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Expanded student support services during finals and winter break

Posted on 12/06/2018 - 4:42pm

Between final exams, registration, and the holidays, the end of the year can be challenging for some students and the Student Services team is doing what it can to help students succeed. Continue Reading


ACC donates over 4,300 books, puzzles, and games to Brown Santa Program

Posted on 12/06/2018 - 12:00pm

KXAN News: ACC donates over 4,300 books, puzzles, and games to Brown Santa Program By: Susana Blandon Posted: Dec 05, 2018 05:09 PM CST Continue Reading


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Blackboard down Dec. 20-21

Posted on 12/06/2018 - 8:50am

Austin Community College’s Blackboard environment will be unavailable from 8 a.m. Thursday, December 20, until 5 p.m. Friday, December 21. During this time, users will not be able to access the system. The downtime is necessary to install major... Continue Reading


Travis County Brown Santa Program 2018

ACC delivers more than 4,300 books to Brown Santa Program

Posted on 12/05/2018 - 3:33pm

Austin Community College (ACC) delivered more than 4,300 books, puzzles, and games to the Travis County Sheriff’s Office Brown Santa Program Wednesday, December 5. Sponsored by the ACC Student Government Association, the book drive benefits children... Continue Reading


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ACC celebrates more than 3,100 students at fall commencement

Posted on 12/05/2018 - 9:27am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) will celebrate its summer and fall graduates during commencement 6 p.m. Friday, December 14, at Frank Erwin Center (1701 Red River St.). When: Friday, December 14Where: Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River... Continue Reading


Student Services Tutoring

Transforming Student Services to positively impact student lives

Posted on 12/04/2018 - 2:04pm

Since the implementation of guided pathways in 2016, ACC Student Services has expanded its programs and resources to help students succeed from application to graduation, transfer, and successful entry into the workforce. Over the course of three... Continue Reading


Trustee Dr. Barbara Mink reads to children on R.B. the Riverbats 8th birthday.

R.B. the Riverbat turns 8; celebrates with students and Trustee

Posted on 12/04/2018 - 1:56pm

Austin Community College (ACC) celebrated Riverbats Day on Wednesday, November 14, to commemorate the 8th birthday of the college’s beloved mascot, R.B. the Riverbat. In honor of Riverbats Day, and to promote access to higher education, the... Continue Reading


ACC Star

Earning A's: Faculty and staff achievements, activities, and accolades

Posted on 12/04/2018 - 1:48pm

Teresa Garza, M.Ed, RT(R)(MR), Associate Professor, Diagnostic Medical Imaging - Radiology, received her Master of Arts in Education with a major in Technology from Texas State University on August 10, 2018. She was honored with induction into the... Continue Reading


Boots & Bats Gala Cermaic Boot Art Display

Month-in-Review: November 2018

Posted on 12/04/2018 - 1:25pm

San Marcos Goodnight Center closing after spring semester: The San Marcos Goodnight Center will close following the spring 2019 semester at the request of the San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District (SMCISD). The school district owns the... Continue Reading


Riverbats Bravo Award

Congratulations October Bravo award recipients

Posted on 12/04/2018 - 1:14pm

ACC congratulates the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for October 2018. The selected employees were nominated for outstanding service, excellent performance, and role modeling ACC’s values that demonstrate servant leadership. Highland... Continue Reading


Austin Community College asks state Legislature to provide option to end trustee runoff elections

Posted on 12/04/2018 - 9:57am

Community Impact: Austin Community College asks state Legislature to provide option to end trustee runoff elections By Jack Flagler   | 7:38 pm Dec. 3, 2018 CST Continue Reading


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ACC Board swears in re-elected Trustees Mink & Nitsch

Posted on 12/03/2018 - 7:04pm

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Voters in sprawling ACC district to choose Place 8 trustee

Posted on 12/03/2018 - 1:57pm

  Austin-American Statesman: Voters in sprawling ACC district to choose Place 8 trustee   By Ralph K.M. Haurwitz  Posted Nov 30, 2018 at 1:26 PMUpdated Nov 30, 2018 at 7:01 PM Continue Reading


Portfolio Show

Visual Communication Department hosts Fall 2018 Student Portfolio Show

Posted on 12/03/2018 - 10:58am

Austin Community College invites students, employees, and the community to the Visual Communication Department’s Fall 2018 Student Portfolio Showcase 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, December 13, at ACC Highland, Building 4000 (6101 Highland Campus Dr.).... Continue Reading


NASA Program Takes Texas State Student To Langley Research Center

Posted on 11/30/2018 - 2:57pm

San Marcos Corridor News: NASA Program Takes Texas State Student To Langley Research Center   "The whole experience was pretty life changing,” Maku said. “It was just really nice to be able to get an inside look on the types of things that go on at... Continue Reading


ACC hosts Juried Student Art Exhibition

Posted on 11/29/2018 - 11:46am

Austin Community College (ACC) invites the community to the 2018/2019 Juried Art Exhibition featuring more than 50 works of art from ACC students including sculpture, photography, ceramics, printmaking, drawing, and painting. A reception will be... Continue Reading


Celebrate the Holidays: ACC celebrates different cultures with La Chorale De Noël

Posted on 11/28/2018 - 1:23pm

Austin Community College (ACC) invites students, their families, and the community to The Foreign Language Department’s annual French holiday celebration La Chorale De Noël, Sunday December 2 at 4 p.m. at the Northridge Campus Auditorium building... Continue Reading


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