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Final appointments named to citizens’ bond oversight advisory committee

Final appointments named to citizens’ bond oversight advisory committee
The Austin Community College Board of Trustees has announced final appointments to the citizens’ bond oversight advisory committee and selected to members to chair the group that will oversee projects included in the $386 million bond referendum approved by voters in November. Terry Mazurek, president of Buda First State Bank of Central Texas, and Eric Zeno, development manager, City of Leander, were appointed co-chairs of the 13-member group that will meet twice...Read More

Bistro 3158 ready to serve cuisine from around the world

Bistro 3158 ready to serve cuisine from around the world
Austin Community College Culinary Arts students invite you to travel with them around the world as they serve international cuisine at the college’s fine dining restaurant, Bistro 3158, open Thursday evenings February 26 – May 7 at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd., Room 3158). “This restaurant gives students a varied experience in the kitchen. They learn about the culture of different regions and create menus from scratch,” says Adriana Thompson,...Read More

The fight for a better life: Sonja Tellez rises from high school dropout to biotechnician

The fight for a better life: Sonja Tellez rises from high school dropout to biotechnician
It’s an industry that’s growing rapidly in Austin, with thousands of job openings expected over the next few years, but biotechnology isn’t where Sonja Tellez first saw herself. A high school dropout, Tellez, stepped into the ACC Biotechnology Program feeling intimidated. “A lot of my classmates already had degrees. They held bachelor’s and master’s and were coming to ACC to get more credentials. Here I was, still taking remedial math,” says Tellez....Read More

#ACClovesBoyhood: Wish ACC alum Richard Linklater luck at the Oscars

#ACClovesBoyhood: Wish ACC alum Richard Linklater luck at the Oscars
ACC is wishing alumnus Richard Linklater good luck at the 87th Academy Awards Sunday, February 22. Linklater’s film “Boyhood” earned six Oscar nominations including best motion picture of the year, best performance by an actor in a supporting role, best performance by an actress in a supporting role, best achievement in directing, best writing, original screenplay, and best achievement in film editing. #ACClovesBoyhood Join the college in wishing...Read More
i am acc Motivation to Succeed
I've worked in manufacturing for the past 20 years. After being laid off a couple of times, I decided to pursue a different career. I'm very excited about my decision to take the welding route here at ACC. I can't wait to create! I use to consider myself an Austinite, but realized I was not a TRUE AUSTINITE until I... read more

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ACC In the News Austin Business Journal – Highland Building to Become World-Class Math Facility

In spring 2013, ACC broke ground on the first phase of redevelopment at Highland Mall – 200,000 square feet of space in the fomer J.C. Penney building. The innovative facility will house the college’s Math Emporium, an open lab that will allow students to progress through developmental math at an individualized pace. Read more about how ACC Highland will become a world-class math facility in the Austin Business Journal.


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Elgin Campus Updates Community Celebration Marks Grand Opening of Elgin Campus
Community Celebration Marks Grand Opening of Elgin Campus See a slideshow of images from the event at the bottom of this posting. In November 2011, stormy skies forced the groundbreaking for the Austin Community College Elgin Campus to move indoors. But it was all sunshine for the celebration marking the campus’s grand...Read More

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Hays Campus Updates ACC Puts Finishing Touches on Hays Campus; Student Registration Open
ACC Puts Finishing Touches on Hays Campus; Student Registration Open Major construction work is complete for the new Austin Community College Hays Campus, set to open in January. It is the first community college campus in Hays County and is expected to enroll nearly 1,000 students in the spring. “Our family has watched the campus go...Read More

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