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Professor equips students with tools for success

Professor equips students with tools for success
Raymond Gerson, adjunct professor of student development at Austin Community College, wrote the book on succeeding in college — literally. His book, “Achieve College Success: Learn How in 20 Hours or Less,” is used in college readiness courses at ACC and elsewhere. Not bad for someone who once was told he was not “college material.” “That’s kind of the irony,” says Gerson, who has taught college skills courses at ACC since 2006. “There are...Read More

Rideshare application can reduce campus travel costs

Rideshare application can reduce campus travel costs
$20 credit for ACC employees, students who sign up by Aug. 1 Austin Community College students and employees are invited to use Carma Carpooling, a new real-time ridesharing network for Austin. Sign up, and you’ll be matched with other carpoolers who share your commute via an app for your phone. For each carpool, passengers log their commute, and the driver is automatically reimbursed. Passengers pay 20 cents per mile, and drivers earn 17 cents per mile and may...Read More

Rio Grande Testing Center is open

Rio Grande Testing Center is open
The Rio Grande Testing Center has reopened following maintenance. Thank you for your understanding during the closure. See campus contacts for hours of...Read More

ACC accepting applications for nonprofit-leadership program

ACC accepting applications for nonprofit-leadership program
The Center for Community Based & Nonprofit Organizations (CCBNO) at Austin Community College is accepting applications for its nonprofit leadership and management program. Classes begin in September. The Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management program develops and certifies individuals as skilled leaders for the nonprofit sector. Upon completion of the program, participants receive a certificate in nonprofit leadership and management as well as...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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