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Career Ready Week October 25-29

ACC’s Career Ready Week connects students with job prep skills

Posted on 10/21/2021 - 10:04am

Learn how to job search, get employment resources & connect directly with employers hiring today 

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STORAGECafé: Downsizing Savings in Big US Metros

Posted on 10/19/2021 - 12:18pm

Downsizing remains a good option for a large pool of homeowners who seek more financial liquidity, irrespective of the location they’re in. Add the purchase savings to a series of other perks, including less upkeep and a more sustainable spending...

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Daring Dialogue: Engaging Conversations about Being Successful as a Student of Color at ACC

You're Invited! ACC's TRHT Center hosts Daring Dialogue: Engaging Conversations about Being Successful as a Student of Color at ACC

Posted on 10/04/2021 - 3:58pm

Austin Community College District’s Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center hosts a virtual conversation for new and prospective students who want to learn more about what it takes to find success in college as a student of color. ...

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Millions of dollars in federal aid now available for college students

Posted on 10/01/2021 - 3:46pm

The new 2022–23 FAFSA application opens October 1, 2021  The new Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form opens Friday, October 1, 2021. Current and future college students who want money to help pay for college are encouraged to apply...

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ACC’s Nursing Program recognized as one of the best in Texas

Posted on 09/27/2021 - 9:18am

Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Nursing program is being recognized as one of the best in Texas. A new report released by Nursing Schools Almanac –– a comprehensive and analytical resource for prospective students — ranked ACC’s associate...

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ACC students can purchase deeply discounted tickets for 2021 Texas Tribune Festival

Posted on 09/20/2021 - 11:01am

Austin Community College District (ACC) students can participate at the annual 2021 Texas Tribune Festival (TribFest). The annual event invites the community to take part in bold discussions about politics, public policy, and the day’s news from...

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ACC Board of Trustees September 13 Meeting Recap

Posted on 09/17/2021 - 3:08pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees held its regular meeting Monday, September 13, 2021. The college approved the fiscal year 2022 property tax rate and provided an update on new student enrollment and safety and security...

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Every dollar counts: Support ACC student scholarships through two unique events

Posted on 09/17/2021 - 11:16am

At a time when every dollar counts, you can help students stay on track. Registration is open now for two unique events benefiting student scholarships at Austin Community College District (ACC).  Riverbat Paddle Battle: A Kayak Race on Lady Bird...

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Excelencia in Education names ACC as a national finalist for accelerating student success

Posted on 09/16/2021 - 12:08pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) is a national finalist for the 2021 Examples of Excelencia. The college’s Guided Pathways Advising Through Coaching program is one of 21 finalists and the only community college program recognized in Texas. 

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ACC Trustees adopt lower 2021-22 tax rate with expanded exemptions

Posted on 09/14/2021 - 10:31am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees voted to lower the college’s tax rate for 2021-22. The unanimous decision happened during the board’s regular meeting on Monday, September 13.

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Chancellor’s Student Achievement Award nominations now open

Posted on 09/09/2021 - 4:54pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) is now accepting nominations for the fall 2021 Chancellor's Student Achievement Award. Presented at commencement, the Chancellor's Student Achievement Award is the most prestigious student award given by ACC....

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NI and ACC launch new Career Scholars program

Posted on 09/09/2021 - 11:27am

Austin Community College District (ACC) and NI (formerly National Instruments) announce a new all-inclusive scholarship program to help students from underserved communities gain careers in STEM fields. The NI Technical Scholar Program is part of...

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T-TEN partnership with Toyota

ACC partners with Toyota to launch training pipeline to careers

Posted on 09/08/2021 - 9:58am

Austin Community College District (ACC) announces its newest partnership with Toyota Motor North America (TMNA). The Technician Training & Education Network (T-TEN) will provide a pipeline for students to train and apply for careers with Toyota...

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ACC hosts Emergency Preparedness Week September 7-10

Posted on 09/07/2021 - 1:44pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) practices emergency response procedures and tests its emergency notification system as part of Emergency Preparedness Week September 7 through 10.

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ACC closed Monday, September 6, in observance of Labor Day

Posted on 09/02/2021 - 3:07pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) will close in observance of Labor Day Monday, September 6. The college will reopen at 8 a.m., Tuesday, September 7. 

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ACC and No-Comply agree to extend lease for the skate shop

Posted on 08/20/2021 - 4:30pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) and No-Comply Skate Shop are moving forward with a new plan to extend the lease for No-Comply. The agreement gives the college and skate shop more time to work toward a long-term solution.

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ACC Education Student Receives 2021 Oberndorf Lifeline to Completion Scholarship

Posted on 08/19/2021 - 11:57am

As the fall semester begins, one Austin Community College District (ACC) Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) student is getting extra support to complete her degree. ACC Education student Jennifer Ebert is one of only eight students internationally to be named a...

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