December 2021

Best Community Colleges in Texas

ACC recognized for 5 top programs in state and nation in new rankings report

Posted on 12/16/2021 - 4:20pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) is named one of the top institutions in the state and nation in 5 key programs according to a new report released by The national research group provides unbiased research to help students... Continue Reading

Two Years in a Row: ACC named among best Engineering Degree Programs in the nation by

Posted on 12/16/2021 - 3:44pm

For the second year in a row, Austin Community College District (ACC) is ranked with the best engineering associate degree in the nation. The recent report, released by, compared 704 programs from 2,900 universities and colleges... Continue Reading

More Than 9,000 Graduates Invited to Attend Fall 2021 Commencement

Posted on 12/13/2021 - 5:17pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) has invited 9,162 graduates to attend the college's first in-person commencement since the start of the pandemic. The ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, December 13, at the H-E-B Center in Cedar Park.... Continue Reading

Graduate Stories: Making it Happen & Making a Difference in the Lives of Others One Class at a Time

Posted on 12/13/2021 - 5:08pm

Giving back to the community and lifting others is what drives ACC fall 2021 graduate Devota Swenson. After leaving college in her 20s, Devota made the decision to return by enrolling at ACC in 2015. By 2017, she had one degree in hand and a dream... Continue Reading

Meet Fall 2021 Chancellor's Student Achievement Award Winner Yessica Marroquin

Posted on 12/13/2021 - 4:58pm

Graduate Stories: From Square One to the Finish Line On Monday, December 13, 2021, an 11-year journey will come to an end when Yessica Marroquin walks the stage to accept her associate degree in paralegal studies from Austin Community College... Continue Reading