ACC campuses reopening following Winter Storm Uri

Posted on 03/11/2021 - 11:50am

2021 Winter Storm Uri hit our community hard, causing damage across Central Texas, leaving many without power and water, and the aftermath resulted in broken pipes and water leaks. While Austin Community College District (ACC) fared well overall,... Continue Reading

Earning As: January/February 2021

Posted on 03/11/2021 - 11:47am

This regular feature recognizes achievements, activities, and accolades of Austin Community College District (ACC) faculty and staff. To submit news or suggestions, see the contact information below. NEW! Leave messages of congratulations below. To... Continue Reading

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ACC named 2021 Best Place for Working Parents in Austin

Posted on 03/10/2021 - 2:48pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) was selected as a Best Place for Working Parents in a new statewide survey conducted by the Austin American-Stateman and The Best Place for Working Parents. The college was recognized for its family-... Continue Reading

ACC Experts: Saving your plants after a Winter Storm

Posted on 03/10/2021 - 2:42pm

The Winter Storm did a number on outdoor plants. But all hope is not lost in saving them before spring. ACC’s Sustainable Agriculture Department shares expert tips to keep your garden growing.  By: Savannah Rugg, Agriculture Department Chair... Continue Reading

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ACC Board of Trustees March 1 Recap

Posted on 03/04/2021 - 12:36pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees virtually met for its regular meeting on Monday, March 1. An update was provided on equity hiring, student support, and an overview of the budget study. Below are highlights from the... Continue Reading

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ACC talks Black History Month: Yvette Crawford-Lee

Posted on 02/26/2021 - 11:26am

Meet Phillicia (Yvette) Crawford-Lee, an administrative assistant at ACC's Bioscience Incubator. Continue Reading

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ACC talks Black History Month: Chef Bryant Currie

Posted on 02/26/2021 - 11:12am

Meet Chef Bryant Currie, an associate professor in ACC's Culinary Arts program. Continue Reading

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ACC talks Black History Month: Michelle Washington

Posted on 02/25/2021 - 2:13pm

Meet Michelle Washington, instructional coordinator at the ACC Fashion Incubator. Continue Reading

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ACC talks Black History Month: Dr. Shasta Buchanan

Posted on 02/24/2021 - 5:12pm

Meet Dr. Shasta Buchanan, the college's vice president of Student Affairs. Continue Reading

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Parking changes at ACC Highland begin February 15

Posted on 02/11/2021 - 4:54pm

Parking at Austin Community College District’s Highland Campus will change beginning Monday, February 15, due to ongoing construction and development. Parking Updates Continue Reading

ACC Board of Trustees February 1 Recap

Posted on 02/11/2021 - 1:17pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees held its regular February meeting on Monday, February 1, in a virtual format due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Below are highlights from the meeting. Continue Reading

ACC Spring 2021 Retirees

Posted on 02/11/2021 - 1:13pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) would like to recognize the following employees who retired this semester and thank them for their service to the college. ACC faculty and staff are encouraged to share their memories in the message wall below... Continue Reading

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Construction updates at Highland and Rio Grande: January/February 2021

Posted on 02/11/2021 - 12:54pm

Rio Grande Campus RenovationsBy Paul Mason, Rio Grande Renovations Project Manager Continue Reading

ACC Fast Track program starts on the right track

Posted on 02/11/2021 - 12:42pm

Austin Community College District's (ACC) Fast Track Career Program, aimed at getting Central Texans back to work, continues to grow. More and more students are seeing the need to earn a short-term credential that leads to an in-demand career in one... Continue Reading

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ACC Civics Lab aims to promote civic literacy and experience

Posted on 02/11/2021 - 12:01pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) aims to promote civic literacy and experience among the ACC student body through its new Civics Lab, which launched this fall. Continue Reading

ACC talks Black History Month: Jason Brown

Posted on 02/10/2021 - 2:38pm

Meet Jason Brown, the inaugural manager of the college's BRASS program. Continue Reading

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ACC joins new, national campaign to increase transfer rates for underserved populations

Posted on 02/08/2021 - 11:51am

Austin Community College District (ACC) joins the Equity Transfer Initiative (ETI) to help develop programs and pathways to increase transfer rates for African-American, Hispanic, adult, and first-generation learners.  National data show 80 percent... Continue Reading

ACC talks Black History Month: Larry Davis

Posted on 02/04/2021 - 2:31pm

Meet Larry Davis, ACC's Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer. Continue Reading

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ACC selected for prestigious Racial Equity Leadership Academy

Posted on 02/03/2021 - 4:08pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) was selected to participate in a new, innovative academy designed to tackle racial equity issues in higher education.  Continue Reading