News https://www.austincc.edu/news/feed en Tesla Launches National Manufacturing Technician Program with Austin Community College District https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/tesla-launches-national-manufacturing-technician-program-austin-community-college <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><em><strong>Tesla’s START Manufacturing program gives students hands-on experience &amp; customized training for high-demand manufacturing careers at Tesla</strong></em></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>A</span>ustin Community College District (ACC) and Tesla announce Tesla START Manufacturing at ACC. The intensive training program is the first of its kind in the nation and will provide a training pipeline for high-demand careers at Tesla. </p></div></div></div> Tue, 15 Jun 2021 13:24:09 +0000 sydney.pruitt 48927 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/tesla-launches-national-manufacturing-technician-program-austin-community-college#comments ACC graduate earns prestigious Elijah Watts Sells Award; national CPA award for top performers https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/acc-graduate-earns-prestigious-elijah-watts-sells-award-national-cpa-award-top <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p dir="ltr"><span>Of more than 75,000 students across the nation who took the CPA exam in 2020, only 89 were selected </span><a href="https://www.aicpa.org/press/pressreleases/2021/aicpa-announces-2020-elijah-watt-sells-award-cpa-exam.html"><span>top performers by the American Institute of CPAs</span></a><span>. One of those students, and the only one from a community college, is Austin Community College District (ACC) graduate Sonya Tao. </span></p></div></div></div> Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:12:39 +0000 sydney.pruitt 48916 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/acc-graduate-earns-prestigious-elijah-watts-sells-award-national-cpa-award-top#comments ACC hosts surplus sale at Pinnacle Campus https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/acc-hosts-surplus-sale-pinnacle-campus <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p dir="ltr"><span>The Austin Community College District (ACC) invites the community to a surplus sale at Pinnacle Campus 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 16, through Saturday, June 19. The sale will be held in the campus parking lot at 7748 US-290 in Southwest Austin near the Y in Oak Hill. </span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>The college closed its 10-story Pinnacle building in 2018 to evaluate needed repairs and renovation and is now finalizing a comprehensive Districtwide Campus Master Plan which includes short- and long-term considerations for the property. </span></p></div></div></div> Mon, 14 Jun 2021 14:25:52 +0000 sydney.pruitt 48915 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/acc-hosts-surplus-sale-pinnacle-campus#comments ACC hosts Emergency Preparedness Week June 14-18 https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/acc-hosts-emergency-preparedness-week-june-14-18 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p dir="ltr"><span>Austin Community College District (ACC) practices emergency response procedures and tests its emergency notification system as part of Emergency Preparedness Week June 14 through 18. </span></p></div></div></div> Thu, 10 Jun 2021 21:07:00 +0000 jessicavess 48910 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/acc-hosts-emergency-preparedness-week-june-14-18#comments ACC Board of Trustees June 7 Recap https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/acc-board-trustees-june-7-recap <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p dir="ltr"><span>The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees held its regular meeting Monday, June 7. The college provided an update on the recent budget study, details about proposed homestead exemptions, and the issuance of maintenance tax notes to fund renovations around the District. Below are highlights from the meeting.</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Chancellor’s Report</strong></p></div></div></div> Wed, 09 Jun 2021 14:18:40 +0000 sydney.pruitt 48882 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/acc-board-trustees-june-7-recap#comments Trustees authorize Chancellor to execute agreement to lease of Pinnacle property for staging and office site for Oak Hill Parkway Project https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/trustees-authorize-chancellor-execute-agreement-lease-pinnacle-property-staging-and <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p dir="ltr"><span>The </span><span>Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees passed a motion to grant the chancellor the authority to execute an agreement for the use of the Pinnacle Campus property as a staging and office site </span><span>only</span><span> for the Oakhill Parkway project. The new TxDOT improvement project is happening near the campus along the ‘Y’ in Oak Hill. The permitted use</span><span> WOULD NOT </span><span>include a cement batch plant on the property. </span><span> </span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>According to the motion: </span></p></div></div></div> Tue, 08 Jun 2021 14:40:07 +0000 sydney.pruitt 48875 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/trustees-authorize-chancellor-execute-agreement-lease-pinnacle-property-staging-and#comments ACC fully reopens campuses this fall with options for all students https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/acc-fully-reopens-campuses-fall-options-all-students <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p dir="ltr"><span>Austin Community College District (ACC) will fully reopen this fall. The college is expanding on-campus and online options so students have more choices to get the classes they want, when they want them, and with the support they need. Registration for fall is now open for everyone.</span></p></div></div></div> Thu, 03 Jun 2021 16:21:53 +0000 sydney.pruitt 48586 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/06/acc-fully-reopens-campuses-fall-options-all-students#comments ACC closed Monday, May 31, in observance of Memorial Day https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/05/acc-closed-monday-may-31-observance-memorial-day <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p dir="ltr"><span>Austin Community College District (ACC) will close in observance of Memorial Day Monday, May 31, and will reopen 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 1. </span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Registration for summer remains open through the holiday weekend</span><span>. The first day of summer classes begins Tuesday, June 1.</span></p> <p><span id="docs-internal-guid-5a6c2a10-7fff-4db8-7f78-a2ac13bdff39"><span>For more information and to register for summer classes, visit </span><a href="https://www.austincc.edu/campaigns/summer"><span>austincc.edu/summer</span></a><span>.</span></span></p></div></div></div> Fri, 28 May 2021 14:18:24 +0000 sydney.pruitt 48559 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/05/acc-closed-monday-may-31-observance-memorial-day#comments ACC takes big step toward free college https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/05/acc-takes-big-step-toward-free-college <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p dir="ltr"><span>During a year many struggled to continue their education, Austin Community College District (ACC) launched a new all-inclusive scholarship program to help cover the costs of college. New data on </span><a href="https://www.austincc.edu/students/career-scholars"><span>ACC’s Career Scholars program</span></a><span> show students in the inaugural year had near-perfect persistence rates. </span></p></div></div></div> Thu, 27 May 2021 14:22:31 +0000 sydney.pruitt 48547 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/05/acc-takes-big-step-toward-free-college#comments ACC Board of Trustees May 3 Recap https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/05/acc-board-trustees-may-3-recap <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees virtually met for its regular meeting on Monday, May 3. Below are highlights from the meeting.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 26 May 2021 16:20:26 +0000 sydney.pruitt 48543 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/05/acc-board-trustees-may-3-recap#comments