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ACC accepting applications for nonprofit-leadership program

ACC accepting applications for nonprofit-leadership program
The Center for Community Based & Nonprofit Organizations (CCBNO) at Austin Community College is accepting applications for its nonprofit leadership and management program. Classes begin in September. The Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management program develops and certifies individuals as...

ACC Hosts Music Production Workshops for High School Students

ACC Hosts Music Production Workshops for High School Students
Austin Community College’s Music Business, Performance, and Technology (MBPT) Department will host summer workshops for high school students, offering hands-on experience in the music and sound production business. Students will learn about the industry, take part in a professional recording session,...

ACC and Rackspace to partner at Highland

ACC and Rackspace to partner at Highland
Austin Community College is preparing to bring a new public-private partnership to ACC Highland, formerly known as Highland Mall. The ACC Board of Trustees authorized the college to move forward with negotiating a multi-party agreement that will renovate the former Dillard’s women’s space and lease it to...

Board Calls November Bond Election; Focuses on Infrastructure to Support Workforce

Board Calls November Bond Election; Focuses on Infrastructure to Support Workforce
The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees voted to move forward with a November 2014 bond election that addresses only the college’s most urgent needs, cutting nearly $115 million from the recommendation of a citizen advisory committee. The package focuses on building the infrastructure to...

ACC hosts college fair in time for fall registration, new campus opening

ACC hosts college fair in time for fall registration, new campus opening
Austin Community College will host an enrollment and resource fair at ACC Highland on Saturday, June 14, as the college prepares to open the new Highland Campus. “Destination: ACC @ Highland” will give prospective students an opportunity to meet with ACC representatives and get assistance with enrollment...

ACC Kicks Off Fall Registration with New Campus, Programs

ACC Kicks Off Fall Registration with New Campus, Programs
The opening of Austin Community College’s Highland Campus, a new career training program, and an innovative way to learn math are among the highlights at ACC this fall. Registration for fall classes starts June 9 for new students, with classes beginning August 25. Highland Campus will be one of ACC’s...

Agreement Creates Pathway for Hospitality Students to Earn Bachelor’s Degree

Agreement Creates Pathway for Hospitality Students to Earn Bachelor’s Degree
Austin Community College is partnering with Stephen F. Austin State University to give students in the high-demand hospitality field a seamless pathway to a bachelor’s degree. The two institutions have entered into an agreement that will allow qualified students to complete their coursework in ACC’s...

Student wins international Hermes Award for web design

Student wins international Hermes Award for web design
A graduate of Austin Community College’s Webmaster Certificate Program has received international honors for her capstone project. Amy Fowler, who completed the Continuing Education program last fall, won a 2014 Hermes Creative Gold Award for her work on the Louisiana Budget Project website. “This is a...

Veterans appreciation and open house May 16; Admiral McRaven to speak

Veterans appreciation and open house May 16; Admiral McRaven to speak
Austin Community College invites veterans, active-duty military, and members of the community to a presentation by Admiral William McRaven, commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command, on Friday, May 16. Admiral McRaven was responsible for organizing and carrying out the raid on Osama bin Laden’s...

“El Centro” Recognizes First Scholarship Graduates

“El Centro” Recognizes First Scholarship Graduates
AUSTIN, Texas (May 5, 2014) – El Centro, Austin Community College’s Latino/Latin American Studies Center, is proud to announce the graduation of its first group of scholarship graduates. Eleven Hispanic scholars have completed two years at ACC through a grant from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund. Students...

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