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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

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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

Lumina Focus: College Reshapes Shopping Mall and Students are Buying

Lumina Focus: College Reshapes Shopping Mall and Students are Buying COLLEGE RESHAPES SHOPPING MALL – AND STUDENTS ARE BUYING AUSTIN, Texas — Where shoppers once roamed the aisles of a JCPenney, students at Austin Community … Continue reading

Groundbreaking marks beginning of Highland Phase 2

Construction is set to begin on Austin Community College (ACC) Highland phase 2 that will add advanced facilities to prepare students for high-demand careers and nurture local business growth. Community leaders and friends joined ACC … Continue reading

ACC Highland campus enters phase two

KXAN: ACC Highland campus enters phase two ACC Highland campus enters phase two AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin’s old Highland Mall is going from shopping center to learning center, with the second phase of Austin Community … Continue reading

Old promise fulfilled by new promise at ACC

Fox 7 Austin: Old promise fulfilled by new promise at ACC Old promise fulfilled by new promise at ACC Administrators with the Austin Community College administration’s indoor ground breaking ceremony was certainly unique. It matched … Continue reading

ACC Highland Phase 2 expansion set to begin; celebrate September 21

Construction is set to begin on ACC Highland phase 2 that will add advanced facilities to prepare students for high-demand careers and nurture local business growth. The college will host a ceremonial groundbreaking 10 to … Continue reading

ACC inicia la Fase 2 de ACC Highland

El proyecto de ACC Highland da un gran paso hacia adelante al iniciar la construcción de la Fase 2. El nuevo complejo de educación superior y entrenamiento laboral contará con centros de aprendizaje en la … 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

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

A female biotechnology student wearing a white lab coat and safety glasses peers down toward a beaker resting on lab equipment.

ACC celebra la gran apertura de la Incubadora para la Biociencia

Austin Community College con gran anticipación ha terminado la construcción de la Incubadora para la Biociencia de ACC ubicada dentro de ACC Highland (6101 Airport Blvd.). El innovador laboratorio para la biotecnología es parte de … Continue reading

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 hosts Veterans Mental Health Fair and special documentary screening

Austin Community College’s (ACC) Veterans Advisory Committee invites the community to its first Veterans Mental Health Fair Wednesday, March 2, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Veterans Resource Center at ACC Highland (6001 … Continue reading

ACC celebra la construcción de sus nuevos laboratorios para la biotecnología en Highland

Austin Community College organiza una ceremonia para iniciar la construcción de las futuras instalaciones para la biotecnología el jueves, 4 de febrero, de 10 a 11:30 a.m., en ACC Highland (6101 Airport Blvd.). El evento … Continue reading

ACC organiza ceremonia para iniciar la construcción del laboratorio para la biotecnología

Austin Community College organizará una ceremonia de inauguración del laboratorio de biotecnología a las 10 a.m. el jueves, 4 de febrero, en ACC Highland. El centro de investigación será altamente especializado y llevará por nombre … Continue reading

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

Bond projects update: Architects, construction managers named

The Austin Community College Board of Trustees has selected the lead architect for the college’s Rio Grande Campus renovation and a construction manager for its planned Leander Campus. A summary of other recent bond project … Continue reading

ACC hosts annual Veterans Day commemoration

The Austin Community College District (ACC) invites veterans, their families, and the community to “We’ve got your six,” a Veterans Day celebration, on Wednesday, November 11, at the ACC Veterans Resource Center at Highland (6101 … Continue reading

ACC Highland Campus achieves LEED Gold certification

The U.S. Green Building Council awarded Austin Community College’s Highland Campus LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification for sustainable design and construction. It is the first ACC campus built to gold standards … Continue reading

ACC invita a la comunidad a venta masiva de artículos del Highland Mall

Los remanentes de Highland Mall están en venta, incluyendo los accesorios del almacén y coches de bebé El Austin Community College District (ACC) invita a la comunidad para obtener una pieza de lo que queda … 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’s Business and Assessment Testing Centers expand services

Austin Community College’s (ACC) Business and Assessment Testing Center will expand services in the fall with new college-credit and workforce certifications exams. Offered within the Highland and Round Rock Campuses, the centers provide testing for … Continue reading

Meeting Students Where They Are: Critical for Success in Developmental Hybrid Programming

evoLLLution: Meeting Students Where They Are: Critical for Success in Developmental Hybrid Programming

Apartment complex coming to Highland Mall

KVUE: Apartment complex coming to Highland Mall

ACC Highland’s first residences on the way

The redevelopment at ACC Highland is marking its latest milestone: RedLeaf Properties is partnering with Greystar Real Estate Partners to develop Highland’s first multi-family community. The new apartments are part of the master-planned redevelopment by … Continue reading

ACC Highland street names pay tribute to college’s past

The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees has approved street names for the Highland development. The names pay tribute to the college’s heritage and individuals who guided its growth. Names were submitted by the … Continue reading

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ACC begins work on Highland Phase II

Mall closes to make way for region’s first Workforce Innovation Center On April 30 Highland Mall will close to the public, allowing Austin Community College (ACC) to begin pre-construction and abatement work that will transform … Continue reading

Austin Community College’s promising experiment: Personalized remedial mathematics

ACC’s ACCelerator and the college’s new developmental math course, MATD 0421, is featured in the latest publication of Inside Higher Ed. The course is gaining national attention for its impressive results. More than 90 percent of surveyed … Continue reading

America’s failing malls are getting a second life

Business Insider: America’s failing malls are getting a second life

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