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Celebrate ACC Highland Groundbreaking March 27

Celebrate ACC Highland Groundbreaking March 27
Austin Community College will host a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday, March 27, to mark the beginning of ACC’s renovation of Highland Mall. The event takes place 10-11:30 a.m. at Highland Mall (6001 Airport Blvd.), outside the former J.C. Penney store. There will be refreshments from Highland-area...

ACC Partners with UT Austin, Texas State University for Co-Enrollment Programs

ACC Partners with UT Austin, Texas State University for Co-Enrollment Programs
Austin Community College has partnered with the University of Texas at Austin and Texas State University for two new co-enrollment programs, designed to give students both the ACC and university experiences. ACC’s program with UT Austin, Path to Admission through Co-Enrollment (PACE), will begin with...

There’s Still Time to Register for Spring Intramurals: Events Begin March 7

There’s Still Time to Register for Spring Intramurals: Events Begin March 7
Looking for a great way to get involved at ACC? Spring intramural events kick off this week, and registration is still open. Intramurals are open to all ACC students and include a variety of activities, such as flag football, volleyball, soccer, and more. “No sports background is needed – we welcome all...

ACC, UT Austin Launch Co-Enrollment Program

ACC, UT Austin Launch Co-Enrollment Program
Austin Community College and the University of Texas at Austin are launching a a co-enrollment program that provides a new pathway to the university through ACC. Path to Admission through Co-Enrollment (PACE) begins with 2013-14 college freshmen. It is designed for students who rank in the top 10 percent...

The University of Texas, ACC Partner to Increase College Graduates

The University of Texas, ACC Partner to Increase College Graduates
A new agreement between The University of Texas at Austin and Austin Community College will boost the number of college graduates in Central Texas by allowing students to combine credits to earn an associate degree – even if they transfer before community college graduation. “This is win for everyone –...

Taking Shape: Elgin Campus Progress

Taking Shape: Elgin Campus Progress
An aerial photo taken December 10 shows major progress on ACC’s Elgin Campus in advance of a planned opening this fall. ACC Project Manager Pamela Collier says building construction is about 85 percent complete, with work underway on interior finishes, exterior walkways, landscaping, and finishing touches...

Registration Open for ACC Short-Session Courses

Registration Open for ACC Short-Session Courses
Registration is open for Austin Community College’s short-session classes for the spring semester. The college offers a variety of 12-week and 8-week courses that can be completed on campus or online. The 12-week session begins Feb. 11; the deadline to register is Feb. 6. The 8-week session will begin...

Graduates Celebrate at ACC’s First December Commencement

Graduates Celebrate at ACC’s First December Commencement
Plan now for spring graduation Between raising four children and working full time, Monica Carrasco didn’t have a lot of time to spare. But she was determined to make it to ACC graduation. In December, Carrasco received her associate degree in business administration, 10 years after she first...

Elgin Student Prepares for Graduation and Beyond

Elgin Student Prepares for Graduation and Beyond
Jerral Platt is on the cusp of graduation – and a brand new career. The Elgin resident started at ACC in 2007, when a downturn in the semiconductor industry forced a change in his career path. A friend suggested Platt look into the Sonography Program at ACC. When he did, he found his passion. Platt...

Today’s Training, Today’s Careers: Get the Education You Need for In-Demand Fields

Today’s Training, Today’s Careers: Get the Education You Need for In-Demand Fields
With spring registration underway, there’s still time to explore ACC’s training options for in-demand careers in Central Texas before the semester begins on Jan. 14. The jobs are out there and the right education is here at ACC, your source for affordable training that connects you to today’s careers....

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