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ACC awarded $2.75M grant to prepare high tech workforce

ACC awarded $2.75M grant to prepare high tech workforce
Austin Community College (ACC) will provide specialized job training for three Central Texas technology firms through a $2.75 million grant awarded by the Texas Workforce Commission. The training will help hundreds of workers upgrade their skills or prepare for new, in-demand jobs. “Our Skills Development Fund provides customized training for high-wage, high-demand jobs,” said TWC Commissioner Representing Employers Hope Andrade. “The grant we are announcing...Read More

On the Road: A Symposium Previewing the 84th Legislature

On the Road: A Symposium Previewing the 84th Legislature
You’re invited to On the Road: A Symposium Previewing the 84th Legislature hosted by The Texas Tribune, in partnership with Austin Community College and the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas at Austin. The event is at ACC Highland. Topics of discussion will include the relationship between the House and Senate, what the Tea Party wants, the coming battle over the state budget, and what’s in store for the big issues like public...Read More

ACC co-hosts legislative symposium Dec. 5

ACC co-hosts legislative symposium Dec. 5
The Texas Tribune, in partnership with Austin Community College and The Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas at Austin, will host “On the Road: A Symposium Previewing the 84th Legislature” Friday, December 5, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at ACC Highland (6001 Airport Blvd., adjacent to campus). The event is free and open to the public. State legislators and members of the media will participate in a series of panel discussions. Topics to be discussed...Read More

ACC donating electronics for housing residents

ACC donating electronics for housing residents
The Austin Community College District (ACC) is partnering with local, state, and national organizations to help families transition from public assistance. Unlocking the Connection is a locally-driven, community-based effort to bring the benefits of the Internet to approximately 4,300 residents throughout Austin’s 18 housing properties. ACC will donate its older computers and electronic devices to the program. “ACC is eager to partner in such an important...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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