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Eleni Kapasaki, Fairway 5K, Physical Therapist Assistant

Single Mother of 5 strides forward with help from Fairway 5K scholarship

Posted on 02/28/2019 - 2:19pm

In the midst of her second year, Eleni Kapasaki found herself needing a little extra boost. As a student in  ACC’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program, she was balancing school, work, and family. “I’m raising five girls, and I want them to...

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ACC hosts information sessions for RN-to-BSN bachelor’s degree program

Posted on 02/27/2019 - 12:52pm

Austin Community College (ACC) will host two information sessions as the application deadline for the RN-to-BSN program approaches. ACC’s RN-to-BSN program is the only one of its kind in Central Texas. The program includes hybrid and face-to-face...

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Amplify Mariah

Support student scholarships during Amplify Austin 2019

Posted on 02/26/2019 - 4:13pm

Help raise $5,000 for student scholarships during Amplify Austin, a communitywide day of charitable giving, from 6 p.m. Thursday, February 28, through 6 p.m. Friday, March 1.

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Clarence Watson

ACC talks Black History Month: Clarence Watson

Posted on 02/26/2019 - 10:52am

Meet Clarence Watson, an ACC Social Work student and student liason.

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ACC hosts Financial Aid Week March 5 to 9

Posted on 02/25/2019 - 11:56am

Austin Community College (ACC) invites students to Financial Aid Week March 5 through 9 to learn about support and resources available to help pay for college. Hosted by the Financial Aid Office, the events begin with an information session noon to...

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ACC hosts 5th annual Fairway 5k supporting student scholarships

Posted on 02/22/2019 - 11:41am

Austin Community College (ACC) invites the community to lace up their running shoes to help support ACC students at the annual ACC Fairway 5K Cross Country Run & Walk 7:30 a.m. Sunday, March 3, at the Riverside Golf Course (1020 Grove Blvd.). 

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ACC talks Black History Month: Marcus McQuirter

Posted on 02/21/2019 - 3:30pm

Meet Marcus McQuirter, the chair of ACC’s Drama Department. 

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Message from the Equity in Faculty Hiring Committee

Posted on 02/21/2019 - 2:44pm

The Austin metropolitan area is vibrant and complex. Our student body reflects this diversity and to ensure that we meet their needs, Austin Community College (ACC) has committed to efforts that foster equity-mindedness across the institution. These...

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Highland and Rio Grande bond project updates: February 2019

Posted on 02/21/2019 - 11:37am

Austin Community College (ACC) continues to move forward on phase 2 of the Highland Mall redevelopment and the renovation of Rio Grande Campus. 

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Feb 2019 Food Drive

ACC spring food drive helps tackle student hunger

Posted on 02/21/2019 - 11:11am

Austin Community College (ACC) hosts a spring food drive in February to support on-campus food banks for students.

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Congratulations January Bravo Award Recipients

Posted on 02/21/2019 - 10:28am

ACC congratulates the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for January 2019. The selected employees were nominated for outstanding service, excellent performance, and role modeling ACC's values that demonstrate servant leadership. Cypress...

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Community College Day students with Kirk Watson

Month-in-Review: January 2019

Posted on 02/21/2019 - 10:15am

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Be Still My Heart by Kathy Dunn Hamrick

Earning A's: February 2019

Posted on 02/20/2019 - 4:27pm

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

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ACC hosts three panelists for Women in IT Spring Speaker Series

Posted on 02/19/2019 - 3:50pm

Austin Community College (ACC) invites students, employees, and the community to its Women in IT Spring Speaker Series from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 21, at ACC Highland, Building 4000 (6101 Highland Campus Dr.).  “The lack of women...

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ACC health sciences students discuss legislative issues with lawmakers

Posted on 02/18/2019 - 11:48am

Austin Community College (ACC) students and faculty join hundreds of healthcare advocates from across the state for Occupational Therapy Day at the Texas Capitol. The group will gather 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 19, to raise awareness of issues...

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ACC study reveals record levels of straight-ticket voting

Posted on 02/15/2019 - 1:46pm

Straight-ticket voting reached a record level of 67.49 percent of ballots cast for the U.S. Senate candidates during the November 2018 general election, a more than six percentage point (pp) increase compared to the 2014 election.

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Feb 2019 Food Drive

Donate now to the ACC Food Drive

Posted on 02/15/2019 - 12:59pm

Austin Community College (ACC) is accepting donations for its spring food drive during the month of February. Donations benefit the ACC Food Pantry Program.

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ACC hosts Admiral McRaven & Ambassador Crocker for “Preventing Conflict”

Posted on 02/13/2019 - 3:33pm

Austin Community College (ACC) hosts retired Admiral William McRaven and Ambassador Ryan Crocker for “Preventing Conflict: The Role of Diplomacy and Development in Reducing Insecurity,” a conversation about lessons learned from the frontlines of...

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