News https://www.austincc.edu/news/feed en Graduation Spotlight: Meet Bertha Juarez https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/12/graduation-spotlight-meet-bertha-juarez <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>Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates more than 3,500 graduates at its fall 2022 commencement ceremony. Friends and family are invited to congratulate students Thursday, December 8 at the HEB Center in Cedar Park.</p> <p>One of those students is Bertha Juarez. Bertha is completed her degree in Vocational Nursing through the support of Capital Idea. Learn more about her journey.</p> <hr /><p>Written by: Bertha Juarez</p></div></div></div> Thu, 01 Dec 2022 15:21:35 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50801 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/12/graduation-spotlight-meet-bertha-juarez#comments Congratulations, ACC Grads! Celebrate your achievements at commencement on December 6. https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/12/congratulations-acc-grads-celebrate-your-achievements-commencement-december-6 Thu, 01 Dec 2022 13:50:31 +0000 jessicavess 50807 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/12/congratulations-acc-grads-celebrate-your-achievements-commencement-december-6#comments New $250k donation from NXP Foundation funds scholarships & new manufacturing lab https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/11/new-250k-donation-nxp-foundation-funds-scholarships-new-manufacturing-lab <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) celebrates a new $250,000 gift from NXP Foundation to support scholarships and a new advanced manufacturing lab at ACC Highland.</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>The nonprofit organization associated with NXP Semiconductors presented a ceremonial check to the ACC Foundation on Tuesday, November 29, during a special reception at ACC Highland. </span></p></div></div></div> Wed, 30 Nov 2022 22:46:38 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50802 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/11/new-250k-donation-nxp-foundation-funds-scholarships-new-manufacturing-lab#comments Graduation Spotlight: Meet Batool Abbasi https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/11/graduation-spotlight-meet-batool-abbasi <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) celebrates more than 3,500 graduates at its fall 2022 commencement ceremony. Friends and family are invited to congratulate students Thursday, December 8 at the HEB Center in Cedar Park.</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>One of those students is Batool Abbasi. Batool is the fall 2022 Chancellor's Student Achievement Award recipient. Learn more about how Batool found her way to ACC after already completing a four-year degree and what is next after graduation.</span></p> <hr /><p>Written by: Batool Abbasi</p></div></div></div> Wed, 30 Nov 2022 22:03:54 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50799 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/11/graduation-spotlight-meet-batool-abbasi#comments ACC & Southern New Hampshire University Launch New Partnership https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/11/acc-southern-new-hampshire-university-launch-new-partnership <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) and Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) launch a new partnership to streamline transfer opportunities for ACC students seeking a bachelor’s degree. The college held its first in-person articulation signing ceremony in more than two years in November to commemorate the new partnership.</span></p></div></div></div> Tue, 29 Nov 2022 18:06:55 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50798 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/11/acc-southern-new-hampshire-university-launch-new-partnership#comments Support ACC students this #GivingTuesday https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/11/support-acc-students-givingtuesday <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 <a href="https://www.austincc.edu/offices/acc-foundation" target="_blank">ACC Foundation</a> is asking the community to support ACC students on #GivingTuesday, November 29. The college hopes to raise $10,000 for student scholarships to fund four new annual scholarships.</p> <p>What you can do to give:</p></div></div></div> Mon, 21 Nov 2022 20:24:46 +0000 victoria.garza 50795 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/11/support-acc-students-givingtuesday#comments ACC closed in observance of Thanksgiving https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/11/acc-closed-observance-thanksgiving <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 for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 24. All offices and campuses will reopen at 8 a.m., Monday, November 28.</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Registration remains open through the holiday weekend. The college offers more than 100 programs, from associate degrees to university transfer, bachelor’s degrees, and certificate options. Students can select among 16-, 12-, and 8-week sessions. Courses are available both on campus, online, and in hybrid formats on days, evenings, and weekends.</span></p></div></div></div> Fri, 18 Nov 2022 20:00:34 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50790 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/11/acc-closed-observance-thanksgiving#comments Registration is now open for spring classes at ACC https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/11/registration-now-open-spring-classes-acc <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>Spring registration opens at Austin Community College District (ACC) for everyone on Monday, October 31. Students are encouraged to register early, because high-demand classes are filling up fast.</p></div></div></div> Wed, 16 Nov 2022 15:28:06 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50770 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/11/registration-now-open-spring-classes-acc#comments Fresh, local produce sold at two ACC Campus Farmer’s Markets https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/11/fresh-local-produce-sold-two-acc-campus-farmer%E2%80%99s-markets <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>Get fresh produce grown by Austin Community College District (ACC) students at a bi-weekly Farmers Market.</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Students and faculty in ACC’s Agricultural Sciences program will be on campus selling local, fresh, chemical-free produce grown at the Elgin Campus’ 17-acre sustainable farm through December 5. </span></p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Farmer’s Market</strong></p> <p><strong>When:</strong>  Mondays<br /><strong>Time:</strong>  Noon to 4 p.m.<br /><strong>Where:</strong> ACC’s Elgin Campus, 1501 US-290, Elgin, TX</p></div></div></div> Tue, 15 Nov 2022 21:27:45 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50786 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/11/fresh-local-produce-sold-two-acc-campus-farmer%E2%80%99s-markets#comments Two ACC Culinary Arts students selected for prestigous U.S. Food Scholars Program https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/11/two-acc-culinary-arts-students-selected-prestigous-us-food-scholars-program <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"><em>“I have a dream to open an authentic 50s diner pie shop. It would focus on big slices of home-made pies, old-fashioned malts, and old-fashioned burgers and fries. I want to call it ‘The Sock Hop Pie Shop’” - Shyla Underwood, U.S. Food Scholar Recipient</em></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Two Austin Community College District Culinary Arts students have been selected for the prestigious U.S. Foods Scholars Program.</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Shyla Underwood and Emily Backus will both receive a $10,000 scholarship as part of the program.</span></p></div></div></div> Mon, 14 Nov 2022 14:53:07 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50782 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/11/two-acc-culinary-arts-students-selected-prestigous-us-food-scholars-program#comments