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Skyriding: ACC students fly with NASA

Skyriding: ACC students fly with NASA
Ask ACC students Natalie Misasi, Robert Feller, Garrett Hall, and Trey Black to describe their summer experience, and you’ll get some enthusiastic answers: Natalie: “Truly incredible.” Robert: “Wild.” Garrett: “Mind-blowingly awesome ridiculous fun.” Trey: “The only way I can describe it is that it’s like riding a roller coaster underwater without a seatbelt.” They’re talking about the feeling of weightlessness – which they experienced...Read More

Tap the app: ACC president & friends slow jam about Degree Map

Tap the app: ACC president & friends slow jam about Degree Map
Only in higher education would a new degree-auditing application inspire top leaders to slow jam. Due to popular demand, we are sharing the Degree Map video that was unveiled to Austin Community College faculty and staff in tribute to the Degree Map developed by Civitas Learning in partnership with ACC and other partner colleges. The video debuted Friday, August 22, during General Assembly, the annual event that officially kicks off the new academic year. It...Read More

ACC will host Visiting Artist Exhibition: Hollis Hammonds

ACC will host Visiting Artist Exhibition: Hollis Hammonds
Austin, TX — This September Austin Community College (ACC) will host Visiting Artist Exhibit: Hollis Hammonds. From September 2-October 2, Salavaged: Drawings and Debris by Hollis Hammonds will be on display at the Rio Grande Campus Kramer Gallery at 1218 West Avenue, Austin, TX 78701. A reception is scheduled at the gallery on Thursday, September 4 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Hammonds will host an artist talk evening on Thursday, September 25 at 7 p.m. The exhibit...Read More

The ballot is set for ACC’s Board of Trustees election

The ballot is set for ACC’s Board of Trustees election
The ballot is set for this November’s Austin Community College District Board of Trustees election. Voters will choose trustees for three seats on ACC’s 9-member board. The candidate filing period closed August 18. Place 1: Mark Williams – Williams served two terms as president of the Austin Independent School Board of Trustees. Tim Mahoney – Mahoney, place 1 incumbent, is an attorney, community lawyer, and trained mediator. He was first elected to the...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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