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ACC Named Best Community Colleges in Texas by

Posted on Thu, 01/26/2023 - 9:57am

College recognized for cost, quality, ROI, and student support Austin Community College District (ACC) ranks in the top 10 best community colleges in Texas, according to a new online report. researched and evaluated more than 3,000...

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ACC Chancellor Dr. Richard M. Rhodes Announces Retirement

Posted on Wed, 01/18/2023 - 2:03pm

College’s longest-serving Chancellor will retire in August 2023 Austin Community College District (ACC) Chancellor, Dr. Richard M. Rhodes, will retire in August 2023 after 12 years of service to the college and the Central Texas community. He is the...

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Central Texas Names ACC Best College/University

Posted on Fri, 09/02/2022 - 1:18pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) is the top college/university in the region, according to a new community-wide vote.  The annual Austin American-Statesman's 2022 Best of the Best Awards results are out, and ACC was awarded the distinction of...

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Austin Community College District Board of Trustees recognized with Phi Theta Kappa Leadership Award

Posted on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 11:07am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees was recognized with the prestigious 2020 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Board of Trustees Excellence Award. The distinction celebrates community college Boards of Trustees for their leadership and...

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Army Futures Command selects Austin Community College District as home for new AFC Software Factory

Posted on Wed, 09/16/2020 - 5:20pm

ACC to launch national flagship training program in software development, leadership & problem solving The Army Futures Command (AFC) names Austin Community College District (ACC) as the home for its new Software Factory. The Software Factory at...

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ACC campuses remain closed until 4/13. Classes resume online Monday, 3/30

Posted on Thu, 03/26/2020 - 8:18am

In an effort to help contain the spread of COVID-19 in our region, Austin Community College (ACC) has made the difficult decision to keep campuses closed to students and the public until Monday, April 13. Spring classes will resume remotely on...

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Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase

Posted on Tue, 09/03/2019 - 2:55pm

The Austin Community College District will hold two public hearings on a proposal to increase total tax revenues from properties on the tax roll in the preceding tax year by 6.6 percent. Individual taxes may increase at a greater or lesser rate, or...

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Austin Community College gets upgrade ahead of deal

Posted on Wed, 07/31/2019 - 10:51am

Bond Buyer: Austin Community College gets upgrade ahead of deal By: Richard Williamson   Austin Community College District's spendable cash and investments have nearly doubled since fiscal 2014, a factor in Moody’s Investors Service upgrade of the...

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“The world has so much to offer”; Former foster care student sets out to serve others

Posted on Sun, 04/28/2019 - 9:34am

After ten years in foster care and more than 30 placements, Corey Benbow found himself on his own at 18 years old. “When I aged out of the foster care system, I felt alone. I wasn’t sure how I was going to pay bills and be a contributing member of...

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More than 2,200 join ACC at first SXSW showcase

Posted on Wed, 03/13/2019 - 1:08pm

Austin Community College (ACC) and Texas leaders joined together at The Promiseland Project Presents: The Skill-Up Festival at South by Southwest (SXSW) to dispel negative stigmas around skilled careers, elevate the value of a two-year education,...

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Oh What Fun! ACC Faculty and Staff Holiday Party

"Oh What Fun" - Tickets on sale now for employee holiday party

Posted on Tue, 11/27/2018 - 9:53am

Share the holiday spirit with friends and colleagues at this year’s ACC faculty and staff holiday party Friday, December 7, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Zilker Ballroom (208 Barton Springs Rd.). Tickets are $10 each (limit two per employee) and may...

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ACC closes for Thanksgiving holiday

Posted on Mon, 11/19/2018 - 10:59am

Austin Community College (ACC) will close for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 22. All offices and campuses will reopen Monday, November 26. During the break, Campus Police will remain available and may be reached at 512-223-7999 in...

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CapMetro leaders to discuss free rides for ACC students, staff

Posted on Sat, 07/28/2018 - 7:34pm

Spectrum News: CapMetro leaders to discuss free rides for ACC students, staff   By Spectrum News Staff  | July 28, 2018  AUSTIN, Texas -- Austin Community College students and staff could soon be able to ride CapMetro for free. The plan would allow...

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