Category Archives: Students & Alumni

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

Board of Trustees Hosts Farewell Reception for ACC Chancellor

More than 250 people turned out to bid farewell to Austin Community College District (ACC) Chancellor Dr. Richard M. Rhodes ahead of the regular board meeting on Monday, September 18. The ACC Board of Trustees … Continue reading

Fall 2023 Transfer Week helps students prepare for a successful transfer

Austin Community College District (ACC) gets students on the right track to a successful transfer through planning and preparation support with Transfer Week. One of the ways the ACC Transfer Services team helps students prepare … 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

ACC recognized for 50th anniversary by several Central Texas City Councils

As Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates its 50th anniversary, Central Texas City Councils honor the impact of the college. City Councils are issuing proclamations in recognition of ACC’s work to change higher education and … 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’s International Student Program is Growing; Welcoming Diverse Minds from Around the Globe!

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates more than 100 new international students this fall! These new students came out for a special, day-long orientation to learn  more about how to navigate college and the visa … 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

Emergency Preparedness Week Fall 2023

Emergency Preparedness Week Fall 2023: Test Your Campus Safety

Planning for the unexpected and staying safe on campus, Austin Community College District (ACC) will practice emergency response procedures and test its emergency notification system as part of Emergency Preparedness Week (EPW) from Tuesday, September … Continue reading

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