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New Academic Alerts help connect students with support resources

Posted on 06/16/2022 - 3:37pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) has launched a new system to help quickly connect students with support resources. Academic Alerts allow ACC faculty to easily and quickly communicate with students and their Academic Guidance Specialists (...

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ACC is closed in observance of Juneteenth Friday, June 17.

ACC closes in observance of Juneteenth

Posted on 06/13/2022 - 1:09pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) is closed Friday, June 17, in observance of Juneteenth — the national day of recognition for the end of slavery. This will be the first year the college formally observes the holiday with the closure of all...

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Beyond the Rainbow: ACC 2022 Pride Month Guide

Posted on 06/13/2022 - 10:03am

June is Pride Month. If you are looking for opportunities to get involved, check out the Pride Month Guide below, which includes upcoming events, helpful resources, and training to help you better understand and support ACC’s LGBTQIA+ community.

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ACC Chemistry and Physics Student Receives Oberndorf Lifeline to Completion Scholarship

Posted on 06/10/2022 - 2:54pm

“Due to a disability, I haven't been able to find work in some time. I need scholarships to help fund my education and living expenses. Without this kind of financial assistance, I wouldn't be able to pursue my education.” - Amber Traylor,...

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ACC Experts: Prepare now as Hurricane Season arrives

Posted on 06/07/2022 - 1:03pm

The Atlantic hurricane season is officially underway. While Central Texas isn’t on the coast, there is still a level of concern. Austin Community College District (ACC) offers an Emergency Management program where students learn how to monitor,...

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Go Purple: ACC Support for PRIDE

Posted on 06/06/2022 - 9:19am

ACC Highland will light up purple from Sunday, June 5, through Saturday, June 11, in recognition of PRIDE Month and in honor of the college’s commitment to promoting a safe and welcoming environment for everyone. The college strives to educate...

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ACC to close on Monday, May 30, to observe Memorial Day

Posted on 05/27/2022 - 9:32am

Austin Community College District (ACC) will close in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 30, and will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 31.  Registration for summer and fall classes remains open. For summer sessions, eleven-week, 9-week, and 5...

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ACC Honors program: Art students recognized for outstanding work

Posted on 05/26/2022 - 10:11am

Right now, students are preparing for their next step in life and registering for summer and fall classes at Austin Community College District (ACC). The college’s Honors Program is now accepting applicants for the semester as well. The Honors...

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ACC appoints college’s first Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Posted on 05/24/2022 - 9:55am

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ACC & UT-Austin Dell Medical School Partner to Improve Mental Health Services for Students

Posted on 05/19/2022 - 3:27pm

Plans call for pilot Mental Health Clinic at ACC Eastview Campus Austin Community College District (ACC) and the University of Texas-Austin Dell Medical School provided an update about their plans to launch a new mental health pilot program at ACC’s...

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ACC student awarded prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

Posted on 05/19/2022 - 11:06am

Out of more than 1,200 applicants, an Austin Community College District (ACC) student, Faizan Khan, was awarded the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Khan – an immigrant from Pakistan – graduated in...

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ACC launches fall registration 1 week early to support new students

Posted on 05/17/2022 - 1:02pm

Putting off college for even one year can lead to the potential loss of $90,000 in lifetime earnings, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. To help high school seniors stay on track after graduating, Austin Community College District (...

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Ahead of commencement, ACC students thank faculty for helping them succeed

Posted on 05/13/2022 - 12:48pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates a record number of graduates at its spring 2022 commencement ceremony. More than 3,340 students are invited to participate Friday, May 13, at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park. As students prepare for...

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Graduation Spotlight: Lira Amari Ramirez

Posted on 05/13/2022 - 12:38pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates a record number of graduates at its spring 2022 commencement ceremony. More than 3,340 students are invited to participate Friday, May 13, at the H-E-B Center in Cedar Park. One of those students is...

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Graduation Spotlight: Rebekah Peacock

Posted on 05/13/2022 - 11:26am

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates a record number of graduates at its spring 2022 commencement ceremony. More than 3,340 students are invited to participate Friday, May 13, at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park. One of those students is...

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Graduation Spotlight: Nathan Lu

Posted on 05/12/2022 - 1:00pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates a record number of graduates at its spring 2022 commencement ceremony. More than 3,340 students are invited to participate Friday, May 13, at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park. One of those students is...

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ACC Board of Trustees May 9 Recap

Posted on 05/12/2022 - 9:54am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees met for its regular meeting on Monday, May 9, to hear college and budget updates, swear in the interim board member, and learn about a new mental health pilot program. Below are...

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Graduation Spotlight: Pete Ramirez

Posted on 05/11/2022 - 2:20pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates a record number of graduates at its spring 2022 commencement ceremony. More than 3,340 students are invited to participate Friday, May 13, at the HEB Center in Cedar Park. One of those students is...

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ACCENT: Get Ahead On Your Degree Plan By Taking ACC’s Summer Classes

Posted on 05/11/2022 - 12:53pm

Registration is now open to everyone for summer courses at Austin Community College District (ACC). ACC staff are ready to work with students 1-on-1 to help them apply and register.

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AAPI Month springs in with guest speakers; healing session

Posted on 05/10/2022 - 11:46am

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a series of events at ACC Highland Campus.  These events not only cultivate the culture this community shares but also introduce community...

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