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ACC Constitution Debate Day Celebration

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road, Austin TX 78704 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. ACC’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS), the ACC Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and … Continue reading

ACC hosts Constitution Signing Day event

The Austin Community College District Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS) and Government Department cohost Constitution Signing Day 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, September 18, at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd.) in Multipurpose … Continue reading

ACC Study: Straight-ticket voting increases in 2016

An analysis from Austin Community College’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS) reveals straight-ticket voting in the 2016 November general election constituted nearly two-thirds of all votes cast statewide. In the 37 counties … Continue reading

ACC students tackle voter rights at Constitution Day debate

The Austin Community College District (ACC) hosts Travis County Tax Assessor Bruce Elfant at its ninth annual Constitution Day Debate Celebration honoring the signing of the U.S. Constitution 6 p.m. Tuesday, September 27, at Palmer … Continue reading

ACC celebrates Hispanic Heritage with Diez y Seis event

Austin Community College (ACC) celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with its ninth annual Diez y Seis event Thursday, September 15, from noon to 1 p.m. at Riverside Campus (1020 Grove Blvd.). Special guest speaker is longtime … Continue reading

ACC’s political studies center hosts fund-raising luncheon

Texas comptroller keynote speaker for annual event  The Austin Community College’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS) will hold its eighth annual fund-raising luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, May 9, at … Continue reading

ACC’s multicultural celebration honors Texas Independence Day

Austin Community College hosts Texas Independence Diversity Day on Wednesday, March 2, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Eastview Campus, Building 8000, Room 8500 (3401 Webberville Rd.). Students, faculty, and staff are invited to enjoy … Continue reading

ACC Study: voter turnout increases in 2014

An analysis from Austin Community College’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS) reveals voter turnout in the 2014 Austin City Council elections increased dramatically and produced an Austin City Council that is more … Continue reading

ACC students tackle political conflicts at Constitution Day Debate

The Austin Community College District (ACC) hosts Austin Mayor Steve Adler at its ninth annual Constitution Day Debate Celebration honoring the signing of the U.S. Constitution. Students will discuss current critical issues such as religious … Continue reading

“ACC Votes” hosts Sen. Kirk Watson for voter registration rally

“ACC Votes,” a non-partisan initiative of the Austin Community College District (ACC), is hosting a voter registration rally from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, September 22, at Highland Campus (6101 Airport Blvd.) in honor National … Continue reading

ACC’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies hosts fundraiser

 “Building Tomorrow’s Leaders” features keynote speaker Bill Blackstone The Austin Community College District’s Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS) will hold its 7th annual fundraiser luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, … Continue reading

ACC welcomes former Atlanta mayor for student-led debates

ACC will host student-led debates of current ethical issues in government with former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin at “Ethics in Government” from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, at Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Road, Room … Continue reading

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