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ACC Education Student Receives 2021 Oberndorf Lifeline to Completion Scholarship

Posted on 08/19/2021 - 11:57am

As the fall semester begins, one Austin Community College District (ACC) Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) student is getting extra support to complete her degree. ACC Education student Jennifer Ebert is one of only eight students internationally to be named a...

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ACC issues new, temporary measures for fall 2021

Posted on 08/13/2021 - 6:03pm

Face masks and self-health screening required Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Board of  Trustees met Friday, August 13, 2021, and unanimously approved new, temporary measures for the fall 2021 semester.  Effective August 20, 2021, anyone...

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Save time and money through ACC’s new FutureCATS transfer program

Posted on 07/30/2021 - 10:32am

Austin Community College District (ACC) launches a new program to save students time and money when they transfer. Created through the Equity Transfer Initiative, FutureCATS is a transfer support program for students planning to transfer and...

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Success Story! The benefits of adopting an ACC pet

Posted on 07/21/2021 - 11:31am Austin Community College District (ACC) needs your help finding homes for our pets. As the summer semester comes to a close, the animals cared for by our Veterinary Technology students need to find a...

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ACC Team Named Top Finisher in 2021 Community College Innovation Challenge

Posted on 07/08/2021 - 10:18am

After months of online meetings, arguments, and victories, a group of Austin Community College District (ACC) students meets for the first time to commemorate their big accomplishment.  “We've been communicating on Slack and through Zoom and Google...

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ACC closed Monday, July 5, in observance of Independence Day

Posted on 07/02/2021 - 10:49am

Austin Community College District (ACC) will close in observance of Independence Day, Monday, July 5. The college reopens 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 6. Registration for 5.5-week summer courses continues through Monday, July 5. The college also will...

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ACC opens Highland Campus to community for Manufacturing Careers Expo

Posted on 07/01/2021 - 9:08am

Austin Community College District (ACC) invites the community for a first in-person look at new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities at ACC Highland Campus (6101 Highland Campus Dr.). The college hosts a Manufacturing Careers Expo to learn...

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Great Questions Seminars changing the way we learn at ACC

Posted on 06/28/2021 - 1:28pm

“Education is the best investment that you can make in yourself, and ACC offers the best value for that investment. Now, more than ever before, it is easier to fit an ACC degree plan into your life, and Great Questions is an excellent start to that...

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ACC experts explain what you can do to make the most of your transfer plans

Posted on 06/25/2021 - 2:09pm

  by Alexa Haverlah, Content Marketing Intern, ACC Teaching & Learning Excellence Division Austin Community College District (ACC) continues its work to make the transfer process from ACC to a four-year university smooth and seamless.  The...

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Need Money or College? Free financial aid sessions June 26, July 17, August 7

Join an information session for tips on finding money for college

Posted on 06/21/2021 - 4:11pm

Need money for college? Austin Community College District (ACC) can help you find it. The college hosts a series of workshops each month through summer to share information about financial aid options and resources.  “Most students qualify for some...

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Tesla Launches National Manufacturing Technician Program with Austin Community College District

Posted on 06/15/2021 - 8:24am

Tesla’s START Manufacturing program gives students hands-on experience & customized training for high-demand manufacturing careers at Tesla Austin Community College District (ACC) and Tesla announce Tesla START Manufacturing at ACC. The...

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ACC graduate earns prestigious Elijah Watts Sells Award; national CPA award for top performers

Posted on 06/14/2021 - 10:12am

Of more than 75,000 students across the nation who took the CPA exam in 2020, only 89 were selected top performers by the American Institute of CPAs. One of those students, and the only one from a community college, is Austin Community College...

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ACC hosts surplus sale at Pinnacle Campus

Posted on 06/14/2021 - 9:25am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) invites the community to a surplus sale at Pinnacle Campus 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 16, through Saturday, June 19. The sale will be held in the campus parking lot at 7748 US-290 in Southwest Austin...

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ACC hosts Emergency Preparedness Week June 14-18

Posted on 06/10/2021 - 4:07pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) practices emergency response procedures and tests its emergency notification system as part of Emergency Preparedness Week June 14 through 18. 

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ACC Board of Trustees June 7 Recap

Posted on 06/09/2021 - 9:18am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees held its regular meeting Monday, June 7. The college provided an update on the recent budget study, details about proposed homestead exemptions, and the issuance of maintenance tax notes...

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Trustees authorize Chancellor to execute agreement to lease of Pinnacle property for staging and office site for Oak Hill Parkway Project

Posted on 06/08/2021 - 9:40am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees passed a motion to grant the chancellor the authority to execute an agreement for the use of the Pinnacle Campus property as a staging and office site only for the Oakhill Parkway project...

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ACC fully reopens campuses this fall with options for all students

Posted on 06/03/2021 - 11:21am

Austin Community College District (ACC) will fully reopen this fall. The college is expanding on-campus and online options so students have more choices to get the classes they want, when they want them, and with the support they need. Registration...

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ACC closed Monday, May 31, in observance of Memorial Day

Posted on 05/28/2021 - 9:18am

Austin Community College District (ACC) will close in observance of Memorial Day Monday, May 31, and will reopen 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 1.  Registration for summer remains open through the holiday weekend. The first day of summer classes begins...

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ACC takes big step toward free college

Posted on 05/27/2021 - 9:22am

During a year many struggled to continue their education, Austin Community College District (ACC) launched a new all-inclusive scholarship program to help cover the costs of college. New data on ACC’s Career Scholars program show students in the...

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ACC Board of Trustees May 3 Recap

Posted on 05/26/2021 - 11:20am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees virtually met for its regular meeting on Monday, May 3. Below are highlights from the meeting.

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