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Vote Now! ACC student nominated for two Austin Music Awards

Posted on 01/18/2019 - 3:01pm

It’s not unusual to grow up with dreams of becoming an astronaut, actor, or even president. For one dual-credit Austin Community College student, those childhood dreams are her reality. Madi Meeks is nominated for two Austin Music Awards from the... Continue Reading


1.21.19 MLK Jr. Day

ACC closes in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Posted on 01/18/2019 - 12:47pm

Austin Community College (ACC) will close Monday, January 21, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The college will reopen Tuesday, January 22.  Tuesday also is the start of the college’s spring semester. Registration for spring courses... Continue Reading


Congratulations December Bravo Award Recipients

Posted on 01/17/2019 - 4:58pm

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


ACC Highland redevelopment update

Posted on 01/17/2019 - 4:51pm

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ACC course is nationally certified

Posted on 01/17/2019 - 4:37pm

Austin Community College (ACC) received its first nationally certified Quality Matters (QM) course, demonstrating the college’s ongoing commitment to quality online and hybrid learning. The Philosophy 1301 course, taught by Associate Professor of... Continue Reading


National Day of Racial healing 1.22.19

ACC hosts National Day of Racial Healing

Posted on 01/16/2019 - 1:01pm

Austin Community College (ACC) invites faculty, staff, students, and the community to explore culture and equity through the arts during National Day of Racial Healing noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 22, at ACC Highland, Building 4000 (6101... Continue Reading


ACC & YMCA host open house for new Child Watch Drop-In Center

Posted on 01/16/2019 - 12:48pm

Austin Community College and the YMCA of Austin will host an open house at the new Child Watch Drop-In Center at ACC Highland Friday, January 18, from noon to 2 p.m. for those interested in exploring childcare services at the college.  Students can... Continue Reading


ACC approves degrees in fashion design and technical theater

Posted on 01/16/2019 - 9:10am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees approved two new associate degrees to prepare students for jobs in Austin's growing creative industry. The Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Design equips students with the skills... Continue Reading


Erica Nix, ACC Graduate, Exercise Science

From Bars to Barbells: ACC Grad Wins Austin Chronicle Best Personal Trainer Award

Posted on 01/16/2019 - 8:55am

In neon from head to toe and dance moves to boot, Austin Community College alumna Erica Nix tied for the Austin Chronicle’s 2018 Best in Austin Personal Trainer.  “It feels great to be appreciated and seen for the work I do in my LGBTQIA community... Continue Reading


Austin Community College board approves new programs in fashion design, technical theater

Posted on 01/15/2019 - 10:27am

Community Impact: Austin Community College board approves new programs in fashion design, technical theater By Jack Flagler Students at Austin Community College will be able to pursue associate degrees in fashion design and technical theater after... Continue Reading


ACC offers extended deadline for FAFSA

Posted on 01/08/2019 - 6:30pm

CBS Austin: ACC offers extended deadline for FAFSA Austin Community College is extending the deadline for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) program. Aid programs funded by the State of Texas have a priority deadline of January 15... Continue Reading


ACC offers extended deadline for FAFSA aid

Posted on 01/08/2019 - 11:38am

Austin Community College (ACC) is accepting applications for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) program. The FAFSA is an online form that allows the government to determine a student’s eligibility for financial aid through federal... Continue Reading


Passes now available to ride Cap Metro free this spring

Posted on 01/07/2019 - 3:04pm

Green Passes for the spring 2019 semester are now available. The Green Pass offers eligible Austin Community College students, faculty, and staff unlimited rides on the Capital Metro transit system for one semester. Continue Reading


ACC police allow officers to grow beards for cancer research

Posted on 01/04/2019 - 12:00pm

KXAN News: ACC police allow officers to grow beards for cancer research   By: Chris Davis Posted: Jan 04, 2019 06:06 AM CST AUSTIN (KXAN) -- Dozens of officers in the Austin Community College district will shave Friday for the first time in two... Continue Reading


ACC Teaches Without Textbooks

Posted on 12/21/2018 - 10:00am

Austin Chronicle: ACC Teaches Without Textbooks BY AUSTIN SANDERS, FRI., DEC. 21, 2018 Continue Reading


2019 ACC Eco Bag Art Contest

Submit your design for the 2019 Student Art Eco Bag Contest

Posted on 12/20/2018 - 2:41pm

It’s time to submit designs for the 7th annual Student Art Eco Bag Contest held each year in association with Earth Week, April 22 through 26. Continue Reading


ACC expands online programs as enrollment climbs

Posted on 12/20/2018 - 9:00am

Austin Community College (ACC) expands the number of online course and degree programs to increase flexible educational opportunities as enrollment climbs.   “This is the fastest growing student population at ACC. Students need more flexible options... Continue Reading


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