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ACC joins local & state leaders to tackle workforce gaps at SXSW

Posted on 03/08/2019 - 5:12pm

Austin Community College (ACC) partners with local and state leaders to examine the importance of higher education in closing workforce gaps with a two-day SXSW festival Sunday, March 10, and Monday, March 11. The Promiseland Project Presents: The...

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Nicole Maines

ACC hosts Supergirl actress and trans advocate Nicole Maines

Posted on 03/07/2019 - 10:26am

Austin Community College (ACC) invites the community to a conversation with actress and trans advocate Nicole Maines 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the ACC Highland Campus, Building 1000 Social Staircase (6101 Highland Campus Dr.). Maines, 21, stars as...

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March 2019 Building Bridges

ACC panel discusses equity-minded instructional practices

Posted on 03/06/2019 - 12:55pm

Austin Community College (ACC) presents a panel discussion on curriculum changes to engage underserved populations from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday, March 8, at 1709 E. 12th Street.

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Anita Walker Brewer Howard

Anita Brewer Howard: Austin & ACC Lose a Legend

Posted on 03/05/2019 - 5:29pm

Austin icon, Anita Walker Brewer Howard, is remembered as a trailblazer. One of the first female reporters at the Austin American-Statesman and Austin Community College’s first public information officer, Howard inspired hope and success. She...

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ACC celebrates saving textbook costs with Open Education Week

Posted on 03/01/2019 - 12:21pm

Austin Community College (ACC) celebrates Open Education Week, March 4-8, by highlighting the millions of dollars students have saved by taking Z-Degree classes.

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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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