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Students tackle issues at ACC’s annual Constitution Day debate

Students tackle issues at ACC’s annual Constitution Day debate
Austin Community College District (ACC) will host its eighth annual Constitution Day Debate honoring the signing of the U.S. Constitution at 6 p.m. Tuesday, September 23 in the Palmer Events Center (900 Barton Springs Rd.) where students will have the chance to discuss current critical issues such as...

Emergency Preparedness Week begins on ACC campuses

Emergency Preparedness Week begins on ACC campuses
Austin Community College District (ACC) is preparing its campuses in the event of an emergency with a series of drills Monday, September 8 – Friday, September 12. ACC hosts Emergency Preparedness Week during the third week of every semester to educate students, faculty, and staff on the best actions to...

ACC celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

ACC celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Editor’s note: This is updated to correct the event time. The Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Center for Public Policy and Political Studies will host a cultural celebration in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month on Mexico’s Independence Day, Tuesday, September 16 at noon, ACC Riverside...

ACC mural depicts Austin’s Mexican-American history

ACC mural depicts Austin’s Mexican-American history
The Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Latino/Latin American Studies Center will host a mural installation ceremony to commemorate Austin’s Mexican-American history Tuesday, September 16, at 6 p.m. at Riverside Campus (1020 Grove Blvd., Building G Lecture Hall). Community leaders will join...

Highland Campus: First class day updates & information

Highland Campus: First class day updates & information
We are pleased to welcome the ACC Highland Campus faculty, staff, and students to the first day of fall classes Monday. It’s especially important to allow extra time to get to campus and find your classroom this week. The following tips will help you navigate the first week of classes: Driving &...

ACC’s music business and RTF programs host open house

ACC’s music business and RTF programs host open house
The Music Business, Performance, and Technology Department (MBPT) at Austin Community College is hosting an open house Saturday, August 23, along with the Radio-Television-Film Department (RTF). Tour the MBPT facilities from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Northridge Campus, 11928 Stonehollow Dr., Room 4136 in Building...

ACC Highland Campus opens to new and prospective students Aug. 13

ACC Highland Campus opens to new and prospective students Aug. 13
Enrollment services will be available at Austin Community College’s new Highland Campus, 6101 Airport Blvd., beginning 7 a.m. Wednesday, August 13, to help students register in time for fall. Registration ends Wednesday, August 20, for classes beginning Monday, August 25. Late sessions are available. Visit...

Celebrate Highland Campus grand opening August 27

Celebrate Highland Campus grand opening August 27
The community is invited to attend a grand opening celebration of the Austin Community College Highland Campus, 6101 Airport Blvd., from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 27. “This is a great opportunity to see the transformation of Highland into a state-of-the-art center for learning,” says Dr. Richard...

ACC 2014-15 catalog available online

ACC 2014-15 catalog available online
As part of the college’s commitment to sustainability, the ACC 2014-2015 catalog is available online only (austincc.edu/catalog). In addition to course descriptions, the catalog includes critical academic and general regulations, degree plans, and credit information. Portions will be republished in a...

Getting to campus: Parking permits, Green Passes, and transportation options

Getting to campus: Parking permits, Green Passes, and transportation options
Parking permits ACC parking permits for 2014-15 will be sold online beginning Monday, August 4. Permit fees are unchanged: Students and hourly staff: $15 Adjunct faculty: $20 Staff, Classified: $30 Staff, Prof-Tech: $35 Full-time faculty: $40 Administrators: $50 All motorcycle permits: $15 Please note:...

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