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Apply now for ACC’s RN-to-BSN Program

Posted on 05/23/2019 - 4:54pm

Registered nurses (RNs) looking to advance their careers may apply now for Austin Community College’s (ACC) RN-to-BSN Program. Applications for fall 2019 are accepted until Saturday, June 1. “Nursing is one of the most in-demand, fastest growing...

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ACC closed in observance of Memorial Day

Posted on 05/21/2019 - 10:36am

Austin Community College (ACC) will close in observance of Memorial Day Monday, May 27. All offices will reopen 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 28. Registration for summer courses remains open through the weekend.  Eleven-week, 9-week, and 5.5-week session...

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Hundreds of foster youth benefit from 2019 ACC Luggage Drive

Posted on 05/20/2019 - 12:01pm

Hundreds of students transitioning from foster care will benefit from donations received during this year's Austin Community College (ACC) Luggage Drive.

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ACC hosts statewide conference for Student Affairs professionals

Posted on 05/20/2019 - 11:39am

Austin Community College (ACC) hosts the statewide Texas Student Conduct Conference for higher education student affairs professionals 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, June 7, at ACC Highland Campus (6101 Highland Campus Dr.). The conference provides an...

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Shermay Uwalogho

Never settle: ACC student finds a second chance in IT

Posted on 05/17/2019 - 10:35am

“When I think of Austin Community College, I see a big arena with different opportunities. You can do anything here, anything that is on your mind, you can tap into and go.” - Shermay Uwalogho

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ACC celebrates record high graduation numbers at Spring Commencement

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 1:58pm

Austin Community College (ACC) will celebrate record high graduation numbers at spring commencement 6 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Frank Erwin Center (1701 Red River St.). More than 2,100 students are invited to participate.

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ACC President's Podcast

President’s Podcast: Celebrating Student Success — ACC honors record number of graduates

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 1:22pm

ACC celebrates record high graduation numbers at spring commencement Friday, May 17, 2019. More than 2,100 students are invited to participate. ACC President/CEO Dr. Richard M. Rhodes discusses the college's evolving work toward student success and...

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Celebrate ACC graduates at Spring Commencement, 5/17

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 12:55pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) will celebrate record high graduation numbers at its spring commencement 6 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Frank Erwin Center (1701 Red River St.). More than 2,100 students are invited to participate. When: Friday...

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ACC Fashion Incubator opens to grow local fashion industry

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 12:37pm

Austin Community College (ACC) unveiled the state-of-the-art Fashion Incubator with a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday, April 30. More than 200 people attended the celebration including Austin Mayor Steve Adler, ACC President/CEO Dr...

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May 2019 Bond Projects Update

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 12:10pm

Construction crews focus on exterior framing of new ACC Highland paseo and a new floor level takes shape in the future Student Commons at Rio Grande Campus.

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Congratulations April 2019 Bravo Award Recipients

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 11:58am

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

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Earning As: May 2019

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 11:44am

This regular feature recognizes achievements, activities, and accolades of ACC faculty and staff. To submit news or suggestions, see the contact information below. Melissa Curtis, Enrollment Management associate vice president, was accepted to the...

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College signing day 2019 student

Month-in-Review: April 2019

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 11:12am

Tuesday, April 2 | Clothing DriveNearly 100 students benefited from the joint Adjunct Faculty Association/Student Life Clothing Drive at Round Rock Campus. The college collected more than 500 articles of professional, interview-appropriate clothing...

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The Provost's Corner: Guided Pathways at ACC - An ongoing journey

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 10:39am

Despite significant efforts by talented and dedicated faculty, staff and administrators across our college for the past three years, we recognize that many still have questions about what Guided Pathways is and what it means for how we all think...

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Student Life

From the Student Affairs VP: Student Life - Empowering Student Leadership

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 9:11am

Student Life is not just fun and games (though they do organize a lot of fun events); it's about the purposeful linking of student activities and organizations to instructional programs. 

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New Regional Advisory Committees get to work, will provide community input

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 8:43am

Austin Community College's (ACC) Regional Advisory Committees (RACs) convened for the first time at an orientation meeting Friday, April 19. Tasked with helping strengthen the link between ACC and the community, members of the RACs provide community...

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ACC honors record number of high school seniors graduating with college credential

Posted on 05/13/2019 - 4:10pm

Austin Community College (ACC) celebrates its largest Early College High School (ECHS) class and other seniors who are graduating with college credits and committing to enrolling at ACC with the second annual President’s Reception, 6 to 8 p.m.,...

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Adopt a pet cared for by ACC vet tech students

Posted on 05/10/2019 - 4:10pm

Austin Community College (ACC) is working with area animal shelters to find forever homes for pets who were trained and cared for by students in the Veterinary Technology Program. Over the past semester, these dogs have undergone leash training and...

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