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Celebrate Earth Week April 17-22

Updated with new events! Austin Community College celebrates the 47th annual Earth Day April 22 with a week of sustainability events beginning Monday, April 17. See below for dates and times of Earth Week traditions and … 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

Inaugural Summit explores challenges, solutions for advancing success equity

More than 350 Austin Community College faculty, staff, students, community leaders, and education partners gathered at the college’s Eastview Campus February 3 to explore strategies for advancing opportunity and success equity for all population groups. … Continue reading

Notice of Joint Special Runoff Elections

NOTICE OF JOINT SPECIAL RUNOFF ELECTIONS ELECTION DAY TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2016 EARLY VOTING THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1– FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2016 (AVISO DE ELECCIONES SECUNDARIA GENERALES Y ESPECIALES CONJUNTAS 13 DE DECIEMBRE, 2016 Votación Adelantada jueves, 1 … Continue reading

Don’t wait: Use online tool to register for previously planned classes

Need a refresher on using the Student Planning tool? Click here to download and print Student Planning Tips & Tricks. Registration for Austin Community College spring semester classes is underway and the college is reminding … Continue reading

Notice of Joint General and Special Elections

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ACC program offers accelerated pathway for adult learners

Adults without a high school diploma or GED can start college immediately, thanks to a new grant offering free classes through Austin Community College’s (ACC) Career Pathways program. Funded by the Texas Workforce Commission, the … Continue reading

ACC Student Life hosts resource fairs for students

Austin Community College’s Student Life hosts the sixth annual Riverbat Bash to kick off fall semester Tuesday, September 6, through Friday, September 16, at campuses districtwide. “Riverbat Bash: Get Connected” features games, activities, giveaways, and refreshments. Students … Continue reading

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ACC celebrates 10 years at South Austin Campus

The Austin Community College District (ACC) invites students and the community to celebrate the 10th anniversary of ACC’s South Austin Campus Thursday, August 4, with a fiesta from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the campus … Continue reading

ACC Hosts Free Women’s Conference July 16

The twelfth annual Women’s Health, Motivation and Empowerment Conference will be from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at the Eastview Campus. The conference is geared toward women and girls of all ages. … Continue reading

Student Planning tool replaces WebAdvisor June 20

Austin Community College will discontinue the WebAdvisor registration system for credit courses (accessed via the “Express register” link in Online Services) at midnight Sunday, June 19. Beginning Monday, June 20, students will use the Self-Service … Continue reading

ACC students place at international DECA competition

Six ACC students recently competed at the 2016 Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference in Washington, D.C. DECA is an international organization open to all high school and college students interested in the business world. … Continue reading

ACC students get hands-on learning with rare historical fossils

The call came unexpectedly, and in that moment Torvald Hessel’s life took a turn. “I didn’t believe it. This is the story of life, and it was coming to my museum,” says Hessel, ACC professor … Continue reading

Innovating a nation: The lasting legacy of Drs. John and Suanne Roueche

As Drs. John and Suanne Roueche walked into the room, a nervous smile stretched across the face of Austin Community College nursing student Mario Hernandez. “I didn’t see college in my future,” says Hernandez. “I … Continue reading

ACC rally raises awareness of sexual and domestic violence

Austin Community College (ACC) invites the community to its second annual “Take Back the Night” march, rally, and vigil to raise awareness about sexual and domestic violence from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, at Highland Campus … Continue reading

ACC names future Leander campus

The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees unanimously named the district’s future Leander campus the ACC San Gabriel Campus during its regular meeting Monday, April 4. “This campus will be a vital part of … Continue reading

ACC hosts spring transfer events

Austin Community College (ACC) students looking to transfer to a four-year university will have opportunities this spring semester to discuss the transfer process, admission requirements, and programs of study with surrounding universities. University representatives will … Continue reading

ACC initiative accelerates women into IT fields

The Austin Community College District (ACC) launches the Women in Information Technology (IT) initiative, a program designed to accelerate women into entry-levels careers in IT, thanks to a grant awarded by the Bill and Melinda Gates … Continue reading

Here’s Whom The Obamas Invited To The State Of The Union Address

Huffington Post: Here’s Whom The Obamas Invited To The State Of The Union Address

ACC hosts last-minute enrollment drive at three campuses

The Austin Community College District (ACC) is opening three campuses from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 9, for students who want to start college this spring but still need to sign up … Continue reading

ACC art student selected to design Capitol ornament

A symbol of the seasons in Central Texas will have a little ACC flair this holiday. Art student Jeffrey Moore’s work will hang from the branches of the House Chamber Christmas tree. The tree is … Continue reading

2015 in review: Something exciting is starting here

2015 might be considered a year of transition for Austin Community College, as several of the year’s activities set the stage for great things to come. Following are some of the highlights. Special events Second … Continue reading

ACC CAD students take home Best-in-Show award

There’s nothing traditional about the doghouses at Austin’s annual BARKITECTURE. From modern and sleek to rustic, the design show and silent auction/fund-raiser features one-of-a-kind designer doghouses created by some of Austin’s best and brightest architects, … Continue reading

ACC goes purple to celebrate mascot’s five-year milestone

The Austin Community College District (ACC) invites the community to wear their Riverbats gear or go purple and join the college in celebration of the fifth birthday of the Riverbat, ACC’s official mascot, from 10 … Continue reading

ACC board adopts tax rate for 2015-16

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees adopted a $.1005 (10.05-cent) property tax rate for 2015-2016 on Monday, October 5. The .63-cent increase over last year is due to voter-approved bonds. “We are … Continue reading

Official: Property Tax Notification

Dear ACC Taxpayers, The average ACC District homeowner’s tax bill is expected to increase in the coming year by $39, largely due to debt service resulting from the 2014 bond referendum approved by voters. The Board of Trustees’ … Continue reading

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ACC’s Early College High School program enrolling homeschoolers

Austin Community College (ACC) is hosting a series of information sessions for homeschooled students interested in enrolling in the Early College High School (ECHS) Independent Learners Program. The program enables qualified, motivated students to earn … Continue reading

ACC awarded $1M state grant to train healthcare workers

The Austin Community College District (ACC) will provide specialized job training for St. David’s HealthCare through a $1 million grant awarded by the Texas Workforce Commission. The training will help hundreds of healthcare workers upgrade … Continue reading

ACC invites the community to a Highland Mall memorabilia sale

Remnants of Highland Mall available for purchase, including store fixtures and mall strollers. The Austin Community College District (ACC) invites the community to collect a piece of Highland Mall memorabilia at a surplus sale from … Continue reading

ACC launches pop-up help center for college and career planning

College Destination Center @ACC provides one-on-one assistance for those starting college The Austin Community College District’s (ACC) new pop-up resource center offers individualized help for college and career planning needs. The College Destination Center @ACC … Continue reading

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