News https://www.austincc.edu/news/feed en Get the classes you want and need. Current and returning students can register now for spring! https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/10/get-classes-you-want-and-need-current-and-returning-students-can-register-now-spring Mon, 18 Oct 2021 13:08:06 +0000 jessicavess 49510 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/10/get-classes-you-want-and-need-current-and-returning-students-can-register-now-spring#comments Follow a few simple steps now and see how much money you can get for college. https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/10/follow-few-simple-steps-now-and-see-how-much-money-you-can-get-college Wed, 06 Oct 2021 13:55:05 +0000 jessicavess 49499 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/10/follow-few-simple-steps-now-and-see-how-much-money-you-can-get-college#comments You're Invited! ACC's TRHT Center hosts Daring Dialogue: Engaging Conversations about Being Successful as a Student of Color at ACC https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/10/youre-invited-accs-trht-center-hosts-daring-dialogue-engaging-conversations-about-being <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 Truth, Racial Healing &amp; Transformation Campus Center hosts a virtual conversation for new and prospective students who want to learn more about what it takes to find success in college as a student of color. </span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>The event, called </span><span>Daring Dialogue: Engaging Conversations about Being Successful as a Student of Color at ACC</span><span>, will be held via Zoom on </span><span>Tuesday, </span><span>October 26, from noon to 1:30 pm. </span></p></div></div></div> Mon, 04 Oct 2021 20:58:28 +0000 jessicavess 49497 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/10/youre-invited-accs-trht-center-hosts-daring-dialogue-engaging-conversations-about-being#comments Millions of dollars in federal aid now available for college students https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/10/millions-dollars-federal-aid-now-available-college-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"><h5 dir="ltr"><span>The new </span><span>2022–23 </span><span>FAFSA application opens October 1, 2021 </span></h5> <p dir="ltr"><span>The new Free Application for Federal Student Aid (</span><a href="https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa"><span>FAFSA</span></a><span>) form opens Friday, October 1, 2021. Current and future college students who want money to help pay for college are encouraged to apply. The 2022-23 FAFSA can provide funds for the fall 2022, spring 2023, and summer 2023 semesters. </span><span>Aid is distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis.</span></p></div></div></div> Fri, 01 Oct 2021 20:46:03 +0000 jessicavess 49496 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/10/millions-dollars-federal-aid-now-available-college-students#comments ACC’s Nursing Program recognized as one of the best in Texas https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/09/acc%E2%80%99s-nursing-program-recognized-one-best-texas <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) Nursing program is being recognized as one of the best in Texas. A new report released by Nursing Schools Almanac –– a comprehensive and analytical resource for prospective students — ranked </span><a href="https://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/rankings/adn/texas"><span>ACC’s associate degree in nursing (ADN) program 5th overall, outranking every other Central Texas institution. </span></a></p></div></div></div> Mon, 27 Sep 2021 14:18:54 +0000 sydney.pruitt 49492 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/09/acc%E2%80%99s-nursing-program-recognized-one-best-texas#comments 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 Get the help you need: in-person or online from FREE tutoring to advising and more. https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/09/get-help-you-need-person-or-online-free-tutoring-advising-and-more Wed, 15 Sep 2021 16:41:53 +0000 jessicavess 49480 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/09/get-help-you-need-person-or-online-free-tutoring-advising-and-more#comments