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Join us for the Red Bench: Empathy for those who differ from us

ACC hosts “The Red Bench: Conversations that Matter,” a dialogue program designed to improve interfaith understanding and civil discourse in our society, on April 4. Continue reading

Professor of Government Lisa Perez, PhD, teaches a class on Civil Liberties at the Austin Community College Hays Campus on Thursday, April 20, 2017.

ACC hosts series of events to commemorate Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, an annual celebration to reflect on past, present, and future women who have made an impact. Continue reading

ACC celebrates the groundbreaking of the UFCU Pavilion

Work is underway for a new gathering space in Austin. More than 100 people turned out to celebrate the groundbreaking for the UFCU Pavilion at the Austin Community College District (ACC) Highland Campus Monday, March … Continue reading

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Texas Architect: Double Time

Title: Double TimePublished: Texas ArchitectAuthor: Penny SnyderLink: Austin Community College ushers a beloved building into the next century. Location AustinClient Austin Community College DistrictArchitect Overland PartnersArchitect of Record Studio8 ArchitectsHistoric Preservation Architects Architexas; Hutson … Continue reading

The Paseo at the ACC Highland Campus

ACC selected for Talent Strong Texas Pathways Program

Austin Community College District (ACC) joins a group of colleges from across the state in an effort to develop programs that can skill up more Texans for high-demand careers.  The college was selected to participate … Continue reading

Get free money for college: ACC scholarship season is now open

Austin Community College District (ACC) students can apply now for a scholarship for fall classes. There are more than 700 scholarships available, and it only takes one application to apply. “Students face many roadblocks pursuing … Continue reading

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

ACC students named semifinalists for prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation scholarship

Four Austin Community College District (ACC) students are semifinalists for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The highly competitive national scholarship provides transfer students with up to $55,000 a year to … Continue reading

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Education, Innovation & Technology Come Together at ACC during SXSW

Austin Community College District (ACC) hosts a series of workshops, panels, and programs during South by Southwest (SXSW) from March 9 through March 11 at ACC Rio Grande Campus.  The [email protected] 2023 events center on … Continue reading

It’s Scholarship Season! Here are 7 Tips for Writing Your Application Essay

Austin Community College District’s (ACC) scholarship application requires a personal essay—but don’t stress! It only needs to be 250-500 words. Here’s the prompt:  Please provide a personal statement of 250-500 words that discusses your educational and career … Continue reading

Emergency Preparedness Week: Students, faculty, and staff practice best actions to stay safe

Safety and security for students, faculty, staff, and visitors at Austin Community College District (ACC) remain the top priority for the college. The college will put its training to practice during Emergency Preparedness Week from … Continue reading

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