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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

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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

ACC to require success course for first-time college students

Beginning this fall, many students who come to Austin Community College with fewer than 12 successful college credits will be required to take a success course. Students with declared majors will take a 1- or … Continue reading

ACC cierra para las vacaciones de la primavera

El Distrito de Austin Community College cerrará sus puertas durante las vacaciones de la primavera el lunes, 16 de marzo, hasta el domingo, 22 de marzo. Las oficinas reabrirán a las 8 a.m. el lunes, … Continue reading

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ACC closes for spring break

The Austin Community College District will close for spring break Monday, March 16, through Sunday, March 22. Offices will reopen 8 a.m. Monday, March 23. To report an emergency, please contact the college’s police department … Continue reading

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On the Road: Dr. Biden Visits Community Colleges in Florida and Texas

Leading up to the SXSWedu Conference in Austin, Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden visited Austin Community College’s ACCelerator at Highland Campus to learn more about the innovative strategies and technology being used to increase retention, completion and … Continue reading

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Second Lady visits ACC Highland Campus

Community Impact: Second Lady visits ACC Highland Campus

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Jill Biden praises ACC’s computer-driven remedial math courses

Austin American Statesman: Jill Biden praises ACC’s computer-driven remedial math courses

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ACC’s ACCelerator and MATD 0421 course in national spotlight

KLBJ 590: ACC’s ACCelerator and MATD 0421 course in national spotlight

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Second Lady: Community Colleges Critical for Nation’s Future

KEYE: Second Lady: Community Colleges Critical for Nation’s Future 

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ACCelerator showcased during SXSWedu

Community Impact: ACCelerator showcased during SXSWedu

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Jill Biden Visits Austin Community College

Time Warner Cable News: Jill Biden Visits Austin Community College

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