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ACC online for summer 2020

ACC extends online classes through summer semester

Posted on 04/08/2020 - 12:22pm

Austin Community College (ACC) will move all summer classes online for the summer 2020 semester to help contain the spread of COVID-19 and ensure the health and safety of students and employees. 

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Student drive-through iPad distribution

ACC distributes iPads to support students transitioning to online learning

Posted on 04/07/2020 - 12:17pm

Austin Community College is distributing nearly 1,000 iPads to students who need technology support to transition to online learning. Out of the nearly 8,500 students who completed the Student Technology Access Form, more than 700 said they don't...

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ACC campuses remain closed until May 31; Pass/Fail option available for semester

Posted on 04/01/2020 - 3:30pm

President amends grading policy to support students during transition to online learning Austin Community College (ACC) will offer a Pass/No Pass option for students this spring semester in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on classes....

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ACC campuses remain closed until 4/13. Classes resume online Monday, 3/30

Posted on 03/26/2020 - 8:18am

In an effort to help contain the spread of COVID-19 in our region, Austin Community College (ACC) has made the difficult decision to keep campuses closed to students and the public until Monday, April 13. Spring classes will resume remotely on...

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ACC student using Personal Protection Equipment

ACC prepares Personal Protective Equipment donations for local healthcare workers

Posted on 03/24/2020 - 2:16pm

Austin Community College (ACC) is assembling Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits to support regional healthcare workers and first responders during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. 

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Mathew Melton visits HLC Building 2000

Seeing inside Highland Building 2000: Departments moving in check out new digs

Posted on 03/10/2020 - 11:44am

Construction paused and the dust settled a bit as Austin Community College (ACC) faculty and staff took their first steps inside the newest phase of ACC Highland. Six months remain until doors open at Building 2000. The new campus features...

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24 Hours of Giving: Support ACC students during Amplify Austin

Posted on 03/04/2020 - 8:46am

Providing access to education requires support inside and outside the classroom, and Austin Community College (ACC) is working to meet those demands during Amplify Austin, a community-wide day of charitable giving, from 6 p.m., Thursday, March 5,...

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ACC scholar promotes success through life skills workshop: Connects community with resources beyond the classroom

Posted on 02/28/2020 - 11:55am

For Austin Community College (ACC) student Mical Juliet Divine, leaving a positive impact on her community is more than just a hope. "Looking at the current state of the world, I am not happy about it. I didn't just want to sit around and complain,...

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Black History Month profiles - Khayree Williams

ACC talks Black History Month: Khayree O. Williams

Posted on 02/28/2020 - 9:40am

Meet Khayree O. Williams, M.Ed., founding director of the Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center.

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Gold stars

Earning As: February 2020

Posted on 02/27/2020 - 2:21pm

This regular feature recognizes achievements, activities, and accolades of ACC faculty and staff. To submit news or suggestions, see the contact information below.

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Culinary Department Take the Cake Show

Month-in-Review: January/February 2020

Posted on 02/27/2020 - 12:56pm

ACC faculty and staff prepare for new semester at Spring Development DaySpring Development Day, held on Friday, January 17, welcomed ACC faculty and staff to a new semester with a full day of work sessions to enhance practices and processes, improve...

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A Message from the Vice President of IT

Posted on 02/27/2020 - 12:50pm

From Imad Constantini, Information Technology vice president: New Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) ImplementationProgress continues on Austin Community College District's (ACC) new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software implementation. On...

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Aerial view of Highland Phase 2 from southwest

Construction updates at Highland and Rio Grande: February 2020

Posted on 02/27/2020 - 11:39am

Rio Grande Campus RenovationsBy Paul Mason, Rio Grande Renovations Project Manager Persistent rainy, damp conditions slowed the rate of progress a bit in February, but construction continued to progress well. 

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