ACC Newsroom

The ACC Newsroom is your source for what’s happening at Austin Community College. Read our latest stories. and let us know what you think by leaving a comment. Got a story? You’re one click away from telling the editor.

News & Announcements

Explore careers in the music industry at ACC Open House

Posted on 07/19/2019 - 2:51pm

Austin Community College (ACC) invites prospective students and their families to learn about career and training opportunities in Music Business, Performance, and Technology (MBPT) 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Northridge Campus, Building...

Continue Reading


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

Posted on 07/17/2019 - 1:51pm

Austin Community College's Nursing Program is a finalist in the 2019 Austin American-Statesman Best of the Best Awards for nursing schools.

Continue Reading


ACC invites community to a celebration of Apollo 11 mission with Moon Party

Posted on 07/16/2019 - 9:32am

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, Austin Community College (ACC) invites students, faculty, staff, and the community to a Moon Party 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, at ACC Round Rock Campus (4400 College Park Dr.). The...

Continue Reading


ACC and St. Edward’s University launch new partnership

Posted on 07/11/2019 - 2:05pm

Austin Community College (ACC) and St. Edward’s University launched a new partnership Wednesday, July 10, to streamline transfer opportunities for ACC students seeking a bachelor’s degree. “The opportunities we provide students through partnerships...

Continue Reading


Earning As: July 2019

Posted on 07/10/2019 - 11:37am

This regular feature recognizes achievements, activities, and accolades of ACC faculty and staff. To submit news or suggestions, see the contact information below.

Continue Reading


Congratulations June Bravo Award Recipients

Posted on 07/10/2019 - 11:21am

ACC congratulates the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for June 2019. The selected employees were nominated for outstanding service, excellent performance, and role modeling ACC's values that demonstrate servant leadership. Cypress Creek...

Continue Reading


State of Round Rock Campus discussed at Campus Conversation

Posted on 07/10/2019 - 10:21am

Austin Community College (ACC) President/CEO, Dr. Richard Rhodes, led a discussion on the state of Round Rock Campus and the district at the June 27 Campus Conversation.

Continue Reading


From Student Affairs: Financial Aid Office Takes an Active Role in Student Success

Posted on 07/10/2019 - 8:47am

ACC has long supported students in getting ready for college, worked with them to get them enrolled, and assisted them in receiving financial aid. But with more students participating in postsecondary education than ever before, and the adoption of...

Continue Reading


2018-2019 ACC Fact Book now available

Posted on 07/10/2019 - 8:26am

The 2018-2019 ACC Fact Book is now available online. You can find this and previous versions of this publication here. This annual publication contains collegewide data and statistics that includes, but is not limited to, credit degrees and...

Continue Reading


ACC holds tuition rates for 6th consecutive year in new 2019/20 budget

Posted on 07/09/2019 - 5:56pm

The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees approved a $406 million budget for 2019-20. The budget represents a 5.7 percent increase over the 2018-19 budget. New expenses include expanded operations at ACC Highland, which is set to open...

Continue Reading


Month-in-Review: June 2019

Posted on 07/09/2019 - 4:26pm

Continue Reading


ACC tackles transportation challenges for students with free unlimited Capital Metro rides

Posted on 07/09/2019 - 1:50pm

For the second year in a row, Austin Community College (ACC) students, faculty, and staff can ride Capital Metro and Metro Rail for free using the all-new Digital Green Pass. The pass offers unlimited rides to class, work, and anywhere else for one...

Continue Reading


ACC seeks director for Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center

Posted on 07/09/2019 - 1:06pm

In a move that cements the college’s commitment to equity and inclusion, Dr. Rhodes recently approved the creation of a full-time permanent director for the ACC’s Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center (TRHT). The director will be...

Continue Reading


Meet ACC’s new campus managers

Posted on 07/09/2019 - 12:08pm

Continue Reading


ACC hires first ombudsperson for faculty and staff

Posted on 07/09/2019 - 11:57am

Austin Community College (ACC) has named Amanda Dean director of the college’s new Office of the Ombudsperson.

Continue Reading


ACC closed in observance of Independence Day

Posted on 07/03/2019 - 10:36am

Austin Community College (ACC) will close in observance of Independence Day, Thursday, July 4. All offices reopen 8 a.m. Friday, July 5. Registration for 5.5-week summer courses remains open through Friday, July 5. Classes begin Monday, July 8....

Continue Reading


Remembering former Trustee Royce Faulkner

Posted on 07/01/2019 - 11:31am

The Austin Community College District honors the memory of Royce Faulkner, a former ACC Board of Trustee chair. Royce passed away at the age of 89 on June 25, 2019. “Royce left a mark on Austin that will be remembered for generations to come,” says...

Continue Reading


Pages

Subscribe to News