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Student wins international Hermes Award for web design

Student wins international Hermes Award for web design
A graduate of Austin Community College’s Webmaster Certificate Program has received international honors for her capstone project. Amy Fowler, who completed the Continuing Education program last fall, won a 2014 Hermes Creative Gold Award for her work on the Louisiana Budget Project website. “This is a...

Attend College Enrollment Fair June 14 at ACC Highland

Attend College Enrollment Fair June 14 at ACC Highland
Thinking about college? Austin Community College invites you to learn more about your options and complete enrollment steps at Destination: ACC @ Highland. The event takes place Saturday, June 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at ACC Highland, 6001 Airport Blvd. See event page. Representatives from ACC programs...

Students get more time to pay; Aug. 1 is first tuition deadline

Students get more time to pay; Aug. 1 is first tuition deadline
Austin Community College has changed tuition deadlines to give you more time to pay. The first tuition deadline is Aug. 1. You still have the option to pay immediately or set up a payment plan that divides your tuition bill into smaller payments. You will not receive a tuition bill. To verify the amount you...

Foster care youth invited to gathering; registration deadline May 23

Foster care youth invited to gathering; registration deadline May 23
ACC also hosts foster care conference Current and former foster care youth interested in college have a few days left to register for a gathering co-hosted by Austin Community College and Education Reach for Texans. The daylong event will be Thursday, May 29, at the Highland Business Center, 5930 Middle...

Congratulations May 2014 graduates, see photos and more

Congratulations May 2014 graduates, see photos and more
ACC congratulates all the Riverbats who earned their degrees and certificates on May 8, 2014 at our spring commencement ceremony. If you plan to graduate in August, the deadline to apply is in July. See Apply to Graduate. Check out photos and videos from the event...

Blackboard down May 16-19 for upgrade

Blackboard down May 16-19 for upgrade
The Blackboard system will be down May 16-19 to install new features that make the system better, easier and faster for you to use. While there will be no significant change in the user interface or the way things work, a number of new features will help you enhance the online learning environment, and make...

Veterans appreciation and open house May 16; Admiral McRaven to speak

Veterans appreciation and open house May 16; Admiral McRaven to speak
Austin Community College invites veterans, active-duty military, and members of the community to a presentation by Admiral William McRaven, commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command, on Friday, May 16. Admiral McRaven was responsible for organizing and carrying out the raid on Osama bin Laden’s...

Be part of something exciting; Highland Campus opens for fall classes

Be part of something exciting; Highland Campus opens for fall classes
Students enrolling at Austin Community College this fall have a new option for classes: the Highland Campus, opening Aug. 25 at 6001 Airport Boulevard. Highland Campus will be one of ACC’s largest locations, with capacity to serve 6,000 students. It will be open seven days a week and offer night and...

CPPPS Hosts Luci Baines Johnson at Annual Fundraiser Luncheon on May 7

CPPPS Hosts Luci Baines Johnson at Annual Fundraiser Luncheon on May 7
Austin Community College’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies will host Luci Baines Johnson, daughter of President Lyndon B. Johnson, at its annual fundraiser luncheon on May 7. Johnson is founder and limited partner of LBJ Family Wealth Advisors and serves as a board member for organizations...

ACC introduces new core curriculum requirements & classes

ACC introduces new core curriculum requirements & classes
The core curriculum requirements have been implemented for all new students entering Austin Community College beginning in fall 2014. The new requirements reflect revised categories and classes to align with changes proposed by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to streamline transfer...

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