News https://www.austincc.edu/news/feed en ACC Chancellor selected to serve on ACT Board https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/09/acc-chancellor-selected-serve-act-board <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) Chancellor Dr. Richard Rhodes was selected to serve on the American College Testing (ACT) board. Dr. Rhodes is one of three new members appointed to the board and is the only community college chancellor named. </span></p></div></div></div> Thu, 29 Sep 2022 15:56:24 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50707 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/09/acc-chancellor-selected-serve-act-board#comments Central Texas Names ACC Best College/University https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/09/central-texas-names-acc-best-collegeuniversity <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 the top college/university in the region, according to a new community-wide vote. </span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>The annual Austin American-Statesman's </span><a href="https://statesman.gannettcontests.com/Austin-Best-of-the-Best-2022-Winners/gallery?group=435116"><span>2022 Best of the Best Awards</span></a><span> results are out, and ACC was awarded the distinction of "</span><span>The Best College/University</span><span>" — ahead of Texas A&amp;M University and the University of Texas-Austin.</span></p></div></div></div> Wed, 28 Sep 2022 18:18:08 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50706 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/09/central-texas-names-acc-best-collegeuniversity#comments ACC hosts ACE Fellow to strengthen institutional and leadership capacity https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/09/acc-hosts-ace-fellow-strengthen-institutional-and-leadership-capacity <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><div class="media media-element-container media-teaser"><div id="file-62541" class="file file-image file-image-jpeg"> <h2 class="element-invisible"><a href="/file/62541">Dr. Lewis Image.jpg</a></h2> <div class="content"> <img alt="Dr. Lewis Headshot" height="220" width="147" class="media-element file-teaser" data-delta="1" typeof="Image" src="https://www.austincc.edu/sites/default/files/styles/medium/public/Dr.%20Lewis%20Image.jpg?itok=VbMk210b" title="" /></div> </div></div></span></p></div></div></div> Wed, 28 Sep 2022 13:03:34 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50705 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/09/acc-hosts-ace-fellow-strengthen-institutional-and-leadership-capacity#comments ACC Trustees approve tax rate for 2022-23 https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/09/acc-trustees-approve-tax-rate-2022-23 <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><strong><span id="docs-internal-guid-17878b55-7fff-f803-20d8-1ea7b7df090c">The tax rate remains among the lowest of community colleges statewide </span></strong></em></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees approved a new tax rate for the 2022-23 property tax rate during a special meeting Thursday, September 22.</span></p></div></div></div> Mon, 26 Sep 2022 16:48:52 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50703 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/09/acc-trustees-approve-tax-rate-2022-23#comments ACC Highland Campus awarded Stars of Distinction for Excellence https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/09/acc-highland-campus-awarded-stars-distinction-excellence <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’s (ACC) Highland Campus is being awarded Stars of Distinction for Excellence by the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) and the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) for the 2022-23 Exhibit of School Architecture. </span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Of 55 projects recognized, only 34 were awarded a star in at least one of six categories, including design, value, innovation, community, planning, and school transformation. ACC Highland Campus received three stars for design, value, and transformation. </span></p></div></div></div> Fri, 23 Sep 2022 15:06:43 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50702 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/09/acc-highland-campus-awarded-stars-distinction-excellence#comments THANK YOU! New Amado Peña mural at ACC Highland Campus unveiled https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/09/thank-you-new-amado-pe%C3%B1a-mural-acc-highland-campus-unveiled <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>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.</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>‘Bridges to Success’ features artistic representations from K-12, ACC students, faculty, and staff, and the Texas native and internationally acclaimed Southwest artist Peña himself. </span></p></div></div></div> Thu, 22 Sep 2022 16:39:24 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50701 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/09/thank-you-new-amado-pe%C3%B1a-mural-acc-highland-campus-unveiled#comments ACC’s new Toyota training program receives certification; Helps address growing need for auto technicians https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/09/acc%E2%80%99s-new-toyota-training-program-receives-certification-helps-address-growing-need <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’s (ACC) Technician Training &amp; Education Network (T-TEN) program received official certification Thursday, September 15. </span><a href="https://dmcat.austincc.edu/autotech/toyota-t-ten-program/"><span>T-TEN provides a pipeline for students to train and apply for careers with Toyota and Lexus upon completion</span></a><span>.</span></p></div></div></div> Thu, 15 Sep 2022 23:05:03 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50697 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/09/acc%E2%80%99s-new-toyota-training-program-receives-certification-helps-address-growing-need#comments Campus Conversations Happening This Fall at ACC https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/09/campus-conversations-happening-fall-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>ACC Campus Conversations are back! This fall, the college hosts a series of conversations throughout the district and virtually to discuss what is happening at the college.</p> <p>Join us at one of the upcoming Campus Conversations to hear from ACC Chancellor Dr. Richard Rhodes and ACC Provost Dr. Monique Umphrey as they discuss the Chancellor’s Priorities for the year ahead, planning for the college’s new Strategic Plan, and the upcoming 2022 bond.</p> <p><span>Campus Conversations with the Chancellor and Provost</span></p></div></div></div> Wed, 14 Sep 2022 20:19:52 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50692 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/09/campus-conversations-happening-fall-acc#comments Make Your Mark: ACC provides support for November election https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/09/make-your-mark-acc-provides-support-november-election <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) provides support for Central Texans to make their mark in the upcoming November election. </span></p> <p><strong>Important Dates:</strong></p></div></div></div> Fri, 09 Sep 2022 18:37:04 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50688 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/09/make-your-mark-acc-provides-support-november-election#comments ACC participates in Healthcare Simulation Week from September 12 through 16 https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/09/acc-participates-healthcare-simulation-week-september-12-through-16 <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) 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 </span><a href="https://www.ssih.org/About-SSH"><span>Society for Simulation in Healthcare</span></a><span>, runs from Monday, September 12, through Friday, September 16.</span></p></div></div></div> Thu, 08 Sep 2022 18:05:15 +0000 sydney.pruitt 50682 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2022/09/acc-participates-healthcare-simulation-week-september-12-through-16#comments