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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...

Kinnser Software Donates $1 Million for Nursing Scholarships

Kinnser Software Donates $1 Million for Nursing Scholarships
Kinnser Software, a leading home health software company, is presenting the Austin Community College Foundation a total of $1 million to provide scholarships for hundreds of nursing students. The scholarship presentation was part of a summit and information session to raise awareness of the critical need...

Spring Commencement Features Renewable Energy Expert

Spring Commencement Features Renewable Energy Expert
Austin Community College will host its spring commencement ceremony 6 p.m. Thursday, May 8, in the Frank Erwin Center (1701 Red River St.). Featured speaker is Dr. Dan Arvizu, director and chief executive of the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Spring commencement...

View the Night Sky at ACC Star Party, April 4 at Round Rock Campus

View the Night Sky at ACC Star Party, April 4 at Round Rock Campus
Join Austin Community College’s final star party of the semester Friday, April 4 – your chance to stargaze from the Round Rock Campus observation deck. The event will kick off at 5:30 p.m. with shows in the Austin Planetarium’s Discovery Dome, a digital mobile planetarium, as well as...

Memory of Mylena Chavez Lives On in Art Study Abroad Scholarship

Memory of Mylena Chavez Lives On in Art Study Abroad Scholarship
Update: The deadline to apply for this scholarship, along with all summer 2014 study abroad programs, is March 31. Mylena Kate Chavez, 24, was a vibrant Austin Community College student and art lover before her death last year. To honor her life, the ACC Art Department and International Programs have...

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