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Fall 2023 Chancellor Student Achievement Award: Meet Julian Cotto

“ACC is a great place to find direction when you are directionless.” Meet Julian Cotto, this year’s Chancellor Student Achievement Award winner. Julian began at ACC in spring 2022 as a transfer-in student. He is earning his associate degree in Computer Programming and this spring, plans to jump straight into earning his bachelor’s from ACC in Software Development. Continue reading

ACC celebrates our Veterans | Meet Nicole L.

Austin Community College District (ACC) honors our current and former military members for their service.  The college is dedicated to helping veterans reach their goals after retirement from active service. ACC Veterans Services provides assistance … Continue reading

From ACC to Yale: Computer Science Student Shares Her Transfer Journey

Austin Community College District (ACC) Computer Science student Valerie Calderon-Meyer will drive more than 1,800 miles to begin her next journey. “I am making the three-day drive up to Connecticut with my cat this upcoming … Continue reading

Bachelor of Applied Science in Cybersecurity

ACC launches new bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity

Austin Community College District (ACC) prepares to launch the college’s fourth bachelor’s degree program to help fill growing workforce gaps in the industry. The new Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Cybersecurity is designed to help working professionals in cybersecurity prepare for more advanced career roles. Continue reading

Congressman Doggett Secures $1.4 Million to Expand Cybersecurity Education at ACC

Cybersecurity is expanding at Austin Community College District. U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett secured over $1.4 million in federal funds to develop a new advanced cybersecurity training center at ACC. The Congressman announced the new funding … Continue reading

Reaching for the stars: ACC student operates rovers at NASA

Tanisha Bowman spent four days at NASA building and operating rovers. She isn’t an engineer or scientist, at least not yet. Bowman is a student at ACC studying computer science. After a competitive application process, … Continue reading

Accelerated Programmer Training nominated for state award

The State of Texas has selected Austin Community College’s (ACC) Accelerated Programmer Training (APT) Program as one of eight finalists for the annual Star Award, presented by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for programs … Continue reading

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