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Official ACC Press Releases

ACC Fall 2023 Commencement Graphic

ACC celebrates more than 3,400 graduates at fall 2023 commencement

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates the more than 3,400 students invited to participate in its 2023 fall commencement ceremony. ACC’s celebration honors those who have completed an associate degree, bachelor degree, workforce certificate, or … Continue reading

ACC Closed for Thanksgiving

ACC closed in observance of Thanksgiving

Austin Community College District (ACC) is closed from 1 p.m., Wednesday, November 22, through Sunday, November 26, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. All campuses and centers will reopen on their normal schedules Monday, November … 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

ACC partners with T-Mobile to provide free 5G smartphones with service

As Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates its 50th anniversary, the college will provide 300 students with access to free 5G iPhones as part of an innovative partnership with T-Mobile. ACC Career Scholars who receive … 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

Golden Anniversary: ACC Celebrates 50 Years of Serving Central Texas

Sunday, September 17, 2023 marks 50 years since Austin Community College District (ACC) officially opened its doors. The college first held classes on September 17, 1973, to meet the needs and demands for higher education … 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 Closed in Observance of Labor Day

ACC Closed Monday, September 4, in Observance of Labor Day

Austin Community College District (ACC) will close in observance of Labor Day Monday, September 4. The college will reopen Tuesday, September 5. Registration remains open for the second session of 8-week classes this fall. The … Continue reading

Newest Campus Green Space Grand Opening Celebration at ACC Highland

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates a major milestone at the grand opening of the newest green space at ACC Highland, the St. John Encampment Commons and UFCU Pavillion. The St. John Encampment Commons is … Continue reading

ACC Trustees Approve Contract for Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart as New Chancellor

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees approved the employment agreement of Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart during its regular board meeting on Monday, August 21. Dr. Lowery-Hart will begin his service as the ninth … Continue reading

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