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Fulbright Scholar Seal 2018-19

ACC named top Fulbright U.S. Scholars college

Posted on 04/01/2019 - 12:48pm

Austin Community College (ACC) has been named a top producer of Fulbright Scholars for 2018-2019 by The Chronicle of Higher Education. ACC is the only community college in Texas to be awarded this designation.

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ACC Casting Call

Calling all Riverbats to share their ACC story

Posted on 04/01/2019 - 11:00am

Austin Community College (ACC) is hosting a casting call for students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the college on Tuesday, April 9, at ACC Highland. Austin Community College (ACC) is casting students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends...

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ACC job fair connects students with 1,000+ career opportunities

Posted on 03/28/2019 - 10:27am

Austin Community College (ACC) invites ACC alumni, students, and other job seekers to a job fair and career exploration event Friday, April 5, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Highland Campus ACCelerator (6101 Highland Campus Dr.).

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ACC expands Vocational Nursing program with evening and weekend courses

Posted on 03/27/2019 - 10:43am

Austin Community College (ACC) expands its vocational nursing program with new evening and weekend classes to accommodate students’ busy schedules. The new program option begins fall 2019. Applications are accepted through April 19.

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Summer registration at ACC

Time to register for summer 2019 classes

Posted on 03/26/2019 - 3:08pm

Reach your goals faster with summer classes at Austin Community College (ACC). Registration opens April 1 for current and former students and April 15 for new students.

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ACC hosts town hall to explore college programs for high school students

Posted on 03/26/2019 - 11:39am

Austin Community College (ACC) presents a panel discussion on Saturday, April 6, on the importance of getting students of color to start college while in high school. 

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Spring break

ACC closed for spring break 3/18 - 3/24

Posted on 03/15/2019 - 11:05am

Austin Community College District (ACC) will close for spring break Monday, March 18, through Sunday, March 24. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, March 25. Graduation applications are still being accepted. Students may apply at austincc.edu/...

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ACC celebrates different cultures with International Festival 2019

Posted on 03/14/2019 - 2:13pm

Austin Community College (ACC) invites students, faculty, and their families to celebrate culture, art, religion, business, and language from across the globe at the second annual International Festival 6 p.m. Friday, March 29, at ACC Highland,...

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March Progress Report: Framing and MEP continues at ACC Highland and Rio Grande campuses

Posted on 03/13/2019 - 1:34pm

At ACC Highland Phase 2, construction teams continue work on framing, steel erection, and the exterior shell. Exterior window installation also continues, along with mechanical, electrical, and plumbing work. 

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Riverbats Bravo Award

Congratulations February Bravo Award Recipients

Posted on 03/13/2019 - 1:26pm

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

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Month-in-Review: February 2019

Posted on 03/13/2019 - 1:20pm

Feb 23 | Health Science Open House: Austin Community College (ACC)hosted its annual Health Sciences Open House Saturday, February 23, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Eastview Campus for prospective students and their families to explore careers in...

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More than 2,200 join ACC at first SXSW showcase

Posted on 03/13/2019 - 1:08pm

Austin Community College (ACC) and Texas leaders joined together at The Promiseland Project Presents: The Skill-Up Festival at South by Southwest (SXSW) to dispel negative stigmas around skilled careers, elevate the value of a two-year education,...

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ACC hosts second annual Boots & Bats Gala 11/2

Posted on 03/13/2019 - 12:57pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) will host its second annual Boots & Bats Gala supporting student scholarships on Saturday, November 2, at ACC Highland, Building 4000 (6101 Highland Campus Dr.).

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Earning A's: Faculty and Staff achievements, activities, and accolades

Posted on 03/13/2019 - 12:52pm

Out of six nominees, Austin Community College (ACC) was selected as DivInc’s Champion of Change Program of the Year for ACC’s Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center planning work. The awards were held Friday, March 1, at Austin...

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ACC’s Child Watch Drop-In Center expands to serve more children

Posted on 03/12/2019 - 12:01pm

Austin Community College (ACC) and the YMCA of Austin are expanding services at the new Child Watch Drop-In Center at ACC Highland to serve more children.

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Global Issues Speaker Series

ACC examines climate change in Global Issues Speaker Series

Posted on 03/10/2019 - 1:06pm

Austin Community College (ACC) presents a discussion of global climate change as part of the college's 2019 Global Issues Speaker Series.

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