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ACC Board of Trustees welcome newly elected trustee, swear-in reelected trustees & appoint new officers

ACC Board of Trustees welcome newly elected trustee, swear-in reelected trustees & appoint new officers

Posted on 12/14/2022 - 10:39am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) swore in one newly elected and two returning trustees while also recognizing the public service of an outgoing board member during the board’s general meeting Monday, December 12, 2022.

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ACC’s online programs named Top Online College for second straight year

Posted on 12/13/2022 - 10:16am

For the second straight year, Austin Community College District (ACC) is named one of America’s Top Online Colleges by Newsweek. The ranking is based on online degree programs, including hybrid programs with online and offline courses or exams. ACC...

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Graduation Spotlight: Meet Juan Avalos

Posted on 12/08/2022 - 10:28am

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates more than 3,500 graduates at its fall 2022 commencement ceremony. Friends and family are invited to congratulate students Thursday, December 8 at the HEB Center in Cedar Park. One of those students...

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ACC Highland will Light Up Purple to honor graduates

Posted on 12/07/2022 - 1:51pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) Highland Campus will LIGHT UP PURPLE from Wednesday, December 7, to Friday, December 9,  in honor of our summer and fall graduates. Graduates and their families are invited to come out and snap a picture in...

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Graduation Spotlight: Meet Valerie Rojas

Posted on 12/07/2022 - 10:41am

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates more than 3,500 graduates at its fall 2022 commencement ceremony. Friends and family are invited to congratulate students Thursday, December 8 at the HEB Center in Cedar Park. One of those students...

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Graduation Spotlight: Meet Adriana Calixto

Posted on 12/05/2022 - 3:36pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates more than 3,500 graduates at its fall 2022 commencement ceremony. Friends and family are invited to congratulate students Thursday, December 8 at the HEB Center in Cedar Park. One of those students...

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CommuniTEA & Conversation supports Iranian students and community members

Posted on 12/05/2022 - 3:29pm

ACC hosts a series of gatherings called CommuniTEA & Conversation aimed at supporting our Iranian Riverbats and others in our community with ties to Iran.

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ACC celebrates 3,500+ graduates at fall commencement ceremony

Posted on 12/05/2022 - 1:48pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates the more than 3,500 students invited to participate in its 2022 fall commencement ceremony. ACC’s celebration honors those who have completed an associate degree, workforce certificate, or high...

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Graduation Spotlight: Meet Rizwana Najam Khan

Posted on 12/05/2022 - 8:53am

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates more than 3,500 graduates at its fall 2022 commencement ceremony. Friends and family are invited to congratulate students Thursday, December 8 at the HEB Center in Cedar Park. One of those students...

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Demetria Clayton

Graduation Spotlight: Meet Demetria Clayton

Posted on 12/02/2022 - 10:02am

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates more than 3,500 graduates at its fall 2022 commencement ceremony. Friends and family are invited to congratulate students Thursday, December 8, at the H-E-B Center in Cedar Park. One of those...

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Graduation Spotlight: Meet Bertha Juarez

Posted on 12/01/2022 - 9:21am

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates more than 3,500 graduates at its fall 2022 commencement ceremony. Friends and family are invited to congratulate students Thursday, December 8 at the HEB Center in Cedar Park. One of those students...

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NXP donates $250K to ACC for scholarships

New $250k donation from NXP Foundation funds scholarships & new manufacturing lab

Posted on 11/30/2022 - 4:46pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates a new $250,000 gift from NXP Foundation to support scholarships and a new advanced manufacturing lab at ACC Highland. The nonprofit organization associated with NXP Semiconductors presented a...

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Batool Abbasi

Graduation Spotlight: Meet Batool Abbasi

Posted on 11/30/2022 - 4:03pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates more than 3,500 graduates at its fall 2022 commencement ceremony. Friends and family are invited to congratulate students Thursday, December 8 at the HEB Center in Cedar Park. One of those students...

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ACC, SNHU sign articulation agreement

ACC & Southern New Hampshire University Launch New Partnership

Posted on 11/29/2022 - 12:06pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) and Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) launch a new partnership to streamline transfer opportunities for ACC students seeking a bachelor’s degree. The college held its first in-person articulation...

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Support ACC students this #GivingTuesday

Posted on 11/21/2022 - 2:24pm

The ACC Foundation is asking the community to support ACC students on #GivingTuesday, November 29. The college hopes to raise $10,000 for student scholarships to fund four new annual scholarships. What you can do to give:

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ACC closed in observance of Thanksgiving

Posted on 11/18/2022 - 2:00pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) will close for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 24. All offices and campuses will reopen at 8 a.m., Monday, November 28. Registration remains open through the holiday weekend. The college offers...

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Registration is now open for spring classes at ACC

Posted on 11/16/2022 - 9:28am

Spring registration opens at Austin Community College District (ACC) for everyone on Monday, October 31. Students are encouraged to register early, because high-demand classes are filling up fast.

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Fresh, local produce sold at two ACC Campus Farmer’s Markets

Posted on 11/15/2022 - 3:27pm

Get fresh produce grown by Austin Community College District (ACC) students at a bi-weekly Farmers Market. Students and faculty in ACC’s Agricultural Sciences program will be on campus selling local, fresh, chemical-free produce grown at the Elgin...

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Two ACC Culinary Arts students selected for prestigous U.S. Food Scholars Program

Posted on 11/14/2022 - 8:53am

“I have a dream to open an authentic 50s diner pie shop. It would focus on big slices of home-made pies, old-fashioned malts, and old-fashioned burgers and fries. I want to call it ‘The Sock Hop Pie Shop’” - Shyla Underwood, U.S. Food Scholar...

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