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CPPPS Hosts Luci Baines Johnson at Annual Fundraiser Luncheon on May 7

CPPPS Hosts Luci Baines Johnson at Annual Fundraiser Luncheon on May 7
Austin Community College’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies will host Luci Baines Johnson, daughter of President Lyndon B. Johnson, at its annual fundraiser luncheon on May 7. Johnson is founder and limited partner of LBJ Family Wealth Advisors and serves as a board member for organizations...

ACC Hosts Eighth Annual Día de la Familia

ACC Hosts Eighth Annual Día de la Familia
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26 | Riverside Campus, 1020 Grove Blvd. AUSTIN, Texas (April 23, 2014) – Austin Community College invites families to the eighth annual Día de la Familia festival on Saturday, April 26, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Riverside Campus (1020 Grove Blvd.). The bilingual,...

Kinnser Software Donates $1 Million for Nursing Scholarships

Kinnser Software Donates $1 Million for Nursing Scholarships
Kinnser Software, a leading home health software company, is presenting the Austin Community College Foundation a total of $1 million to provide scholarships for hundreds of nursing students. The scholarship presentation was part of a summit and information session to raise awareness of the critical need...

ACC, Southern Methodist University Partner to Increase College Graduates

ACC, Southern Methodist University Partner to Increase College Graduates
A new agreement between Austin Community College and Southern Methodist University aims to boost the number of college graduates in the state of Texas by easing the transfer process and allowing students to combine credits to earn an associate degree – even if they transfer before community college...

ACC Culinary Students Gain Real-World Experience at Riverbats Cafe

ACC Culinary Students Gain Real-World Experience at Riverbats Cafe
Austin Community College culinary arts students are putting their training to work in the Riverbats Café, an on-campus restaurant open to the community. The café opens for lunch on Wednesdays, now through April 30, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd., Room 3158). In addition...

View the Night Sky at ACC Star Party Feb. 7

View the Night Sky at ACC Star Party Feb. 7
Austin Community College is hosting its first star party of the semester Friday, Feb. 7 – giving the college and community an opportunity to stargaze from the Round Rock Campus observation deck. The event will kick off at 5:30 p.m. with shows in the Austin Planetarium’s Discovery Dome, a digital mobile...

Registration Open for ACC Short-Session Classes

Registration Open for ACC Short-Session Classes
Registration is open for Austin Community College’s short-session classes for the spring semester. The college offers a variety of 12-week and 8-week courses that can be completed on campus or online. The 12-week session begins Feb. 10; the deadline to register is Feb. 5. The 8-week session will begin...

ACC Partners with Area School Districts to Launch New Early College High Schools

ACC Partners with Area School Districts to Launch New Early College High Schools
The Austin Community College District announces partnerships with Elgin and Bastrop school districts to offer Early College High School programs that provide hundreds of students the opportunity to earn a two-year college degree while in high school. The Texas Education Agency earlier this month approved ACC...

ACC Celebrates Grand Opening of Hays Campus

ACC Celebrates Grand Opening of Hays Campus
The Austin Community College District will celebrate the grand opening of Hays Campus on Thursday, Jan. 16, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. (1200 Kohlers Crossing in Kyle). Hays Campus is ACC’s 10th campus and the first community college in Hays County. “We are excited to open the doors of our new Hays Campus,”...

ACC Expands Accelerated Training for In-Demand Computer Programming Jobs

ACC Expands Accelerated Training for In-Demand Computer Programming Jobs
Austin Community College is expanding course offerings for Accelerated Programmer Training, an online program designed to speed entry into high-demand tech careers and lead to a college degree. According to the Austin Chamber, last fall more than 7,400 Central Texas-area job openings required computer and IT...

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