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Save the date for the 2018 ACC Employee Holiday Party

Posted on 10/18/2018 - 11:50am

Celebrate the holiday spirit with colleagues at this year’s employee holiday party Friday, December 7, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel  (208 Barton Springs Rd.). Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased online through ACC MarketPlace beginning November... Continue Reading

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A Message From IT: Websites

Posted on 10/17/2018 - 11:58am

Websites at Austin Community College (ACC) are developed using several content management systems (CMS). The nature of the content of the website may determine the CMS where the website should be constructed. These include Google Sites, WordPress,... Continue Reading

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A Message From IT: Maintenance Schedule

Posted on 10/17/2018 - 11:10am

Austin Community College’s IT Infrastructure Services will perform required maintenance in the Service Center data center 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sunday, October 21. This work will cause outages for Blackboard, Web, telephone, ERP, and other systems... Continue Reading

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ACC hosts a reading & discussion series for veterans & community

Posted on 10/16/2018 - 1:42pm

Austin Community College (ACC) hosts Veteran’s Voices, a reading and discussion series for veterans and the community. Events will be 4 to 6 p.m. October 25, November 1, and November 8 at the ACC Highland Veterans Resource Center, Building 4000 (... Continue Reading

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ACC intramural sports season begins

Posted on 10/12/2018 - 9:07am

Games are underway for ACC’s fall intramural sports.  Sponsored by the ACC Student Life Office, intramurals are open to all ACC students and include women’s volleyball, co-ed softball, basketball, soccer, and more. Continue Reading

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ACC Communication Studies hosts second annual COMMS Week

Posted on 10/08/2018 - 3:55pm

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to several communication events as part of the second annual ACC COMMS Week, hosted by the Communications Program. PechaKucha contest A student speech contest will be Tuesday, October 9, starting at 7 p.m. at... Continue Reading

ACC Nursing Program named ‘Best of the Best’

Posted on 10/05/2018 - 2:25pm

Austin Community College’s (ACC) Nursing Program was named 2018 Best of the Best among area nursing programs by the Austin American-Statesman.   The winners were voted on by the community in an online poll.“This is an incredible recognition from our... Continue Reading

Riverbats Bravo Award

Congratulations September Bravo award recipients

Posted on 10/04/2018 - 4:39pm

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

Nursing Program voted '2018 Best of the Best' in Central Texas.

Posted on 10/04/2018 - 9:44am

ACC's Nursing Program voted '2018 Best of the Best' in Central Texas. Continue Reading

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ACC hosts the 13th annual Golf Scramble

Posted on 10/04/2018 - 8:43am

Registration is underway for Austin Community College’s (ACC) 13th annual Golf Scramble Friday, October 12, at Riverside Golf Course (1020 Grove Blvd.). Continue Reading

Co-enrollment path to a bachelor's for ACC's career-tech students.

Posted on 10/01/2018 - 4:59pm

Career-tech majors can take co-enrollment path to a bachelor’s degree. Continue Reading

ACC Financial Aid Week is October 1 through October 6

Financial Aid Week offers workshops, scavenger hunt, prizes

Posted on 10/01/2018 - 8:51am

The Financial Aid Office invites students to participate in ACC Financial Aid Week, with free activities ranging from student aid application workshops and a scavenger hunt offering prizes.ACC Financial Aid Week coincides with the release of the new... Continue Reading

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

Posted on 09/25/2018 - 11:27am

New ACC PD Lieutenant | Clayton Harris was sworn in as lieutenant of the ACC Police Department on August 20. Lt. Harris received his associate degree from ACC before joining the Texas Department of Public Safety. He retired from DPS as a sergeant... Continue Reading

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What faculty and students need to know now

Posted on 09/25/2018 - 11:23am

With the fall semester moving forward rapidly, students can run into financial roadblocks that affect their academic success. Austin Community College (ACC) has several ways to support students. Continue Reading

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First Day and Z-Degree Programs help students save big on textbooks

Posted on 09/25/2018 - 11:23am

ACC is helping students save hundreds of thousands of dollars on textbooks through the college’s First Day and Z-Degree programs, which provide deep discounts and zero-cost digital class materials respectively. In the first two semesters, the First... Continue Reading

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Don’t miss this year’s General Assembly

Posted on 09/25/2018 - 9:55am

Join your faculty and staff colleagues at General Assembly/Fall Convocation 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, September 28, at the Palmer Events Center (900 Barton Springs Rd.). Online registration is required. Continue Reading


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