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ACC’s Music Trade School Gets a World-Class Facility
The Music Business Performance Technology department spreads its wings at ACC Highland
"...At Studio A, inside Austin Community College's Highland campus, a sky-high ceiling gives an unencumbered air to..."

Aug. 20, 2021 Features Feature by Kevin Curtin

How Austin Community College's Highland Campus Is Redefining Higher Education in Austin
World-class facilities and innovative programs put ACC Highland on the cutting-edge
"...By the time it closed in 2015, the old Highland Mall had gotten, let's say, a little droopy. But..."

Aug. 20, 2021 Features Feature by Kimberley Jones

Kitchen Reno: Inside ACC’s Culinary Arts Expansion
Students get hands-on experience at ACC Highland's 28,000 sq. ft., state-of-the-art kitchen
"...The department chair began her ACC journey as an adjunct in 2005, and has been..."

Aug. 20, 2021 Features Feature by Alexandra Detmar

Clothed for Business: ACC’s Fashion Incubator
Creativity and technical training come together in a fashionable package at ACC Highland's 7,500-square-foot facility
"...after all – that makes Austin citizens turn to ACC's fashion design program and its fashion incubator to achieve..."

Aug. 20, 2021 Features Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

ACC Child Care Ready to Launch
Highland campus launches a YMCA-run drop-in child care center for ACC students
"...The YMCA-run child care drop-in center at the ACC Highland campus is now accepting registrants for the service,..."

Jan. 25, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Rackspace Backs Out of ACC Deal
Remember to lock down a lease
"...had plans to move its Austin offices into the ACC Highland campus. Construction and renovation had already begun. Recently,..."

Feb. 10, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

ACC Reopens Historic Campus Ahead of Bond Election
ACC shows what it can do with less than $50 million
" measure to fund projects at a number of ACC's campuses. "I hope you look around and are reminded..."

Oct. 14, 2022 News Feature by Abe Asher

ACC Launches Military Network to Support Students
A dedicated space for military families, veteran students
"...The space, located at the ACC Highland campus, includes the already existing Veterans Resource Center..."

Jan. 26, 2024 News Post by Naina Srivastava

Finally we can condone getting Sauced at the mall
"...Annette Rhode and Carson Nunez are culinary grads from ACC and are responsible for the sauces (marinara and alfredo),..."

Nov. 25, 2011 Food Review by Mick Vann

Bennu Coffee Debuts Third Location at Highland
Local java powerhouse expands its caffeine-forward community
"...opening of its third location: At the FiveTwo at Highland development surrounding the ACC Highland campus at Fontaine Lane..."

July 24, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

La Chaparrita
Worthy ceviche from a mall food court? Trust us.
"...Highland Mall might not spring to mind when you think..."

Nov. 25, 2011 Food Review by Mick Vann

Growth Funds: ACC's Bond Proposal
Community college asking for $386 million
" This is only the second time ever that ACC has asked for a bond or a rate increase...."

June 27, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

ACC Flying High
ACC continues Highland Mall shopping spree
"...The debate over the future of Highland Mall appears to have been settled. Austin Community College..."

April 15, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

A New Broadcast Home: Austin PBS Prepares to Leave UT for ACC’s Highland Campus
KLRU gets a renewed focus on community outreach
"...end and it prepares for an imminent move to ACC's new Highland Campus...."

Aug. 20, 2021 Features Feature by Cody Song

ACC Propositions and Board of Trustees
Austin Community College bonds, tax rate increase, and board of trustees
"...The following endorsements initially addressed only the ACC bond propositions (numbered 1 and 2), plus a proposal..."

Oct. 17, 2014 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

ACC Throws Book at Affordable Care Act
Administrators trim adjunct faculty hours to avoid providing health coverage
"...eligible for TRS benefits. The bad news is that ACC staff were informed that "adjunct faculty may work no..."

Dec. 13, 2013 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

A Mixed Farewell to ACC's Fonté
ACC President Richard Fonté steps down and reflects on his administration and its discontents
"...17, Fonté announced his resignation, effective Jan. 5, to accept a position with the National Endowment for the Humanities...."

Nov. 28, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

Candidate Filings for AISD, ACC Seats
A last-minute deluge of candidates
"...lower-profile post than the school district. Yet with all ACC seats at-large, and a six-year trustee term, both the..."

Aug. 22, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Blue Genie Art Bazaar: The Movening
Blue Genie Art Bazaar shifts its longtime holiday gift emporium to a new space across from ACC Highland
"...powerful. And we're across the street from what's become ACC Highland. Dana was just telling me that the entire..."

Nov. 25, 2016 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Trains! Tunnels! Billions! Austin Gets First Look at Proposed Transit Plan
Next steps: public input, May Council vote, November election
"...Downtown stations, bus rapid transit to serve UT and ACC Highland, new crossings of Lady Bird Lake, and more...."

March 6, 2020 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

'Chronicle' Endorsements
Our recommendations for the May 8 elections
"...of responsibilities between board and administration that will emphasize accountability with real teeth – if he succeeds, it could..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

CCAG Recommends Rail Plan
Task force forwards 'Central Corridor' project to Council, Cap Metro
"...Project Connect planning team's Central Corridor – Riverside/Grove to Highland – to the City Council and the Capital Metro..."

June 13, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Preparing for Takeoff
Plans under way for major redo of Airport Boulevard and Highland Mall
"...and its prospective partners unveiled tentative plans for redeveloping Highland Mall and upper Airport Boulevard to a largely appreciative..."

Oct. 21, 2011 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

Voting Information
Early Voting: Oct. 22-Nov. 2 & Election Day: Nov. 6
"...past, the mega-early voting site will be at the Highland Mall, rather than the Travis County Tax Office on..."

Oct. 19, 2012 News Feature

The May 15 Ballot

April 30, 2004 News Feature

Booming in the Bust
ACC advances its higher-ed march across the region – but not everyone is happy
"...expand – big time. If voters approve in Nov­em­ber, ACC could double the number of school districts it serves,..."

Aug. 27, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

On the Trustee Trail
AISD, ACC candidates talk money, equity
"...and 40% of Hispanic students can do the same, according to the latest Texas Academic Performance Report...."

Oct. 12, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

From Light Rail to a Downtown Tunnel: The Parts of Project Connect
Diving into the plan
"...that "future-proofs" the system, as Cap Metro puts it. According to the planners, meeting peak ridership demand will require..."

Sept. 25, 2020 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin Gets Out the Vote, 2014
"...The berms out in front of Highland Mall/ACC Highland are covered in campaign pitches..."

Nov. 4, 2014 Photo Gallery

Fonte's Inferno
ACC's New Pres Faces the Hot Issues in East Austin
"...New ACC president Richard Fonte With his nervous laugh, pronounced tic,..."

June 6, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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