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ACC Unveils Winning Poetry from Austin ISD Students

ACC Unveils Winning Poetry from Austin ISD Students
Austin Community College is unveiling the winners of the first Vision + Voice poetry contest for Austin Independent School District students. Students submitted more than 800 poems this spring, and a panel of published poets selected one winning poem per grade level. Students from ACC’s Arts and Humanities...

Estudiante de enfermería supera tragedia y obtiene la confianza para sobresalir

Estudiante de enfermería supera tragedia y obtiene la confianza para sobresalir
Daniel Bustillos, un estudiante de enfermería de ACC (programa de asociado), suele tratar a pacientes en el hospital y brindarle apoyo emocional a los seres queridos de los enfermos. Hace un año, vivió en carne propia la otra cara de la moneda al enfrentar el momento más difícil en su vida hasta...

Power of partnership: Collaboration expands STEM opportunities & increases graduates

Power of partnership: Collaboration expands STEM opportunities & increases graduates
The Austin Community College District and Rackspace Hosting are entering a new public-private partnership that represents the future of higher education. The partnership between the college and Rackspace, managed cloud specialists, will create new opportunities for students in a high-demand field, enhance...

New retake fee for Anatomy and Physiology assessments

New retake fee for Anatomy and Physiology assessments
Austin Community College has implemented a $20 retake fee for anatomy and physiology course readiness assessments, effective September 13, 2014. The first assessment attempt remains free of charge. Students must pass the anatomy assessment before they can register for Human Anatomy (BIOL 2304/2101). Students...

ACC celebrates Hispanic American culture with colorful events

ACC celebrates Hispanic American culture with colorful events
Austin Community College kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month with two events on Sept. 16. The college recognizes the efforts made by Hispanic Americans and their contributions to Central Texas and the United States by celebrating their culture. Please check out the following events, which are free and open to...

Nursing Brings Positive Change for ACC Student

Nursing Brings Positive Change for ACC Student
A year into his studies as a nursing student at Austin Community College, Daniel Bustillos faced the ultimate challenge. He watched his mother lose her battle with liver cancer. Two paths lay before him. He could turn his back on medicine or put his heart into it. “It was very tough,” says Bustillos....

ACC meets demand for more accelerated classes

ACC meets demand for more accelerated classes
With increasing demand for accelerated classes, Austin Community College is expanding short-session classes on the fall schedule. Traditional courses run 16 weeks, the entire length of the fall semester. Short-session classes may run eight or 12 weeks. Students spend the same total time in the classroom as...

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...

Semana de Preparación para Emergencias inicia en ACC

Semana de Preparación para Emergencias inicia en ACC
8 de Septiembre – 12 de Septiembre | Planteles de ACC District AUSTIN, Texas (8 de Septiembre, 2014) – Austin Community College District (ACC) está preparando a sus planteles en caso de una emergencia con una serie de ejercicios del lunes, 8 de septiembre hasta el viernes, 12 de septiembre. ACC...

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...

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