ACC News https://www.austincc.edu/news/feed/319 en ACC students can purchase deeply discounted tickets for 2021 Texas Tribune Festival https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/09/acc-students-can-purchase-deeply-discounted-tickets-2021-texas-tribune-festival <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) students can participate at the annual 2021 Texas Tribune Festival (TribFest). The annual event invites the community to take part in bold discussions about politics, public policy, and the day’s news from Monday, September 20 through Saturday, September 25. </span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>This year, TribFest is providing access to student-only events, panel discussions, and networking opportunities for multiple events. Students also have access to deeply discounted tickets for just $49, versus $199. </span></p></div></div></div> Mon, 20 Sep 2021 16:01:45 +0000 sydney.pruitt 49485 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/09/acc-students-can-purchase-deeply-discounted-tickets-2021-texas-tribune-festival#comments ACC Board of Trustees September 13 Meeting Recap https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/09/acc-board-trustees-september-13-meeting-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, September 13, 2021. The college approved the fiscal year 2022 property tax rate and provided an update on new student enrollment and safety and security audit. Below are highlights from the meeting.</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Adoption of Property Tax Rate</strong></p></div></div></div> Fri, 17 Sep 2021 20:08:04 +0000 sydney.pruitt 49483 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/09/acc-board-trustees-september-13-meeting-recap#comments Every dollar counts: Support ACC student scholarships through two unique events https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/09/every-dollar-counts-support-acc-student-scholarships-through-two-unique-events <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>At a time when every dollar counts, you can help students stay on track. Registration is open now for two unique events benefiting student scholarships at Austin Community College District (ACC). </span></p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Riverbat Paddle Battle: A Kayak Race on Lady Bird Lake</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>ACC and American Constructors co-host the second annual Riverbat Paddle Battle later this month. The event is a kayak race on Lady Bird Lake. This year it’s virtual. Participants compete on their own time between </span><span>September 25 and October 25.</span></p></div></div></div> Fri, 17 Sep 2021 16:16:50 +0000 sydney.pruitt 49482 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/09/every-dollar-counts-support-acc-student-scholarships-through-two-unique-events#comments Excelencia in Education names ACC as a national finalist for accelerating student success https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/09/excelencia-education-names-acc-national-finalist-accelerating-student-success <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) is a national finalist for the 2021 </span><span>Examples of </span><span>Excelencia</span><span>. The college’s </span><a href="https://www.austincc.edu/news/2019/06/better-coaching-bigger-gains"><span>Guided Pathways Advising Through Coaching program</span></a> <span>is </span><span>one of 21 finalists and the only community college program recognized in Texas. </span></p></div></div></div> Thu, 16 Sep 2021 17:08:31 +0000 sydney.pruitt 49481 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/09/excelencia-education-names-acc-national-finalist-accelerating-student-success#comments ACC Trustees adopt lower 2021-22 tax rate with expanded exemptions https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/09/acc-trustees-adopt-lower-2021-22-tax-rate-expanded-exemptions <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 voted to lower the college’s tax rate for 2021-22. The unanimous decision happened during the board’s regular meeting on Monday, September 13.</span></p></div></div></div> Tue, 14 Sep 2021 15:31:18 +0000 sydney.pruitt 49479 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/09/acc-trustees-adopt-lower-2021-22-tax-rate-expanded-exemptions#comments