Monthly Archives: February 2018

President’s Podcast: Building Equity: Putting Ideas into Action

Community colleges are working diligently to overcome one of the longest-standing equity gaps in our arena: Persistence and graduation rates among historically underserved students of color.   ACC President/CEO Dr. Richard M. Rhodes discusses social … Continue reading

So You Want to be an Engineer?

Learn about the engineering profession from experts in Austin Community College’s Engineering Program.  “So You Want to be an Engineer” will be 10 a.m. Friday, February 23, at Highland Campus, Room 2405 (6101 Highland Campus Dr.). … Continue reading

Maricela Juárez: Lo que un día era un sueño lejano

Maricela Juárez, de 45 años, no ha perdido la esperanza de cumplir su sueño de trabajar en el sistema de justicia penal de Texas. “Estoy trabajando en mi título asociado en justicia penal en Austin … Continue reading

Amplify Scholarships for ACC Students During Amplify Austin on March 1-2

Help support student scholarships during Amplify Austin, a communitywide day of charitable giving, from Thursday, March 1, at 6 p.m. through Friday, March 2, at 6 p.m. ACC’s Alumni Network is participating in Amplify Austin … Continue reading

ACC examines species facing extinction in Global Issues Speaker Series

Austin Community College will present a discussion of the global biodiversity crisis as part of the college’s 2018 Global Issues Speaker Series. Hosted by ACC’s International Programs, the presentation is Wednesday, February 28, from 5 … Continue reading

ARMA spring Shred Day, April 28

ACC’s Records and Information Management reminds employees that ARMA Austin is offering free shredding of household documents at its annual fall Shred Day Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at ACC … Continue reading

Reaching for the stars: ACC student operates rovers at NASA

Tanisha Bowman spent four days at NASA building and operating rovers. She isn’t an engineer or scientist, at least not yet. Bowman is a student at ACC studying computer science. After a competitive application process, … Continue reading

Austin Community College District recognized for online learning excellence

Austin Community College (ACC) is a top two-year college in the state of Texas for online learning according to, a national resource on affordability and excellence in higher education. “ACC is dedicated to growing … Continue reading

Los fondos del Pell Grant ahora están disponibles en el verano

Los estudiantes actuales de Austin Community College (ACC) ahora pueden solicitar fondos adicionales del Pell Grant para cursos de verano. Se puede acceder a los fondos para los estudiantes que han utilizado toda su ayuda … Continue reading

Pell Grant funding now available in the summer

Current Austin Community College (ACC) students can begin to apply for additional Pell Grant funding now available for summer courses. Funding is accessible for students who have used their entire financial aid award during the … Continue reading

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