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2022 Bond | ACC Selects Construction Manager at Risk for Eastview Campus 

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees unanimously approved Linbeck Group, LLC as the construction manager at risk (CMAR) for the dental hygiene program expansion at the ACC Eastview Campus at is regular … Continue reading

The Word is Spreading: What is Next for Student Support Centers

Nearly 70% of Austin Community College District (ACC) students say they live in some kind of financial stress. It’s a challenge college students across the nation are facing. “The country needs a beacon of light … Continue reading

ACC Chancellor, students tour expanded student support centers

Austin Community College District (ACC) data shows the average student is only about a $500 personal issue from having to drop out. Three newly expanded student centers at ACC aim to support the whole student–– … Continue reading

Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart Begins Service as ACC’s 9th Chancellor

Austin Community College District (ACC) welcomes new Chancellor Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart. Russell, as he prefers to be called, began his service as the ninth ACC chancellor Monday, October 2, 2023. The ACC Board of Trustees … Continue reading

ACC Rio Grande Campus Awarded Best Project Innovation

Austin Community College District (ACC) Rio Grande Campus, Building 1000 was awarded Best Project Innovation by the prestigious Urban Land Institute (ULI) Austin Awards.   The ULI Austin Annual Impact Awards recognize projects embodying the … Continue reading

50 Years Later: A Riverbat Homecoming Fest

50 Years Later: A Riverbat Homecoming Fest invites students, employees, alumni, former employees, and the entire community to commemorate the past and envision the future with a day of studio tours, program exhibits and demonstrations, entertainment, and live forums. Continue reading

ACC’s Veteran Affairs Department Receives Gold Award by Texas Veterans Commission

Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Veteran Affairs Department received the Veteran Education Excellence Recognition Gold Award by the Texas Veterans Commission. The award recognizes the college’s continued commitment to academic success of student veterans and … Continue reading

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ACC community invited to Go Purple to celebrate 50 Years & a Special ACC Homecoming Fest

ACC celebrates 50 years of serving the Central Texas community with Homecoming Week. ACC will host a week of campus events and activities for students and employees starting with Light Up Purple on Sunday, September 17. Continue reading

ACC offers additional support as student loan repayment resumes in October

For the first time since 2020, federal student loan borrowers will be required to pay their monthly student loan bills, as interest payments also resume.  Austin Community College District (ACC) works to help students prepare … Continue reading

Getting to and parking on campus fall 2023

Parking permits and the Transit Pass, also known as the Green Pass, are back this fall. Whether you drive your own vehicle or use public transportation to get to campus, know that ACC is working … Continue reading

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