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Two ACC leaders awarded prestigious Aspen Presidential Fellowship

Posted on 05/06/2019 - 9:00am

Two Austin Community College leaders have been selected for the prestigious Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence: Dr. Dorado Kinney, Central Region Campuses executive dean, and Dr. Gaye Lynn Scott, Academic Programs...

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ACC unveils Fashion Incubator to meet growing fashion industry demands

Posted on 05/01/2019 - 9:37am

Austin Community College (ACC) unveiled the new state-of-the-art ACC Fashion Incubator Tuesday, April 30. The 7,500-square-foot facility offers real-world learning opportunities, commercial design and manufacturing contract services, business...

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Elgin Campus lobby dedicated to teacher, mentor, and philanthropist Dr. Suanne Davis Roueche

Posted on 04/29/2019 - 3:42pm

Inside the lobby of Austin Community College (ACC) Elgin Campus, Building 2000 large, steel letters spell out a tribute to Dr. Suanne Davis Roueche. A national leader of the community college movement and philanthropist, Roueche dedicated her life...

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“The world has so much to offer”; Former foster care student sets out to serve others

Posted on 04/28/2019 - 9:34am

After ten years in foster care and more than 30 placements, Corey Benbow found himself on his own at 18 years old. “When I aged out of the foster care system, I felt alone. I wasn’t sure how I was going to pay bills and be a contributing member of...

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ACC celebrates Fashion Incubator grand opening, 4/30

Posted on 04/26/2019 - 11:49am

Austin Community College (ACC) celebrates the grand opening of the ACC Fashion Incubator 10 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday April 30, at ACC Highland Campus, Building 4000 (6101 Highland Campus Dr.). The innovative facility is a first of its kind in Central...

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ACC celebrates largest contingent at regional College Signing Day

Posted on 04/23/2019 - 4:20pm

Austin Community College (ACC) celebrates the fifth annual Central Texas College Signing Day with one of the largest contingents among colleges and universities represented, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Friday, April 26 at Concordia University (11400...

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2019 ACC Eco Bag Art Contest

ACC graphic design student wins 2019 Eco Bag art contest

Posted on 04/23/2019 - 8:22am

ACC graphic design student Melanie Sutherland won the 2019 Eco Bag Art contest.

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ACC hosts inaugural Employee Wellness Fest 2019

Posted on 04/22/2019 - 12:08pm

Austin Community College (ACC) invites faculty and staff to its inaugural Employee Wellness Fest 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 26, in the Eastview Campus Courtyard (3401 Webberville Road).

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Forging a career: ACC student follows passion to become better engineer

Posted on 04/19/2019 - 12:51pm

Sparks of light cascade around the welding technology lab at Round Rock Campus. It’s often seen as a predominantly male profession, but Rebecca Giuntoli is breaking that perception.

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ACC hosts Astronaut Stephanie Wilson & NASA’s Destination Station, 4/24.

Posted on 04/18/2019 - 11:36am

Austin Community College (ACC) hosts NASA astronaut Stephanie Wilson and the NASA Drive to Explore mobile exhibit, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 24, at ACC Highland (6101 Highland Campus Dr.). The event is part of NASA’s Destination Station...

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ACC explores global hunger at Global Issues Spring Speaker series

Posted on 04/16/2019 - 8:43am

Austin Community College (ACC) presents a discussion of global hunger at the 2019 Global Issues Speaker Series Wednesday, April 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Eastview Campus, Room 8500 (3101 Webberville Rd.).  ACC Philosophy adjunct professor Dr. Linda...

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ACC hosts 13th annual Día de la Familia Festival, 4/27

Posted on 04/16/2019 - 8:19am

Austin Community College (ACC) invites the community to the 13th annual Dí­a de la Familia Festival Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Riverside Campus (1020 Grove Blvd.). The interactive, family-friendly event celebrates Mexican-American...

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ACC named nation’s first Adobe Creative community college

Posted on 04/15/2019 - 4:50pm

Austin Community College (ACC) is the first community college in the nation to be designated as an Adobe Creative Campus. The entire Adobe Creative Cloud suite will be available to ACC staff, students, and faculty at no-to-minimal cost, starting...

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Annual CPPPS fundraiser examines future of Texas public school finance

Posted on 04/15/2019 - 4:35pm

Austin Community College's Center for Public Policy and Political Studies (CPPPS) will explore the future of public school finance at its annual Building Tomorrow's Leaders fundraiser luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at the Sheraton...

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Earth Week 2019

ACC celebrates Earth Week April 22-26. Explore events districtwide.

Posted on 04/12/2019 - 2:12pm

Austin Community College (ACC) celebrates the 49th anniversary of Earth Day with dozens of events districtwide April 22 to April 26, with pre-party events starting Saturday, April 13.

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ACC hosts 8th Annual Peace and Conflict Studies Spring Symposium

Posted on 04/11/2019 - 11:47am

Austin Community College (ACC) hosts a day of art, music, and discussion focused on peace and conflict transformation at its 8th Annual Peace and Conflict Studies Spring Symposium 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 12, at Eastview Campus, Building...

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ACC starts bidding process to determine fate of Pinnacle building

Posted on 04/10/2019 - 1:05pm

  The Austin Community College District (ACC) is now accepting bids for its Pinnacle Campus building and the nine acres it sits on in Southwest Austin. The remaining 46 acres are not for sale because the college wants the option to build on this...

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Stephanie Long

Faculty Spotlight: Stephanie Long

Posted on 04/10/2019 - 12:58pm

Stephanie Long has worked in the heat of the Mojave Desert and through a blizzard in Wyoming but, given the choice to work anywhere in the world, she would prefer to stay here in Austin.

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