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Central Texas Names ACC Best College/University

Posted on Wed, 09/28/2022 - 1:18pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) is the top college/university in the region, according to a new community-wide vote.  The annual Austin American-Statesman's 2022 Best of the Best Awards results are out, and ACC was awarded the distinction of...

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THANK YOU! New Amado Peña mural at ACC Highland Campus unveiled

Posted on Thu, 09/22/2022 - 11:39am

A big THANK YOU to the more than 250 people that came out to see the official unveiling of the new Amado Peña mural at Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Highland Campus on Tuesday, September 20. ‘Bridges to Success’ features artistic...

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ACC’s new Toyota training program receives certification; Helps address growing need for auto technicians

Posted on Thu, 09/15/2022 - 6:05pm

Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Technician Training & Education Network (T-TEN) program received official certification Thursday, September 15. T-TEN provides a pipeline for students to train and apply for careers with Toyota and Lexus...

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Make Your Mark: ACC provides support for November election

Posted on Fri, 09/09/2022 - 1:37pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) provides support for Central Texans to make their mark in the upcoming November election.  Important Dates: To cast a ballot in November, voters must register by Tuesday, October 11. Early voting begins Monday...

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ACC participates in Healthcare Simulation Week from September 12 through 16

Posted on Thu, 09/08/2022 - 1:05pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) honors the changing landscape for healthcare professionals to learn and improve patient care through Healthcare Simulation Week. The fifth annual global event, sponsored by the Society for Simulation in...

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Reducing the cost of college: ACC’s Transfer Week helps students navigate the process

Posted on Wed, 09/07/2022 - 1:07pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) hosts a series of workshops for Transfer Week Monday, September 12, through Friday, September 16. The virtual, in-person, and hybrid events allow students to connect with universities and ACC's transfer team...

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Unveiling of New Amado Peña Mural at ACC Highland Campus

Posted on Wed, 09/07/2022 - 8:01am

Austin Community College District (ACC) hosts an art exhibition honoring the works of Texas native and internationally acclaimed Southwest artist Amado Peña at ACC Highland Campus. Peña’s high-anticipated mural at ACC Highland — ‘Bridges to Success...

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Get connected & practice steps you can take to stay safe

Posted on Fri, 09/02/2022 - 9:43am

Planning for the unexpected and staying safe while on campus, Austin Community College District (ACC) practices emergency response procedures and tests its emergency notification system as part of Emergency Preparedness Week from Tuesday, September...

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Enroll now in ACC’s evening child care program

Posted on Thu, 09/01/2022 - 4:40pm

Attending school and raising children can be challenging. Austin Community College District (ACC) offers child care support to help parents stay on track. Current ACC students may now enroll their kids, ages 2 to 10, in the college’s Evening Care...

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Wear Purple on Friday, 9/2, for College Colors Day!

Posted on Wed, 08/31/2022 - 5:04pm

Grab your Riverbat gear and get ready to celebrate your ACC pride. College Colors Day is Friday, September 2.  The national day commemorates the start of a new academic year and encourages students, employees, and alumni to showcase their school...

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ACC closed Monday, September 5, in observance of Labor Day

Posted on Wed, 08/31/2022 - 3:39pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) will close in observance of Labor Day Monday, September 5. The college will reopen at 8 a.m., Tuesday, September 6.  It’s not too late to register for fall classes at ACC. Registration remains open for 14-, 12...

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Tour ACC’s Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Center

Posted on Mon, 08/29/2022 - 4:26pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) invites faculty, staff, students, and the community to a fall open house for the college’s Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (THRT) Campus Center. Fall 2022 Open House Where: Truth, Racial Healing...

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U.S. Sen. Cornyn and Rep. McMcaul announce CHIPS for America Act at ACC’s Manufacturing Academy

Posted on Fri, 08/19/2022 - 4:26pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) hosted U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and U.S. Representative Michael McCaul (TX-10) on Friday, August 19, as they discussed highlights of  the new CHIPS for America Act.  In a joint press conference, they...

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Finding your classes this semester

Posted on Thu, 08/18/2022 - 1:24pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) welcomes returning and new Riverbats as the fall 2022 semester begins Monday, August 22. The college remains committed to keeping students on track to reach their goals. Finding your way around campus at the...

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Welcome Back Riverbats! Navigating Your South Region Campus

Posted on Thu, 08/18/2022 - 10:42am

Austin Community College District (ACC) welcomes returning and new Riverbats as the fall 2022 semester begins Monday, August 22. The college remains committed to keeping students on track to reach their goals. As more students head to one of ACC’s...

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Welcome Back Riverbats! Navigating Your Central Region Campus

Posted on Thu, 08/18/2022 - 10:36am

Austin Community College District (ACC) welcomes returning and new Riverbats as the fall 2022 semester begins Monday, August 22. The college remains committed to keeping students on track to reach their goals. As more students head to one of ACC’s...

