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Month-in-Review: February 2021

Posted on 03/11/2021 - 12:26pm

Black History Month 2021, #AmplifyACC campaign, Adulting 101, and Employee Appreciation Day

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February 2021 Bravo Award Recipients

Posted on 03/11/2021 - 12:17pm

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. ACC...

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January 2021 Bravo Award Recipients

Posted on 03/11/2021 - 12:04pm

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. ACC...

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ACC campuses reopening following Winter Storm Uri

Posted on 03/11/2021 - 11:50am

2021 Winter Storm Uri hit our community hard, causing damage across Central Texas, leaving many without power and water, and the aftermath resulted in broken pipes and water leaks. While Austin Community College District (ACC) fared well overall,...

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Earning As: January/February 2021

Posted on 03/11/2021 - 11:47am

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. NEW! Leave messages of congratulations below. To...

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ACC named 2021 Best Place for Working Parents in Austin

Posted on 03/10/2021 - 2:48pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) was selected as a Best Place for Working Parents in a new statewide survey conducted by the Austin American-Stateman and The Best Place for Working Parents. The college was recognized for its family-...

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ACC Experts: Saving your plants after Winter Storm Uri

Posted on 03/10/2021 - 2:42pm

Winter Storm Uri did a number on outdoor plants. But all hope is not lost in saving them before spring. ACC’s Sustainable Agriculture Department shares expert tips to keep your garden growing.  By: Savannah Rugg, Agriculture Department Chair...

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ACC Board of Trustees March 1 Recap

Posted on 03/04/2021 - 12:36pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees virtually met for its regular meeting on Monday, March 1. An update was provided on equity hiring, student support, and an overview of the budget study. Below are highlights from the...

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ACC talks Black History Month: Yvette Crawford-Lee

Posted on 02/26/2021 - 11:26am

Meet Phillicia (Yvette) Crawford-Lee, an administrative assistant at ACC's Bioscience Incubator.

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ACC talks Black History Month: Chef Bryant Currie

Posted on 02/26/2021 - 11:12am

Meet Chef Bryant Currie, an associate professor in ACC's Culinary Arts program.

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ACC talks Black History Month: Michelle Washington

Posted on 02/25/2021 - 2:13pm

Meet Michelle Washington, instructional coordinator at the ACC Fashion Incubator.

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ACC talks Black History Month: Dr. Shasta Buchanan

Posted on 02/24/2021 - 5:12pm

Meet Dr. Shasta Buchanan, the college's vice president of Student Affairs.

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Parking changes at ACC Highland begin February 15

Posted on 02/11/2021 - 4:54pm

Parking at Austin Community College District’s Highland Campus will change beginning Monday, February 15, due to ongoing construction and development. Parking Updates

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ACC Board of Trustees February 1 Recap

Posted on 02/11/2021 - 1:17pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees held its regular February meeting on Monday, February 1, in a virtual format due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Below are highlights from the meeting.

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ACC Spring 2021 Retirees

Posted on 02/11/2021 - 1:13pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) would like to recognize the following employees who retired this semester and thank them for their service to the college. ACC faculty and staff are encouraged to share their memories in the message wall below...

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Construction updates at Highland and Rio Grande: January/February 2021

Posted on 02/11/2021 - 12:54pm

Rio Grande Campus RenovationsBy Paul Mason, Rio Grande Renovations Project Manager

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ACC Fast Track program starts on the right track

Posted on 02/11/2021 - 12:42pm

Austin Community College District's (ACC) Fast Track Career Program, aimed at getting Central Texans back to work, continues to grow. More and more students are seeing the need to earn a short-term credential that leads to an in-demand career in one...

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ACC Civics Lab aims to promote civic literacy and experience

Posted on 02/11/2021 - 12:01pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) aims to promote civic literacy and experience among the ACC student body through its new Civics Lab, which launched this fall.

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ACC talks Black History Month: Jason Brown

Posted on 02/10/2021 - 2:38pm

Meet Jason Brown, the inaugural manager of the college's BRASS program.

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