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ACC working to replace ERP and SIS systems, inventory records

Posted on 09/12/2019 - 3:09pm

Enterprise Resource Planning and Student Information System ProjectACC is currently engaged in an effort to replace its Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Student Information System. The college is moving to a centralized content management...

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Month-in-Review: August 2019

Posted on 09/12/2019 - 2:33pm

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Congratulations August Bravo Award Recipients

Posted on 09/12/2019 - 1:07pm

ACC congratulates the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for August 2019. The selected employees were nominated for outstanding service, excellent performance, and role modeling ACC's values that demonstrate servant leadership. Cypress Creek...

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Earning As: September 2019

Posted on 09/12/2019 - 1:04pm

This regular feature recognizes achievements, activities, and accolades of ACC faculty and staff. To submit news or suggestions, see the contact information below. 

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Meet the 2019-2020 Classified Association President

Posted on 09/12/2019 - 10:17am

For four weeks, Austin Community College will talk to the incoming 2019-2020 employee association presidents. We will ask each of them 10 questions to get to know them better.

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Global Issues Speaker Series

ACC examines global hunger in Global Issues Speaker Series

Posted on 09/12/2019 - 9:01am

Austin Community College (ACC) presents a discussion on the rise in global hunger rates as part of the college's fall 2019 Global Issues Speaker Series. Hosted by ACC's International Programs, the presentation is Wednesday, September 25, from 5 to 7...

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New scholarship for Elgin veteran students

Posted on 09/12/2019 - 8:59am

Austin Community College (ACC) veteran students now have an opportunity to earn additional financial assistance for college with the new Bastrop County Veterans Educational Scholarship.

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September Bond Projects Update

Posted on 09/12/2019 - 8:36am

Construction crews at Highland Phase 2 and Rio Grande campuses have been hard at work this summer to make progress on the sites. Highland Campus Phase 2 constructionBy: Pamela Collier, ACC Highland Phase 2 Project Manager

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MyACC student app, web portal preview now available

Posted on 09/12/2019 - 8:28am

Austin Community College students will soon have all their secure online information and services available in one place with the launch of MyACC portals. A preview of the student version will be available starting September 9, while faculty and...

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ACC hosts film screening and Q+A with the film’s director Ronak Shah

Posted on 09/11/2019 - 3:52pm

Austin Community College invites students, faculty, staff, and the community to a special screening of the film “Love Goes Through Your Mind” followed by a panel discussion with the film’s director, Ronak Shah, and ACC counselors and clinicians from...

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Fall faculty first to undergo new hiring and onboarding processes

Posted on 09/11/2019 - 3:42pm

Changes have been made to ACC's faculty hiring and onboarding processes to help align with the college's strategic plan and, ultimately, improve student success. The 43 full-time faculty members hired this fall were the first to undergo the new...

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ACC Trustees approve expanded partnership with YMCA of Austin

Posted on 09/11/2019 - 12:37pm

The Austin Community College Board of Trustees approved an agreement to allow the YMCA of Austin to lease office space at the Highland Business Center for its administrative offices.

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Construction begins at ACC Highland, Building 3000

Posted on 09/11/2019 - 12:20pm

Construction is underway at ACC Highland, Building 3000 (HLC 3000), the former women's Dillard's. The 185,000-square-foot building will be developed in phases.

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ACC Board of Trustees September 9 Recap

Posted on 09/11/2019 - 11:44am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees met for its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, September 9, 2019. Notable topics discussed include an update on the search for a director of ACC's Truth, Racial Healing &...

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ACC honors Hispanic Heritage at Díez y Seis Celebration

Posted on 09/10/2019 - 12:17pm

Austin Community College (ACC) celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with its 12th annual Díez y Seis event Monday, September 16, from noon to 1 p.m. at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd.). Former Texas Senator Gonzalo Barrientos, who served in the...

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ACC students, faculty, and staff practice best actions in an emergency

Posted on 09/09/2019 - 2:28pm

Austin Community College (ACC) practices emergency response procedures and tests its emergency notification system as part of Emergency Preparedness Week September 9 through 13.  Emergency Preparedness Week is designated for the third week of every...

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Updates to Texas digital privacy laws take effect

Posted on 09/06/2019 - 11:07am

KXAN News: Updates to Texas digital privacy laws take effect   By: Wes Rapaport AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Updated rules have taken effect for Texas businesses to follow in situations when customer information is compromised.

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ACC and Facebook partner to launch new digital marketing series

Posted on 09/04/2019 - 4:07pm

Austin Community College (ACC) and Facebook announce a new partnership to fuel the growing entrepreneurial industry in Austin. New Digital Marketing courses at ACC prepare students who want to pursue careers in the fast-growing digital marketing...

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4-month plumbing and HVAC trade certification courses offered in Round Rock

Posted on 09/04/2019 - 10:02am

KVUE News: 4-month plumbing and HVAC trade certification courses offered in Round Rock   By: Leslie Adami, Heather Yi

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