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Quick Career Options Accelerate Students into the Workforce

Quick Career Options Accelerate Students into the Workforce
A growing number of college students are accelerating their entry into the workforce by earning a certificate – a “quick career” credential making students eligible for immediate employment or increasing their marketability to employers. Get one-on-one help from advisors at (512) 223.7704 or...

Emergency Preparedness Week: Practice Now, Be Prepared Later

Emergency Preparedness Week: Practice Now, Be Prepared Later
Emergency Preparedness Week allows ACC students, faculty, and staff to practice what they should do if an emergency or disaster strikes on campus. The events take place during the third week of each semester; this summer’s activities are set for June 10-14. “The safety of our students and employees is...

Residents, Future Students Get Sneak Peek of New Elgin Campus

Residents, Future Students Get Sneak Peek of New Elgin Campus
Several hundred people turned out for a sneak peek of ACC’s new Elgin Campus at the College Fair and Elgin Chamber Expo on June 1. Visitors did more than admire the spectacular view from the third-floor library windows; a steady stream of new and prospective students from Elgin, Bastrop, Manor, and...

Congratulations, Spring 2013 ACC Graduates

Congratulations, Spring 2013 ACC Graduates
For the past three years, Laura Driver took classes at Austin Community College and worked two jobs, while also being a single mother to 4-year-old Isaac. On the night she earned her diploma, Driver knew it was all worth it. “ACC helped me get one step closer to reaching my goal of teaching children,”...

ACC Hosts College Fair at New Elgin Campus June 1

ACC Hosts College Fair at New Elgin Campus June 1
Austin Community College will host a college fair at the new Elgin Campus Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event gives prospective students, parents, and the community an opportunity to tour the campus and explore college and career training programs. Attendees can meet with admissions staff as...

ACC Fall Registration Opens to Current Students

ACC Fall Registration Opens to Current Students
ACC fall registration is under way for current students. The fall semester begins Monday, Aug. 26. Students can view the fall schedule on the ACC website and register online according to their registration eligibility date. ACC has a registration helpline to provide additional assistance; students can call...

Graduate’s Journey Inspires Family to Attend ACC

Graduate’s Journey Inspires Family to Attend ACC
Avy Gonzalez believes in leading by example. So when his children were in seventh and ninth grades, with their college years quickly approaching, Gonzalez enrolled at Austin Community College. “As a parent, I am constantly looking to better myself for my children,” Gonzalez says. “I have always told my...

ACC Students Collect Donations for West Families

ACC Students Collect Donations for West Families
Residents of West, Texas, are getting support from Austin Community College’s chapter of Circle K International (CKI). The ACC student service club teamed with CKI chapters from the University of Texas at Austin and other universities to raise funds and collect donations for the community, devastated...

ACC Joins Efforts to Aid Residents of West

ACC Joins Efforts to Aid Residents of West
Students, faculty, and staff wanting to help victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in the community of West can contribute to a donation drive hosted by ACC’s Circle K International (CKI) chapter. The ACC students are uniting with students from CKI chapters at the University of Texas at Austin,...

ACC Hosts Seventh Annual Día de la Familia April 27

ACC Hosts Seventh Annual Día de la Familia April 27
Austin Community College invites families to the seventh annual Día de la Familia festival on Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Riverside Campus (1020 Grove Blvd.). The bilingual, multicultural event celebrates the community and provides important information about ACC. College staff will be on...

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