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September 2018

Austin Community College District gets $2 million grant in support of Army Futures Command

Posted on 09/28/2018 - 12:04pm

KVUE News: Austin Community College District gets $2 million grant in support of Army Futures Command   Continue Reading


Phase 2 of ACC Round Rock campus opens

Posted on 09/26/2018 - 10:05pm

KXAN: Phase 2 of ACC Round Rock campus opens   ROUND ROCK, Texas (KXAN) — Austin Community College's second stage of expansion at its Round Rock campus is officially ready for students. Continue Reading


Texas GOP looks to ride out ‘blue wave,’ with help from straight-ticket voters

Posted on 09/25/2018 - 10:00pm

Houston Chronicle: Texas GOP looks to ride out 'blue wave,' with help from straight-ticket voters   Andrea Zelinski Sep. 25, 2018 Continue Reading


ACC Highland Campus exterior stars in blue lights

Earning A's: Faculty and Staff achievements, activities, and accolades

Posted on 09/25/2018 - 11:27am

New ACC PD Lieutenant | Clayton Harris was sworn in as lieutenant of the ACC Police Department on August 20. Lt. Harris received his associate degree from ACC before joining the Texas Department of Public Safety. He retired from DPS as a sergeant... Continue Reading


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What faculty and students need to know now

Posted on 09/25/2018 - 11:23am

With the fall semester moving forward rapidly, students can run into financial roadblocks that affect their academic success. Austin Community College (ACC) has several ways to support students. Continue Reading


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First Day and Z-Degree Programs help students save big on textbooks

Posted on 09/25/2018 - 11:23am

ACC is helping students save hundreds of thousands of dollars on textbooks through the college’s First Day and Z-Degree programs, which provide deep discounts and zero-cost digital class materials respectively. In the first two semesters, the First... Continue Reading


ACC faculty participate in orientation

Don’t miss this year’s General Assembly

Posted on 09/25/2018 - 9:55am

Join your faculty and staff colleagues at General Assembly/Fall Convocation 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, September 28, at the Palmer Events Center (900 Barton Springs Rd.). Online registration is required. Continue Reading


Round Rock Campus Phase 2 exterior

Bond Update: New Campuses open for fall classes

Posted on 09/25/2018 - 9:52am

ACC invites faculty and staff to the grand opening celebration of Round Rock Campus Phase 2. The event will be 10 - 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 26. RSVP online now.  Continue Reading


Facebook partnering with Austin Community College to create new certificate program

Posted on 09/24/2018 - 9:55pm

KVUE News: Facebook partnering with Austin Community College to create new certificate program Shawna Reding September 24, 2018   Continue Reading


ACC hosts 11th annual Díez y Seis event for Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted on 09/18/2018 - 6:04pm

KXAN News: ACC hosts 11th annual Díez y Seis event for Hispanic Heritage Month By: Matthew Prendergast Sep 17, 2018 10:43 PM CDT AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Community College celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with their 11th annual Díez y Seis event... Continue Reading


Ballet Folklorico dancers perform on stage at 11th annual Diez y Seis celebration at ACC Riverside.

ACC honors Hispanic heritage at Díez y Seis celebration

Posted on 09/18/2018 - 12:47pm

The Austin Community College District celebrated its 11th annual Díez y Seis event on Monday, September 17, at Riverside Campus. Hundreds joined the festivities which featured traditional food, music from Johnny Degollado y su Conjunto, and... Continue Reading


ACC District Official Seal in Color

ACC trustees adopt 2018-19 tax rate

Posted on 09/17/2018 - 11:40am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees adopted a $0.1048 (10.48 cents) property tax rate for fiscal year 2018-19 on Monday, September 10. The $0.004 increase over last year is due to the issuance of the final voter-approved... Continue Reading


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Celebrate the signing of the U.S. Constitution at Signing Day event, 9/18

Posted on 09/17/2018 - 11:26am

Austin Community College (ACC) hosts the 11th annual Constitution Signing Day event honoring the signing of the U.S. Constitution Tuesday, September 18, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Eastview Campus, Building 8000, Rm. 8500 (3101 Webberville Rd.). Attendees... Continue Reading


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ACC honors employees at service award luncheons

Posted on 09/17/2018 - 11:09am

ACC congratulates employees who recently marked service anniversaries with the college. Those who reached the milestones of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, and 45 years of service will be recognized at a special luncheon with Dr. Richard Rhodes, ACC... Continue Reading


folklorico dancers performing at ACC Diez y Seis celebration

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage at Díez y Seis event, 9/17

Posted on 09/17/2018 - 9:39am

Austin Community College (ACC) celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with its 11th annual Díez y Seis event Monday, September 17, from noon to 1 p.m. at Riverside Campus (1020 Grove Blvd.).  Former Texas Senator Gonzalo Barrientos, who served in the... Continue Reading


Riverbats Bravo Award

Congratulations August Bravo award recipients

Posted on 09/15/2018 - 9:57am

ACC congratulates the following Riverbat Bravo award recipients for August 2018. The selected employees were nominated for outstanding service, excellent performance, and role modeling ACC’s values that demonstrate servant leadership.Cypress Creek... Continue Reading


Business leaders need to know: How are we training workers for this demanding economy?

Posted on 09/14/2018 - 6:04pm

Austin Business Journal: Business leaders need to know: How are we training workers for this demanding economy?   By Kimberly Reeves Continue Reading


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