Category Archives: Campus Updates

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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

Trustees Name Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart sole finalist for Austin Community College District Chancellor

After months of searching, and an in-depth interview process, the ACC Board of Trustees has named Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart as the sole finalist for our new Chancellor. If appointed, Lowery-Hart would become the ninth Chancellor of the Austin Community College District. Continue reading

ACC Highland Campus wins prestigious Community Impact Award

Austin Community College District (ACC) Highland Campus Building 2000 is recognized with the prestigious Community Impact Award at the Austin Business Journal’s 2023 Commercial Real Estate Awards Gala.  The annual awards recognize projects that exhibit … Continue reading

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ACC selects architect team for new Round Rock Campus bond expansion

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees unanimously approved PBK Architects, Inc. as the lead architecture firm to guide the next expansion at ACC Round Rock Campus. Five firms submitted proposals for the … Continue reading

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ACC Board of Trustees April 10 Recap

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees met for its regular meeting on Monday, April 10. Trustees made a historic vote to maintain tuition rates and fees for 2023-24. The unanimous decision marks … Continue reading

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