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Emergency Preparedness Week: Students, faculty, and staff practice best actions to stay safe

Posted on 01/27/2023 - 12:02pm

Safety and security for students, faculty, staff, and visitors at Austin Community College District (ACC) remain the top priority for the college. The college will put its training to practice during Emergency Preparedness Week from Monday, January...

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ACC participates in Community College Day; students ask for more investment in community colleges

Posted on 01/27/2023 - 11:51am

Austin Community College District (ACC) students, faculty, and staff joined hundreds of their peers at the State Capitol to push for increased investment in community colleges during the 88th Texas legislative session. 

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ACC El Centro starts book club for students

Posted on 01/26/2023 - 1:19pm

ACC’s Latino/Latin American Studies Center, El Centro, launched a new student book club in spring 2023. The El Centro Book Club will feature book selections that highlight the Latinx/e experience and provide those books to eligible students for free...

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ACC awarded Department of Education grant to support stop-outs

Posted on 01/26/2023 - 1:02pm

Disruptions caused by the pandemic remain an obstacle for students across the nation. At Austin Community College District (ACC), students who want to complete their degree are now eligible for new support. The college was awarded a new Department...

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ACC Named Best Community Colleges in Texas by Intelligent.com

Posted on 01/26/2023 - 9:57am

College recognized for cost, quality, ROI, and student support Austin Community College District (ACC) ranks in the top 10 best community colleges in Texas, according to a new online report. Intelligent.com researched and evaluated more than 3,000...

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ACC Board Meeting January 17 Recap

Posted on 01/26/2023 - 8:41am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees held its first regular meeting of 2023 on Tuesday, January 17, at Highland Business Center. Trustees received an update on Chancellor’s Priority 1: Equity, discussed ACC’s federal and...

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Submit your original design for ACC’s 11th Annual Eco Bag Contest

Posted on 01/26/2023 - 8:25am

Submissions are now open for Austin Community College District’s (ACC) 11th annual Eco Bag Contest. The deadline to submit your design is Noon, Tuesday, January 31. This year’s theme is “The Urgency of Now.”  The top designs will be put before the...

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Calling all parents: Join us for ‘Ready, Set, Learn’ on Saturday, January 28

Posted on 01/24/2023 - 12:02pm

It’s a new year with new opportunities to learn and grow. ACC invites you to the next edition of ‘Ready, Set, Learn!’ This collaborative program between ACC and Austin PBS is designed for busy parents juggling school, work, and parenting. All ACC...

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ACC honors Black History Month 2023 with events, essay contest

Posted on 01/24/2023 - 11:58am

February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of the accomplishments and contributions of Black Americans to culture and society. ACC commemorates the month with a series of in-person and hybrid events open to ACC faculty, staff, students,...

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CommuniTEA & Conversation Series Supports Iranian Students, Community Members

Posted on 01/24/2023 - 11:40am

The spring 2023 schedule for ACC’s CommuniTEA & Conversation series is out. These gatherings are aimed at supporting our Iranian Riverbats and others in our community with ties to Iran.

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ACC hosts spring vaccination clinics

Posted on 01/24/2023 - 11:36am

ACC hosts two vaccination clinics this spring for eligible ACC students, employees, and community members. The clinics will offer free COVID-19 and flu vaccines to eligible members of the community. Clinics are first come, first serve, and no...

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ACC Chancellor Dr. Richard M. Rhodes Announces Retirement

Posted on 01/18/2023 - 2:03pm

College’s longest-serving Chancellor will retire in August 2023 Austin Community College District (ACC) Chancellor, Dr. Richard M. Rhodes, will retire in August 2023 after 12 years of service to the college and the Central Texas community. He is the...

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TRHT Week 2023

ACC hosts Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation week

Posted on 01/17/2023 - 9:15am

Austin Community College District (ACC) invites faculty, staff, students, and the community to a weeklong series of events for Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (THRT) week, Monday, January 16, through Friday, January 20. The 2023 theme is...

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ACC is closed in honor of MLK Day January 16, 2023

ACC closes in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Posted on 01/13/2023 - 9:52am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) is closed Monday, January 16, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. With support from the college’s Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (THRT) Campus Center, the college will participate in...

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ACC’s Children's Lab School re-accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children

Posted on 01/11/2023 - 10:12am

Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Children's Lab School was awarded re-accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) –– one of the highest available for early childhood programs in the United States.

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Vote now! ACC’s MBPT space nominated for Best Recording Studio in Austin

Posted on 01/10/2023 - 11:16am

Cast your ballot now! Austin Community College District (ACC) is a finalist for the 2022/2023 Austin Music Poll by The Austin Chronicle. For the first time, ACC’s Music Business, Performance & Technology (MBPT) studios at the Highland Campus are...

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ACC launches new ONLINE OPTION for bachelor’s in Nursing

Posted on 01/06/2023 - 1:11pm

Texas ranks second on the list of states with the most severe nursing shortage. The demand for BSN-credentialed nurses is increasing, especially in Central Texas, with an aging workforce and increased population. To help skill-up more registered...

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Find the Main Entrances at Your ACC Campus

Posted on 01/03/2023 - 8:29am

Austin Community College District (ACC) will implement new safety measures on campus beginning in the spring 2023 semester as part of ongoing efforts to strengthen campus security and ensure the continued health, safety, and well-being of the ACC...

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ACC Winter Break Closure

ACC closes for winter break

Posted on 12/19/2022 - 1:20pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) will close for winter break beginning 5 p.m. Wednesday, December 21, until 8 a.m. Tuesday, January 3.  Spring registration will remain open through the break. Students may view the spring course schedule...

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