Category Archives: ACC In the News

Links to media outlets with stories about ACC

ACC and AustinUp host luncheon to get seniors back to workforce

CBS Austin: ACC and AustinUp host luncheon to get seniors back to workforce ACC works to get seniors in the workforce June 20, 2017  |  CBS Austin Staff Austin Community College is working to get seniors … Continue reading

Only a Third of Students Enter College with Research Skills

Good Call: Only a Third of Students Enter College with Research Skills Only a Third of Students Enter College with Research Skills BY TERRI WILLIAMS ON JULY 12, 2017 GooResearch is an integral part of … Continue reading

How does carbon monoxide get in cars?

KVUE: How does carbon monoxide get in cars? How does carbon monoxide get in cars? How do carbon monoxide leaks happen in cars? And how can you detect them? Tina Shively, KVUE |  July 11, 2017 … Continue reading

Texas Requires Credit-Bearing Remediation

Inside Higher Ed: Texas Requires Credit-Bearing Remediation Texas Requires Credit-Bearing Remediation State requires a change to remedial education that’s based on an increasingly popular reform concept. By: Ashley A. Smith  |  July 12, 2017 A wave … Continue reading

Board to Austin Community College president: What’s next?

Community Impact: Board to Austin Community College president: What’s next? Board to Austin Community College president: What’s next? As Richard Rhodes presents organization’s successes, board members look to the future By Marie Albiges  |  Posted July … Continue reading

ACC te ofrece excelentes opciones para que aprendas inglés

El Mundo: ACC te ofrece excelentes opciones para que aprendas inglés El Austin Community College (ACC) organiza una serie de sesiones de información gratuitas sobre los programas de inglés que ofrece ese centro de estudios, … Continue reading

ACC Leander location on track to welcome students next summer

KXAN: ACC Leander location on track to welcome students next summer ACC Leander location on track to welcome students next summer Sofia Grimsgard Published: June 7, 2017 LEANDER, Texas (KXAN) – Austin Community College’s new 100-acre … Continue reading

ACC San Gabriel Campus Tops Out

Commercial Property Executive: ACC San Gabriel Campus Tops Out ACC San Gabriel Campus Tops Out by Anca Gagiuc Austin Community College is celebrating the topping out of its latest campus, a 100-acre project in Leander. … Continue reading

Austin Community College ‘tops out’ construction on new campus in Leander

CBS Austin: Austin Community College ‘tops out’ construction on new campus in Leander Austin Community College ‘tops out’ construction on new campus in Leander by CBS Austin Wednesday, June 7th 2017 Construction crews in Leander “topped … Continue reading

Texas Might Increase Number of Community Colleges Offering Bachelor’s Degrees

Diverse Issues: Texas Might Increase Number of Community Colleges Offering Bachelor’s Degrees

Bill allowing community colleges to offer 4-year nursing, early childhood education degrees heads to governor’s desk

Community Impact: Bill allowing community colleges to offer 4-year nursing, early childhood education degrees heads to governor’s desk  

Colegio Comunitario de Austin realiza un foro sobre el porte de armas en sus sedes educativas

KAKW: Durante el primero de tres foros sobre el uso de armas en la institución, el ACC destacó que busca adaptar reglas similares a las de la Universidad de Texas a fin de cumplir con … Continue reading

ACC partners with Concordia University Texas to offer bachelor’s degrees

KXAN: ACC Partners with Concordia University Texas to offer bachelor’s degrees ACC partners with Concordia University Texas to offer bachelor’s degrees By Alyssa Goard |  Published: April 12, 2017 AUSTIN (KXAN) — A program to offer community … Continue reading

Austin Community College becomes one of 20 schools accepted to national innovation board

Community Impact: Austin Community College becomes one of 20 schools accepted to national innovation board  Austin Community College becomes one of 20 schools accepted to national innovation board: Faculty, staff now have free access to online resource … Continue reading

Austin Community College honored for innovation

Highlights ACC President and CEO Richard Rhodes now serves on the League for Innovation in the Community College. A lab with more than 600 computers at the Highland campus impressed officials of the league. For … Continue reading

