Category Archives: Students & Alumni

9th Annual Celebración honors 70 graduates in ASCENDER

More than 300 people joined the 9th Annual Celebración ceremony on May 2. The event was held at ACC Highland in the Austin PBS Black Box studio. 70 Ascender Catch the Next students were recognized for completing their program. Continue reading

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‘The greatest growth always comes when ideas collide’ | ACC graduate selected for prestigious workshop

Marisela Perez Maita, a Journalism student at Austin Community College District (ACC) and a spring 2024 graduate, has been chosen as one of the 14 students nationwide to participate in the prestigious University of Chicago’s … Continue reading

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From Community College to the Cosmos: A Journey of Passion and Perseverance | Meet CSAA Winner Theodore Courtois

Austin Community College District (ACC) honors our students’ incredible achievements at the upcoming Spring 2024 Commencement. More than 3,000 are invited to the ceremony at 4 p.m. Friday, May 17, at H-E-B Center at Cedar … Continue reading

“The first step is always the hardest” | Meet ACC Spring 2024 graduation Erin L.

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates more than 3,000 graduates at its spring 2024 commencement ceremony. Friends and family are invited to congratulate students Friday, May 17, at the H-E-B Center in Cedar Park. One … Continue reading

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From ECHS to Northwestern University | Meet Spring 2024 Graduate Sapphire H.

Austin Community College District (ACC) invites more than 3,000 graduates to walk at its spring 2024 commencement ceremony on Friday, May 17, at the H-E-B Center in Cedar Park. One of those students is Sapphire … Continue reading

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ACC celebrates more than 3,000 graduates at spring 2024 commencement

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates the more than 3,000 students invited to participate in its 2024 spring commencement ceremony. In addition, more than 3,700 students were invited to fall commencement in December –– making … Continue reading

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Winner selected for 12th Annual Eco Bag Design Contest

Austin Community College District (ACC) student Gillian Renner created the winning design for the 12th annual Eco Bag Design Contest. The 2024 design is now available for purchase online and will be displayed on each … Continue reading

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ACC celebrates Earth Week with sustainability events and awareness

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates Earth Week with more than 70 events throughout the week of Monday, April 22, through Friday, April 26. The events highlight the college’s commitment to sustainable practices. All events … Continue reading

ACC Welcomes VIPs from Washington, DC, Talking Big Semiconductor News

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo says what is happening at Austin Community College District (ACC) is a game changer. The secretary came to ACC Highland Campus on Monday, April 15, to meet with students … Continue reading

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Tickets on Sale Now for Reverie | Annual Fashion Showcase at ACC

ACC Fashion Design and the Arts and Digital Media Division invites students, employees, their families, and the community to attend the 3rd annual Fashion Showcase. This year’s showcase, REVERIE, features works from the Fashion Design … Continue reading

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