Category Archives: Current Students

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 discussion on global environmental issues and solutions

Austin Community College will present a discussion on global environmental issues and solutions at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, at Rio Grande Campus, Auditorium, Room 201 (1212 Rio Grande). Presented by ACC’s National Society … 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

New Surgical Technology application guidelines for fall 2017

Austin Community College’s Surgical Technology Program has opened fall 2017 admissions to include students completing prerequisite courses this summer. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply now and will be accepted to the program on the condition … Continue reading

ACC closes for spring break March 13

The Austin Community College District will close for spring break beginning Monday, March 13. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, March 20.

Enter Eco Bag art contest for chance to win an e-reader

It’s time to submit designs for the annual Austin Community College Eco Bag contest held each year in association with Earth Week. Students are invited to submit original artwork with an earth and/or sustainability theme … 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

Teaching Excellence award recipients bring personal touch to the classroom

In their combined seven decades in the classroom, Dr. Robert Blodgett, professor of geology, and Mario Aguilar, professor of paralegal, management, and real estate, have taught thousands of students. Still, developing a relationship with each … Continue reading

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Task force hosts forums on Campus Carry policies

Austin Community College’s Campus Carry Implementation Task Force is hosting a series of forums about the state’s Campus Carry law (Texas Senate Bill 11), which becomes effective for two-year colleges on August 1. The forums … 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

ACC awarded national grant to train retail workforce

Area retail workers can now advance their careers by completing a career-boosting industry certificate at Austin Community College, due to a $2.9 million grant from the League of Innovation for Community Colleges. The award, part … 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

Spring Digital Art + Technology Forum kicks off Feb. 17

Austin Community College students, faculty, and staff are invited to learn how technology and art can be combined to spark ingenuity and innovation at the spring Digital Art + Technology Forum speaker series. The series … Continue reading

ACC financial aid specialists offer free FAFSA help

The Austin Community College (ACC) Financial Aid Office is hosting workshops to help students and their families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA Frenzy workshops are available at all campuses … Continue reading

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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

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ACC to develop Campus Carry policies; learn how to stay informed

As the August 1 deadline approaches for Texas community colleges to comply with state law permitting guns on campuses, Austin Community College is developing campus carry policies and inviting the college community to provide input. … 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

ACC Health Sciences hosts open house

Austin Community College’s Health Sciences Division is hosting an open house Saturday, February 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Rd. Participants can tour facilities, view demonstrations, and meet with faculty … Continue reading

ACC unveils Bioscience Incubator

More than 200 community members and friends joined Austin Community College January 31 to celebrate the grand opening of the ACC Bioscience Incubator. The event featured a ceremonial ribbon-cutting, music, food, and tours with demonstrations … Continue reading

Students may be eligible for tax credit: Your 1098-T form now available

You may be eligible for an educational tax credit on your federal income tax return. Retrieve your 1098-T form to find out if you qualify. Students may download and print this form through Self Service. Select the Tax Information tab to … Continue reading

Emergency Preparedness Week: Be informed to be prepared

Austin Community College will practice emergency response procedures and test its emergency notification system as part of Emergency Preparedness Week January 30-February 5. The college designates the third week of each semester as Emergency Preparedness … 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

Planning to transfer? Learn essentials at spring events

Planning to become a Longhorn, Aggie, or Bobcat? Learn the ins and outs of transferring and connect with university representatives at events scheduled at several Austin Community College campuses in February and throughout the spring … Continue reading

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Male Leadership Program hosts lunchtime Power Hours

Austin Community College’s Male Leadership Program is hosting Power Hour mentoring meetings from 1 to 2 p.m. at most campuses during the spring semester. The first meeting is Wednesday, February 1, at South Austin Campus. … Continue reading

ACC launches spring workshops to help women over 50 find new jobs

Austin Community College (ACC) is holding information sessions and workshops to help women over 50 find new careers, gain skills, and build financial security. Spring workshops for the program, called “BACK TO WORK 50+ at … 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

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Apply now for fall scholarships; deadline is April 1

Now is the time to apply for scholarships for the 2017-18 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

ACC honors Kelynne Gaines with Presidential Student Achievement Award

Inspired by his late mother to never give up on his goals, Kelynne Gaines will graduate Austin Community College (ACC) in December and travel abroad to Temple University Japan Campus to continue his studies as … Continue reading

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