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ACC hosts statewide conference for Student Affairs professionals

Posted on 05/20/2019 - 11:39am

Austin Community College (ACC) hosts the statewide Texas Student Conduct Conference for higher education student affairs professionals 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, June 7, at ACC Highland Campus (6101 Highland Campus Dr.). The conference provides an...

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ACC celebrates record high graduation numbers at Spring Commencement

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 1:58pm

Austin Community College (ACC) will celebrate record high graduation numbers at spring commencement 6 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Frank Erwin Center (1701 Red River St.). More than 2,100 students are invited to participate.

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ACC President's Podcast

President’s Podcast: Celebrating Student Success — ACC honors record number of graduates

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 1:22pm

ACC celebrated record high graduation numbers at spring commencement Friday, May 17, 2019. More than 2,100 students are invited to participate. ACC President/CEO Dr. Richard M. Rhodes discusses the college's evolving work toward student success and...

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Celebrate ACC graduates at Spring Commencement, 5/17

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 12:55pm

The Austin Community College District (ACC) will celebrate record high graduation numbers at its spring commencement 6 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Frank Erwin Center (1701 Red River St.). More than 2,100 students are invited to participate. When: Friday...

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ACC Fashion Incubator opens to grow local fashion industry

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 12:37pm

Austin Community College (ACC) unveiled the state-of-the-art Fashion Incubator with a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday, April 30. More than 200 people attended the celebration including Austin Mayor Steve Adler, ACC President/CEO Dr...

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May 2019 Bond Projects Update

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 12:10pm

Construction crews focus on exterior framing of new ACC Highland paseo and a new floor level takes shape in the future Student Commons at Rio Grande Campus.

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Congratulations April 2019 Bravo Award Recipients

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 11:58am

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

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Earning As: May 2019

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 11:44am

This regular feature recognizes achievements, activities, and accolades of ACC faculty and staff. To submit news or suggestions, see the contact information below. Dr. Melissa Curtis, Enrollment Management associate vice president, was accepted to...

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College signing day 2019 student

Month-in-Review: April 2019

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 11:12am

Tuesday, April 2 | Clothing DriveNearly 100 students benefited from the joint Adjunct Faculty Association/Student Life Clothing Drive at Round Rock Campus. The college collected more than 500 articles of professional, interview-appropriate clothing...

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The Provost's Corner: Guided Pathways at ACC - An ongoing journey

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 10:39am

Despite significant efforts by talented and dedicated faculty, staff and administrators across our college for the past three years, we recognize that many still have questions about what Guided Pathways is and what it means for how we all think...

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Student Life

From the Student Affairs VP: Student Life - Empowering Student Leadership

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 9:11am

Student Life is not just fun and games (though they do organize a lot of fun events); it's about the purposeful linking of student activities and organizations to instructional programs. 

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New Regional Advisory Committees get to work, will provide community input

Posted on 05/14/2019 - 8:43am

Austin Community College's (ACC) Regional Advisory Committees (RACs) convened for the first time at an orientation meeting Friday, April 19. Tasked with helping strengthen the link between ACC and the community, members of the RACs provide community...

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ACC honors record number of high school seniors graduating with college credential

Posted on 05/13/2019 - 4:10pm

Austin Community College (ACC) celebrates its largest Early College High School (ECHS) class and other seniors who are graduating with college credits and committing to enrolling at ACC with the second annual President’s Reception, 6 to 8 p.m.,...

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Adopt a pet cared for by ACC vet tech students

Posted on 05/10/2019 - 4:10pm

Austin Community College (ACC) is working with area animal shelters to find forever homes for pets who were trained and cared for by students in the Veterinary Technology Program. Over the past semester, these dogs have undergone leash training and...

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ACC accounting alumna granted Elijah Watts Sells Award

Posted on 05/10/2019 - 1:01pm

Austin Community College (ACC) alumna Jamie Castor is named one of the top CPA exam performers in the nation by the American Institute of CPAs. Out of more than 86,000 candidates who took the national licensure exam in 2018, Jamie placed among the...

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ACC hosts WEST Austin Studio Tour kick-off party and exhibition

Posted on 05/08/2019 - 1:56pm

Austin Community College (ACC) hosts Due WEST, the annual fundraiser for the 8th Annual West Austin Studio Tour, 6 to 10 p.m., Friday, May 10, at ACC Highland Campus, Building 4000 (6101 Highland Campus Dr.).

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ACC votes to keep tuition and fees steady for sixth consecutive year

Posted on 05/07/2019 - 9:13am

For the sixth consecutive year, in-district tuition and fees at Austin Community College (ACC) will not change. The ACC Board of Trustees unanimously approved the proposed tuition and fee rates for 2019-20 during its regular May meeting Monday, May...

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ACC to launch second bachelor’s degree in spring 2020

Posted on 05/07/2019 - 8:40am

The Austin Community College District (ACC) will launch the college’s second bachelor’s degree program in spring 2020. The ACC Board of Trustees approved the new Bachelor in Applied Science in Computer Information Technology during its regular May...

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