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ACC Board of Trustees approves 2022 federal legislative priorities

Posted on 01/10/2022 - 5:38pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees endorses the National Legislative Summit (NLS) Community College Federal Legislative Priorities for 2022. ACC’s Congressional delegation will attend the ACCT/AACC National Legislative...

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ACC announces new health and safety measures for Spring 2022

Posted on 01/07/2022 - 9:45am

Due to the recent spread of COVID-19 in Central Texas, Austin Community College (ACC) announces temporary changes to scale back the number of individuals on all campuses and increase safety protocols. 

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Best Community Colleges in Texas

ACC recognized for 5 top programs in state and nation in new rankings report

Posted on 12/16/2021 - 4:20pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) is named one of the top institutions in the state and nation in 5 key programs according to a new report released by Intelligent.com. The national research group provides unbiased research to help students...

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Two Years in a Row: ACC named among best Engineering Degree Programs in the nation by Intelligent.com

Posted on 12/16/2021 - 3:44pm

For the second year in a row, Austin Community College District (ACC) is ranked with the best engineering associate degree in the nation. The recent report, released by Intelligent.com, compared 704 programs from 2,900 universities and colleges...

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More Than 9,000 Graduates Invited to Attend Fall 2021 Commencement

Posted on 12/13/2021 - 5:17pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) has invited 9,162 graduates to attend the college's first in-person commencement since the start of the pandemic. The ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, December 13, at the H-E-B Center in Cedar Park....

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Graduate Stories: Making it Happen & Making a Difference in the Lives of Others One Class at a Time

Posted on 12/13/2021 - 5:08pm

Giving back to the community and lifting others is what drives ACC fall 2021 graduate Devota Swenson. After leaving college in her 20s, Devota made the decision to return by enrolling at ACC in 2015. By 2017, she had one degree in hand and a dream...

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Meet Fall 2021 Chancellor's Student Achievement Award Winner Yessica Marroquin

Posted on 12/13/2021 - 4:58pm

Graduate Stories: From Square One to the Finish Line On Monday, December 13, 2021, an 11-year journey will come to an end when Yessica Marroquin walks the stage to accept her associate degree in paralegal studies from Austin Community College...

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Happy Thanksgiving. ACC will be closed November 25-28

ACC closes in observance of Thanksgiving — Spring registration remains open

Posted on 11/22/2021 - 3:33pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) will close for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 25, and reopen at 8 a.m, Monday, November 29. Registration for spring 2022 courses remains open during the break. The college is fully open next...

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Dr. Monique Umphrey

ACC names Dr. Monique Umphrey as new college Provost

Posted on 11/18/2021 - 4:19pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) names Dr. Monique Umphrey as the college’s new Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor of Academic and Student Affairs. In her role, Dr. Umphrey leads strategic planning for ACC’s academic mission. 

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Support ACC students this #GivingTuesday

Posted on 11/18/2021 - 12:36pm

The ACC Foundation is asking the community to support ACC students on #GivingTuesday, November 30. The college hopes to raise $10,000 for student scholarships and the college's Student Emergency Fund. What you can do to give:

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Trustees approve ACC's third bachelor's degree, a new associate degree

Posted on 11/17/2021 - 10:30am

Austin Community College District (ACC) Trustees unanimously approved two new degrees, including the college's third bachelor's degree and a new associate degree at the board's November 15 special meeting.

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ACC commemorates Veterans Day 2021

Posted on 11/10/2021 - 1:45pm

On Veterans Day, Austin Community College District (ACC) honors those who served in our nation's military. The college is honored that more than 150 veterans have chosen to work at ACC. In recognition and appreciation of their service and dedication...

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Austin artist Brian Joseph completes ACC TRHT Center mural

Posted on 11/02/2021 - 10:21am

A mural by artist, poet, and motivational speaker Brian Joseph has been completed at Austin Community College District's (ACC) new Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center (TRHT). The large, colorful mural features the Bydee people,...

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Enrollment Express

Enrollment Express is Back! Schedule an appointment for 1-on-1 registration support

Posted on 11/02/2021 - 9:04am

Spring registration is now open for everyone, and Austin Community College District (ACC) is hosting two days of Enrollment Express events with in-person and online options to help students through the registration process. The first events will be...

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Austin Community College Creative Careers Expo

You're Invited! Explore a future in Austin's creative sector at ACC's Creative Careers Expo

Posted on 10/29/2021 - 3:02pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) hosts a Creative Careers Expo on November 11 and 13, 2021, to help prospective students explore careers in Austin’s creative sector. The event features special demonstrations and tours of ACC’s newest, state-...

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ACC recognized as Top Producer of Gilman Scholars

Posted on 10/27/2021 - 12:25pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) was recognized today by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for having produced the most Gilman recipients over the past 20 years in the Associate Institution 20-year...

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Career Ready Week October 25-29

ACC’s Career Ready Week connects students with job prep skills

Posted on 10/21/2021 - 10:04am

Learn how to job search, get employment resources & connect directly with employers hiring today 

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Professor Job Hammond

STORAGECafé: Downsizing Savings in Big US Metros

Posted on 10/19/2021 - 12:18pm

Downsizing remains a good option for a large pool of homeowners who seek more financial liquidity, irrespective of the location they’re in. Add the purchase savings to a series of other perks, including less upkeep and a more sustainable spending...

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Daring Dialogue: Engaging Conversations about Being Successful as a Student of Color at ACC

You're Invited! ACC's TRHT Center hosts Daring Dialogue: Engaging Conversations about Being Successful as a Student of Color at ACC

Posted on 10/04/2021 - 3:58pm

Austin Community College District’s Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center hosts a virtual conversation for new and prospective students who want to learn more about what it takes to find success in college as a student of color. ...

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Millions of dollars in federal aid now available for college students

Posted on 10/01/2021 - 3:46pm

The new 2022–23 FAFSA application opens October 1, 2021  The new Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form opens Friday, October 1, 2021. Current and future college students who want money to help pay for college are encouraged to apply...

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