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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

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

Aug. 20, 2021 Features Feature by Cody Song

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.
"...a less than frisky mall might make a good campus. Her sparkling walk-up counter is now the main attraction..."

Nov. 25, 2011 Food Review by Mick Vann

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, which..."

Jan. 25, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

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

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

Growth Funds: ACC's Bond Proposal
Community college asking for $386 million
"...renovations at the Cypress Creek, Eastview, and Rio Grande campuses, and construction of the South Austin campus on Stassney...."

June 27, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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
"...learning space, expanded course options, and plans for an on-campus teaching restaurant at Austin Community College's in-house culinary school...."

Aug. 20, 2021 Features Feature by Alexandra Detmar

Water Distribution Sites Open Around Austin
Boil water notice, water use restrictions still in place
"...• Austin Community College: Pinnacle Campus (7748 Highway 290 West, 78736) • Nelson Field (7105..."

Feb. 21, 2021 News Post by Kimberley Jones

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

On the Trustee Trail
AISD, ACC candidates talk money, equity
"...schools, the redrawing of attendance zones to further integrate campuses, and an equity office will give D1 schools new..."

Oct. 12, 2018 News Feature by Austin Sanders

A Very Krampus Christmas
Seasonal scares at the House of Torment
"...location, at the old laser tag space in the Highland Mall parking lot. The local brand went national, with..."

Dec. 16, 2016 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Can Project Connect Connect?
Advisory group receives preferred corridor recommendation
"...Lee Leffingwell’s Central Corridor Advisory Group. It runs from Highland on the north to Riverside/Grove on the south, features..."

May 6, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Meanwhile Brewing’s National Beer Day at Loro; C-C-Cake Club Congregates; Fojtasek Everywhere You Look, So Very Very Much Sushi, and How About That Sweet Live Fire Action, Hoss?
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...orchestrated by the Capital Confectioners Cake Club at ACC’s Highland Campus. Sculpted cakes, novelty cakes, wedding cakes, buttercream only,..."

April 6, 2022 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Include More Incubators
"...from the Aug. 20, 2021 issue about the ACC Highland Campus. I saw that the music production, broadcast center/PBS,..."

Aug. 24, 2021 Postmarks

Chronicle Endorsements: Austin ISD and Austin Community College Boards
School’s in session
"...proved instrumental in helping the college launch its largest campus ever at the old Highland Mall. We believe her..."

Oct. 19, 2018 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Austin Playhouse's The Philadelphia Story
Don Toner's direction and a top-drawer cast make for a riotous evening in this version of Philip Barry's crisp comedy
"...high schools to nightclubs, Penn Field to the ACC Highland campus, its current residence. But while the stage keeps..."

Dec. 11, 2015 Arts Review by Shanon Weaver

Gay Place: Stand for Our Family
How do we honor those who've fallen?
"...Attention ACC students: An all-day summit is happening at Highland and you are invited. Plus a certain unicorn will..."

Nov. 21, 2014 Column by Kate X Messer

Making Reuse Mainstream
Austin needs a combo of government leadership, corporate responsibility, and individual commitment to meet reuse benchmarks
"...storefront in the Linc shopping center, near the ACC Highland campus, the nonprofit center accepts donations of fabric, art..."

Feb. 12, 2016 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Public Notice: Glowing, Like a Nuclear Reactor
"...Campus Carry – again: As a public community college, Austin..."

April 28, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: More and Cheaper Housing
Demographer's report offers new perspectives
"...The Austin Community College Campus Carry Implementation Task Force is hosting forums to discuss..."

April 14, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Project Connect's Blue Line to Connect Austin Airport to Downtown
Cap Metro moves forward with high-capacity transit plan
"...Blue Line will continue to the University of Texas campus, with a possible extension traveling to Austin Community College's..."

May 24, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

More Dope Chinese, Wheatsville Brings the Curbside, Kyoten Sushiko Shutters
All the news that's fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...next door; and that new Bennu in the adjacent Highland campus is also priming the java scene; and, whoa,..."

Sept. 30, 2020 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Trains! Tunnels! Billions! Austin Gets First Look at Proposed Transit Plan
Next steps: public input, May Council vote, November election
"...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

Enjoying and Making Art at the 2019 West Austin Studio Tour
Artists offer demos, workshops, and experiences to get you in on the creative action
"...and fundraiser, this Friday, May 10, 7-10pm, at ACC Highland, 6101 Highland Campus Dr. For more information, visit www.west.bigmedium.org...."

May 10, 2019 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Best Flight to the Suburbs
Travis Audubon Society
"...of flighty purple martins who used to pepper the Highland Mall (now ACC's Highland campus) skies in late summer..."

Nov. 2, 2018 Best of Austin Feature

Gay Place
Ethan Parker organized the TenderQueer art show out of necessity
"...Clothing check by Package Menswear. Fri., July 7, 10pm. Highland Lounge, 404 Colorado...."

July 7, 2017 Column by Sarah Marloff

Baskerville at Austin Playhouse
Austin Playhouse's staging of the Sherlock Holmes farce generates enough laughter to fill an empty mall
"...toward Austin Playhouse's performance space in the remains of Highland Mall, I couldn't help but notice that, despite my..."

Dec. 16, 2016 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

Public Notice: Mobility and the Devil
Only Uber and Lyft can bring back Uber and Lyft
"...and computer services. Friday, May 13, noon-4pm. Free. ACC's Highland Campus, 6101 Airport. www.bit.ly/digitalresourcefair...."

May 13, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

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