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Buffalo Soldiers program share tales at Austin Community College Juneteenth celebration

Posted on Fri, 06/15/2018 - 1:34pm

Austin-American Statesman: Buffalo Soldiers program share tales at Austin Community College Juneteenth celebration Juneteenth is a U.S. holiday honoring African-American heritage, which commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in...

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KLRU, former home of 'Austin City Limits' moving

Posted on Thu, 06/14/2018 - 7:34pm

Austin-American Statesman: KLRU, former home of 'Austin City Limits' moving  June 14th, 2018 by Austin American-Statesman Texas AUSTIN— KLRU, the public television station that has operated from the University of Texas since it went on the air in...

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New ACC campus first to expand Austin branch's learning model

Posted on Thu, 05/31/2018 - 9:04am

KXAN News: New ACC campus first to expand Austin branch's learning model By: Chris Davis Updated: May 30, 2018 LEANDER, Texas (KXAN) -- As one Austin Community College campus closes, another celebrates its grand opening Wednesday. The San Gabriel...

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Highland Greenway Park opens to public as Highland development continues

Posted on Tue, 05/15/2018 - 3:37pm

KXAN News: Highland Greenway Park opens to public as Highland development continues By: Candy Rodriguez Updated: May 14, 2018 AUSTIN (KXAN) - It's a rise from the asphalt for one of Austin's newest parks: Highland Greenway Park. "We took a parking...

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New skilled trade certification program helps fill workforce needs in Round Rock

Posted on Mon, 05/14/2018 - 5:04pm

Community Impact: New skilled trade certification program helps fill workforce needs in Round Rock By Kirby Killough   | 5:09 am May 14, 2018 Last year a group of local organizations formed a partnership to address a workforce need in Round Rock....

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Survivor Of Suicide Bombing In Iraq Graduates From College In Texas

Posted on Fri, 05/11/2018 - 7:34pm

NPR: Survivor Of Suicide Bombing In Iraq Graduates From College In Texas By: Sasha Ingber Qusay Hussein was playing volleyball with friends in the Iraqi city of Mosul Aug. 3, 2006, when a car pulled up. The driver looked him in the eyes and smiled....

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Record number of high school students graduate with degrees from ACC

Posted on Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:29am

KXAN News: Record number of high school students graduate with degrees from ACC By: Yoojin Cho Updated: May 10, 2018 AUSTIN (KXAN) - Thousands of proud parents filled the Frank Erwin Center to watch their 17- and 18-year-olds walk across the stage...

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How IBM will push Austin high schoolers into computer science careers

Posted on Wed, 04/25/2018 - 5:44pm

Austin Business Journal: How IBM will push Austin high schoolers into computer science careers By Will Anderson  – Digital Editor, Austin Business Journal IBM Corp. wants to connect students at an East Austin high school to the lucrative field of...

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Austin aims to become fashion hub with help from ACC

Posted on Tue, 04/10/2018 - 1:04pm

KXAN News: Austin aims to become fashion hub with help from ACC By: Alyssa Goard Updated: Apr 10, 2018 07:40 AM CDT AUSTIN (KXAN) - Austin isn't currently known for being a fashion hub, but if the City of Austin and Austin Community College have...

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Early College program benefits outweigh shortcomings for some

Posted on Tue, 03/06/2018 - 5:04pm

Elgin Courier: Early College program benefits outweigh shortcomings for some Tuesday, March 6, 2018 3:00 pm by Josh Orr In the spring of 2015, Elgin High School started offering Early College High School classes where students could take Austin...

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ACC opens Health Sciences Academy

Posted on Wed, 02/28/2018 - 5:18pm

Spectrum News: ACC opens Health Sciences Academy By Ashley McElroy  | February 28, 2018 @3:18 PM AUSTIN, Texas — Austin-area high school students will have one more place to go to earn college credits. Austin Community College celebrated the opening...

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ACC gets fashionable with new incubator in support of nascent industry

Posted on Sun, 02/18/2018 - 8:30am

Austin Business Journal: ACC gets fashionable with new incubator in support of nascent industry By Patricia Rogers  – Research Director, Austin Business Journal Feb 17, 2018 Austin Community College wants to put the Texas capital on the same...

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Austin Community College board approves new entrepreneurship program

Posted on Tue, 02/06/2018 - 9:39am

Community Impact: Austin Community College board approves new entrepreneurship program By Emma Freer   | 7:57 pm Feb. 5, 2018 The Austin Community College District will offer a new associate degree in entrepreneurship starting in the fall. The ACC...

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ACC staff pays off tuition debt for once homeless teen

Posted on Thu, 12/28/2017 - 5:34pm

Austin-American Statesman: ACC staff pays off tuition debt for once homeless teen By Nicole Villalpando and Andrea Ball Austin Community College wants Lyric Wardlow back in school. Members of the ACC Cabinet, campus operations and public affairs...

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