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Austin Fire Department Members, ACC Faculty and Students, and Austin City Council Member pose for a picture with plaque

ACC and AFD Celebrate Five Years of Red Angels Partnership

A new plaque proudly hangs on the walls of ACC’s Health Sciences building at Eastview Campus — celebrating five years of making a difference in the community. The Austin Fire Department (AFD) presented the special … Continue reading

Professional Nursing students training during class with monitors and hospital bed

ACC’s Nursing Program earns top NCLEX first-time pass rate

Austin Community College District (ACC) is proud to have one of the best pass rates in the nation for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) in both its Associate Degree of Nursing (RN) and Licensed … Continue reading

ACC nursing student Gabby poses for a picture

Explore a future in health care! Meet ACC Nursing student Gabby

Explore your future in healthcare at Austin Community College District’s (ACC) annual Health Science Open House on Saturday, February 24, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Eastview Campus. Students and the community are invited … Continue reading

Group of nursing students meet in front of a hospital bed

ACC adds clinical opportunities for RN-to-BSN students through new partnership

Austin Community College District (ACC) partners with the Black Men’s Health Clinic (BMHC) to provide essential clinical training for students to complete their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. About the Partnership with BMHC … Continue reading

ACC ESMP and RN students participate in interdepartmental training simulation

Explore a future in health care! You’re Invited to ACC’s Health Sciences Open House

In the next seven years, the healthcare industry in Central Texas is expected to grow in big ways. Seven new hospitals and expansions at nine of its current hospitals have all been announced. You can … Continue reading

Fall 2023 Graduation Spotlight: Meet Iyana Mitchell

Meet Iyana Mitchell, who came to ACC through support from the college’s partner Capital IDEA. Iyana began at ACC in 2017 and after a series of road bumps and the loss of her brother, she persisted in completing her degree in Nursing.  Continue reading

Fall 2023 Graduation Spotlight: Meet Tsega Ande

Meet Tsega Ande. After beginning at ACC in 2017, 45-year-old Tsega is completing her associate degree in professional nursing. She came to ACC through support from the college’s partnership with Capital IDEA, which provides personalized assistance and support to eligible students.  Continue reading

Students in ACC’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program work side-by-side with the Austin Fire Department.

Get on track to start your Bachelor of Science in Nursing in Spring 2024

Earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree can increase career opportunities, allow for professional growth, and improve patient care. Austin Community College District (ACC) prepares Registered Nurses (RN) to take that next step … Continue reading

A Career in Care: Follow the Lifechanging Journey of Recent RN-to-BSN Grad Stephanie E.

For Stephanie Edwards, pulling her family out of poverty came after seeing an advertisement for Austin Community College District (ACC). Stephanie earned her RN in 2011 before returning to complete her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in August 2023. Continue reading

Board of Trustees Seals

ACC Board of Trustees September 18 Recap

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees met for its regular meeting on Monday, September 18. Highlights include approval of the property tax rate and ACC Chancellor Dr. Richard Rhodes’ final board meeting. … Continue reading

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