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Graduate’s Journey Inspires Family to Attend ACC

Graduate’s Journey Inspires Family to Attend ACC
Avy Gonzalez believes in leading by example. So when his children were in seventh and ninth grades, with their college years quickly approaching, Gonzalez enrolled at Austin Community College. “As a parent, I am constantly looking to better myself for my children,” Gonzalez says. “I have always told my...

ACC Students Collect Donations for West Families

ACC Students Collect Donations for West Families
Residents of West, Texas, are getting support from Austin Community College’s chapter of Circle K International (CKI). The ACC student service club teamed with CKI chapters from the University of Texas at Austin and other universities to raise funds and collect donations for the community, devastated...

ACC Joins Efforts to Aid Residents of West

ACC Joins Efforts to Aid Residents of West
Students, faculty, and staff wanting to help victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in the community of West can contribute to a donation drive hosted by ACC’s Circle K International (CKI) chapter. The ACC students are uniting with students from CKI chapters at the University of Texas at Austin,...

ACC Hosts Seventh Annual Día de la Familia April 27

ACC Hosts Seventh Annual Día de la Familia April 27
Austin Community College invites families to the seventh annual Día de la Familia festival on Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Riverside Campus (1020 Grove Blvd.). The bilingual, multicultural event celebrates the community and provides important information about ACC. College staff will be on...

ACC Hosts Peace and Conflict Studies Symposium April 19

ACC Hosts Peace and Conflict Studies Symposium April 19
ACC students, faculty, and staff are invited to learn about peace and conflict studies at “Freedom from Fear and Want: Conceptualizing Peace and Security.” The free symposium will take place Friday, April 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd., Room 8500). Lunch will be...

ACC Invites Community to Celebrate Earth Day April 22

ACC Invites Community to Celebrate Earth Day April 22
ACC students, faculty, and staff are invited to join the college for Earth Day celebrations on Monday, April 22, at Round Rock and Rio Grande campuses. The college and community can also honor Earth Day at Eastview Campus on Wednesday, April 24, with a locally harvested lunch in the Culinary Arts...

Students Gain Experience, Boost Success Through Service Learning

Students Gain Experience, Boost Success Through Service Learning
At this spring’s Austin CROP Hunger Walk, held at Camp Mabry, it was impossible to miss the ACC students. They lined the route in bright green shirts, some with large posters – sharing with the 900 walkers information about important topics such as poverty in the Dominican Republic, the water crisis in...

Teaching Innovations Symposium: Study Skills for Success

Teaching Innovations Symposium: Study Skills for Success
Explore teaching techniques and philosophies used by learning experts nationwide at the QEP Teaching Innovations Symposium: Study Skills for Success on Thursday and Friday, April 11-12, at the Rio Grande Campus. This symposium, part of ACC’s quality enhancement plan, features national consultants...

Something Exciting is Starting Here: ACC Highland Groundbreaking

Something Exciting is Starting Here: ACC Highland Groundbreaking
Something exciting started at Highland Mall on March 27 – the first phase of renovations by Austin Community College. Hundreds of people gathered outside the vacant J.C. Penney store, which will soon transform into a state-of-the-art learning environment, to celebrate the groundbreaking. “We are...

Celebrate ACC Highland Groundbreaking March 27

Celebrate ACC Highland Groundbreaking March 27
Austin Community College will host a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday, March 27, to mark the beginning of ACC’s renovation of Highland Mall. The event takes place 10-11:30 a.m. at Highland Mall (6001 Airport Blvd.), outside the former J.C. Penney store. There will be refreshments from Highland-area...

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