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Supporting Latino Students through Data, Practice, and Leadership

Posted on Fri, 12/13/2019 - 2:58pm

Association of American Colleges & Universities: Supporting Latino Students through Data, Practice, and Leadership   Since 2010, the Latino student population at Austin Community College (ACC) has increased by 13 percentage points, from 25...

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"A mentee's success is gratifying;" Judy Arriaga shares her experience as an Ascender mentor

Posted on Fri, 10/25/2019 - 4:04pm

The Ascender/Catch the Next program at ACC is a college readiness and completion organization empowering students to catch their college and career dreams. Students receive accelerated instruction in English and Math, academic counseling, writing...

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Panel Discusses Mental Health Within Hispanic Community

Posted on Fri, 10/18/2019 - 12:03pm

Spectrum News: Panel Discusses Mental Health Within Hispanic Community BY CARLOS GARCIA AUSTIN PUBLISHED 6:34 AM CT OCT. 17, 2019 AUSTIN, Texas -- For many, being Hispanic or Latinx today isn’t easy. Austin Community College panel addresses mental...

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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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ACC honors Hispanic Heritage at Díez y Seis Celebration

Posted on Tue, 09/10/2019 - 12:17pm

Austin Community College (ACC) celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with its 12th annual Díez y Seis event Monday, September 16, from noon to 1 p.m. at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd.). Former Texas Senator Gonzalo Barrientos, who served in the...

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Top 10 ways ACC is having an impact on Latino student success

Posted on Wed, 08/07/2019 - 3:09pm

Austin Community College (ACC) centralizes equity in all of its completion work, with the understanding that while ACC's objective is to support all ACC students in achieving their educational goals, different groups of students require different...

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ACC awarded prestigious national Seal of Excelencia

Posted on Thu, 06/20/2019 - 4:22pm

Austin Community College (ACC) was awarded the national Seal of Excelencia by Excelencia in Education during an awards reception Thursday, June 20, for its positive role in serving Latino students. “ACC is committed to the intentional and critical...

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Seal of Excelencia: Institutions Serving Latinos

ACC named finalist for national Seal of Excelencia

Posted on Fri, 06/07/2019 - 4:31pm

College recognized for its efforts to better serve Latino students, the fastest growing student demographic Austin Community College (ACC) is a national finalist for the inaugural Seal of Excelencia. The award, presented by Excelencia in Education,...

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ACC hosts 13th annual Día de la Familia Festival, 4/27

Posted on Tue, 04/16/2019 - 8:19am

Austin Community College (ACC) invites the community to the 13th annual Dí­a de la Familia Festival Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Riverside Campus (1020 Grove Blvd.). The interactive, family-friendly event celebrates Mexican-American...

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folklorico dancers performing at ACC Diez y Seis celebration

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage at Díez y Seis event, 9/17

Posted on Mon, 09/17/2018 - 9:39am

Austin Community College (ACC) celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with its 11th annual Díez y Seis event Monday, September 17, from noon to 1 p.m. at Riverside Campus (1020 Grove Blvd.).  Former Texas Senator Gonzalo Barrientos, who served in the...

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