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ACC closed Thursday & Friday, Feb. 3-4, due to winter weather conditions

Posted on 02/02/2022 - 12:59pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) is monitoring winter weather conditions. Regional forecasts predict freezing temperatures and precipitation beginning 2/2 and continuing through 2/4. 

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ACC Student Government Association meets with U.S. Representative Doggett and Mayor Adler

Posted on 02/02/2022 - 9:45am

Austin Community College District (ACC) students hosted U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett and Austin Mayor Steve Adler in a special Zoom discussion, Monday, January 31.  The event, hosted by ACC’s Student Government Association (SGA) provided an...

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ACC’s first student elected to the Board of Trustees resigns for full-time position

Posted on 02/01/2022 - 5:11pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) is preparing for a transition in its board leadership with the departure of Trustee Nicole Eversmann.

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ACC kicks off a series of events to honor Black History Month

Posted on 01/31/2022 - 11:39am

February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of the accomplishments and contributions of Black Americans to culture, society, and community. Austin Community College District (ACC) welcomes students, employees, and the community to...

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For second straight year, ACC named Best Place for Working Parents

Posted on 01/26/2022 - 12:58pm

For the second straight year, Austin Community College District (ACC) is designated the Best Place for Working Parents. Based on a series of questions, the college was recognized for its family-friendly policies, employee resources, and programs...

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ACC Experts: Staying financially strong during inflation

Posted on 01/26/2022 - 10:07am

Inflation is rising above its highest rate since 1982, according to the Consumer Price Index. ACC experts share what’s happening and steps you can take to stay financially stable. Written by: Karen Serna, Student Money Management Office Director No...

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ACC and Austin PBS host Ready, Set, Learn!

Posted on 01/24/2022 - 3:50pm

Finding the balance between work, school, and kids can be overwhelming. Austin Community College District (ACC) partners with Austin PBS to help students with young children at home find the right balance and have fun while they’re at it. Join us...

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Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Week 2022: It Takes Everyone!

Posted on 01/14/2022 - 3:14pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) invites students, faculty, staff, and community partners for Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation (TRHT) Week 2022, Monday, January 17 through Friday, January 21. The events include workshops, film...

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ACC closes in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Posted on 01/14/2022 - 8:41am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) is closed Monday, January 17, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The college’s Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (THRT) Campus Center will host a virtual remembrance event in honor of...

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ACC Expanding Career Scholars: Get up to $5,000 for tuition & fees

Posted on 01/12/2022 - 4:34pm

Applications for fall 2022 open January 15 — Selected students get money to pay for college plus personalized support services The push to make college free for everyone continues to grow, and Austin Community College District (ACC) is doing more...

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ACC Board of Trustees January 10 Recap

Posted on 01/12/2022 - 12:04pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees met for its regular meeting on Monday, January 10, to hear college updates, discuss legislative priorities, appoint members to the college’s Regional Advisory Committees (RAC), and...

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ACC Board of Trustees approves 2022 federal legislative priorities

Posted on 01/10/2022 - 5:38pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees endorses the National Legislative Summit (NLS) Community College Federal Legislative Priorities for 2022. ACC’s Congressional delegation will attend the ACCT/AACC National Legislative...

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ACC announces new health and safety measures for Spring 2022

Posted on 01/07/2022 - 9:45am

Due to the recent spread of COVID-19 in Central Texas, Austin Community College (ACC) announces temporary changes to scale back the number of individuals on all campuses and increase safety protocols. 

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ACC recognized for 5 top programs in state and nation in new rankings report

Posted on 12/16/2021 - 4:20pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) is named one of the top institutions in the state and nation in 5 key programs according to a new report released by Intelligent.com. The national research group provides unbiased research to help students...

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Two Years in a Row: ACC named among best Engineering Degree Programs in the nation by Intelligent.com

Posted on 12/16/2021 - 3:44pm

For the second year in a row, Austin Community College District (ACC) is ranked with the best engineering associate degree in the nation. The recent report, released by Intelligent.com, compared 704 programs from 2,900 universities and colleges...

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More Than 9,000 Graduates Invited to Attend Fall 2021 Commencement

Posted on 12/13/2021 - 5:17pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) has invited 9,162 graduates to attend the college's first in-person commencement since the start of the pandemic. The ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, December 13, at the H-E-B Center in Cedar Park....

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Graduate Stories: Making it Happen & Making a Difference in the Lives of Others One Class at a Time

Posted on 12/13/2021 - 5:08pm

Giving back to the community and lifting others is what drives ACC fall 2021 graduate Devota Swenson. After leaving college in her 20s, Devota made the decision to return by enrolling at ACC in 2015. By 2017, she had one degree in hand and a dream...

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Meet Fall 2021 Chancellor's Student Achievement Award Winner Yessica Marroquin

Posted on 12/13/2021 - 4:58pm

Graduate Stories: From Square One to the Finish Line On Monday, December 13, 2021, an 11-year journey will come to an end when Yessica Marroquin walks the stage to accept her associate degree in paralegal studies from Austin Community College...

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Happy Thanksgiving. ACC will be closed November 25-28

ACC closes in observance of Thanksgiving — Spring registration remains open

Posted on 11/22/2021 - 3:33pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) will close for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 25, and reopen at 8 a.m, Monday, November 29. Registration for spring 2022 courses remains open during the break. The college is fully open next...

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