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From the ACC IT Newsletter: Build a Survey at ACC

Posted on 04/01/2021 - 10:42am

From the April 2021 ACC IT Newsletter:   Have you ever needed to create a survey and wondered if ACC had a specific provider for it? The answer is Yes. ACC has a centralized solution named Survey Monkey, and all ACC employees have access to the ACC...

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ACC extends deadline for priority scholarship consideration

Posted on 03/30/2021 - 2:10pm

Students now have more time to apply for scholarships at Austin Community College District (ACC). The college announced a one-month extension to give new and current students more time to apply for a scholarship this fall. While students can apply...

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It's QEP Time: Submit Your Ideas to Improve Student Success

Posted on 03/25/2021 - 12:54pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) is asking faculty, staff, students, and the community to submit ideas for projects that could help improve the student experience as part of the college's Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) process. The QEP is a...

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ACC closed for spring break 3/15 - 3/21

Posted on 03/12/2021 - 10:50am

Austin Community College District (ACC) will close for spring break Monday, March 15, through Sunday, March 21. The college will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, March 22. 

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A Campus Conversation: Transitioning to a 'new normal'

Posted on 03/11/2021 - 1:01pm

As ACC continues to monitor the changing dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic, the leadership team gathered for a live Campus Conversation with the Chancellor to provide an update on how the college is adapting. "I've been in higher education...

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Rio Grande Campus construction update: March 2021

Posted on 03/11/2021 - 12:59pm

Austin Community College District's (ACC) Rio Grande Campus received a temporary certificate of occupancy for the building on February 11. We moved furniture and equipment into Army Future Command's (AFC) Phase I space over the last couple of weeks.

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ACC students, faculty & staff support COVID-19 vaccinations at COTA

Posted on 03/11/2021 - 12:34pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) supported the community-wide COVID-19 vaccination event at Circuit of the Americas March 5 - 7. ACC Nursing students and faculty were selected to help administer vaccines. Additional college faculty and staff...

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Month-in-Review: February 2021

Posted on 03/11/2021 - 12:26pm

Black History Month 2021, #AmplifyACC campaign, Adulting 101, and Employee Appreciation Day

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February 2021 Bravo Award Recipients

Posted on 03/11/2021 - 12:17pm

The Riverbats Employee Bravo Awards program recognizes employees whose actions reflect exemplary customer service as demonstrated by excellent communication, collaboration, or responsiveness in support of the mission, vision, and values of ACC. ACC...

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January 2021 Bravo Award Recipients

Posted on 03/11/2021 - 12:04pm

The Riverbats Employee Bravo Awards program recognizes employees whose actions reflect exemplary customer service as demonstrated by excellent communication, collaboration, or responsiveness in support of the mission, vision, and values of ACC. ACC...

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ACC campuses reopening following Winter Storm Uri

Posted on 03/11/2021 - 11:50am

2021 Winter Storm Uri hit our community hard, causing damage across Central Texas, leaving many without power and water, and the aftermath resulted in broken pipes and water leaks. While Austin Community College District (ACC) fared well overall,...

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Earning As: January/February 2021

Posted on 03/11/2021 - 11:47am

This regular feature recognizes achievements, activities, and accolades of Austin Community College District (ACC) faculty and staff. To submit news or suggestions, see the contact information below. NEW! Leave messages of congratulations below. To...

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ACC named 2021 Best Place for Working Parents in Austin

Posted on 03/10/2021 - 2:48pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) was selected as a Best Place for Working Parents in a new statewide survey conducted by the Austin American-Stateman and The Best Place for Working Parents. The college was recognized for its family-...

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ACC Experts: Saving your plants after Winter Storm Uri

Posted on 03/10/2021 - 2:42pm

Winter Storm Uri did a number on outdoor plants. But all hope is not lost in saving them before spring. ACC’s Sustainable Agriculture Department shares expert tips to keep your garden growing.  By: Savannah Rugg, Agriculture Department Chair...

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ACC Board of Trustees March 1 Recap

Posted on 03/04/2021 - 12:36pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees virtually met for its regular meeting on Monday, March 1. An update was provided on equity hiring, student support, and an overview of the budget study. Below are highlights from the...

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ACC talks Black History Month: Yvette Crawford-Lee

Posted on 02/26/2021 - 11:26am

Meet Phillicia (Yvette) Crawford-Lee, an administrative assistant at ACC's Bioscience Incubator.

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ACC talks Black History Month: Chef Bryant Currie

Posted on 02/26/2021 - 11:12am

Meet Chef Bryant Currie, an associate professor in ACC's Culinary Arts program.

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Michelle Washington

ACC talks Black History Month: Michelle Washington

Posted on 02/25/2021 - 2:13pm

Meet Michelle Washington, instructional coordinator at the ACC Fashion Incubator.

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Dr. Shasta Buchanan

ACC talks Black History Month: Dr. Shasta Buchanan

Posted on 02/24/2021 - 5:12pm

Meet Dr. Shasta Buchanan, the college's vice president of Student Affairs.

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