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Learn new skills or complete mandatory training at April sessions

Following are some of the staff professional development opportunities available in April.   Workshop Date and Time Location Assessing Leadership Skills for Hiring People (for supervisors*) April 10 9-10:30 a.m. Highland Business Center Room 301 … Continue reading

IT Update: Beware of latest email phishing scam

Austin Community College students and employees should be aware of recent “phishing” attempts to fraudulently obtain email account information. Emails that appear to be from another ACC email account are prompting recipients to view an … Continue reading

ACC STEM students design and develop a solar-powered water disinfection system.

ACC STEM students to present water disinfection system to EPA

Austin Community College (ACC) STEM students will present their design for a solar-powered water disinfection system at the National Sustainable Design Expo April 11 in Old Town Alexandria, VA. “The future depends on sustainable products,” … Continue reading

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Aprovechando la ayuda personalizada con la campaña ACC 1-a-1

La campaña ACC 1-a-1 es una campaña que permite al estudiante recibir ayuda personalizada y les aclara sus dudas sobre cómo asistir a la universidad. Esta campaña arranca el 1 de abril y continúa hasta … Continue reading

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ACC Highland Campus master plan awarded certificate of excellence

Learning by Design has awarded Austin Community College along with architectural and design firms O’Connell Robertson and Pfieffer Partners Architects, Inc. with its Citation of Excellence 2015 for the ACC Highland Campus project. The project was recognized … Continue reading

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Learn how to manage a student loan after ACC

Austin Community College’s Financial Aid Office invites upcoming graduates to attend a loan counseling workshop scheduled through April at several campuses. The workshop, “Take Control of Your Student Loans,” meets the federal requirement that all … Continue reading

Shirley Franklin, Ethics in Government guest speaker

ACC le da la bienvenida a la ex-alcalde de Atlanta quien participará en debate estudiantil

ACC organizará varios debates dirigidos por estudiantes sobre temas éticos actualmente en el gobierno con la ex-alcalde de Atlanta Shirley Franklin en la presentación “Ética en el Gobierno” 5:30 a 8 p.m. miércoles, 8 de … Continue reading

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ACC hosts veterans appreciation and resource fair

ACC will host its annual From Humvee to ACC veterans appreciation and resource fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, at the ACC Veterans Resource Center at ACC Highland (6101 Airport Blvd.). … Continue reading

Shirley Franklin, Ethics in Government guest speaker

ACC welcomes former Atlanta mayor for student-led debates

ACC will host student-led debates of current ethical issues in government with former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin at “Ethics in Government” from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Road, Room … Continue reading

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Jobs in Demand: surgical technologists jobs in Central Texas

KVUE: Jobs in Demand: surgical technologists jobs in Central Texas

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ACC welding students place in state championship

Two ACC welding students are recognized among the top 2 percent in the nation after earning awards at The SkillsUSA Championships welding competition on Friday, March 20, in Waco. August Brauer and Sarah Stork were … Continue reading

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ACC lanzará programa piloto de Early College High School para grupos educados en casa

Austin Community College (ACC) está poniendo en marcha un programa piloto para proporcionar un instituto de bachillerato conocido como Early College High School (ECHS) para estudiantes educados en casa a partir del otoño. La iniciativa … Continue reading

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ACC program offers more students chance at head start on college

KXAN: ACC program offers more students chance at head start on college

ACC Job & Internship Fair connects students with employers

Edited 3/25/2015 to correct campus dates. Austin Community College will host a Job and Internship Fair April 21-23, to connect ACC students and local employers. The college-wide event will take place at all 11 campuses. Review the … Continue reading

ACC is top choice for area high school graduates

State figures show Austin Community College (ACC) is the top choice among regional high school graduates, with more students enrolling at ACC than any other college or university. The data, from the Texas Higher Education … Continue reading

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ACC to pilot early college high school for homeschooled groups

Austin Community College (ACC) is launching a pilot program to provide an Early College High School (ECHS) pathway for independent learners starting this fall. The early college high school initiative allows students to earn a … Continue reading

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Texas welders are getting jobs before they graduate

Texas Standard: Texas welders are getting jobs before they graduate

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New early-college program at ACC gives glimpse of law’s possible impact

Austin American Statesman: New early-college program at ACC gives glimpse of law’s possible impact

ACCelerator at Highland Campus

Austin Community College’s promising experiment: Personalized remedial mathematics

ACC’s ACCelerator and the college’s new developmental math course, MATD 0421, is featured in the latest publication of Inside Higher Ed. The course is gaining national attention for its impressive results. More than 90 percent of surveyed … Continue reading

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New $4.9 Million Biotech Lab Expands Student Internship Opportunities

ATE Central: New $4.9 Million Biotech Lab Expands Student Internship Opportunities

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America’s failing malls are getting a second life

Business Insider: America’s failing malls are getting a second life

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Austin Tale of Two Cities

Tzu Chi DaAi: Austin Tale of Two Cities

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兩個經濟體的傳奇 奧斯汀雙城記 (Austin tale of two cities)

Rhythms Monthly: 兩個經濟體的傳奇 奧斯汀雙城記 (Austin tale of two cities)

SXSW screening showcases ACC student projects

Students in Austin Community College’s Radio-Television-Film Department will showcase their projects at a SXSW Community Screening Saturday, March 14, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Marchesa Theatre (6226 Middle Fiskville Rd.). “This is an … Continue reading

ACC hosts employment preparation workshops for veterans

ACC is partnering with the Texas Veterans Commission to host employment preparation workshops. Military veterans, spouses, and dependents are invited to take advantage of this opportunity.  The workshops will cover resume writing, interviewing, and networking. … Continue reading

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Grant to expand internship, career opportunities in the life sciences

Community Impact: Grant to expand internship, career opportunities in the life sciences

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ACC Culinary students earn real world experience

Fox 7: ACC culinary and pastry students earn real world experience

Inaugural Fairway 5K raises funds for scholarships

More than 150 ACC students, employees, and friends along with R.B. the Riverbat braved damp, chilly weather to raise money for student scholarships at the first annual ACC Fairway 5K Cross Country Run & Walk … Continue reading

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“Todos tienen derecho a graduarse sin una deuda”: Jill Biden

Univision: “Todos tienen derecho a graduarse sin una deuda”: Jill Biden

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ACC’s ACCelerator and developmental math course win praise of second lady and under secretary of education

Austin Community College welcomed second lady Dr. Jill Biden and Under Secretary of Education Dr. Ted Mitchell on Monday, March 9, to tour the Highland Campus’ ACCelerator and meet with students and faculty of the … Continue reading

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