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Official ACC Press Releases

Two ACC Leaders Selected for prestigious Aspen Institute’s Rising Presidents Fellowship

Two Austin Community College District (ACC) leaders were selected by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program for the 2024-25 Aspen Rising Presidents Fellowship. Dr. Garrett Groves, ACC Vice Chancellor of Strategic Initiatives, and Dr. Manny … Continue reading

Understanding Latino Students | ACC Partners With Excelencia in Education

Austin Community College District (ACC) is one of 24 colleges and universities selected nationwide to help release a series of fact sheets to inform action, mobilize intentionality, and accelerate Latino student success. It is part … Continue reading

ACC Board of Trustees approves free tuition pilot program for class of 2024

Pilot to launch this fall for the class of 2024 and continue each subsequent year for 5 years The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees approved a bold proposal to offer FREE tuition for … Continue reading

Austin Community College District, UT, and Texas Institute for Electronics partner to launch new Semiconductor Training Center

Austin Community College District (ACC), the University of Texas at Austin (UT), and the Texas Institute for Electronics (TIE) announce a new workforce development partnership that will fuel the needs of America’s semiconductor industry.  Together, … Continue reading

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ACC takes the next step toward free tuition for the Class of 2024

Austin Community College District (ACC) is evaluating expanding eligibility for the pilot launch of its proposed FREE tuition program. The college presented updates during a work session on Monday, February 12, with the Board of … Continue reading

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ACC Cabinet Leader, Dr. Molly Beth Malcolm, Announces Retirement

Austin Community College District (ACC) Executive Vice Chancellor of Operations & Public Affairs, Dr. Molly Beth Malcolm, will retire in August 2024 after more than 12 years of service to the college and the Central … Continue reading

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ACC named top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars

For the third time in five years, Austin Community College District (ACC) is recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars. The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs released its 2023-24 … Continue reading

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Get help finding money for college! ACC offers special FAFSA workshops & 1-on-1 support in February

Just in time for Financial Aid Month in February, the new Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form is now open. Austin Community College District (ACC) hosts sessions all month long to help current … Continue reading

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Apply now for ACC’s Summer 2024 Study Abroad Program

Applications are now open for Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Summer 2024 Study Abroad Program. Any ACC student at least 18 years old and in good academic standing is encouraged to apply.  Study Abroad programs … Continue reading

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Explore a future in health care! You’re Invited to ACC’s Health Sciences Open House

In the next seven years, the healthcare industry in Central Texas is expected to grow in big ways. Seven new hospitals and expansions at nine of its current hospitals have all been announced. You can … Continue reading

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