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honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Day

ACC closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day 1/20.

Posted on 01/16/2020 - 12:52pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) is closed Monday, January 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The college will reopen Tuesday, January 21, which also is the start of the spring semester. 

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To New Beginnings: LVN graduate celebrates new career, family in 2020

Posted on 01/14/2020 - 12:11pm

For Austin Community College (ACC) graduate Amanda Acosta, 2020 is bringing a lot of ‘new’.

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ACC commemorates National Day of Racial Healing with several events

Posted on 01/14/2020 - 11:11am

Austin Community College (ACC) invites faculty, staff, students, and the community to a series of events commemorating National Day of Racial Healing on January 21, 2020, and January 24, 2020.

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New Year's resolution to lose weight? ACC experts help prevent common injuries

Posted on 01/10/2020 - 11:52am

For those looking to stay active over the holiday season, it’s important to protect yourself from acute and overuse injuries. ACC’s Exercise Science department chair Pamela Soto explains what to watch for and steps you can take to protect yourself...

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As tensions rise in the Middle East it can be tough for veterans at home

Posted on 01/09/2020 - 8:48am

CBS Austin: As tensions rise in the Middle East it can be tough for veterans at home by Brittany Ford U.S. troops remain on high alert after Iran's recent attack on U.S military bases in Iraq. "The iconic photos of men and women lined up getting...

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ACC congratulates 2020 Teaching and Leadership Excellence Award recipients

Posted on 01/07/2020 - 4:35pm

Austin Community College (ACC) congratulates recipients of its annual Excellence in Teaching and Leadership Awards.

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ACC Bioscience Incubator hosts open house

Posted on 01/07/2020 - 12:20pm

Explore the advanced labs and best-in-class instrumentation that's building the biotechnology industry in Central Texas The ACC Bioscience Incubator (ABI) hosts an open house at its state-of-the-art facility for faculty, staff, and students to...

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As DACA decision looms, Texas college students worry about their future

Posted on 01/03/2020 - 3:12pm

Austin American-Statesman: As DACA decision looms, Texas college students worry about their future By Lara Korte View story at here   Martha Paz left Mexico with her family when she was 3 months old.

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The Make It Movement Wants You to Learn a Trade and Love What You Do

Posted on 01/02/2020 - 8:31am

The Austin Chronicle: The Make It Movement Wants You to Learn a Trade and Love What You Do By Brant Bingamon  

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Ballet Afrique Presents Duke Ellington's The Nutcracker

Posted on 12/20/2019 - 2:31pm

Spectrum News: Ballet Afrique Presents Duke Ellington's The Nutcracker AUSTIN, Texas – Ballet Afrique Contemporary Dance Company will present Duke Ellington's The Nutcracker to a sold-out crowd at the McCallum Arts Center Friday.

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ACC closes for winter break December 20 - January 1

Posted on 12/18/2019 - 11:11am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) will close for winter break beginning 5 p.m. Friday, December 20. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Thursday, January 2.

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ACC Registered Nursing program selected as one of the best in Texas

Posted on 12/17/2019 - 11:18am

Austin Community College’s (ACC) Nursing Program is recognized as one of the best Registered Nursing (RN) programs in Texas by — a leading online source for nursing education and career information. The site analyzed 134...

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ACC Board of Trustees December 2 Recap

Posted on 12/17/2019 - 9:45am

The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees met for its regular meeting on Monday, December 2, to hear college updates, discuss a new degree, and vote on a contract for a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) software provider to...

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Parking at ACC is going digital

Posted on 12/17/2019 - 9:32am

Hangtags could be a thing of the past at Austin Community College (ACC) as the college looks to revamp its parking system to make on-campus parking throughout the district easier, safer, and more convenient. "Parking is becoming increasingly...

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A Message from Student Affairs: Supplemental Instruction Study Sessions Target Student Success

Posted on 12/17/2019 - 9:01am

Recent research shows that students who regularly attend ACC SI sessions can average up to a full letter grade higher than their classmates. The difference in the passing rate for students attending SI in the spring 2019 (16 week) was an average...

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ACC Board selects new ERP provider

Posted on 12/17/2019 - 8:46am

The process to replace Austin Community College District's Colleague software continues to move forward. At its December 2 regular meeting, the Board of Trustees voted to approve contract negotiations with Workday, Inc. to implement and provide...

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Regional Advisory Committees share initial report

Posted on 12/17/2019 - 8:36am

Austin Community College's Regional Advisory Committees (RAC) completed their initial analyses of ACC's north, central, and south regions and presented the first annual report to the ACC Board of Trustees during the November 18 work session.

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ACC hears from the community about the future of Pinnacle

Posted on 12/16/2019 - 10:12pm

Austin Community College held two Community Conversations in southwest Austin in December to provide updates on the college's Districtwide Campus Master Plan (DCMP) and let the community weigh in on the future of its 58-acre Pinnacle Campus. Dozens...

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Commencement celebrates highest number of fall 2019 graduates

Posted on 12/16/2019 - 9:59pm

Austin Community College (ACC) celebrated a record number of graduates at fall commencement Friday, December 13. The ceremony recognized 3,278 students who completed ACC's associate degree, certificate, or high school equivalency programs for the...

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