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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

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

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

ACC extends deadline to apply for RN-to-BSN program

Nurses continue to make up the biggest population in the healthcare profession, but a growing shortage among nurses could soon impact patient care in Central Texas.  To help meet this need, Austin Community College District … Continue reading

ACC launches new ONLINE OPTION for bachelor’s in Nursing

Texas ranks second on the list of states with the most severe nursing shortage. The demand for BSN-credentialed nurses is increasing, especially in Central Texas, with an aging workforce and increased population. To help skill-up … Continue reading

ACC nursing student Valarie Green learns practical skills during lab on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Eastview Campus.

Vote Now! ACC’s Nursing Program named finalist for Best of the Best Awards

Austin Community College’s Nursing Program is a finalist in the 2018 Austin American-Statesman Best of the Best Awards for nursing schools. Voting is now open and lasts through August 10. Follow these steps to vote … Continue reading

RN-to-BSN next step

ACC to launch first bachelor’s degree program fall 2018

Austin Community College (ACC) will launch its first bachelor’s degree program this fall. The RN-to-BSN program addresses a critical nursing shortage in Central Texas and creates a new advancement pathway for local registered nurses (RN). … Continue reading

ACC to launch first bachelor’s degree program in fall 2018

The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees approved two new degree programs including the college’s first bachelor’s degree during its regular December meeting. The RN-to-BSN Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) at ACC … Continue reading

ACC to begin developing RN-to-BSN degree program

Austin Community College (ACC) is beginning its work to develop curriculum for a bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN). Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 2118 into law Monday, June 12, authorizing ACC and other … Continue reading

President’s Podcast: Answering the state’s nursing crisis

ACC President/CEO Dr. Richard M. Rhodes discusses a solution to the state’s nursing crisis in a President’s Podcast featuring guests Megan Snay, a May graduate of ACC’s nursing program, and Greg Hartman, chief of external … Continue reading

ACC students share voices at state capitol

Two groups of Austin Community College students recently converged on the Texas Capitol to advocate on behalf of their peers and their future career fields. “These are great opportunities for our students’ voices to be … Continue reading

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