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NASA Selects ACC Student for Special Scholars Mission

Imagine working side-by-side with NASA engineers to dissect challenges and develop solutions. Austin Community College District (ACC) student Juan Manuel Monsivais-Peña doesn’t have to imagine — he just lived the experience.  Thousands of students across … Continue reading

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ACC adds clinical opportunities for RN-to-BSN students through new partnership

Austin Community College District (ACC) partners with the Black Men’s Health Clinic (BMHC) to provide essential clinical training for students to complete their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. About the Partnership with BMHC … Continue reading

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Join the discussion at a spring 2024 Great Questions Community Seminar

Austin Community College District (ACC) asks the Great Questions of humankind through discussions of transformative texts this spring at a Great Questions Community Seminar.  Community Seminars are an interactive and fun opportunity to discuss fundamental questions … Continue reading

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Welcome Back, Riverbats! What to know about each ACC campus as the 2024 spring semester begins

Austin Community College District (ACC) welcomes returning and new Riverbats as the spring 2024 semester begins Tuesday, January 16.  As more students head to one of ACC’s many campuses, here is some information to help … Continue reading

ACC partners with Scale AI for ‘AI Hackathon’ with students and Software Factory soldiers

ACC partners with Scale AI for ‘AI Hackathon’ with students and Software Factory soldiers

Austin Community College District (ACC) and Scale AI welcomed dozens of students and soldiers from the Army Software Factory at the ACC Rio Grande Campus for a special hackathon workshop. The event exposed students to … Continue reading

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ACC Experts: Giving During the Holiday Season – Or Any Time

By Barry Silverberg, Executive Director, Nonprofit Austin | CommunitySpace | Center for Nonprofit Studies at Austin Community College While the holiday season often focuses on helping others, the interest in charitable giving should not be … Continue reading

Fall 2023 Graduation Spotlight: Meet Lauren Cawley Perez

Austin Community College District (ACC) invited more than 3,700 graduates to walk at its fall 2023 commencement ceremony on Thursday, December 7, at the H-E-B Center in Cedar Park. One of those students is Lauren … Continue reading

ACC Closed for Veterans Day

ACC closed in observance of Veterans Day on November 10

Austin Community College District (ACC) will close on Friday, November 10, in observance of Veterans Day. Registration for spring remains open. Students are encouraged to register early before classes fill up. There are several ways … Continue reading

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Get a head start to join the next cohort for the Manufacturing Bachelor’s Degree

Central Texas has a robust and diverse manufacturing industry, with thousands of high-paying positions going unfilled. Austin Community College District (ACC) hosts an open house for those looking to take the next step in their … 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

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