San Gabriel Campus: Community celebrates grand opening

Ribbon-cutting ceremony San Gabriel Campus

Ribbon-cutting ceremony San Gabriel CampusACC celebrated the grand opening of San Gabriel Campus in Leander with a ribbon-cutting ceremony May 30.

The event featured guest speakers Dr. Richard Rhodes, ACC President/CEO, U.S. Representative John Carter, State Rep. Tony Dale, State Rep. Paul Workman, Williamson County Commissioner Cynthia Long, Leander Mayor Chris Fielder, Leander ISD Superintendent Dr. Dan Troxell, ACC Board of Trustees Chair Dr. Barbara Mink, Leander High School Senior Misty Valencia, and performances by the Running Brushy Middle School Jazz Band and Rouse High School Drumline.

The new campus will serve one of the fastest-growing areas in the region and relieve crowding at ACC’s Cypress Creek Campus. The campus primarily will offer general education courses and include the college’s second ACCelerator learning center as well as a 3,900 square-foot rooftop terrace.

San Gabriel Campus opens for classes fall 2018.

Leander campus groundbreaking planned for April 21

Austin Community College District will host a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new Leander campus 10 a.m. Thursday, April 21, at the campus site at Hwy. 183A and Hero Way.

Details about the event will be communicated in the coming weeks.

The Leander campus fulfills a long-standing commitment to expand pathways to higher education and opportunity across Central Texas.

Board hears architect proposals

Rio Grande Campus

Three architectural/engineering firm finalists — Studio 8 Architects, Page, and Stantec Architecture — presented proposals to ACC’s Board of Trustees. Selection is expected in November.