ACC amplía sede en Round Rock

El Austin Community College (ACC) iniciará la construcción de la Fase II de sus instalaciones en Round Rock con una ceremonia que se realizará el próximo martes 28 de febrero, de 10am. a 11:30am. La … Continue reading

5 features of Austin Community College Round Rock Campus expansion project that breaks ground Tuesday

Community Impact: 5 features of Austin Community College Round Rock Campus expansion project that breaks ground Tuesday: Officials break ground on new building on Tuesday 5 features of Austin Community College Round Rock Campus expansion project … Continue reading

Lawmakers Seek to Ease Texas Nurses Shortage

Spectrum News: Lawmakers Seek to Ease Texas Nurses Shortage By Victoria Maranan Tuesday, February 21, 2017 AUSTIN, Texas — If the current economic trends keep up, Texas expects to be short 70,000 nurses by 2020. But … Continue reading

ACC’s proposed nursing bachelor’s degree may receive regional government support

Community Impact: ACC’s proposed nursing bachelor’s degree may receive regional government support When the 85th legislative session kicks off Jan. 10, Austin Community College board trustees may have the support of several local government entities in … Continue reading

Two new trustees, including one student, join Austin Community College board

Community Impact: Two new trustees, including one student, join Austin Community College board Two new Austin Community College trustees—including one current student—took their seats for the first time Monday after being sworn in to the college’s … Continue reading

ACC Elgin campus expanding with new classrooms, clinics

KXAN: ACC Elgin campus expanding with new classrooms, clinics By Claire Ricke     |     Published: October 11, 2016 AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Community College is breaking ground on Tuesday at 10 a.m. for a project to expand the Elgin … Continue reading

Suicide car bombing survivor begins college at ACC

Fox 7: Suicide car bombing survivor begins college at ACC Qusay Hussein navigates the halls of Austin Community College’s Eastview Campus. He’s more than a month into his first classes as a college student. Something he will … Continue reading

Early College High School allows students to change their future

Austin American Statesman: Early College High School allows students to change their future As the school year shifts into full gear, students in Round Rock’s first early college high school are settling in to start … Continue reading

ACC-Elgin expansion funding 2 new buildings

Elgin Courier:  ACC-Elgin expansion funding 2 new buildings The Austin Community College Elgin campus is hosting a groundbreaking celebration on Tuesday, Oct. 11, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The campus will be breaking ground … Continue reading

Voter Registration hitting record numbers

Fox 7: Voter Registration hitting record numbers Voter registration efforts in Central Texas are eclipsing historical marks. State wide, 14.8 million residents are currently registered, which is a record number. Voter registration drives, like one held … Continue reading

Analista: debate presidencial podría no tener impacto en campaña

Telemundo: Analista: debate presidencial podría no tener impacto en campaña Como en todos los debates presidenciales, hay momentos claves y que pudiesen tener trascendencia, pero sea cual sea el veredicto sobre el ganador del encuentro de … Continue reading

ACC making it easier for Austinites to register to vote

KXAN: ACC making it easier for Austinites to register to vote AUSTIN (KXAN) — With the prime-time debate airing Monday night, Austin Community College wants to remind Austinites to register to vote. Joining us in the … Continue reading

ACC hosts presidential debate watch party

KVUE: ACC hosts presidential debate watch party We’re just hours away from the very first Presidential debate. Polls show a tightening race nationally and in critical battleground states. KVUE’s Christy Millweard is live at the Austin … Continue reading

A&M adds fifth, final Chevron Eng. Academy

The Batt: A&M adds fifth, final Chevron Eng. Academy: Austin Community College selected for engineering co- enrollment program The College of Engineering at Texas A&M has extended its reach throughout Texas with the addition of its fifth … Continue reading

ACC adds medical device specialization program

Community Impact: ACC adds medical device specialization program: Associate’s degree in manufacturing technology to be offered starting next fall The Austin Community College board of trustees voted Monday to bring a medical device specialization program to the … Continue reading

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