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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
"...of the Music Business Performance Technology (MBPT) department at ACC Highland, during a tour in June, I'm struck with..."

Aug. 20, 2021 Features Feature by Kevin Curtin

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

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 Vice-Chair Leaving
Rivera to join Mexican American Legal Defense Fund in DC
"...Current ACC Board of Trustees Vice-Chair Veronica Rivera has announced today..."

July 10, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

AISD, ACC Early Voting Results (UPDATED)
Villareal, Cowan leading with knife-edge margins
"...Early voting results in for both ACC and AISD elections in Travis and Williamson Counties...."

June 12, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

The ACC Drama Department Enters Teaching in the Coronavirus Tragedy
For Marcus McQuirter and the ACC drama department, even in the pandemic it's on with the show
"...– though he's keenly aware that this year at ACC won't be like any before. The students will be..."

Aug. 7, 2020 Features Feature by Robert Faires

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

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

AISD, ACC Final Results
Villarreal, Barksdale take trustee positions
"...Finals results for both ACC and AISD elections, with all precincts reporting..."

June 12, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

ACC Board Elections: Meet the Candidates
The candidates on taxing districts, remedial boot camps, and student culture
"...attendance have been looked at from the perspective of access. That's one of the reasons community colleges were created,..."

April 16, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Return to ACC's Room 221: Mercury or mystery?
Some ACC employees worry mercury still pollutes classroom that has been subject of legal wrangling over past decade
"...the subject of legal wrangling over the past decade; ACC administrators no doubt feel it has persisted as a..."

Dec. 21, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Five candidates battle for three open spots on the Austin Community College Board of Trustees
"...of trustees. In the drama "How I Would Lead ACC to Greatness if Given the Chance," all five would-be..."

March 31, 2006 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

ACC Run-Off: Levin Defends His Record
A preview of the ACC Board of Trustees Place 6 run-off election
"...candidates publicly agree on many issues. Both support increasing ACC's funds through broadening its tax base, as when Del..."

June 4, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Your Neighbors, Your Money: ACC Looks for Support
Austin Community College seeks to build support for a tax referendum even as a state audit blasts ACC leaders.
"...for a vote next May, will seek to raise ACC's tax rate cap incrementally (through 2005) from 5 to..."

Dec. 6, 2002 News Feature by Michael King

ACC Report Card
Chamber of Commerce releases first-ever Progress Report; outlines challenges ACC faces and how business community can help
"...Last month, the chamber released its first-ever ACC Progress Report, a document designed to outline the challenges..."

Nov. 2, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

May 3 a Turning Point for ACC
The ACC community comes together to support the May 3 financial propositions
"...because students like Shirley Martínez hardly need convincing that ACC plays a critical role in the Austin community. Two..."

April 18, 2003 News Feature by Michael May

Opinion: Let’s Double ACC’s Nursing Program
We need more nurses now, and Austin Community College's highly ranked RN program is the place to make that happen
"...It's time for the community to focus and support ACC to double its Registered Nursing program. We faced a..."

Jan. 28, 2022 Column by Steve Jackobs

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 Budget Axe Swings: Will It Miss Students?
The governor's 7% budget cut means drastic -- and ill-timed -- choices for Austin Community College.
"...The ACC budget for the current academic year is approximately $106..."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Feature by Walter Howerton Jr

ACC Candidates
Profiles of the contestants
"...upward mobility for individuals and in building citywide prosperity. "ACC is not just 'nice' to have," he says. "It's..."

April 30, 2004 News Feature

ACC Is Almost Entirely Online and Students Are Enrolling in Droves
Start here. Stay home?
"...summer classes playing educational video games. Like other institutions, ACC moved all classes online in March to limit the..."

July 3, 2020 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

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 Goes Back to the Drawing Board
Plans for new South Austin Campus bust the college's budget
"...No one really knows, but one thing is certain: ACC now has to literally go back to the drawing..."

July 9, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

ACC: A Second Round for Villarreal and Reiter
Sosa prevails while two others return to the trail
"...with the college (she was a force in getting ACC to build a South Aus­tin campus) and the Democratic..."

May 14, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Article on ACC Did a Disservice to All
"...campaigns did a disservice to everyone involved and to ACC in general [“ACC Race: The Dirt,” News, May 12]...."

May 17, 2006 Postmarks

The Forces Drawing ACC Students Back to Campus Despite Pandemic Uncertainty
“We’re trying to juggle it all”
" of the seven sanitized, socially distanced desks in ACC's surgical technology lab class. (The class typically holds 15..."

Sept. 11, 2020 News Feature by Clara Ence Morse

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 Adjunct Faculty Sees Progress
Plan would create hybrid lecturer / support staff posts
"...Current ACC policy says that, including preparation and grading, it takes..."

May 23, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

ACC Faculty Pitches Staff Stability Plan
Two-part plan proposes creating 100 new full-time positions
"...are proposing that the administration reverse the trend by accepting that part-time staff often work a full schedule...."

April 25, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

ACC Admits Fumbling Obamacare Memo
Administrators face grilling from local lawmakers
" get employer-backed coverage under the new law (see "ACC Throws Book at Afford­able Care Act," Dec. 13). In..."

Jan. 10, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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