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ACC campuses serve as election voting locations

ACC campuses serve as election voting locations
Voters in the upcoming general election can cast their ballots at the following Austin Community College campuses. Early voting runs Monday, October 20 through Friday, October 31. Election Day is Tuesday, November 4. ACC District voters will decide on the college’s bond and tax cap referendum and fill...

ACC 1-on-1 offers personalized registration assistance

ACC 1-on-1 offers personalized registration assistance
Austin Community College (ACC) is opening its popular ACC 1-on-1 hotline to assist prospective, current, and former students with personalized assistance and questions about classes, registration, and getting started at the college in advance of spring registration from October 13 through November 14. “ACC...

‘Monochrome’ highlights juried works; reception Oct. 16

‘Monochrome’ highlights juried works; reception Oct. 16
The Austin Community College Art Department will host a reception for the student art exhibition “Monochrome” from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 16, in the ACC Rio Grande Campus Kramer Gallery, 1218 West Ave. The exhibition, which runs through November 6, features juried artwork highlighting student...

Apply for spring scholarships; deadline Nov. 1

Apply for spring scholarships; deadline Nov. 1
ACC Foundation Scholarships are available for the spring semester for the following areas: Students with community involvement graduating in May. Students transferring in January. Students majoring in International Business, various electronics programs, Jewelry, Hospitality Management, Travel &...

Highland retailers offer discounts to students, employees

Highland retailers offer discounts to students, employees
ACC’s Highland Campus may be a new hub of learning, but many mall merchants and restaurants are operating and offering discounts to ACC students and employees. Among the offers: a 15 percent discount at the Sweet Factory, a 10 percent discount at Excellence Salon & Barber, and discounts at a number of...

“i am acc” spotlights ACC success stories

“i am acc” spotlights ACC success stories
You’ve probably seen the print ads, billboards, and television commercials featuring some of the students, instructors, and friends who make ACC a special place. Now, with a freshly redesigned site and new narratives, “i am acc” is again telling the collective story of our rich ACC community. Visit the...

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...

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