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Fourth ACC course receives national QM certification

Posted on 10/22/2020 - 10:42am

Austin Community College District (ACC) is recognized with a new Quality Matters (QM) certification. The college's Medical Terminology course (HPRS 1206) was awarded the national distinction earlier this month. "It's an honor to receive QM...

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Meet the 2020-21 Classified Employee Association President

Posted on 10/22/2020 - 9:49am

With a new academic year comes newly elected employee association presidents at Austin Community College District (ACC). We talk to the 2020-21 presidents to learn more about them professionally and personally.

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Month-in-review: October 2020

Posted on 10/22/2020 - 9:27am

General Assembly

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ACC Experts Paying for College

Top 5 ways to help pay for college

Posted on 10/21/2020 - 3:11pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) is here to help you reach your college and career goals. Paying for classes should never get in the way. We offer the best tuition rates around and can connect you with dozens of ways to save. We believe...

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ACC Experts: Staying safe in an online world

Posted on 10/19/2020 - 11:09am

Written by Emilie Kuntz, ACC Senior IT Security Analyst  “If you connect it, protect it.”  October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and we want to keep you informed on what that means to Austin Community College District (ACC). Here are...

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Dr. Gary Moreno, El Centro Latino/Latin American Studies Center director

ACC talks Hispanic Heritage Month with Gary Moreno

Posted on 10/15/2020 - 12:02pm

Throughout Hispanic Heritage Month, Austin Community College District (ACC) sits down with influential and accomplished faculty and staff to discuss what Hispanic Heritage Month means to them. Meet Dr. Gary Moreno, ACC's new director of the Latino/...

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ACC Experts: Nine things to know about Breast Cancer

Posted on 10/15/2020 - 11:18am

  Written by: Tama Barrows RT.R.M.CT and Pamela Ivey RT.R.M, ACC Radiology graduates   October is breast cancer awareness month, and it’s when we like to remind everyone of the importance of women’s breast health. Here are the top nine things you...

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Dr. Susan Thomason

ACC talks Hispanic Heritage Month with Susan Thomason

Posted on 10/14/2020 - 5:47pm

Dr. Susan (Susy) Thomason started at ACC in September 2000 as the Director of Instructional Technology Training for faculty. Since then, she has had five titles, her current position being the associate vice president of Instructional Services and...

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Dr. Hector Aguilar

ACC talks Hispanic Heritage Month with Hector Aguilar

Posted on 10/08/2020 - 5:20pm

Dr. Hector Aguilar has worked at ACC for 22 years. He was a professor and department chair of the Electronics, Semiconductor, Power and Renewable Energy, and Robotics/Automation Programs for the first 12 years. For for the last 10 years, he has...

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ACC talks Hispanic Heritage Month with Laura Marmolejo

Posted on 10/08/2020 - 4:37pm

Throughout Hispanic Heritage Month, Austin Community College District (ACC) sits down with influential and accomplished faculty and staff to discuss what Hispanic Heritage Month means to them.

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ACC Board of Trustees October 5 Recap

Posted on 10/08/2020 - 2:20pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees held its October regular meeting on Monday, October 5, via teleconference due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Below are highlights from the meeting.

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Congratulations August/September 2020 Bravo Award Recipients

Posted on 10/08/2020 - 12:44pm

The Riverbats Employee Bravo Awards program recognizes employees whose actions reflect exemplary customer service as demonstrated by excellent communication, collaboration, or responsiveness in support of the mission, vision, and values of ACC. ACC...

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Dr. Lauren Sebel, 2020-21 ACC Association of Professional-Technical Employees President

Meet the 2020-21 Association of Professional-Technical Employees President

Posted on 10/08/2020 - 11:39am

With a new academic year comes newly elected employee association presidents at Austin Community College District (ACC). We talk to the incoming 2020-21 presidents to learn more about them professionally and personally.

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ACC Fashion Incubator and Macy’s Barton Creek Square launch new, virtual program

Posted on 10/07/2020 - 12:57pm

Austin Community College District’s Fashion Incubator and Macy’s Barton Creek Square announce a new collaboration to help aspiring fashion designers and creative business owners explore what it takes to launch their own fashion business. Together,...

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Dr. Lydia CdeBaca-Cruz

ACC talks Hispanic Heritage Month with Lydia CdeBaca-Cruz

Posted on 10/07/2020 - 9:07am

Throughout Hispanic Heritage Month, Austin Community College (ACC) sits down with influential and accomplished faculty and staff to discuss what Hispanic Heritage Month means to them.

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Dr. Guillermo (Willie) Martinez

ACC talks Hispanic Heritage Month with Guillermo (Willie) Martinez

Posted on 09/30/2020 - 3:40pm

Throughout Hispanic Heritage Month, Austin Community College District (ACC) sits down with influential and accomplished faculty and staff to discuss what Hispanic Heritage Month means to them.

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Austin Community College selected for new, national credentialing initiative

Posted on 09/30/2020 - 12:40pm

Austin Community College District (ACC) partners with Education Design Lab to up- and re-skill displaced workers as Certified Production Technicians (CPT) and Certified Medical Assistants (CMA) to support Central Texas' fast-growing healthcare...

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Earning As: Summer 2020

Posted on 09/24/2020 - 12:09pm

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

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Dr. Gary Moreno, El Centro Latino/Latin American Studies Center director

ACC names new Latino/Latin American Studies Center director

Posted on 09/24/2020 - 11:50am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) names Dr. Gary Moreno as the new director of El Centro, the college's Latino/Latin American Studies Center. Moreno will continue El Centro's mission to build connections between the college and the broader...

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Construction updates at Highland and Rio Grande: September 2020

Posted on 09/24/2020 - 11:41am

Get the latest updates and see photos from the construction projects underway at the Austin Community College District's Highland and Rio Grande campuses.

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