Highland Campus

Construction updates at Highland and Rio Grande: December 2019

Posted on Mon, 12/16/2019 - 3:43pm

Rio Grande Campus RenovationsBy Paul Mason, Rio Grande Renovations Project Manager Two large cranes are on site erecting the last structural steel members to frame out the rooftop penthouse and place the curved tube steel framing for the new atrium...

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A Message from Career Services: Thank YOU for making ACC Fest 2019 a success!

Posted on Fri, 11/15/2019 - 9:50am

From Trish Welch, ACC Career Services director: More than 1,200 current and future students attended ACC Fest 2019 on Saturday, November 9, at the Highland Campus, Building 4000, to explore programs and get a hands-on career exploration experience....

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November Rio Grande and Highland construction projects updates

Posted on Thu, 11/14/2019 - 3:05pm

RIO GRANDE CAMPUS RENOVATIONSBy Paul Mason, Rio Grande Renovations Project Manager InteriorAll interior structural steel framing has been installed to infill the last remaining hole in the core of the building, from Level 0 all the way up to the...

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Take a look inside the future of Rio Grande Campus: Office mock-ups on display now

Posted on Thu, 10/17/2019 - 11:24am

Miniature offices have taken shape inside ACC Highland, Building 4000. The project teams for the ACC Rio Grande Campus renovations developed mock-office displays for ACC employees and staff to visit and explore the new furniture options for the main...

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September Bond Projects Update

Posted on Thu, 09/12/2019 - 8:36am

Construction crews at Highland Phase 2 and Rio Grande campuses have been hard at work this summer to make progress on the sites. Highland Campus Phase 2 constructionBy: Pamela Collier, ACC Highland Phase 2 Project Manager August was another busy...

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ACC hosts 35 members of the National Association of College and University Business Officers

Posted on Tue, 08/13/2019 - 1:32pm

Austin Community College (ACC) hosted 35 members of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) during its annual meeting July 11 through 16. Members met to discuss innovative practices, showcase solutions, and...

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Dr. Richard and Kate Rhodes at the ACCelerator

The ACCelerator: Advancing student success through customer service and accessibility

Posted on Thu, 06/13/2019 - 1:37pm

The ACCelerator is one of Austin Community College's (ACC) most innovative learning spaces with computer stations, academic and career coaching, learning lab tutors, study rooms, and classes. But the ACCelerator experience goes beyond the technical...

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ACC celebrates different cultures with International Festival 2019

Posted on Thu, 03/14/2019 - 2:13pm

Austin Community College (ACC) invites students, faculty, and their families to celebrate culture, art, religion, business, and language from across the globe at the second annual International Festival 6 p.m. Friday, March 29, at ACC Highland,...

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Nicole Maines

ACC hosts Supergirl actress and trans advocate Nicole Maines

Posted on Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:26am

Austin Community College (ACC) invites the community to a conversation with actress and trans advocate Nicole Maines 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the ACC Highland Campus, Building 1000 Social Staircase (6101 Highland Campus Dr.). Maines, 21, stars as...

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Turning Malls into a College: Transforming malls into campuses and schoolhouses into malls

Posted on Wed, 11/14/2018 - 11:21am

University Business Magazine: Turning Malls into a College: Transforming malls into campuses and schoolhouses into malls James Martin and James E. Samels October 5, 2018 The 1983 comedy Trading Places starring Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd tells the...

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ACC to offer drop-in child care for those juggling school and parenthood

Posted on Sat, 09/01/2018 - 11:03pm

KXAN News: ACC to offer drop-in child care for those juggling school and parenthood   By: Yoojin Cho Sep 11, 2018 AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Community College is now moving forward with its plan to build a drop-in child care center at its Highland...

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