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Campus webpages now feature location-specific course schedule

Campus webpages now feature location-specific course schedule
Students visiting ACC campus webpages can now browse upcoming course offerings by location. The section for location-based course listings was added in response to faculty and staff requests to promote their specific campus offerings. You can find the new section on the top right side of each campus home...

Take note: Mock emergency exercise at Round Rock Campus Nov. 7

Take note: Mock emergency exercise at Round Rock Campus Nov. 7
ACC’s Round Rock Campus will be the site of large-scale mock disaster exercise Friday, November 7. The exercise involves staging realistic emergency scenarios to give local and area first responders, emergency management personnel, and medical personnel a chance to practice integrated responses. ACC also...

Fall commencement features IT expert & CEO

Fall commencement features IT expert & CEO
Austin Community College will host its fall commencement ceremony 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, in the Frank Erwin Center (1701 Red River St.). Featured speaker is Victor Hwang, CEO and co-founder of T2 Venture Creation, a Silicon Valley firm that mentors and builds startup companies and designs ecosystems to...

MATD 0421 students excel in inaugural class

MATD 0421 students excel in inaugural class
Halfway through its inaugural semester, ACC’s new developmental math class (MATD 0421) is delivering promising results. Of the 750 students enrolled in the class, 94 percent scored 90 percent or higher on basic arithmetic, compared with 6.4 percent in the first week, according to preliminary data.  More...

ACC’s ASL Fusion features national celebrity Amber Galloway Gallegos

ACC’s ASL Fusion features national celebrity Amber Galloway Gallegos
Celebrity sign language interpreter Amber Galloway Gallegos emcees an evening of music interpretation Monday, October 27, at Austin Community College’s Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Road. ASL Fusion features both students and community performances from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room 8500....

Veterans center grand opening celebrates services expansion

Veterans center grand opening celebrates services expansion
Grand opening 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 at new facility Austin Community College is expanding resources to student veterans with the opening of the college’s fourth and largest veterans resource center at ACC Highland. The ACC Veterans Resource Center will have a grand opening 11 a.m. to 1 p.m....

November 2014 election: Where to vote

November 2014 election: Where to vote
Several ACC campuses will serve as polling locations for early voting (October 20-October 31) and on election day November 4. See campus voting locations. For other county-specific voting information and locations, follow these links: Travis County Voter Information Williamson County Election...

Job & Internship Fair Connects ACC Students, Employers

Job & Internship Fair Connects ACC Students, Employers
Austin Community College will host a Job and Internship Fair Wednesday, November 5, to connect ACC students and local employers. The college-wide event will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at all 11 campuses. Students are encouraged to bring copies of their résumé to distribute. A broad variety of jobs and...

ACC hosts arts events connecting veterans with industry experts

ACC hosts arts events connecting veterans with industry experts
Austin Community College (ACC) is co-sponsoring a series of programs connecting veterans interested in pursuing the arts and creative industries with industry experts through a series of workshops, panels, and performances beginning October 20 at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Road). Austin Arts and...

ACC proposes RN-to-BSN program for nurse graduates

ACC proposes RN-to-BSN program for nurse graduates
Austin Community College is proposing a new program that would offer associate degree nursing graduates the opportunity to earn a bachelor of science in nursing – a credential that is increasingly required by health care providers. “Texas and the nation are already facing a severe nursing shortage. It is...

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