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Sustainable wood, steel, and mural at ACC Highland Campus

ACC Highland Campus Phase 2 earns LEED Gold certification

Posted on Wed, 04/20/2022 - 1:47pm

Austin Community College District’s (ACC) newest campus, Highland Phase 2, is being recognized for its sustainable design and construction. The campus was awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from the U.S....

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‘Do it for the Dillos’ ACC names winner 2022 Eco Bag Art contest

Posted on Mon, 04/18/2022 - 9:05am

This year's winner of the 10th annual Eco Bag contest is ACC Graphic Design student, Elizabeth Arteaga. Elizabeth’s design was selected out of 34 submitted designs through districtwide voting for Earth Week by faculty, staff, and students. Her...

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Vote Now for the 10th Annual Eco Bag Contest

Posted on Tue, 02/08/2022 - 12:31pm

It is time to cast your vote for your favorite design on the 10th annual Eco Bag Contest. Austin Community College District (ACC) students submitted more than 30 designs, and 16 have moved forward to the final round.  You have until Friday, February...

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2020 Sustainability Report shows college’s progress toward zero-waste goal

Posted on Mon, 05/18/2020 - 1:21pm

Austin Community College (ACC) continues its work toward its goal of becoming Zero Waste by 2040 and achieving climate neutrality by 2050. In May, the college presented its 2020 Annual Sustainability Report to the Board of Trustees. The report...

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ACC English Composition student wins 2020 Eco Bag Art contest

Posted on Mon, 04/20/2020 - 12:33pm

The ballots are in and the votes tallied. This year's winner of the seventh annual 2020 Eco Bag Art contest is English Composition student Diana Ruiz Trujeque.  acc1.JPG Faculty, staff, and students selected Diana out...

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2019 ACC Eco Bag Art Contest

ACC graphic design student wins 2019 Eco Bag art contest

Posted on Tue, 04/23/2019 - 8:22am

ACC graphic design student Melanie Sutherland won the 2019 Eco Bag Art contest. Nearly 20 designs were submitted for the sixth annual Student Eco Bag Design Contest. Faculty, staff, and students selected Sutherland’s design through districtwide...

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Earth Week 2019

ACC celebrates Earth Week April 22-26. Explore events districtwide.

Posted on Fri, 04/12/2019 - 2:12pm

Austin Community College (ACC) celebrates the 49th anniversary of Earth Day with dozens of events districtwide April 22 to April 26, with pre-party events starting Saturday, April 13. "We are so excited to host ACC's largest Earth Week yet with...

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2019 ACC Eco Bag Art Contest

Submit your design for the 2019 Student Art Eco Bag Contest

Posted on Thu, 12/20/2018 - 2:41pm

It’s time to submit designs for the 7th annual Student Art Eco Bag Contest held each year in association with Earth Week, April 22 through 26. Students are invited to submit original artwork with an Earth and/or sustainability theme through Sunday,...

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