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New Courses: ACC’s Public Safety Training Center Offers Training For Current Peace Officers

For the first time, Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Public Safety Training Center (PSTC) will now offer training through more than 10 new course offerings.  The courses, offered through ACC’s Continuing Education Department, will offer … Continue reading

Join ACC’s annual Service-Learning Student Showcase

Austin Community College District (ACC) hosts its annual Service-Learning Student Showcase to view the work of our service-learning students. The online event is open to all ACC employees, students, and the community.   Service-learning allows students … Continue reading

ACC Chancellor shares First 100 Days Observations

The college’s new Chancellor, Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart, has spent his first month meeting the students, faculty, and staff. His First 100 Days plan includes scheduled tours and conversations at all 11 ACC campuses as well as virtual town hall meetings with both employees and students. 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 Transfer Fair brings over 60 universities to campus

Austin Community College District’s (ACC) hosts its annual Transfer Fair. ACC Fall 2023 Transfer Fair  Day: Thursday, October 26  Time: 6-8 p.m.  Location: Highland Campus, Building 1000 More than 60 universities will participate in the … Continue reading

A Career in Care: Follow the Lifechanging Journey of Recent RN-to-BSN Grad Stephanie E.

For Stephanie Edwards, pulling her family out of poverty came after seeing an advertisement for Austin Community College District (ACC). Stephanie earned her RN in 2011 before returning to complete her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in August 2023. Continue reading

ACC Board Meeting October 16 Recap

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees held its regular meeting on Monday, October 16, at Highland Campus. This was the first board meeting for ACC’s new chancellor, Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart. Trustees heard … Continue reading

Make Your Mark: ACC provides nonpartisan support for November 2023 election

Austin Community College District (ACC) encourages Central Texans to make their mark during the upcoming November election. The college remains dedicated to providing access to nonpartisan information about voter registration and voting procedures.  ACC Votes … Continue reading

A Day in the Life: Meet ACC RTF graduate Juan Avalos

Follow Austin Community College District (ACC) student Juan Avalos as he works to make his directorial debut in ACCTV’s latest episode of “A Day in the Life.” During his time at the college, Juan worked … 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

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