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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...

Elgin, Hays & Rio Grande students to test online advising app

Elgin, Hays & Rio Grande students to test online advising app
Elgin, Hays, and Rio Grande Campus students are invited to test drive a new online advising application available only at their campuses. The application is part of a pilot program exploring ways to bring online advising and tutoring services to Austin Community College. Currently, students must visit a...

ACC expands smoke-free policy to tobacco, vapor products

ACC expands smoke-free policy to tobacco, vapor products
The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees voted November 17 to expand the college’s smoke-free policy to also prohibit nicotine vapor products and devices (such as electronic cigarettes) and smokeless tobacco products. The policy is effective January 5. “We want to maintain a healthy and...

ACC recognizes Veterans Day with multiple events

ACC recognizes Veterans Day with multiple events
The Austin Community College District (ACC) will host Veterans Day events at multiple campuses Tuesday, November 11, to honor area veterans. ACC Elgin Campus (1501 West US Highway 290) Noon to 2 p.m. Elgin Campus and RRC Student Services will host a MIA/POW flag raising at the Amphitheater. The event will...

Flu shots offered on campuses Nov. 11-19

Flu shots offered on campuses Nov. 11-19
ACC students and employees can obtain a flu vaccine at various campuses between November 11-19. Walgreens will offer flu shots to students, faculty, and staff for $26. Payment may be by cash or check; receipts for insurance reimbursement will be provided. Dates and times are listed below. Signing up in...

Your voice, your vote: Election Day information

Your voice, your vote: Election Day information
Tuesday, November 4 is Election Day. In addition to several state, city, and county contests, voters will elect members to ACC’s Board of Trustees and decide three measures involving the college: two bond propositions and a proposal to raise the cap on the college’s maintenance and operations tax...

Workshops, events highlight Distance Learning Week Nov. 10-14

Workshops, events highlight Distance Learning Week Nov. 10-14
Austin Community College will highlight distance learning opportunities for students and best practices for instructors during National Distance Learning Week, November 10-14. The week will feature dozens of contests, workshops, webinars, and special events for faculty and students, concluding with a fair...

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...

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