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2019 Boots & Bats Gala summer update

Posted on 08/22/2019 - 2:52pm

Planning continues for the second annual Boots & Bats Gala supporting student scholarships. Invitations are going out this month.

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ACC Board of Trustees August 5 recap

Posted on 08/22/2019 - 2:41pm

Austin Community College District's Board of Trustees approved a proposed property tax rate, reviewed the college's financial report, and met the new president elects for employee associations during its regular August meeting. Proposed Property Tax...

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ACC expands no-cost textbook options for students through new national partnership

Posted on 08/22/2019 - 10:46am

ACC students have saved more than $3.5 million through open educational resources over the past year  Austin Community College (ACC) is one of ten colleges and universities nationwide selected to participate in the 2019-2020 OpenStax Institutional...

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ACC and IBM partner to launch new apprenticeship program in Central Texas

Posted on 08/21/2019 - 4:43pm

Austin Community College (ACC) and longtime IT partner, IBM, announce a new apprenticeship program in Central Texas for students seeking careers in IT. The program, funded by a $1.5 million U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) grant, aims to train 350...

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ACCTV gets a reboot

Posted on 08/21/2019 - 3:52pm

ACCTV, under the Office of Communications & Marketing, is now part of ACC Highland. The station finalized its move from Pinnacle Campus in late July.

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ACC examines urgent workforce needs in new Workforce Development Report

Posted on 08/21/2019 - 2:30pm

Austin Community College (ACC) and the Austin Chamber of Commerce released the 2019 Workforce Development Report: Innovation, Collaboration & Transformation highlighting ACC’s efforts to build the workforce in the region’s most in-demand...

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Construction updates at Highland and Rio Grande: August 2019

Posted on 08/16/2019 - 4:48pm

What's new at Highland Phase 2?By: Pamela Collier, ACC Highland Phase 2 Project Manager

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New manufacturing program created to meet growing demand for high-skilled jobs

Posted on 08/15/2019 - 4:12pm

Manufacturing is a $12.3 billion industry in Austin with salaries averaging $75,000 a year to design and build things like medical devices, sensors, automation, solar energy equipment, and robotics.

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ACC and Austin Chamber release the 2019 Workforce Development Report

Posted on 08/15/2019 - 8:50am

Austin Community College (ACC), the Austin Chamber of Commerce, and Austin Mayor Steve Adler present the 2019 Workforce Development Report: Innovation, Collaboration & Transformation at the President’s Breakfast Wednesday, August 21. Date:...

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Congratulations July Bravo Award Recipients

Posted on 08/13/2019 - 4:30pm

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

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ACC hosts 35 members of the National Association of College and University Business Officers

Posted on 08/13/2019 - 1:32pm

Austin Community College (ACC) hosted 35 members of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) during its annual meeting July 11 through 16.

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Month-in-Review: July 2019

Posted on 08/13/2019 - 1:05pm

Things don't slow down at ACC during the summer. July and August have been eventful months districtwide. 

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Earning As: August 2019

Posted on 08/13/2019 - 12:12pm

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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ACC’s first bachelor’s degree students complete the BSN program

Posted on 08/08/2019 - 3:48pm

23 Nursing students will complete their Bachelor’s degree in nursing this week at ACC Austin Community College (ACC) celebrates graduates of its first bachelor’s degree program with a completion ceremony 5 p.m., Friday, August 9, at Eastview Campus...

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Top 10 ways ACC is having an impact on Latino student success

Posted on 08/07/2019 - 3:09pm

Austin Community College (ACC) centralizes equity in all of its completion work, with the understanding that while ACC's objective is to support all ACC students in achieving their educational goals, different groups of students require different...

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Austin Community College board proposes fiscal year 2019-20 tax rate

Posted on 08/06/2019 - 10:38am

Community Impact: Austin Community College board proposes fiscal year 2019-20 tax rate

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Manufacturing jobs on the rise in Austin-area, college works to fill need for skilled workers

Posted on 08/02/2019 - 2:38pm

Manufacturing jobs on the rise in Austin-area, college works to fill need for skilled workers By: Candy Rodriguez AUSTIN (KXAN) — Manufacturing is a growing industry in Central Texas and the Austin Chamber of Commerce expects jobs to grow by 12% in...

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