Category Archives: Campuses & Community

ACC trustees adopt 2018-19 tax rate

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees adopted a $0.1048 (10.48 cents) property tax rate for fiscal year 2018-19 on Monday, September 10. The $0.004 increase over last year is due to the … Continue reading

ACC hosts annual Constitution Signing Day event

Austin Community College (ACC) hosts the 11th annual Constitution Signing Day event honoring the signing of the U.S. Constitution Tuesday, September 18, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Eastview Campus, Building 8000, Rm. 8500 (3101 … Continue reading

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Board Brief : September 2018 | Equity & Inclusion, Childcare Plans, 2018 Tax Rate

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees recognized its community partners in equity and inclusion initiatives, adopted the 2018-19 tax rate, and examined future childcare plans at its regular meeting Monday, September 10, … Continue reading

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Notice of Tax Revenue Increase

Dear ACC Taxpayers, The District is grateful to the community for its continued support and remains committed to delivering an exceptional return on investment. ACC is the primary gateway to higher education and career training … Continue reading

ACC Board calls for Pflugerville ISD annexation election

The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees officially called for an annexation election in Pflugerville ISD. The board voted unanimously during its regular meeting Monday, August 13. Voters will go to the polls on … Continue reading

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ACC hosts statewide summit for foster care youth

Austin Community College hosts a statewide summit for foster youth to help them begin planning for college and career options in their future. The College and Career Conference will be August 16-17 at ACC Eastview … Continue reading

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ACC awarded $30,000 grant to help students pay for unexpected expenses

Austin Community College was awarded a $30,000 Project Success: Emergency Fund Grant to help students who are facing unforeseen financial needs continue on their educational pathways. The grant, awarded by Trellis Company in collaboration with … Continue reading

Upward Bound students during class on Thursday, July 12, 2018.

ACC’s Catch the Next Program Named Finalist for Excelencia Award

Austin Community College’s Catch the Next (CTN) Ascender Program is a national finalist for the Excelencia Award for the second consecutive year. The award recognizes programs that use evidence-based practices to improve educational achievement for … Continue reading

ACC nursing student Valarie Green learns practical skills during lab on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Eastview Campus.

Vote Now! ACC’s Nursing Program named finalist for Best of the Best Awards

Austin Community College’s Nursing Program is a finalist in the 2018 Austin American-Statesman Best of the Best Awards for nursing schools. Voting is now open and lasts through August 10. Follow these steps to vote … Continue reading

ACC bus pass will be free beginning August

Eligible ACC students, faculty, and staff can ride Capital Metro for free with an ACC Green Pass beginning fall semester. The Board of Trustees voted Monday, July 9, to eliminate the $25 Green Pass user … Continue reading

ACC Trustees hold public hearing for Pflugerville ISD residents about possible annexation into the district

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees held a public hearing Monday night with  Pflugerville ISD residents to hear comment about putting an ACC annexation item on the ballot this November. More than … Continue reading

ACC closes in observance of Independence Day

Austin Community College will close in observance of Independence Day on Wednesday, July 4. All offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Thursday, July 5. Registration for fall and summer courses remains open. The second 5.5-week … Continue reading

Summer Global Issues Speaker Series examines Democracy in Eastern Europe

Austin Community College will present a discussion of the Democracy in Eastern Europe as part of the college’s 2018 Global Issues Speaker Series. Hosted by ACC’s International Programs, the presentation is Wednesday, June 27, from … Continue reading

ACC hosts Emergency Preparedness Week June 11-15

Austin Community College will practice emergency response procedures and test its emergency notification system as part of Emergency Preparedness Week June 11- 15. The college designates the third week of each semester as Emergency Preparedness … Continue reading

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ACC and KLRU launch new partnership at ACC Highland

Former Dillard’s women’s store will house joint office and production facilities Austin Community College (ACC) unveils plans for the redevelopment of the former Dillard’s women’s space at Highland in partnership with KLRU-TV, Austin PBS. The … Continue reading

