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From Student Affairs: Financial Aid Office Takes an Active Role in Student Success

Posted on 07/10/2019 - 8:47am

ACC has long supported students in getting ready for college, worked with them to get them enrolled, and assisted them in receiving financial aid. But with more students participating in postsecondary education than ever before, and the adoption of...

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2018-2019 ACC Fact Book now available

Posted on 07/10/2019 - 8:26am

The 2018-2019 ACC Fact Book is now available online. You can find this and previous versions of this publication here. This annual publication contains collegewide data and statistics that includes, but is not limited to, credit degrees and...

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ACC holds tuition rates for 6th consecutive year in new 2019/20 budget

Posted on 07/09/2019 - 5:56pm

The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees approved a $406 million budget for 2019-20. The budget represents a 5.7 percent increase over the 2018-19 budget. New expenses include expanded operations at ACC Highland, which is set to open...

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Month-in-Review: June 2019

Posted on 07/09/2019 - 4:26pm

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ACC seeks director for Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center

Posted on 07/09/2019 - 1:06pm

In a move that cements the college’s commitment to equity and inclusion, Dr. Rhodes recently approved the creation of a full-time permanent director for the ACC’s Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center (TRHT). The director will be...

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Meet ACC’s new campus managers

Posted on 07/09/2019 - 12:08pm

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ACC hires first ombudsperson for faculty and staff

Posted on 07/09/2019 - 11:57am

Austin Community College (ACC) has named Amanda Dean director of the college’s new Office of the Ombudsperson.

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RTX Austin expected to draw thousands of gamers for annual convention, schools plug-in

Posted on 07/08/2019 - 8:28am

KXAN: RTX Austin expected to draw thousands of gamers for annual convention, schools plug-in By: Candy Rodriguez   RTX Austin expected to draw thousands of gamers for annual convention, schools plug-in AUSTIN (KXAN) — The gaming industry has come a...

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ACC closed in observance of Independence Day

Posted on 07/03/2019 - 10:36am

Austin Community College (ACC) will close in observance of Independence Day, Thursday, July 4. All offices reopen 8 a.m. Friday, July 5. Registration for 5.5-week summer courses remains open through Friday, July 5. Classes begin Monday, July 8....

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Tackle Transportation: Get your ACC Green Pass for free, unlimited Cap Metro rides.

Posted on 07/01/2019 - 1:50pm

For the second year in a row, Austin Community College (ACC) students, faculty, and staff can ride Capital Metro and Metro Rail for free using the all-new Digital Green Pass. The pass offers unlimited rides to class, work, and anywhere else for one...

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Remembering former Trustee Royce Faulkner

Posted on 07/01/2019 - 11:31am

The Austin Community College District honors the memory of Royce Faulkner, a former ACC Board of Trustee chair. Royce passed away at the age of 89 on June 25, 2019. “Royce left a mark on Austin that will be remembered for generations to come,” says...

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ACC students bringing new life into animated characters

Posted on 06/27/2019 - 3:30pm

Buzz Lightyear and Sheriff Woody made cinematic history in 1995 when Toy Story opened in movie theaters across the nation. It was the first fully computer-animated movie. While it captured the hearts of children and adults nationwide, it also...

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Supervisor Certificate Program applications now open

Posted on 06/26/2019 - 2:57pm

Austin Community College (ACC) employees interested in advancing to a supervisory role at the college are invited to apply for the Supervisor Certificate Program. In addition to gaining basic supervisory knowledge, employees who successfully...

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10 reasons to join ACC’s Honors Program

Posted on 06/25/2019 - 4:47pm

The ACC Honors Program is accepting new students for fall. Designed for high-achieving students looking for more advanced classes, Honors Program provides exclusive learning opportunities in and out of the classroom. Students who complete the ACC...

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Apple, ACC partner to bring coding to more students

Posted on 06/24/2019 - 6:08pm

Austin American-Statesman: Apple, ACC partner to bring coding to more students Apple, ACC partner to bring coding to more students The Austin Community College District and Apple have partnered to create a new coding program that provides ongoing...

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Apple teams with 30 Austin teachers to code app prototypes and solve community challenges

Posted on 06/24/2019 - 3:18pm

KXAN News: Apple teams with 30 Austin teachers to code app prototypes and solve community challenges

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ACC awarded prestigious national Seal of Excelencia

Posted on 06/20/2019 - 4:22pm

Austin Community College (ACC) was awarded the national Seal of Excelencia by Excelencia in Education during an awards reception Thursday, June 20, for its positive role in serving Latino students.

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