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ACC celebrates largest contingent at regional College Signing Day

Posted on 04/23/2019 - 4:20pm

Austin Community College (ACC) celebrates the fifth annual Central Texas College Signing Day with one of the largest contingents among colleges and universities represented, 9 a.m. to Noon, Friday, April 26 at Concordia University (11400 Concordia... Continue Reading


2019 ACC Eco Bag Art Contest

ACC graphic design student wins 2019 Eco Bag art contest

Posted on 04/23/2019 - 8:22am

ACC graphic design student Melanie Sutherland won the 2019 Eco Bag Art contest. Continue Reading


ACC hosts inaugural Employee Wellness Fest 2019

Posted on 04/22/2019 - 12:08pm

Austin Community College (ACC) invites faculty and staff to its inaugural Employee Wellness Fest 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 26, in the Eastview Campus Courtyard (3401 Webberville Road). Continue Reading


ACC hosts Astronaut Stephanie Wilson & NASA’s Destination Station, 4/24.

Posted on 04/18/2019 - 11:36am

Austin Community College (ACC) hosts NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson and the NASA Drive to Explore mobile exhibit, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 24, at ACC Highland (6101 Highland Campus Dr.). The event is part of NASA’s Destination Station... Continue Reading


ACC explores global hunger at Global Issues Spring Speaker series

Posted on 04/16/2019 - 8:43am

Austin Community College (ACC) presents a discussion of global hunger at the 2019 Global Issues Speaker Series Wednesday, April 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Eastview Campus, Room 8500 (3101 Webberville Rd.).  ACC Philosophy adjunct professor Dr. Linda... Continue Reading


ACC hosts 13th annual Día de la Familia Festival, 4/27

Posted on 04/16/2019 - 8:19am

Austin Community College (ACC) invites the community to the 13th annual Dí­a de la Familia Festival Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Riverside Campus (1020 Grove Blvd.). The interactive, family-friendly event celebrates Mexican-American... Continue Reading


ACC named nation’s first Adobe Creative community college

Posted on 04/15/2019 - 4:50pm

Austin Community College (ACC) is the first community college in the nation to be designated as an Adobe Creative Campus. The entire Adobe Creative Cloud suite will be available to ACC staff, students, and faculty at no-to-minimal cost, starting... Continue Reading


Annual CPPPS fundraiser examines future of Texas public school finance

Posted on 04/15/2019 - 4:35pm

Austin Community College's Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS) will explore the future of public school finance at its annual Building Tomorrow's Leaders fundraiser luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at the Sheraton... Continue Reading


Earth Week 2019

ACC celebrates Earth Week April 22-26. Explore events districtwide.

Posted on 04/12/2019 - 2:12pm

Austin Community College (ACC) celebrates the 49th anniversary of Earth Day with dozens of events districtwide April 22 to April 26, with pre-party events starting Saturday, April 13. Continue Reading


ACC hosts 8th Annual Peace and Conflict Studies Spring Symposium

Posted on 04/11/2019 - 11:47am

Austin Community College (ACC) hosts a day of art, music, and discussion focused on peace and conflict transformation at its 8th Annual Peace and Conflict Studies Spring Symposium 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 12, at Eastview Campus, Building... Continue Reading


ACC starts bidding process to determine fate of Pinnacle building

Posted on 04/10/2019 - 1:05pm

  The Austin Community College District (ACC) is now accepting bids for its Pinnacle Campus building and the nine acres it sits on in Southwest Austin. The remaining 46 acres are not for sale because the college wants the option to build on this... Continue Reading


Stephanie Long

Faculty Spotlight: Stephanie Long

Posted on 04/10/2019 - 12:58pm

Stephanie Long has worked in the heat of the Mojave Desert and through a blizzard in Wyoming but, given the choice to work anywhere in the world, she would prefer to stay here in Austin. Continue Reading


Congratulations March Bravo Award Recipients

Posted on 04/10/2019 - 12:46pm

ACC congratulates the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for February 2019. The selected employees were nominated for outstanding service, excellent performance, and role modeling ACC's values that demonstrate servant leadership. Elgin... Continue Reading


Highland and Rio Grande bond project updates: April 2019

Posted on 04/10/2019 - 12:22pm

Construction crews continue work on Highland Campus Phase 2 and Rio Grande Campus renovations. Continue Reading


Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud available to students, faculty, and staff at no-to-minimal cost

Posted on 04/10/2019 - 12:03pm

Austin Community College (ACC) has been selected as an Adobe Creative Campus, which means students, faculty, and staff will have access to the entire Adobe Creative Cloud suite for no-to-minimal cost starting Monday, April 15. Continue Reading


Curtiss Stevens, ACCelerators executive director

From the Student Affairs VP: ACCelerators thrive with the help of President’s Leadership Excellence Award winner

Posted on 04/10/2019 - 11:49am

In its fifth year, the Highland (HLC) ACCelerator has much to celebrate. Continue Reading


Month-in-Review: March 2019

Posted on 04/10/2019 - 10:45am

Recaps of all the events that happened during March and early April 2019.  Continue Reading


ACC at ACDA dance conference

Earning As: April 2019

Posted on 04/10/2019 - 9:57am

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


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