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ACC talks Black History Month: Marcus McQuirter

Posted on 02/21/2019 - 3:30pm

Meet Marcus McQuirter, the chair of ACC’s Drama Department. 

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Message from the Equity in Faculty Hiring Committee

Posted on 02/21/2019 - 2:44pm

The Austin metropolitan area is vibrant and complex. Our student body reflects this diversity and to ensure that we meet their needs, Austin Community College (ACC) has committed to efforts that foster equity-mindedness across the institution. These...

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Highland and Rio Grande bond project updates: February 2019

Posted on 02/21/2019 - 11:37am

Austin Community College (ACC) continues to move forward on phase 2 of the Highland Mall redevelopment and the renovation of Rio Grande Campus. 

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Feb 2019 Food Drive

ACC spring food drive helps tackle student hunger

Posted on 02/21/2019 - 11:11am

Austin Community College (ACC) hosts a spring food drive in February to support on-campus food banks for students.

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Congratulations January Bravo Award Recipients

Posted on 02/21/2019 - 10:28am

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

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Community College Day students with Kirk Watson

Month-in-Review: January 2019

Posted on 02/21/2019 - 10:15am

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Be Still My Heart by Kathy Dunn Hamrick

Earning A's: February 2019

Posted on 02/20/2019 - 4:27pm

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 hosts three panelists for Women in IT Spring Speaker Series

Posted on 02/19/2019 - 3:50pm

Austin Community College (ACC) invites students, employees, and the community to its Women in IT Spring Speaker Series from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 21, at ACC Highland, Building 4000 (6101 Highland Campus Dr.).  “The lack of women...

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ACC health sciences students discuss legislative issues with lawmakers

Posted on 02/18/2019 - 11:48am

Austin Community College (ACC) students and faculty join hundreds of healthcare advocates from across the state for Occupational Therapy Day at the Texas Capitol. The group will gather 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 19, to raise awareness of issues...

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ACC study reveals record levels of straight-ticket voting

Posted on 02/15/2019 - 1:46pm

Straight-ticket voting reached a record level of 67.49 percent of ballots cast for the U.S. Senate candidates during the November 2018 general election, a more than six percentage point (pp) increase compared to the 2014 election.

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Feb 2019 Food Drive

Donate now to the ACC Food Drive

Posted on 02/15/2019 - 12:59pm

Austin Community College (ACC) is accepting donations for its spring food drive during the month of February. Donations benefit the ACC Food Pantry Program.

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ACC hosts Admiral McRaven & Ambassador Crocker for “Preventing Conflict”

Posted on 02/13/2019 - 3:33pm

Austin Community College (ACC) hosts retired Admiral William McRaven and Ambassador Ryan Crocker for “Preventing Conflict: The Role of Diplomacy and Development in Reducing Insecurity,” a conversation about lessons learned from the frontlines of...

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ACC Spring 2019 Short Semester Registration is Open

Posted on 02/12/2019 - 5:08pm

Austin Community College (ACC) current and prospective students can still sign up for courses they need with short semester classes. The college offers more than 600 short semester courses. Classes are offered online and on campus on days, evenings...

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ACC hosts Health Sciences Open House

Posted on 02/11/2019 - 5:12pm

Austin Community College (ACC) hosts its annual Health Sciences Open House Saturday, February 23, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Eastview Campus, Building 8000 (3101 Webberville Rd.) for prospective students and their families to explore careers in...

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Austin group working to detect, prevent infestation of zebra mussels

Posted on 02/11/2019 - 4:02pm

KVUE News: Austin group working to detect, prevent infestation of zebra mussels    

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ACC student's tenacity makes medical school dreams a reality

Posted on 02/07/2019 - 5:00pm

Sammy Tran is packing his bags and stethoscope for medical school. “This is the moment I’ve been waiting for. I thought I would be stuck for the rest of my life doing a job that wasn’t meaningful to me, but now I’m following my dreams. I can put my...

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RN-to-BSN Program hosts site review for accreditation

Posted on 02/07/2019 - 11:55am

The ACC RN-to-BSN Nursing Program will host a site review for accreditation of its program. The public is invited to meet the site visit team and share comments about the program Thursday, February 28, at 4 p.m. at Eastview Campus, Building 8000,...

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Student tax credit form, 1098-T, now available online

Posted on 02/06/2019 - 11:16am

Austin Community College (ACC) students may qualify for an educational tax credit on their federal income tax return. Retrieve your 1098-T form now to find out. The information on Form 1098-T may be used to determine if a student is eligible to...

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