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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

Dr. Jill Biden praises ACC in national speech

Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden praised Austin Community College, the ACCelerator learning lab, and the college’s MATD 0421 math class during a recent appearance with President Barack Obama promoting the president’s free community college initiative. … 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

“Todos tienen derecho a graduarse sin una deuda”: Jill Biden

Univision: “Todos tienen derecho a graduarse sin una deuda”: Jill Biden

ACC’s ACCelerator and developmental math course win praise of second lady and under secretary of education

Austin Community College welcomed second lady Dr. Jill Biden and Under Secretary of Education Dr. Ted Mitchell on Monday, March 9, to tour the Highland Campus’ ACCelerator and meet with students and faculty of the … Continue reading

On the Road: Dr. Biden Visits Community Colleges in Florida and Texas

Leading up to the SXSWedu Conference in Austin, Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden visited Austin Community College’s ACCelerator at Highland Campus to learn more about the innovative strategies and technology being used to increase retention, completion and … Continue reading

Second Lady visits ACC Highland Campus

Community Impact: Second Lady visits ACC Highland Campus

Jill Biden praises ACC’s computer-driven remedial math courses

Austin American Statesman: Jill Biden praises ACC’s computer-driven remedial math courses

ACC’s ACCelerator and MATD 0421 course in national spotlight

KLBJ 590: ACC’s ACCelerator and MATD 0421 course in national spotlight

Second Lady: Community Colleges Critical for Nation’s Future

KEYE: Second Lady: Community Colleges Critical for Nation’s Future 

ACCelerator showcased during SXSWedu

Community Impact: ACCelerator showcased during SXSWedu

Jill Biden Visits Austin Community College

Time Warner Cable News: Jill Biden Visits Austin Community College

Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden tours ACC Highland learning lab

KXAN: Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden tours ACC Highland learning lab

Second Lady and Under Secretary of Education to tour ACCelerator and meet with MATD 0421 students

The Austin Community College District (ACC) will host the Second Lady, Dr. Jill Biden, and the Under Secretary of Education, Dr. Ted Mitchell, on Monday, March 9, to tour the Highland Campus’ ACCelerator and meet … Continue reading

ACCelerating Learning for STEM Students

Dell: ACCelerating Learning for STEM Students

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