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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...

ACC Gets $4.5 Million to Develop Innovative Courses

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded ACC more than $4.5 million in funding to formulate innovative learning models in the fields of computer programming, biotechnology, and nursing. ACC will implement the computer programming grant in partnership with Western Governors University (WGU) Texas to...

Kids Investigate Mock Crime Scene at ACC’s CSI Camp

Austin Community College Youth Programs is bringing science to life for Central Texas teenagers with a CSI forensics camp. During the free camp, high school students unravel a crime mystery and perform hands-on crime scene work. KXAN visited the camp to learn more. Check out the story at...

At ACC CSI Camp, Students Investigate Crime Scene, Analyze Evidence

At ACC CSI Camp, Students Investigate Crime Scene, Analyze Evidence
Austin Community College District Youth Programs is bringing Central Texas teenagers a different kind of camp experience. The college’s CSI forensics camp teaches teens to solve a crime – from investigating the crime scene to analyzing the evidence in the lab. The Austin American-Statesman...

ACC Training Central Texans for High-Demand Careers

ACC Training Central Texans for High-Demand Careers
The Austin Community College District is the primary trainer and re-trainer of the region’s workers, offering more than 235 degrees and certificates. The Austin American-Statesman reports on the in-demand training offered at ACC – and the Central Texans taking advantage of it. Read more at...

Board Picks El Paso Community College Chief To Lead ACC

Board Picks El Paso Community College Chief To Lead ACC
The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to name Dr. Richard Rhodes the college’s next president/CEO. Dr. Rhodes currently serves as president of El Paso Community College and chair of the Texas Association of Community Colleges. Read more in the Austin...

ACC Well-Positioned for Tough Economic Times

ACC Well-Positioned for Tough Economic Times
While higher education institutions face the prospect of drastic cuts in state funding, ACC is well-positioned for tough economic times. The Austin American-Statesman reports ACC benefits from a strong local economy, growing enrollment, prudent financial planning, and annexations that have expanded its tax...

ACC in Expansion Mode Following Election

ACC in Expansion Mode Following Election
ACC is poised for considerable growth following successful annexation elections in Hays CISD and Elgin ISD. The Austin American-Statesman reports that both areas will soon be home to new campuses, with plans to break ground in 2011. Click here to read the Statesman...

Four New Campuses at Stake in ACC Election

Four New Campuses at Stake in ACC Election
Voters in Bastrop ISD, Elgin ISD, McDade ISD, Hays CISD, and San Marcos CISD will go to the polls on Nov. 2 to decide if those areas will become part of the ACC District. The Austin American-Statesman reports on the implications of the annexation elections. Click here to read the...

Fox News Channel Features ACC Students Flying with NASA

Fox News Channel Features ACC Students Flying with NASA
A team of ACC students made national news recently when Fox News Channel featured the group in a story about NASA’s simulated reduced gravity program for college students. The team – under the guidance of Professor John Underwood from ACC’s Physics Department – developed an...

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