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2020 Noel-Levitz survey shows 91% students say ACC met or exceeded expectations

Posted on 04/30/2020 - 4:41pm

Austin Community College (ACC) continues to meet or exceed student expectations, according to the 2020 Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI) results. Overall, 91 percent of students who participated said ACC has met or exceeded their...

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ACC welcomes new Vice President of Institutional Research & Analytics

Posted on 04/30/2020 - 4:22pm

Dr. Jenna Cullinane Hege joins Austin Community College (ACC) as vice president of Institutional Research & Analytics (formerly the Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Accountability, OIEA). In this position, she is responsible for...

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Riverbats Bravo Award

Congratulations March 2020 Bravo Award Recipients

Posted on 04/30/2020 - 12:36pm

ACC congratulates the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for March 2020. The Riverbats Employee Bravo Awards program recognizes employees whose actions reflect exemplary customer service as demonstrated by excellent communication,...

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Earning As: March/April 2020

Posted on 04/30/2020 - 12:06pm

This regular feature recognizes achievements, activities, and accolades of ACC faculty and staff. To submit news or suggestions, see the contact information below. Dr. Missi Patterson, Full-Time Faculty Senate President and Psychology Professor, was...

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ACC Fashion Design, CAD, and Art faculty and staff pull resources to create protective equipment for employees and community

Posted on 04/30/2020 - 11:50am

Austin Community College (ACC) faculty and staff are creating essential personal protective equipment to help keep employees and the community safe and prepared during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  Facial Coverings using Fashion Lab The...

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ACC students can now apply for federal CARES financial aid

Posted on 04/29/2020 - 5:19pm

Austin Community College (ACC) received the first portion of federal financial support to help students impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Applications for the ACC CARES Act Student Aid opened Wednesday, April 29.

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ACC Center for Peace and Conflict Studies hosts webinar on ‘Peace in Relationships’

Posted on 04/22/2020 - 4:35pm

Austin Community College’s (ACC) Peace and Conflict Studies program goes virtual Friday, April 24, from noon to 1:15 p.m for a webinar on “Peace in Relationships: Leveraging Conflict for a Happier Life During and After the Pandemic.”  The event...

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ACC launches virtual events calendar

Posted on 04/22/2020 - 11:13am

As Austin Community College (ACC) transitions to virtual working, teaching, and learning environments, so do collegewide events. Many of the college events that were previously canceled are now available in online formats. To view all events, visit...

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ACC English Composition student wins 2020 Eco Bag Art contest

Posted on 04/20/2020 - 12:33pm

The ballots are in and the votes tallied. This year's winner of the seventh annual 2020 Eco Bag Art contest is English Composition student Diana Ruiz Trujeque. 

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COVID-19 Update

Austin Community College implements new campus hours of operations to help slow spread of COVID-19

Posted on 04/17/2020 - 2:32pm

UPDATE:  To assist faculty and staff who may need final access to their offices. ACC will allow access to all campuses from Monday, April 20, through Friday, April 24, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. After Friday, April 24, new campus hours of operation...

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RB with winners at Fairway 5K race

Month-in-Review: February/March 2020

Posted on 04/16/2020 - 10:54am

COVID-19 responseACC work and classes transitioned to remote environments following the spring break in an effort to slow the spread of the Coronavirus, COVID-19. The college launched an informational webpage — austincc.edu/coronavirus — in early...

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COVID-19 Update: New paid leave policies for employees

Posted on 04/16/2020 - 10:49am

Following the passage of the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), Austin Community College (ACC) is implementing two new policies regarding paid leave for employees as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak — the...

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Keep a Dream Going: Student Emergency Fund applications increase

Student Emergency Fund requests increase tenfold due to COVID-19

Posted on 04/16/2020 - 10:45am

Austin Community College (ACC) is just shy of its goal to raise $300,000 for the Student Emergency Fund to help more students in crisis. Many ACC students struggled to meet their basic needs in the past year, and the COVID-19 outbreak has only...

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ACC provides students complete, unlimited tutoring online for free

Posted on 04/15/2020 - 10:37am

Unlimited, free tutoring is now available completely online for Austin Community College (ACC) students looking for extra support to finish the semester. All ACC courses will remain online through summer 2020 to help contain the spread of the...

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COVID-19 Update

ACC to receive $13 million to support students impacted by COVID-19

Posted on 04/10/2020 - 5:08pm

Austin Community College (ACC) will receive $13,907,800 through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund to support students through the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The fund was authorized as part of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and...

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Back to Business: Employee Resources

Support resources for faculty and staff during the COVID-19 outbreak

Posted on 04/10/2020 - 12:06pm

Austin Community College (ACC) offers training sessions, webinars, and support tips to support your transition to remote working, teaching, and learning environments.

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ACC online for summer 2020

ACC extends online classes through summer semester

Posted on 04/08/2020 - 12:22pm

Austin Community College (ACC) will move all summer classes online for the summer 2020 semester to help contain the spread of COVID-19 and ensure the health and safety of students and employees. 

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Student drive-through iPad distribution

ACC distributes iPads to support students transitioning to online learning

Posted on 04/07/2020 - 12:17pm

Austin Community College is distributing nearly 1,000 iPads to students who need technology support to transition to online learning. Out of the nearly 8,500 students who completed the Student Technology Access Form, more than 700 said they don't...

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ACC campuses remain closed until May 31; Pass/Fail option available for semester

Posted on 04/01/2020 - 3:30pm

President amends grading policy to support students during transition to online learning Austin Community College (ACC) will offer a Pass/No Pass option for students this spring semester in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on classes....

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