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ACC donating electronics for housing residents

ACC donating electronics for housing residents
The Austin Community College District (ACC) is partnering with local, state, and national organizations to help families transition from public assistance. Unlocking the Connection is a locally-driven, community-based effort to bring the benefits of the Internet to approximately 4,300 residents throughout...

Voters approve $386 million in ACC bonds

Voters approve $386 million in ACC bonds
Voters in the Austin Community College District on Tuesday approved two bond propositions to fund $386 million in new construction and renovation projects. “This is a huge win for ACC, our students, and the community. The voters have overwhelmingly decided to invest in the future of their college,” says...

Free classes help adults start college; applications due August 15

Free classes help adults start college; applications due August 15
Enrollment is under way for Austin Community College’s Transitions Program, a free college preparation course for adults. Applications are due at 5 p.m. Friday, August 15. Transitions helps high school graduates and GED earners develop and reinforce skills in reading, writing, and math. The program...

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...

ACC Hosts U.S. Secretary of Education for Student Roundtable

ACC Hosts U.S. Secretary of Education for Student Roundtable
Austin Community College hosted U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan June 20, 2014, for a roundtable discussion with students. The conversation focused on the experiences of men of color and the opportunities that put them on the path to success. The roundtable was part of the My Brother’s Keeper...

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

Board Calls November Bond Election; Focuses on Infrastructure to Support Workforce
Note: The ACC Bond and Tax Cap Election webpage includes details about the propositions, information about the planning process behind the proposals, voter information, and a link for submitting questions. The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees voted to move forward with a November 2014...

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...

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