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Construction updates at Highland and Rio Grande: August 2019

Posted on 08/16/2019 - 4:48pm

What's new at Highland Phase 2?By: Pamela Collier, ACC Highland Phase 2 Project Manager

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New manufacturing program created to meet growing demand for high-skilled jobs

Posted on 08/15/2019 - 4:12pm

Manufacturing is a $12.3 billion industry in Austin with salaries averaging $75,000 a year to design and build things like medical devices, sensors, automation, solar energy equipment, and robotics.

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ACC and Austin Chamber release the 2019 Workforce Development Report

Posted on 08/15/2019 - 8:50am

Austin Community College (ACC), the Austin Chamber of Commerce, and Austin Mayor Steve Adler present the 2019 Workforce Development Report: Innovation, Collaboration & Transformation at the President’s Breakfast Wednesday, August 21. Date:...

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Congratulations July Bravo Award Recipients

Posted on 08/13/2019 - 4:30pm

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

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ACC hosts 35 members of the National Association of College and University Business Officers

Posted on 08/13/2019 - 1:32pm

Austin Community College (ACC) hosted 35 members of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) during its annual meeting July 11 through 16.

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Month-in-Review: July 2019

Posted on 08/13/2019 - 1:05pm

Things don't slow down at ACC during the summer. July and August have been eventful months districtwide. 

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Earning As: August 2019

Posted on 08/13/2019 - 12:12pm

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’s first bachelor’s degree students complete the BSN program

Posted on 08/08/2019 - 3:48pm

23 Nursing students will complete their Bachelor’s degree in nursing this week at ACC Austin Community College (ACC) celebrates graduates of its first bachelor’s degree program with a completion ceremony 5 p.m., Friday, August 9, at Eastview Campus...

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Top 10 ways ACC is having an impact on Latino student success

Posted on 08/07/2019 - 3:09pm

Austin Community College (ACC) centralizes equity in all of its completion work, with the understanding that while ACC's objective is to support all ACC students in achieving their educational goals, different groups of students require different...

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Austin Community College board proposes fiscal year 2019-20 tax rate

Posted on 08/06/2019 - 10:38am

Community Impact: Austin Community College board proposes fiscal year 2019-20 tax rate

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Manufacturing jobs on the rise in Austin-area, college works to fill need for skilled workers

Posted on 08/02/2019 - 2:38pm

Manufacturing jobs on the rise in Austin-area, college works to fill need for skilled workers By: Candy Rodriguez AUSTIN (KXAN) — Manufacturing is a growing industry in Central Texas and the Austin Chamber of Commerce expects jobs to grow by 12% in...

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ACC President's Podcast

ACC President's Podcast: Skilling up the Manufacturing Workforce in ATX

Posted on 08/01/2019 - 2:41pm

There are thousands of high-paying jobs in the world of manufacturing. Employers are looking for well-trained employees to invent, design, build, and repair equipment and technologies that produce U.S. products in a global economy. ACC President/CEO...

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ACC hosts Skill-up: Manufacturing Open House this Saturday

Posted on 07/31/2019 - 1:34pm

Austin is a top 15 U.S. city for manufacturing jobs Austin Community College (ACC) and the Austin Regional Manufacturers Association (ARMA) host the Skill-up: Manufacturing open house to connect students and the community to training programs and...

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Austin student turns disability into opportunity for future generations

Posted on 07/31/2019 - 12:41pm

CBS Austin: Austin student turns disability into opportunity for future generations By: Allison Miller View story here: CBS Austin: Austin student turns disability into opportunity for future generations

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Austin Community College gets upgrade ahead of deal

Posted on 07/31/2019 - 10:51am

Bond Buyer: Austin Community College gets upgrade ahead of deal By: Richard Williamson   Austin Community College District's spendable cash and investments have nearly doubled since fiscal 2014, a factor in Moody’s Investors Service upgrade of the...

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ACC and St. Edward's teams up to make it easier for students to get degrees

Posted on 07/25/2019 - 8:48am

KLBJ AM: ACC and St. Edward's teams up to make it easier for students to get degrees Austin Community College (ACC) and St. Edward’s University launched a new partnership Wednesday, July 10, to streamline transfer opportunities for ACC students...

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Explore careers in the music industry at ACC Open House

Posted on 07/19/2019 - 2:51pm

Austin Community College (ACC) invites prospective students and their families to learn about career and training opportunities in Music Business, Performance, and Technology (MBPT) 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Northridge Campus, Building...

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