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Watch the RN-to-BSN information session live

Watch the RN-to-BSN information session live
Watch the livestream of our RN-to-BSN information session, hosted by the Austin Community College Health Sciences Division. Six universities will speak to associate degree nursing students on how to transfer ACC credits and complete a bachelor’s degree in nursing. The information session begins at 1 p.m....

On track to graduate? Take these steps

On track to graduate? Take these steps
Next graduation application deadline is October 3 You’ve taken many steps to complete college. In addition to completing your degree plan, there are other important steps for you to take in order to graduate. 1. Meet with an advisor or counselor to verify that your degree or certificate requirements...

Renowned artist to visit ACC for artist-in-residence event

Renowned artist to visit ACC for artist-in-residence event
Austin Community College welcomes Southwest artist Amado Peña for a three-day visit in late September. He will demonstrate his art techniques in two events that are free and open to the public: • Friday, September 26, 1-3 p.m. at Rio Grande Campus Room 3302 • Monday, September 29, 1-3 p.m. at Rio Grande...

ACC offers free IT training, new Resource Center for veterans

ACC offers free IT training, new Resource Center for veterans
Austin Community College is announcing two significant opportunities for veterans: tuition waivers for certain information technology courses, and a new, expanded Veterans Resource Center at Highland Campus. See below for information on these initiatives and details about a veterans resource fair coming...

Learn about bond proposals at campus info sessions

Learn about bond proposals at campus info sessions
Faculty, staff, and students are invited to hear details and ask questions about the upcoming ACC bond and property tax cap election at information sessions on each campus beginning September 29. On November 4, registered voters residing within the ACC District will decide three initiatives: two separate...

ACC hosts veterans resource fair Sept. 25

ACC hosts veterans resource fair Sept. 25
Are you a veteran looking for help and resources? Come to the Fall 2014 Veterans Celebration and Resource Fair 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, September 25, in the courtyard of the Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Rd. You can find the answers you need from college and community representatives who will be...

Planning to transfer? Jump start degree goals at Transfer Week Sept. 22-26

Planning to transfer? Jump start degree goals at Transfer Week Sept. 22-26
Thinking about transferring? Plan to participate in ACC’s annual Transfer Week, starting Monday September 22. In addition to learning the ins and outs of transfer preparation, students can obtain valuable information about scholarship opportunities and career planning. Annual College Fair Wednesday On...

New retake fee for Anatomy and Physiology assessments

New retake fee for Anatomy and Physiology assessments
Austin Community College has implemented a $20 retake fee for anatomy and physiology course readiness assessments, effective September 13, 2014. The first assessment attempt remains free of charge. Students must pass the anatomy assessment before they can register for Human Anatomy (BIOL 2304/2101). Students...

Nursing Brings Positive Change for ACC Student

Nursing Brings Positive Change for ACC Student
A year into his studies as a nursing student at Austin Community College, Daniel Bustillos faced the ultimate challenge. He watched his mother lose her battle with liver cancer. Two paths lay before him. He could turn his back on medicine or put his heart into it. “It was very tough,” says Bustillos....

ACC meets demand for more accelerated classes

ACC meets demand for more accelerated classes
With increasing demand for accelerated classes, Austin Community College is expanding short-session classes on the fall schedule. Traditional courses run 16 weeks, the entire length of the fall semester. Short-session classes may run eight or 12 weeks. Students spend the same total time in the classroom as...

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