Watercolor art by student Jose Velasquez

Visit ACC Highland arts programs during WEST Austin Studio Tour

Austin Community College’s Art, Jewelry, and Dance departments are hosting an open house during the 2018 WEST Austin Studio Tour, held over two weekends, May 12-13 and May 19-20. Visitors can tour the college’s newest … Continue reading

Ballet folklorico dancers in bright purple dresses with multi-colored shoulder and skirt layers performing in the South Austin Campus courtyard

Celebrate Día de la Familia

Austin Community College (ACC) invites the community to the 12th annual Dí­a de la Familia Festival Saturday, April 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Riverside Campus (1020 Grove Blvd.). The interactive, family-friendly event … Continue reading

RSVP for the #FUERZALATINX: Voces Unidas Forum, April 27

Join ACC at the second annual #FUERZALATINX Voces Unidas Forum Friday, April 27, at Eastview Campus, Room 8500, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m (3101 Webberville Rd.) to examine the Latinx student population and explore opportunities … Continue reading

Explore Some of Austin’s Hottest Jobs: ACC hosts Applied Tech Open House

Austin Community College invites the community to learn about tech career and training opportunities at the eighth annual Applied Tech Open House 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 13, at Round Rock Campus, Building … Continue reading

Earn your network certificate in 1 year with ACC’s new IT Institute program

  Limited seats are available for ACC’s new Information Technology Institute (ITI). The pilot program begins fall 2018. The accelerated, back-to-back, in-classroom courses are designed so you can earn a certificate in Network Administration in … Continue reading

Celebrate Earth Week April 16-20

Austin Community College celebrates the 48th annual Earth Day April 22 with a week of sustainability events beginning Monday, April 16. The events highlight the college’s commitment to sustainable practices and engage students, faculty, and staff. … Continue reading

ACC hosts annual veterans resource fair

ACC invites veterans, military members, and the community to the annual From Humvee to ACC veterans appreciation and resource fair Tuesday, April 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at South Austin Campus, Room 1130 … Continue reading

ACC examines history and politics of Jerusalem

Austin Community College will present a discussion on the history and politics of  Jerusalem and its role in the peace process as part of the college’s Spring 2018 Global Issues Speaker Series. Hosted by ACC’s … 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 6, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Highland Campus ACCelerator (6101 Highland Campus Drive). … Continue reading

Pell Grant funding now available in the summer

Current Austin Community College (ACC) students can begin to apply for additional Pell Grant funding now available for summer courses. Funding is accessible for students who have used their entire financial aid award during the … Continue reading

Apply now for fall scholarships; deadline is April 1

Now is the time to apply for scholarships for the 2018-19 school year. The Austin Community College Foundation offers hundreds of scholarships for a variety of majors and circumstances (see below). Apply early The deadline … Continue reading

Register for ACC’s fourth annual Fairway 5K benefiting student scholarships – Sunday, March 4

Austin Community College (ACC) invites the community to lace up their running shoes to help support ACC students at the fourth annual ACC Fairway 5K Cross Country Run & Walk on Sunday, March 4, from … Continue reading

ACC Health Sciences hosts open house

Austin Community College’s Health Sciences Division hosts its annual open house Saturday, February 24, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd.) for those interested in exploring a career in healthcare. Community … Continue reading

President’s Podcast: Changing developmental education at ACC

ACC President/CEO Dr. Richard M. Rhodes discusses an innovative learning model unfolding at the Highland Campus ACCelerator to enhance student success rates in developmental education. This President’s Podcast features guests Jenny Bragdon, a former ACCelerator … Continue reading

Payton Mellor: A new addition to the Baylor Bear family

The transition into college was initially a challenge for Payton Mellor after his plan of sailing through it fell short of his expectations, but the obstacles he faced helped him overcome the psychological barrier of … Continue reading

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