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Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart Begins Service as ACC’s 9th Chancellor

Austin Community College District (ACC) welcomes new Chancellor Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart. Russell, as he prefers to be called, began his service as the ninth ACC chancellor Monday, October 2, 2023. The ACC Board of Trustees … Continue reading

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ACC Experts: Buying a House in Texas and Home Loans

When buying a home, there are several items to keep in mind. Austin Community College District (ACC) experts share tips on what you should know about buying a home in Texas and home loans. Written … Continue reading

ACC Welcomes New and Returning Students for Fall 2023: Meet Kendra Faxigue

As students head back to the Austin Community College District (ACC) classroom, the college celebrates students at all different parts of their educational journey. Meet Kendra Faxigue, a nursing student who will be taking her … Continue reading

Welcome Back, Riverbats! Navigating Your Campus for Fall 2023

Austin Community College District (ACC) welcomes returning and new Riverbats as the fall 2023 semester begins Monday, August 21.  As more students head to one of ACC’s many campuses, here is some information to help … Continue reading

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ACC Experts: Preparing Children to Head Back to School

July is coming to an end, and before we know it, area schools will be back in session! This time of year can come with excitement and anxiety for students and parents alike. ACC experts … Continue reading

Triptych image of the three finalists for Chancellor at ACC — Dr. Robert Garza (far left), Dr. Joyce Ester (middle), and Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart (far right)


ACC faculty, staff, students, and the community had the opportunity to hear from each of the three finalists for ACC’s chancellor position in a series of forums June 27-29, 2023. View a slideshow of photos … Continue reading

ACC STEPS students celebrate 2023 graduation ceremony

Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Skills, Training and Education for Personal Success (STEPS) program held its graduation ceremony Thursday, May 11 at ACC Northridge Campus. The reception highlighted the accomplishments of the 24 graduates in … Continue reading

Ascender Closing Ceremony Spring 2023

ACC Ascender program celebrates Spring 2023 closing ceremony

Celebración! Ascender held its closing ceremony at the Austin Community College District (ACC) Eastview Campus, Friday, May 5th, 2023. Over 200 students, families, professors, advisors, mentors, and administrators gathered to commemorate their first year of … Continue reading

Emergency Preparedness Week: Students, faculty, and staff practice best actions to stay safe

Safety and security for students, faculty, staff, and visitors at Austin Community College District (ACC) remain the top priority for the college. The college will put its training to practice during Emergency Preparedness Week from … Continue reading

ACC participates in Community College Day; students ask for more investment in community colleges

Austin Community College District (ACC) students, faculty, and staff joined hundreds of their peers at the State Capitol to push for increased investment in community colleges during the 88th Texas legislative session.  About a dozen … Continue reading

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