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Austin Community College starts drop-in childcare pilot program

Posted on 01/31/2019 - 2:05pm

KVUE News: Austin Community College starts drop-in childcare pilot program

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ACC students lobby lawmakers for more funding, dual credit classes

Posted on 01/31/2019 - 11:57am

KXAN News: ACC students lobby lawmakers for more funding, dual credit classes

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ACC students push for change at Community College Day

Posted on 01/30/2019 - 4:57pm

Austin Community College (ACC) students joined hundreds of their peers for Community College Day at the State Capitol Wednesday, January 30, to push for change this legislative session. Students participated in a rally on the South Steps with...

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ACC commemorates National Day of Racial Healing

Posted on 01/24/2019 - 4:28pm

Austin Community College (ACC) commemorated National Day of Racial Healing Tuesday, January 22, with a series of events encouraging the community to explore culture and equity through the arts.

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Recent DC face-off casts shadow on long-scheduled Austin event aimed at racial healing

Posted on 01/23/2019 - 1:56pm

CBS Austin: Recent DC face-off casts shadow on long-scheduled Austin event aimed at racial healing

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Vote Now! ACC student nominated for two Austin Music Awards

Posted on 01/18/2019 - 3:01pm

It’s not unusual to grow up with dreams of becoming an astronaut, actor, or even president. For one dual-credit Austin Community College student, those childhood dreams are her reality. Madi Meeks is nominated for two Austin Music Awards from the...

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1.21.19 MLK Jr. Day

ACC closes in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Posted on 01/18/2019 - 12:47pm

Austin Community College (ACC) will close Monday, January 21, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The college will reopen Tuesday, January 22.  Tuesday also is the start of the college’s spring semester. Registration for spring courses...

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Congratulations December Bravo Award Recipients

Posted on 01/17/2019 - 4:58pm

ACC congratulates the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for December 2018. 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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ACC Highland redevelopment update

Posted on 01/17/2019 - 4:51pm

Renovation work continues on ACC Highland Phase 2.

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ACC course is nationally certified

Posted on 01/17/2019 - 4:37pm

Austin Community College (ACC) received its first nationally certified Quality Matters (QM) course, demonstrating the college’s ongoing commitment to quality online and hybrid learning. The Philosophy 1301 course, taught by Associate Professor of...

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National Day of Racial healing 1.22.19

ACC hosts National Day of Racial Healing

Posted on 01/16/2019 - 1:01pm

Austin Community College (ACC) invites faculty, staff, students, and the community to explore culture and equity through the arts during National Day of Racial Healing noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 22, at ACC Highland, Building 4000 (6101...

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ACC & YMCA host open house for new Child Watch Drop-In Center

Posted on 01/16/2019 - 12:48pm

Austin Community College and the YMCA of Austin will host an open house at the new Child Watch Drop-In Center at ACC Highland Friday, January 18, from noon to 2 p.m. for those interested in exploring childcare services at the college.  Students can...

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ACC approves degrees in fashion design and technical theater

Posted on 01/16/2019 - 9:10am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees approved two new associate degrees to prepare students for jobs in Austin's growing creative industry. The Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Design equips students with the skills...

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Erica Nix, ACC Graduate, Exercise Science

From Bars to Barbells: ACC Grad Wins Austin Chronicle Best Personal Trainer Award

Posted on 01/16/2019 - 8:55am

In neon from head to toe and dance moves to boot, Austin Community College alumna Erica Nix tied for the Austin Chronicle’s 2018 Best in Austin Personal Trainer.  “It feels great to be appreciated and seen for the work I do in my LGBTQIA community...

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Austin Community College board approves new programs in fashion design, technical theater

Posted on 01/15/2019 - 10:27am

Community Impact: Austin Community College board approves new programs in fashion design, technical theater By Jack Flagler Students at Austin Community College will be able to pursue associate degrees in fashion design and technical theater after...

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Community College Day at the Capitol, January 30

ACC students join hundreds of peers for Community College Day

Posted on 01/10/2019 - 12:22pm

Austin Community College (ACC) students join hundreds of their peers from across the state for Community College Day, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Texas Capitol on Wednesday, January 30, to raise awareness of issues critical to community college...

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ACC offers extended deadline for FAFSA

Posted on 01/08/2019 - 6:30pm

CBS Austin: ACC offers extended deadline for FAFSA Austin Community College is extending the deadline for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) program. Aid programs funded by the State of Texas have a priority deadline of January 15...

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