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ACC celebrates grand opening of Bioscience Incubator

Austin Community College celebrates the grand opening of the ACC Bioscience Incubator Tuesday, January 31, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at ACC Highland (6101 Airport Blvd.). The innovative wet lab is the first part of phase … 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

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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

Spring registration remains open through holiday weekend

Austin Community College will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 16. All offices will reopen Tuesday, January 17. Spring registration will remain open through Monday, January 16. Students … Continue reading

ACC Study: Straight-ticket voting increases in 2016

An analysis from Austin Community College’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS) reveals straight-ticket voting in the 2016 November general election constituted nearly two-thirds of all votes cast statewide. In the 37 counties … Continue reading

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From claims adjuster to ICU nurse: A new career at 52

At 52, Annie Peck is embarking on a new career, one she didn’t see coming until about seven years ago. “We moved to Austin, and suddenly I realized it was time for a change,” she … 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

ACC Bioscience Incubator now accepting applications

The Austin Community College Bioscience Incubator is now accepting lease applications for its wet lab facilities scheduled to open in early 2017. The ACC Bioscience Incubator is part of phase II renovations at ACC Highland. … Continue reading

Culinary students take 2nd place at international competition

ACC culinary students earned second place at the 14th annual Paella Lovers United Competition, held recently in Austin. The team – including students John Silva, Nadia Rodriguez, Ismael Sanchez, and Stephanie Calk – competed against … Continue reading

ACC awarded grant to expand nursing simulation training programs

Austin Community College’s nursing students will have increased access to patient care simulation activities, thanks to a $200,000 grant awarded by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The Nursing Innovation Grant will fund the purchase … Continue reading

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Online Services, Self-Service down Friday evening 12/2

Austin Community College’s WebAdvisor (Online Services) and Self-Service applications will be unavailable beginning 7 p.m. Friday, December 2. This includes the Self-Service Student Planning course planning and registration tool. The applications will be available again … Continue reading

New ACC business degree tackles logistics skill shortage

Austin Community College (ACC) is introducing a new career-technical program in spring to meet growing workforce demands for logistics and global supply chain management. Classes start in January. The program prepares students for careers in … Continue reading

Sign up now for spring ACC classes

New and returning Austin Community College students: Keep your education plans on track by signing up now for spring semester classes. Returning students can register online for previously planned courses using the Self Service Student … 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

Sign up now for evening child care at ACC Children’s Lab School

Austin Community College’s Children’s Lab School at Eastview Campus currently is accepting applications for evening child care during the spring semester. The program is offered for children 2 to 10 years old whose parents are … Continue reading

Darrell Hubbard gradated from ACC with a game design degree before transferring for his bachelor's degree. He now teaches high school math and plans to develop education games.

Darrell Hubbard builds a career from a love of video games, education

Darrell Hubbard has a vision for combining his two passions — video games and education — in a way that could change lives. “Just imagine,” he says, “if your teacher told you, ‘Tonight I want … 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

Fall balances due: don’t lose your spring classes!

Fall balances are now due. Students who have an outstanding balance on their account must pay in full by 5 p.m. Friday, December 9, to avoid losing their spring classes. Students with past due balances … 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

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

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

Apply for money mentor program by Nov. 19

Would you like to develop good financial management habits? Or maybe you have some solid money managing skills to share. Austin Community College’s Student Money Management Office is seeking applicants for a new Peer Money … Continue reading

ACC offering new classical music ensembles in spring

Austin Community College’s Music Program is offering a series of new courses in spring to address growing demand for arts programs. Students may choose among three classical music ensembles including: Chamber Woodwinds: flute, oboe, clarinet, … 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

ACC spring registration is underway

Austin Community College spring registration is now open to current and former students. New students may begin registering for classes Monday, October 31. ACC’s 10 areas of study make it simple to plan each semester efficiently, … Continue reading

Notice of Joint General and Special Elections

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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

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FAFSA opens earlier, easier application Oct. 1

Current and future Austin Community College students can submit the 2017-18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beginning October 1 instead of waiting until January 1. The new schedule gives students more time to … Continue reading

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