Category Archives: Campuses & Community

ACC hosts Gospel Extravaganza celebration

Austin Community College hosts the 17th Annual Gospel Extravaganza, featuring Central Texas gospel artists and performers from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at ACC Eastview Campus, Room 8500 (3401 Webberville Rd). “The Black Students … Continue reading

ACC hosts recruiting day for new Texas A&M Engineering Academy

Austin Community College (ACC) invites students and the community to meet with advisors from ACC and Texas A&M University from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, at the Highland Campus ACCelerator to … Continue reading

April 7 workshop offers strategies for winning NSF grants

Individuals and organizations wanting to improve their chances of obtaining grants through the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Program are invited to a free workshop Friday, April 7, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. … Continue reading

ACC hosts spring job fair and career exploration event

Austin Community College (ACC) invites ACC alumni, students, and other job seekers to a job fair and career exploration event Friday, April 7, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Highland Campus ACCelerator (6101 Airport Blvd.). “This … Continue reading

ACC students share voices at state capitol

Two groups of Austin Community College students recently converged on the Texas Capitol to advocate on behalf of their peers and their future career fields. “These are great opportunities for our students’ voices to be … Continue reading

ACC student films debut at SXSW

Austin Community College’s (ACC) Radio-Television-Film (RTF) Department hosts ACC Sneak Peeks, a community screening of student films during the SXSW Film Festival from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 13, at the Austin Convention Center’s … Continue reading

ACC kicks off new construction at Round Rock Campus

Almost eight years to the day after Austin Community College broke ground on a campus to serve the rapidly growing Round Rock area, college and community leaders gathered to celebrate the next phase of development. … Continue reading

Luggage drive for foster care alumni underway; donate by May 5

Here’s a relatively simple way to show a little love for new and future Riverbats: Donate to Austin Community College’s annual luggage drive benefiting students transitioning from foster care. Faculty, staff, and students are invited … Continue reading

Four mariachi members playing instruments including guitars, a violin, a trumpet, and singing are performing in the South Austin Campus courtyard

ACC examines Mexican film and contemporary social issues

Austin Community College (ACC) will present a discussion on Mexican filmography and its role in contemporary social issues such as political corruption, migration flow, and religion during the spring global issues speaker series. The presentation … Continue reading

Puente Project Mentors Needed: Guide students in finding a path to success

Austin Community College (ACC) is seeking mentors for Puente, a national award-winning program that helps educationally disadvantaged students enroll in and advance through the college experience. During fall 2017, the program will expand and be offered … Continue reading

ACC hosts veteran authors for book readings and conversations

ACC Library Services hosts a series of readings and discussions as part of Read Across Texas: The Veteran Experience, a statewide reading program sponsored by the Texas Center for the Book. “Read Across Texas encourages communities … Continue reading

Apply now for summer 2017 Study Abroad programs

Applications are now being accepted for Austin Community College’s (ACC) summer 2017 Study Abroad programs. ACC Study Abroad programs are held during the first session of the summer semester. Programs are two to four weeks … Continue reading

ACC hosts Regional Equity Summit

The Austin Community College District hosts the Regional Equity Summit on Friday, February 3, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Eastview Campus, Building 8000, Room 8500 (3401 Webberville Rd.). The theme of the summit … Continue reading

2016 in review: New beginnings lay a foundation for the future

2016 was a year of beginnings and transitions for Austin Community College. The college celebrated new construction projects at three campuses and introduced several processes to support student success and completion initiatives. Read about some … Continue reading

ACC’s basketball all-stars battle Australia in 6th annual tournament game

ACC’s intramural basketball all-stars will face off against Australia’s Mornington Breakers 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, December 7, at the Gus Garcia Recreation Center (1201 E. Rundberg Lane). The sixth annual exhibition basketball game is … Continue reading

ACC closes for Thanksgiving holiday

Austin Community College will close for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 24. All offices and campuses will reopen Monday, November 28. Registration for spring semester will remain open. Students may apply and register for classes online at … Continue reading

ACC collecting children’s books for Brown Santa program

Austin Community College (ACC) is collecting donations for its annual “I Can Read!” children’s book drive benefiting the Travis County Sheriff’s Office Brown Santa program. “We have a responsibility to help those who are less … Continue reading

ACC examines global impact of infectious diseases

Austin Community College will present a discussion of the worldwide impact of globalization and infectious diseases in its fall global issues speaker series. The presentation is Wednesday, November 30, from 5 to 7 p.m. at … Continue reading

Food Bank holds campus event for students

Students can learn how to receive SNAP and Medicaid benefits Wednesday, November 16, at Riverside Campus. Central Texas Food Bank staff will be in Building G, Room 9134, from 1 to 4 p.m. to provide information … Continue reading

ACC women’s volleyball places second in tournament

Austin Community College’s intramural women’s volleyball team brought home second place in an invitational tournament against seven other regional teams Saturday, November 5. Hosted by ACC Intramurals, the tournament was the first of its kind … Continue reading

ACC hosts Veterans Day Open House

The Austin Community College District (ACC) invites veterans, their families, and the community to a Veterans Day celebration and open house on Friday, November 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the ACC Veterans Resource Center at Highland (6101 … Continue reading

Make Your Mark: View Election Results

View Election Results Tuesday, November 8, is Election Day. In addition to national, state, city, and county contests, voters will elect members to ACC’s Board of Trustees. The 12 candidates running for the board on the … Continue reading

ACC and Round Rock ISD celebrate Early College High School partnership

The Austin Community College District (ACC) and Round Rock Independent School District (RRISD) celebrated the first Early College High School program on an ACC campus Thursday, October 27, at Round Rock Campus. The Round Rock … Continue reading

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ACC joins national Red Ribbon Week drug prevention campaign

Austin Community College (ACC) will join colleges and universities nationwide to raise awareness of drug and alcohol abuse prevention during Red Ribbon Week October 23 through 31. This year’s campaign is YOLO (you only live once): … Continue reading

Groundbreaking celebrates Elgin Campus expansion

Partnership was the primary theme when state and community leaders joined the Austin Community College District (ACC) Tuesday, October 11, at the groundbreaking celebration of Elgin Campus Phase II. “We’re here because of your vision, … Continue reading

Vocational Nursing hosts site review for continuing accreditation

The ACC Vocational Nursing Program will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its program. The public is invited to meet the site visit team and share comments about the program Wednesday, October 19, at 4:30 p.m. at Eastview Campus, Building 8000, Room 8362 … Continue reading

ACC hosts 2nd annual Operation Riverbats Service Week Oct. 22-30

The Austin Community College District (ACC) invites students, faculty, and staff to give back to the community during the second annual Operation Riverbats Service Week Saturday, October 22, through Sunday, October 30. Coordinated by the … Continue reading

History symposium examines Texas law enforcement

Austin Community College (ACC) will host a symposium on Texas history 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, October 15, at Eastview Campus, Building 8000, Room 8500 (3401 Webberville Rd.). “Lots of Law East of the Pecos” … Continue reading

ACC examines the Roma in Europe: Minority among Minorities

Austin Community College (ACC) professors will examine international social and economic affairs in the college’s global issues speaker series this fall. The first presentation, “The Roma In Europe: Minority among Minorities,” is Wednesday, September 28, … Continue reading

ACC hosts Health and Wellness Fair Sept. 28

Austin Community College students, faculty, and staff are invited to learn about staying healthy and fit at a Health and Wellness Fair 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 28, at Highland Campus. More than … Continue reading

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