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On track to graduate? Take these steps

On track to graduate? Take these steps
Next graduation application deadline is Friday, March 27 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...

Bistro 3158 ready to serve cuisine from around the world

Bistro 3158 ready to serve cuisine from around the world
Austin Community College Culinary Arts students invite you to travel with them around the world as they serve international cuisine at the college’s fine dining restaurant, Bistro 3158, open Thursday evenings February 26 – May 7 at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd., Room 3158). “This restaurant...

Students needed for ACC photo shoot Feb. 27

Students needed for ACC photo shoot Feb. 27
Austin Community College is looking for a diverse group of students to participate in a photo shoot on Friday, February 27.  No previous experience required. To be considered, email a recent photo with your name and major to pubs@austincc.edu. More details will be shared with selected...

ACC hosts open house at new Veterans Resource Center

ACC hosts open house at new Veterans Resource Center
(EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to winter weather, the event is on a delay. The open house is now from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) The Austin Community College District’s (ACC) newly opened Veterans Resource Center at ACC Highland is holding an open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, February 24. The 4,000 square...

ACC film students find inspiration in Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’ success

ACC film students find inspiration in Linklater’s ‘Boyhood’ success
There couldn’t be much more buzz right now about filmmaker Richard Linklater, an Austin Community College (ACC) alumnus, whose “Boyhood” was a big winner at the Golden Globes and has been nominated for six Academy Awards. His success is now motivating a new class of future filmmakers. Wish Linklater...

Dance Department hosts free dance film night

Dance Department hosts free dance film night
The ACC Dance Department is hosting a free dance film night at 6 p.m. Thursday, February 26, in the Rio Grande Campus dance studio, Room 130. Dance faculty Julie Nathanieslz will guide the discussion based on the dance films, which include “Nora,” about a dancer from Zimbabwe, and selected works by...

T-STEM scholarships still available

T-STEM scholarships still available
Scholarships are still available to Austin Community College students pursuing degrees or certificates in any of dozens of STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) fields. Students enrolled in at least 9 credit hours in an eligible program during the spring or summer semester can earn $2,500 per year or...

ACC adds more classes to spring schedule to meet student demand

ACC adds more classes to spring schedule to meet student demand
The Austin Community College District (ACC) is responding to growing demand for short semester options by adding to the hundreds of 12- and eight-week classes on the spring schedule. “Some students have found it more practical to take shorter semester offerings,” says Dr. Charles Cook, ACC...

Veterans Resource Center at Highland now open

Veterans Resource Center at Highland now open
Austin Community College’s Veterans Resource Center at ACC Highland Campus is now open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. -5 p.m. The center offers the college’s 2,200 military and veteran students a central, one-stop location for obtaining essential support services such as VA certification and advising for VA...

ACC offers free help for students seeking financial aid

ACC offers free help for students seeking financial aid
The Austin Community College District’s (ACC) financial aid offices will host FAFSA completion events in February, March, and April to help students who are seeking financial assistance. Staff will be available to answer questions and assist students as they complete their FAFSA paperwork. (See schedule...

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