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‘It’s part of my transformation into my Superhero’ | Meet Spring 2024 Graduate Clarence W. 

Clarence Watson will earn his associate degree in Social Work. The 50-year-old father enrolled at ACC in fall of 2016 after speaking with an administrator who told him he belonged at the college. Clarence overcame numerous obstacles, including being previously incarcerated, homeless, and impoverished. Continue reading

Celebrating ACC Grads! Over 140 honored at National Adult Education Honor Society 

More than 140 Adult Education students were celebrated for the National Adult Education Honor Society induction ceremony, which serves as a completion ceremony, on May 2 at ACC Eastview Campus. Continue reading

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Work begins at Round Rock Campus to add Welcome and Care Center to ACC’s North Region

Work is underway to renovate the Student Affairs Center at the Austin Community College District’s Round Rock Campus. In May, the college filed a permit with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.  The renovation … Continue reading

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“Feeling like an essential part of a large family” | ACC Spring 2024 Graduate Shelia shares more on her journey

Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates more than 3,000 graduates at its spring 2024 commencement ceremony. This commencement ceremony marks the college’s official 50th anniversary. Friends and family are invited to congratulate students at the … Continue reading

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

Fall 2024 Registration Week provides support for students

Registering for classes can feel overwhelming, but Austin Community College District (ACC) remains committed to providing a sense of belonging for all students. The college will host Registration Week beginning Monday, May 13, to empower … Continue reading

ACC Experts

ACC Experts | Insight on Mortgage Refinancing

There is a lot to consider when refinancing your home. Austin Community College District (ACC) experts share tips on what you should know before taking the next step. Written by: Job Hammond, ACC Real Estate … 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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ACC prepares for fall 2024 registration to open

Registration begins soon for Austin Community College District’s (ACC) fall 2024 semester. Enrollment begins Monday, May 13, for current students and opens to everyone on Friday, May 17. New students should APPLY now so that … Continue reading

ACC Continuing Education Translation and Interpreting Certificate Program Prepares Students for High-Demand Career Paths 

Did you know that there are more Spanish speakers in the U.S. than Canadians in Canada? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are more than 41 million Spanish speakers in the U.S., with … Continue reading

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