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ACC employee exercise challenges to help you reach your goals

Posted on 01/28/2021 - 3:25pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) employees are invited to participate with their colleagues in a couple of friendly exercise competitions. 2021 Exercise StarsRegistration for the annual Exercise Stars exercise incentive program, hosted by ACC...

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Earning As: December 2020/January 2021

Posted on 01/28/2021 - 1:26pm

This regular feature recognizes achievements, activities, and accolades of Austin Community College District (ACC) faculty and staff. To submit news or suggestions, see the contact information below.

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Month-in-Review: January 2021

Posted on 01/28/2021 - 12:50pm

TRHT Week 2021

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ACC and Stephen F. Austin State University form new partnership

Posted on 01/27/2021 - 2:45pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) launched a partnership with Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) in Nacogdoches, Texas. The new partnership will provide students with a seamless transition to SFA upon fulfilling their associate degree at...

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ACC recognized as a top 2021 Engineering Degree Program

Posted on 01/26/2021 - 5:21pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) has been recognized as one of the Best Engineering Degree Programs by, a higher education resource guide. ACC, the only community college on the list, ranked number 24 in the list of the Top 50...

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ACC launches new financial aid for students impacted by COVID-19

Posted on 01/26/2021 - 12:28pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) is helping students pay for college. ACC is launching a new federal financial aid program to support students impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with tuition support. The Coronavirus Response and...

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ACC employees receive prestigious Boy Scouts of America award

Posted on 01/25/2021 - 5:16pm

Two Austin Community College District (ACC) employees have been honored with the 2021 William H. Spurgeon III Award from the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Capitol Area Council, the highest recognition for individuals and organizations contributing...

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ACC Honors Program launches new partnership with UT-Austin

Posted on 01/21/2021 - 9:18am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Honors Program announces a new partnership with the University of Texas-Austin. UT's College of Education has designed two academic and experiential learning opportunities for up to 40 ACC Honors students.

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ACC Highland Campus Phase 2 opens for spring 2021 semester

Posted on 01/20/2021 - 4:27pm

Tuesday, January 19, marked the start of Austin Community College District's (ACC) spring 2021 semester and the soft opening of the newly completed Highland Campus, Building 2000. The first programs to begin teaching at the state-of-the-art campus...

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ACC recognized as a Top Hispanic-Serving Online College in Texas

Posted on 01/19/2021 - 3:41pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) is ranked as a Top Hispanic-Serving Online college or university in Texas by Texas Online Colleges.

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ACC hosts Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation week

Posted on 01/15/2021 - 11:38am

Austin Community College District (ACC) invites faculty, staff, students, and the community to a weeklong series of events for Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (THRT) week, Monday, January 18, through Friday, January 22. The 2021 theme is...

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MLK Closure Spotlight

ACC closes in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Posted on 01/15/2021 - 9:19am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) is closed Monday, January 18, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The college’s Truth, Racial Healing, & Transformation (THRT) Campus Center will host several virtual events in honor of his...

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Students can apply now to join ACC’s BRASS Program

Posted on 01/14/2021 - 1:17pm

Applications are now open for students interested in joining Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Black Representation of Achievement Through Student Support (BRASS) program.  BRASS is designed to support the unique needs and interests of Black...

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Congratulations Fall 2020 Employee Excellence Award recipients

Posted on 01/14/2021 - 12:43pm

The Riverbats Employee Bravo Awards program recognizes employees whose actions reflect exemplary customer service as demonstrated by excellent communication, collaboration, or responsiveness in support of the mission, vision, and values of ACC....

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ACC congratulates 2021 Teaching and Leadership Excellence Award winners

Posted on 01/14/2021 - 12:42pm

Austin Community College (ACC) congratulates recipients of its annual Excellence in Teaching and Leadership Awards.

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ACC creates Cross-College Communications Team

Posted on 01/14/2021 - 12:36pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) has established a Cross-College Communications Team (CCCT) to guide collegewide communications improvements and align communications strategies. The team will work to keep the ACC community engaged and well-...

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ACC's 2021 Initiatives: Enterprise Resource Planning

Posted on 01/14/2021 - 12:30pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) aims to transform its technology for greater efficiency and functionality by replacing Colleague, a 20-year-old legacy system, with Workday. Workday is a human capital...

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QEP: Quality Enhancement Plan

ACC's 2021 Initiatives: Quality Enhancement Plan

Posted on 01/14/2021 - 12:28pm

UPDATED 3.12.2021 | The ACC QEP website is now live. Click here to learn more. 

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ACC's 2021 Initiatives: Districtwide Campus Master Plan

Posted on 01/14/2021 - 12:17pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) has continued to have incredible growth in both our campus locations and facilities across the district. The Districtwide Campus Master Plan serves as the roadmap for the growth of our campuses and facilities...

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ACC's 2021 Initiatives: Academic Master Plan

Posted on 01/14/2021 - 12:12pm

The Austin Community College District 2020-25 Academic Master Plan (AMP) will guide ACC's collective academic vision, administrative supports, and strategic plans for the future. The goal is to produce a concise plan that contains "big ideas" and...

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