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Highland Campus bookstore temporarily closes Friday, March 30, reopens Monday, April 2

  The Highland Campus bookstore will be closed Friday, March 30 for inventory purposes. The bookstore will reopen Monday, April 2 and normal business hours will resume. Questions? Contact Riley Davis at riley.davis@austincc.edu or 512-223-7471, … 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

ACC delivers more than 4,000 children’s books to Brown Santa program

Austin Community College will present more than 4,000 children’s books to the Travis County Sheriff’s Office for its Brown Santa program at 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 5, at the Highland Campus social staircase (6101 Highland … Continue reading

Bond projects update: Construction begins at Highland; San Gabriel crews begin installing drywall; Round Rock tops out

Work is progressing on voter-approved bond projects districtwide. Read summaries below and stay-up-to-date on each project through the ACC Bond Construction Projects website. Highland Phase 2: Construction begins Construction is set to begin on ACC … Continue reading

ACC ofrece sesiones de información para programas de inglés

Austin Community College (ACC) organiza una serie de sesiones de información gratuitas sobre los programas de inglés de la universidad. “ACC ofrece a los hablantes no nativos de inglés una serie de opciones para el … Continue reading

ACC hosts information sessions for English language offerings

Austin Community College (ACC) hosts a series of free information sessions about the college’s English language programs. “ACC offers non-native speakers of English a number of options for language training,” says Dr. Shannon Bailey, ESOL … Continue reading

Veterans Resource Center closes temporarily

Austin Community College’s Veterans Resource Center at ACC Highland is closed temporarily while crews perform demolition work associated with Highland phase 2 renovations and construction. Students and prospective students may receive assistance from Veterans Affairs … Continue reading

Puente Project Mentors Needed: Guide students in finding a path to success

Austin Community College (ACC) is seeking mentors for Puente, a national award-winning program that helps educationally disadvantaged students enroll in and advance through the college experience. During fall 2017, the program will expand and be offered … 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

ACC colecta libros para niños beneficiando el programa Brown Santa

Austin Community College (ACC) está recolectando donaciones para su campaña anual de libros infantiles “I Can Read!” que beneficia al programa de Brown Santa de la Oficina del Sheriff del Condado de Travis. “Tenemos la … Continue reading

ACC hosts annual transfer fair

The Austin Community College District (ACC) hosts its annual Transfer Fair to help students prepare for their next steps from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, September 29, at Highland Campus (6101 Airport Blvd.). More than … Continue reading

ACC student invited as Dr. Jill Biden’s guest at State of the Union

When Jenny Bragdon walked into her first class at Austin Community College in spring 2015 she was nervous but excited. It had been more than 20 years since Bragdon sat in a class. She knew … Continue reading

Destination: ACC Saturday gets students enrolled for spring

The Austin Community College District (ACC) is hosting an open house for students who want to sign up for spring classes but haven’t started or haven’t finished the process. Destination: ACC Saturday will be held … Continue reading

ACC accepting applications for free college prep program

Enrollment is under way for Austin Community College’s Transitions Program, a free college preparation course for adults. Applications are due by Monday, December 14. The free program helps high school graduates and GED earners get … Continue reading

Highland Campus obtiene certificación LEED Oro

El Campus Highland de Austin Community College obtuvo la certificación LEED Nivel Oro (Liderazgo en Energía y Diseño Ambiental). Es el primer campus de ACC construido con los estándares LEED Oro. “La certificación LEED es … Continue reading

Highland Campus earns LEED Gold

Austin Community College’s Highland Campus has earned Gold level LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certification. It is the first ACC campus built to LEED gold standards. “LEED certification is an internationally known recognition … Continue reading

Highland Campus, ACCelerator open extended hours

Austin Community College’s Highland Campus and ACCelerator computer lab now are open later during the week and on weekends to give students more time to use the ACCelerator, visit the library, get tutoring, or take … Continue reading

Bond projects update: Committees weigh options, evaluate proposals

Austin Community College continues to fine-tune plans for its districtwide bond projects. Administrators and project teams, assisted by department leadership, faculty, and staff, are determining how to execute projects simultaneously while minimizing disruption to students … Continue reading

ACC offering career exploration and job training for women age 50+

BACK TO WORK 50+ at ACC information sessions begin Thursday, August 6 The Austin Community College District (ACC) is holding information sessions for a new program created in collaboration with  AARP Foundation to help women … Continue reading

ACC hosts open house for students wanting to enroll for fall

Destination: ACC Saturday is a one-day event for students to complete registration The Austin Community College District is hosting an open house for students who want to sign up for fall classes but haven’t started … Continue reading

ACC Highland project wins local, state, and national awards

Austin Community College’s Highland Campus continues to receive local, state, and national recognition with three new awards presented in recent weeks. The Austin Business Journal awarded Highland Campus with the Commercial Real Estate Overall Best … Continue reading

ACC hosts information sessions for veterans program

Fox 7: ACC hosts information sessions for veterans program

Campus Technology announces 2015 Innovators Award honorees

Houston Chronicle: Campus Technology announces 2015 Innovators Award honorees

Board Briefs: Highland, Leander Campus actions

At its June 1 regular session, the Austin Community College District Board of Trustees discussed matters relating to the college’s Highland and Leander campuses. A few items are summarized below. Find meeting agendas and minutes … 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

ACC hosts first Take Back the Night rally

KLBJ: ACC hosts first Take Back the Night rally

Highland Mall soon to be college campus

Community Impact: Highland Mall soon to be college campus

ACCelerating Learning for STEM Students

Dell: ACCelerating Learning for STEM Students

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