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P-Tech welding Elgin High School seniors photographed during their internship at Athena Manufacturing Tuesday, March 8, 2022.

South Region Projects: ACC’S 2022 Bond Proposal

Posted on 10/07/2022 - 10:28am

On the November 8, 2022, ballot, Austin Community College District (ACC) taxpayers will vote on a proposed $770 million general obligation bond. The bond includes funds to support projects across all regions of the district.

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Getting workforce ready with Flex Factory

Posted on 10/06/2022 - 8:42am

Starting October 7, ACC’s Music Business Performance Technology (MBPT) will host a weekly open mic event for Arts & Digital Media (ADM) students to flex their creative muscles.  The Flex Factory serves as a “performance incubator” that can...

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IMPACT Lab Grand Opening

ACC’s IMPACT Lab celebrates ribbon-cutting with local VIPs

Posted on 10/05/2022 - 9:28am

As the Central Texas Manufacturing sector continues to grow, Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates the grand opening of the ACC IMPACT Lab, the college’s manufacturing incubator.  When: Friday, October 14 Time: 9:30 a.m. Where: ACC...

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ACC Highland Campus Phase 2 wins Best Project Innovation

Posted on 10/04/2022 - 2:55pm

Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Highland Campus Building 2000 won the prestigious Best Project Innovation award at the Urban Land Institute (ULI) 2022 Impact Awards. Highland Campus Phase 2 was recognized for its originality and creativity...

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ACC Chancellor selected to serve on ACT Board

Posted on 09/29/2022 - 10:56am

Austin Community College District (ACC) Chancellor Dr. Richard Rhodes was selected to serve on the American College Testing (ACT) board. Dr. Rhodes is one of three new members appointed to the board and is the only community college chancellor named...

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ACC Trustees approve tax rate for 2022-23

Posted on 09/26/2022 - 11:48am

The tax rate remains among the lowest of community colleges statewide The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees approved a new tax rate for the 2022-23 property tax rate during a special meeting Thursday, September 22.

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ACC Highland Campus awarded Stars of Distinction for Excellence

Posted on 09/23/2022 - 10:06am

Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Highland Campus is being awarded Stars of Distinction for Excellence by the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) and the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) for the 2022-23 Exhibit of...

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Amado Pena Mural Unveiling at ACC Highland Campus

THANK YOU! New Amado Peña mural at ACC Highland Campus unveiled

Posted on 09/22/2022 - 11:39am

A big THANK YOU to the more than 250 people that came out to see the official unveiling of the new Amado Peña mural at Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Highland Campus on Tuesday, September 20. ‘Bridges to Success’ features artistic...

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ACC’s new Toyota training program receives certification; Helps address growing need for auto technicians

Posted on 09/15/2022 - 6:05pm

Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Technician Training & Education Network (T-TEN) program received official certification Thursday, September 15. T-TEN provides a pipeline for students to train and apply for careers with Toyota and Lexus...

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Campus Conversations Happening This Fall at ACC

Posted on 09/14/2022 - 3:19pm

ACC Campus Conversations are back! This fall, the college hosts a series of conversations throughout the district and virtually to discuss what is happening at the college. Join us at one of the upcoming Campus Conversations to hear from ACC...

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Make Your Mark: ACC provides support for November election

Posted on 09/09/2022 - 1:37pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) provides support for Central Texans to make their mark in the upcoming November election.  Important Dates:

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ACC participates in Healthcare Simulation Week from September 12 through 16

Posted on 09/08/2022 - 1:05pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) honors the changing landscape for healthcare professionals to learn and improve patient care through Healthcare Simulation Week. The fifth annual global event, sponsored by the Society for Simulation in...

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Reducing the cost of college: ACC’s Transfer Week helps students navigate the process

Posted on 09/07/2022 - 1:07pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) hosts a series of workshops for Transfer Week Monday, September 12, through Friday, September 16. The virtual, in-person, and hybrid events allow students to connect with universities and ACC's transfer team...

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Unveiling of New Amado Peña Mural at ACC Highland Campus

Posted on 09/07/2022 - 8:01am

Austin Community College District (ACC) hosts an art exhibition honoring the works of Texas native and internationally acclaimed Southwest artist Amado Peña at ACC Highland Campus. Peña’s high-anticipated mural at ACC Highland — ‘Bridges to Success...

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Central Texas Names ACC Best College/University

Posted on 09/02/2022 - 1:18pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) is the top college/university in the region, according to a new community-wide vote.  The annual Austin American-Statesman's 2022 Best of the Best Awards results are out, and ACC was awarded the distinction of...

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Get connected & practice steps you can take to stay safe

Posted on 09/02/2022 - 9:43am

Planning for the unexpected and staying safe while on campus, Austin Community College District (ACC) practices emergency response procedures and tests its emergency notification system as part of Emergency Preparedness Week from Tuesday, September...

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Enroll now in ACC’s evening child care program

Posted on 09/01/2022 - 4:40pm

Attending school and raising children can be challenging. Austin Community College District (ACC) offers child care support to help parents stay on track. Current ACC students may now enroll their kids, ages 2 to 10, in the college’s Evening Care...

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College Colors Day. Wear your purple

Wear Purple on Friday, 9/2, for College Colors Day!

Posted on 08/31/2022 - 5:04pm

Grab your Riverbat gear and get ready to celebrate your ACC pride. College Colors Day is Friday, September 2.  The national day commemorates the start of a new academic year and encourages students, employees, and alumni to showcase their school...

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ACC closed Monday, September 5, in observance of Labor Day

Posted on 08/31/2022 - 3:39pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) will close in observance of Labor Day Monday, September 5. The college will reopen at 8 a.m., Tuesday, September 6.  It’s not too late to register for fall classes at ACC. Registration remains open for 14-, 12...

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