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ACC Hosts ‘Look Beyond Borders Through Stories’ Event

Sharing Immigration Stories: ACC Hosts ‘Look Beyond Borders Through Stories’ Event

Posted on Thu, 03/23/2023 - 11:06am

Austin Community College District (ACC) invites students, employees, and the community to discuss immigration experiences in the college’s first Look Beyond Borders Through Stories event.  When: Thursday, March 23, 2023 Time: Noon to 2 p.m. Location...

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ACC El Centro starts book club for students

Posted on Thu, 01/26/2023 - 1:19pm

ACC’s Latino/Latin American Studies Center, El Centro, launched a new student book club in spring 2023. The El Centro Book Club will feature book selections that highlight the Latinx/e experience and provide those books to eligible students for free...

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Dr. Gary Moreno, El Centro Latino/Latin American Studies Center director

ACC names new Latino/Latin American Studies Center director

Posted on Thu, 09/24/2020 - 11:50am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) names Dr. Gary Moreno as the new director of El Centro, the college's Latino/Latin American Studies Center. Moreno will continue El Centro's mission to build connections between the college and the broader...

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Mariano Diaz-Miranda, El Centro founder, retires

Posted on Wed, 09/18/2019 - 10:21am

As a child, Dr. Mariano Diaz-Miranda couldn't envision a future in higher education because he didn't see people like himself going to college. Born in Havana, Cuba, Diaz-Miranda moved with his family to a Jewish neighborhood in New York City to...

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