Austin American-Statesman

As DACA decision looms, Texas college students worry about their future

Posted on Fri, 01/03/2020 - 3:12pm

Austin American-Statesman: As DACA decision looms, Texas college students worry about their future By Lara Korte View story at statesman.com here   Martha Paz left Mexico with her family when she was 3 months old. For most of her life, Paz lived in...

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At Austin Community College, students and shelter pets grow together

Posted on Mon, 12/02/2019 - 8:03am

 Austin American-Statesman: At Austin Community College, students and shelter pets grow together   By Lara Korte ELGIN — When Tootsie Pop came to Austin Community College a few weeks ago, she was a bit of a “hot mess.” “You couldn’t walk her on a...

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Austin braces for 2020 Supreme Court DACA decision

Posted on Fri, 11/15/2019 - 4:28pm

  Austin American-Statesman: Austin braces for 2020 Supreme Court DACA decision By : Nancy Flores Armando Sánchez hopes his Plan B never happens. When the 20-year-old talks about it with his parents, he begins to tremble. Sánchez, who is among more...

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ACC Nursing named Best of the Best for 2nd straight year

Posted on Tue, 10/15/2019 - 12:14pm

Austin Community College’s (ACC) Nursing Program was selected 2019 Best of the Best among area nursing programs by community voters in an online poll through the Austin American-Statesman. “We take immense pride in the quality and value of our...

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Here's what it takes to be ACC’s mascot

Posted on Tue, 09/24/2019 - 3:23pm

Austin American-Statesman: Here's what it takes to be ACC’s mascot By Lara Korte It’s a Friday morning and Michael Tobias has chosen to spend his day off from classes in a furry, purple sweatsuit. Tobias, a criminal justice major at Austin Community...

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Second chances: Lockhart inmates graduate from community college

Posted on Mon, 08/26/2019 - 4:03pm

Austin American-Statesman: Second chances: Lockhart inmates graduate from community college By Lara Korte lkorte@statesman.com LOCKHART — Tears and cheers filled the gymnasium Saturday at the Lockhart Correctional Facility as more than 100 family...

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ACC budget includes 3% raise for staff but keeps tuition steady

Posted on Fri, 07/12/2019 - 11:28am

Austin American-Statesman: ACC budget includes 3% raise for staff but keeps tuition steady ACC budget includes 3% raise for staff but keeps tuition steady Austin Community College trustees this week approved a $406 million budget for the 2019-20...

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Apple, ACC partner to bring coding to more students

Posted on Mon, 06/24/2019 - 6:08pm

Austin American-Statesman: Apple, ACC partner to bring coding to more students Apple, ACC partner to bring coding to more students The Austin Community College District and Apple have partnered to create a new coding program that provides ongoing...

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