Inclusion was created to elevate ACC’s commitment to ensuring the college is welcoming and inclusive of all students regardless of ability, race, gender, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or religion.

Speaker's Bureau

ACC faculty, staff, and administrators are available to community groups who want to learn more about the college and other current events.

Community Centers

ACC’s community centers are committed to providing Austin-area organizations the tools they need to more effectively serve our community. The college’s specialized centers focus on of study and public outreach.

Government Relations

ACC works closely with its government partners at the federal, state, and local levels on a range of issues important to the college and its students.

Building Better Futures

ACC is transforming the higher education landscape in Central Texas with districtwide construction and renovation projects that will create world-class facilities for innovative instruction and cutting-edge career training.

ACC Foundation

Led by a volunteer board of business and community leaders, the ACC Foundation creates opportunities to connect interested donors with college initiatives to ensure student success, and develop community student success, and develop community support for Austin Community College.

Rashonda S. ACC Foundation General Scholarship Recipient

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Rashonda S.
ACC Foundation General Scholarship Recipient

Leadership

To remain a significant educational and economic asset to the communities it serves, ACC relies on the vision and guidance of its governing board, administration, and faculty and employee organizations.

Dr. Richard Rhodes, ACC President and CEO
Office of the President/CEO Dr. Rhodes oversees a thriving institution that transforms lives and enriches communities.
ACC Board of Trustees
Board of Trustees The Board of Trustees represents residents of the ACC taxing district and is responsible for ensuring the College meets the needs of the communities served.