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Welcome Back Riverbats! Navigating Your North Region Campus

Posted on Thu, 08/18/2022 - 10:04am

Austin Community College District (ACC) welcomes returning and new Riverbats as the fall 2022 semester begins Monday, August 22. The college remains committed to keeping students on track to reach their goals. As more students head to one of ACC’s...

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Big Impact, Small Timeline: Registration Open for Short Semester Courses

Posted on Wed, 08/17/2022 - 2:35pm

Registration can sneak up quickly, but there is still plenty of time to move forward on your educational journey. Austin Community College District (ACC) offers hundreds of short semester courses that can be completed in less time, allowing students...

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ACC Trustees Unanimously Approve 2022 Bond Election

Posted on Thu, 08/11/2022 - 6:35pm

Funds to grow talent pipeline and expand in-demand programs The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees (BOT) unanimously approved a $770 million general obligation bond for the November 2022 ballot. If voters approve the bond,...

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Take three classes for FREE this fall at Austin Community College

Posted on Wed, 08/10/2022 - 10:13am

Want a free college class this fall? It’s not too late to sign up. This fall Austin Community College District (ACC) offers up to three FREE classes that can lead to an in-demand workforce credential.  The college’s Level Up Program, provided in...

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ACC Experts: Keeping your A/C running through the summer heat

Posted on Fri, 08/05/2022 - 10:41am

The summer heat is here and isn’t going anywhere any time soon. Austin Community College District (ACC) Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) experts share things you can do as a homeowner to protect your AC and reduce the cost of energy...

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Additional back-to-school support at ACC’s Resource & Registration Fairs

Posted on Thu, 08/04/2022 - 10:59am

It is officially back-to-school season! Austin Community College District (ACC) hosts a special fair to help students get support to start classes this fall.  The ACC Registration & Resource Fair is happening at FIVE campuses across the district...

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Three ACC students selected for NASA scholars programs

Posted on Wed, 08/03/2022 - 4:16pm

Three Austin Community College District (ACC) students will participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) Virtual Experience. The week-long program runs from Wednesday, August 3, through Tuesday, August 9.  ACC students Connor...

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ACC Board of Trustees August 1 Recap

Posted on Tue, 08/02/2022 - 4:05pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees held its August regular meeting on Monday, August 1.  Trustees approved the FY 2022-23 budget, including a compensation package, calling a general election on November 8 to fill three...

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ACC como pagar la Universidad

Posted on Tue, 08/02/2022 - 3:10pm

Cuando Monyce Fleming decidió matricularse para la universidad, no estaba segura a donde ir o cómo empezar. Siendo la primera en su familia en ir a la universidad, tenía muchas dudas.  “Hay muchísimo que aprender, pero lo más preocupante era cómo...

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ACC offers support to help you pursue your dreams and pay for college

Posted on Tue, 08/02/2022 - 3:08pm

When Monyce Fleming decided to enroll in college she wasn’t sure where to go or how to start. As the first person in her family to go to college, she had a lot of questions.  “There was a ton to learn, but the big thing that I had to work through...

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ACC to build Study Abroad programs through national grant

Posted on Thu, 07/28/2022 - 1:26pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) has been selected to receive funding support from the U.S. Department of State’s Increase and Diversify Education Abroad for U.S. Students (IDEAS) Program. ACC is one of 44 colleges and universities across the...

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ACC honored by Excelencia in Education for effort to support students beyond degree completion

Posted on Fri, 07/22/2022 - 3:21pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) is recognized for its intentional work focused on serving Latino students by Excelencia in Education. As the economy continues to rebound from the pandemic, “Beyond Completion: Post-completion Efforts at...

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ACC & Dell Medical School launch new clinic to boost mental health services

Posted on Wed, 07/20/2022 - 10:00am

New Amplify Center will open this fall at ACC Eastview Campus  New, national data show that depression rates among college students are on the rise. Austin Community College District (ACC) is teaming up with the Dell Medical School at the University...

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ACC students look at flooding impacts for Citizens Science Program

Posted on Mon, 07/11/2022 - 4:25pm

  With sudden, heavy rains, Central Texas is known as flash flood alley. The impacts can have deadly results. A group of Austin Community College District (ACC) students took an in-depth look at the impacts and safety of flooding in the area. It...

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ACC & UFCU Expand Partnership to Launch New Scholarships & Create Event Pavilion at ACC Highland

Posted on Thu, 06/30/2022 - 8:22am

UFCU commits $5 million to fund student scholarships & name a new park pavilion at ACC Austin Community College District (ACC) and University Federal Credit Union (UFCU) are expanding their partnership to fund new student scholarships and help...

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Happy 4th of July. Austin Community College will close in observance of Independence Day Monday, July 4.

ACC is closed Monday, July 4, in celebration of Independence Day. Registration for fall classes remains open!

Posted on Wed, 06/29/2022 - 10:33am

Summer and fall registration remains open for everyone Austin Community College District (ACC) will close in observance of Independence Day Monday, July 4. The college reopens at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 5. Registration for 5.5-week summer courses...

