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Calling all Riverbats: ACC looking for mascot candidates

Calling all Riverbats: ACC looking for mascot candidates
Austin Community College is looking for students to fill the green and yellow high-tops of the beloved Riverbat mascot. Selected applicants will perform as the college’s official mascot at events beginning in the 2015 spring semester. The mascot is a paid position. Those offered a position are eligible to...

ACC offices close for winter break

ACC offices close for winter break
Austin Community College offices close for winter break at 5 p.m. Monday, December 22. They will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, January 5. During winter break, current and former students can view the spring course schedule and register for classes online. For more information on registration,...

ACC photography students showcase work Dec. 13

ACC photography students showcase work Dec. 13
Advanced photography students at Austin Community College will host a reception and exhibition of their art during The Winter Reviews, Saturday, December 13, at Northridge Campus, Building 3000, Room 3118 (11928 Stonehollow Drive). At noon the students will host a reception for “Connections” – a...

ACC awards honorary degree to oldest WWII veteran, Richard Overton, at fall commencement

ACC awards honorary degree to oldest WWII veteran, Richard Overton, at fall commencement
Austin Community College will recognize Army veteran Richard Overton with an honorary associate degree, the college’s highest distinction. Overton will join hundreds of ACC graduates during fall commencement 6 p.m. Thursday, December 11 at the Frank Erwin Center (1701 Red River Street). “ACC commends...

ACC’s job board provides hundreds of employment opportunities

ACC’s job board provides hundreds of employment opportunities
Austin Community College provides a variety of services to help students develop job search skills and locate employment. The college’s Career Services counselors work with area workforce centers and employers to identify job opportunities for students and alumni. “Local employers know our students are...

ACC’s RTF Department showcases student videos in ‘Establishing Shots’

ACC’s RTF Department showcases student videos in ‘Establishing Shots’
ACC’s Radio-Television-Film Department invites the college and community to “Establishing Shots,” a special screening of current student digital film and video projects, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, December 12 at Northridge Campus lecture hall, Building 4000, Room 4136 (11928 Stonehollow Drive). Each...

ACC presents holiday concert ‘Songs of the Season’

ACC presents holiday concert ‘Songs of the Season’
Experience the sounds of the holiday as the award-winning ACC Choir presents its annual fall concert, “Songs of the Season,” Sunday, December 7, at 3 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church (4001 Speedway Street in Austin). The program will include performances by ACC’s vocal jazz group and a wide...

A great year for Riverbats: 2014 in review

A great year for Riverbats: 2014 in review
With new campuses, new programs, and the promise of more to come, 2014 was a remarkable year for the Austin Community College District. Read about some of the year’s notable events. Voters approve bonds ACC voters in November approved two bond propositions to fund $386 million in construction and...

Bidding underway for ACC student-built tiny house

Bidding underway for ACC student-built tiny house
Bidding ends today on a tiny house designed and built by Austin Community College students and local businesses in partnership with the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin. The 288-square-foot house features sustainable designs developed by ACC students enrolled in the Building Construction...

On the Road: A Symposium Previewing the 84th Legislature

On the Road: A Symposium Previewing the 84th Legislature
You’re invited to On the Road: A Symposium Previewing the 84th Legislature hosted by The Texas Tribune, in partnership with Austin Community College and the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas at Austin. The event is at ACC Highland. Topics of discussion will include the relationship...

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