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Highland and Rio Grande bond project updates: April 2019

Posted on 04/10/2019 - 12:22pm

Construction crews continue work on Highland Campus Phase 2 and Rio Grande Campus renovations.

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Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud available to students, faculty, and staff at no-to-minimal cost

Posted on 04/10/2019 - 12:03pm

Austin Community College (ACC) has been selected as an Adobe Creative Campus, which means students, faculty, and staff will have access to the entire Adobe Creative Cloud suite for no-to-minimal cost starting Monday, April 15.

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Curtiss Stevens, ACCelerators executive director

From the Student Affairs VP: ACCelerators thrive with the help of President’s Leadership Excellence Award winner

Posted on 04/10/2019 - 11:49am

In its fifth year, the Highland (HLC) ACCelerator has much to celebrate.

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Month-in-Review: March 2019

Posted on 04/10/2019 - 10:45am

Recaps of all the events that happened during March and early April 2019. 

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Earning As: April 2019

Posted on 04/10/2019 - 9:57am

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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ACC President's Podcast

President’s Podcast: ACC's Strategic Plan: Dedicated to Every Student's Success

Posted on 04/10/2019 - 9:11am

Developed in collaboration with our community, ACC’s Strategic Plan ensures all areas of the college remain focused on developing strategies to reach common goals and improve student success. 

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ACC showcases high-skilled careers at Applied Tech Open House

Posted on 04/10/2019 - 8:58am

Austin Community College (ACC) invites prospective students and their families to learn about high-skilled careers and training opportunities at the ninth annual Applied Tech Open House 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 12, at Round Rock Campus,...

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Equity Advocates Town Hall: Helping DACA students thrive

Posted on 04/08/2019 - 12:19pm

Austin Community College (ACC) hosts an Equity Advocates town hall meeting to explore and discuss issues and resources for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) eligible students 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at Riverside Campus,...

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Support student scholarships at inaugural Riverbat Paddle Battle

Posted on 04/05/2019 - 9:16am

Austin Community College (ACC) and American Constructors co-host the inaugural Riverbat Paddle Battle supporting ACC student scholarships 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Rowing Dock on Lady Bird Lake (2481 Stratford Dr.).

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ACC to evaluate selling portion of Pinnacle Campus property

Posted on 04/02/2019 - 1:35pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) will explore opportunities to sell the Pinnacle Campus building and the nine acres it sits on in Southwest Austin. The remaining 49 acres are not for sale because the college wants the option to build on...

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Donate to luggage drive for foster care alumni by May 9

Posted on 04/01/2019 - 2:45pm

Donations are now being accepted for Austin Community College’s annual luggage drive benefiting students transition from foster care. “Being a foster kid has many challenges that other kids often don't experience. When you are shuffled from place to...

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Fulbright Scholar Seal 2018-19

ACC named top Fulbright U.S. Scholars college

Posted on 04/01/2019 - 12:48pm

Austin Community College (ACC) has been named a top producer of Fulbright Scholars for 2018-2019 by The Chronicle of Higher Education. ACC is the only community college in Texas to be awarded this designation.

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ACC Casting Call

Calling all Riverbats to share their ACC story

Posted on 04/01/2019 - 11:00am

Austin Community College (ACC) is hosting a casting call for students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the college on Tuesday, April 9, at ACC Highland. Austin Community College (ACC) is casting students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends...

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ACC job fair connects students with 1,000+ career opportunities

Posted on 03/28/2019 - 10:27am

Austin Community College (ACC) invites ACC alumni, students, and other job seekers to a job fair and career exploration event Friday, April 5, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Highland Campus ACCelerator (6101 Highland Campus Dr.).

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ACC expands Vocational Nursing program with evening and weekend courses

Posted on 03/27/2019 - 10:43am

Austin Community College (ACC) expands its vocational nursing program with new evening and weekend classes to accommodate students’ busy schedules. The new program option begins fall 2019. Applications are accepted through April 19.

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Summer registration at ACC

Time to register for summer 2019 classes

Posted on 03/26/2019 - 3:08pm

Reach your goals faster with summer classes at Austin Community College (ACC). Registration opens April 1 for current and former students and April 15 for new students.

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ACC hosts town hall to explore college programs for high school students

Posted on 03/26/2019 - 11:39am

Austin Community College (ACC) presents a panel discussion on Saturday, April 6, on the importance of getting students of color to start college while in high school. 

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Spring break

ACC closed for spring break 3/18 - 3/24

Posted on 03/15/2019 - 11:05am

Austin Community College District (ACC) will close for spring break Monday, March 18, through Sunday, March 24. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, March 25. Graduation applications are still being accepted. Students may apply at

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