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New Academic Alerts help connect students with support resources

Posted on Thu, 06/16/2022 - 3:37pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) has launched a new system to help quickly connect students with support resources. Academic Alerts allow ACC faculty to easily and quickly communicate with students and their Academic Guidance Specialists (...

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ACC Chemistry and Physics Student Receives Oberndorf Lifeline to Completion Scholarship

Posted on Fri, 06/10/2022 - 2:54pm

“Due to a disability, I haven't been able to find work in some time. I need scholarships to help fund my education and living expenses. Without this kind of financial assistance, I wouldn't be able to pursue my education.” - Amber Traylor,...

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ACC Experts: Prepare now as Hurricane Season arrives

Posted on Tue, 06/07/2022 - 1:03pm

The Atlantic hurricane season is officially underway. While Central Texas isn’t on the coast, there is still a level of concern. Austin Community College District (ACC) offers an Emergency Management program where students learn how to monitor,...

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Go Purple: ACC Support for PRIDE

Posted on Mon, 06/06/2022 - 9:19am

ACC Highland will light up purple from Sunday, June 5, through Saturday, June 11, in recognition of PRIDE Month and in honor of the college’s commitment to promoting a safe and welcoming environment for everyone. The college strives to educate...

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ACC to close on Monday, May 30, to observe Memorial Day

Posted on Fri, 05/27/2022 - 9:32am

Austin Community College District (ACC) will close in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 30, and will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 31.  Registration for summer and fall classes remains open. For summer sessions, eleven-week, 9-week, and 5...

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ACC Honors program: Art students recognized for outstanding work

Posted on Thu, 05/26/2022 - 10:11am

Right now, students are preparing for their next step in life and registering for summer and fall classes at Austin Community College District (ACC). The college’s Honors Program is now accepting applicants for the semester as well. The Honors...

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ACC appoints college’s first Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Posted on Tue, 05/24/2022 - 9:55am

JacksonNicole.jpeg Austin Community College District (ACC) has named Nicole Jackson as the college’s first Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR).  The EIR was created to bring real-world expertise and entrepreneurial...

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ACC & UT-Austin Dell Medical School Partner to Improve Mental Health Services for Students

Posted on Thu, 05/19/2022 - 3:27pm

Plans call for pilot Mental Health Clinic at ACC Eastview Campus Austin Community College District (ACC) and the University of Texas-Austin Dell Medical School provided an update about their plans to launch a new mental health pilot program at ACC’s...

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ACC student awarded prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

Posted on Thu, 05/19/2022 - 11:06am

Out of more than 1,200 applicants, an Austin Community College District (ACC) student, Faizan Khan, was awarded the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Khan – an immigrant from Pakistan – graduated in...

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ACC launches fall registration 1 week early to support new students

Posted on Tue, 05/17/2022 - 1:02pm

Putting off college for even one year can lead to the potential loss of $90,000 in lifetime earnings, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. To help high school seniors stay on track after graduating, Austin Community College District (...

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Ahead of commencement, ACC students thank faculty for helping them succeed

Posted on Fri, 05/13/2022 - 12:48pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates a record number of graduates at its spring 2022 commencement ceremony. More than 3,340 students are invited to participate Friday, May 13, at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park. As students prepare for...

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Graduation Spotlight: Lira Amari Ramirez

Posted on Fri, 05/13/2022 - 12:38pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates a record number of graduates at its spring 2022 commencement ceremony. More than 3,340 students are invited to participate Friday, May 13, at the H-E-B Center in Cedar Park. One of those students is...

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Graduation Spotlight: Rebekah Peacock

Posted on Fri, 05/13/2022 - 11:26am

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates a record number of graduates at its spring 2022 commencement ceremony. More than 3,340 students are invited to participate Friday, May 13, at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park. One of those students is...

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Graduation Spotlight: Nathan Lu

Posted on Thu, 05/12/2022 - 1:00pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates a record number of graduates at its spring 2022 commencement ceremony. More than 3,340 students are invited to participate Friday, May 13, at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park. One of those students is...

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ACC Board of Trustees May 9 Recap

Posted on Thu, 05/12/2022 - 9:54am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees met for its regular meeting on Monday, May 9, to hear college and budget updates, swear in the interim board member, and learn about a new mental health pilot program. Below are...

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Graduation Spotlight: Pete Ramirez

Posted on Wed, 05/11/2022 - 2:20pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates a record number of graduates at its spring 2022 commencement ceremony. More than 3,340 students are invited to participate Friday, May 13, at the HEB Center in Cedar Park. One of those students is...

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ACCENT: Get Ahead On Your Degree Plan By Taking ACC’s Summer Classes

Posted on Wed, 05/11/2022 - 12:53pm

Registration is now open to everyone for summer courses at Austin Community College District (ACC). ACC staff are ready to work with students 1-on-1 to help them apply and register. For custom support registering for classes, students may contact...

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AAPI Month springs in with guest speakers; healing session

Posted on Tue, 05/10/2022 - 11:46am

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a series of events at ACC Highland Campus.  These events not only cultivate the culture this community shares but also introduce community...

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