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ACC CAD students take home Best-in-Show award

There’s nothing traditional about the doghouses at Austin’s annual BARKITECTURE. From modern and sleek to rustic, the design show and silent auction/fund-raiser features one-of-a-kind designer doghouses created by some of Austin’s best and brightest architects, … Continue reading

ACC goes purple to celebrate mascot’s five-year milestone

The Austin Community College District (ACC) invites the community to wear their Riverbats gear or go purple and join the college in celebration of the fifth birthday of the Riverbat, ACC’s official mascot, from 10 … Continue reading

ACC board adopts tax rate for 2015-16

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees adopted a $.1005 (10.05-cent) property tax rate for 2015-2016 on Monday, October 5. The .63-cent increase over last year is due to voter-approved bonds. “We are … Continue reading

Official: Property Tax Notification

Dear ACC Taxpayers, The average ACC District homeowner’s tax bill is expected to increase in the coming year by $39, largely due to debt service resulting from the 2014 bond referendum approved by voters. The Board of Trustees’ … Continue reading

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ACC’s Early College High School program enrolling homeschoolers

Austin Community College (ACC) is hosting a series of information sessions for homeschooled students interested in enrolling in the Early College High School (ECHS) Independent Learners Program. The program enables qualified, motivated students to earn … Continue reading

ACC awarded $1M state grant to train healthcare workers

The Austin Community College District (ACC) will provide specialized job training for St. David’s HealthCare through a $1 million grant awarded by the Texas Workforce Commission. The training will help hundreds of healthcare workers upgrade … Continue reading

ACC invites the community to a Highland Mall memorabilia sale

Remnants of Highland Mall available for purchase, including store fixtures and mall strollers. The Austin Community College District (ACC) invites the community to collect a piece of Highland Mall memorabilia at a surplus sale from … Continue reading

ACC launches pop-up help center for college and career planning

College Destination Center @ACC provides one-on-one assistance for those starting college The Austin Community College District’s (ACC) new pop-up resource center offers individualized help for college and career planning needs. The College Destination Center @ACC … Continue reading

ACC’s new programs answer festival industry demands

Students to gain skills for high-demand jobs in the local arts community Austin Community College (ACC) is launching two new certificate programs in fall in response to regional workforce demand in the arts community. “The … Continue reading

ACC students may apply now for NASA space exploration program

Austin Community College students interested in a unique opportunity to interact with NASA scientists and engineers may apply now for NASA’s National Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS). The program is open to part-time and … Continue reading

ACC launches internal communications website for employee news

Austin Community College has launched a new internal website to keep ACC employees informed of news and announcements important to them. You can bookmark the site or sign up for RSS feeds to keep you … Continue reading

Radio-TV-Film Department hosts student screening Friday, May 15

The will host a screening of students’ short films 7-9 p.m. Friday, May 15, at the Northridge Campus, Room 4136 of Building 4000. The event is free and open to the public.

ACC students showcase work at reception

Austin Community College invites all to celebrate the work of ACC students at the Senior Graphic Design Show portfolio viewing and reception 3-4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at the George Washington Carver Library, 1161 Angelina … Continue reading

Registration systems restored to full service

Updated 4:45 p.m. Monday, May 11 – Monday afternoon Austin Community College’s registration systems were restored to full service. Telephone and online registration are both operating correctly as is the ACC primary web server austincc.edu. … Continue reading

Photographic Technology hosts excellence awards on Wednesday, May 13

The is hosting the 2009 Precision Photo Excellence Awards from noon-6 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, at the ACC Northridge Campus, 11928 Stonehollow Drive, in Room 3112 of Building 3000. Awards will be announced at noon, … Continue reading

ACC graduation to feature longtime legislator

The Austin Community College District will hold commencement at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 14, in the Frank Erwin Center, 1701 Red River St. Nearly 1,800 students will graduate this year, including summer, fall, and spring … Continue reading

Professor co-authors ‘Science Fiction Handbook’

Austin Community College English Professor Anne-Marie Thomas, Ph.D., has co-authored “The Science Fiction Handbook,” published May 11 by Wiley-Blackwell, to help bring science fiction to the classroom. Thomas, who heads the Honors Program at ACC, … Continue reading

Got 15 minutes? Take transportation survey

The Austin Community College District is urging all students, faculty, and staff to take a few minutes to participate in a brief survey regarding their commuting patterns to ACC. This survey is a follow-up to … Continue reading

College monitors H1N1 influenza developments

| | The health and well being of our students, faculty, and staff are first and foremost. We recognize that there has been substantial media attention directed at the North American H1N1 influenza (also known … Continue reading

ACC hosts Mayoral Election debate at City Hall

Austin Community College will host a debate among Austin mayoral candidates 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 1, at City Hall, 301 W. Second St. This is one of the last debates before the May 9 election … Continue reading

College monitors H1N1 influenza developments

The health and well being of our students, faculty, and staff are first and foremost. We recognize that there has been substantial media attention directed at the North American H1N1 influenza (also known as ) … Continue reading

College monitors H1N1 influenza developments

The health and well being of our students, faculty, and staff are first and foremost. We recognize that there has been substantial media attention directed at the North American H1N1 influenza (also known as ) … Continue reading

The Austin Community College Foundation offers numerous scholarships for students, made possible through the generous donations of donors who believe in the value of education and have a desire to help ACC students. The application … Continue reading

New search option helps locate courses in online schedule

A new Google search has been added to the online course schedule to help you better find the classes you need. Visit the and look for the Google search bar under each semester listing.

Plan your summer/fall classes now

Registration is just a few weeks away, and now is the time to plan your summer and fall semesters. Go to www.austincc.edu/schedule to see what classes are available. The is updated continually and shows the … Continue reading

Free learning event celebrates community, family

The Austin Community College District invites families to attend the third annual Día de la Familia 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at the Riverside Campus, 1020 Grove Blvd. The bilingual, bicultural festival … Continue reading

Changes are coming to the ACC homepage

Now is your chance to preview the improved and new features designed to highlight the college’s growth as an institution and serve all users in the best possible manner. Simplicity is the watchword, with access … Continue reading

Austin Community College is hosting silent and live auctions at the ACC{Who Knew anniversary party and scholarship benefit at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at the Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Road. A highlight of the … Continue reading

Study Abroad class hosts silent auction

Students in Professor Becky Villarreal’s literature class will host a silent auction 2-5 p.m. Friday, April 24, in Room 201 of the Highland Business Center, 5930 Middle Fiskville Road., to support their upcoming Study Abroad … Continue reading

Free learning event celebrates community, family

The Austin Community College District invites families to attend the third annual Día de la Familia 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at the Riverside Campus, 1020 Grove Blvd. The bilingual, bicultural festival … Continue reading

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