Category Archives: Austin Community College

Employers: Are you satisfied with the community college graduates you hire?

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, in cooperation with the Texas Workforce Commission, the Texas Association of Community Colleges and the Texas State Technical Colleges, is asking for help from employers in assessing their satisfaction with the preparation and training … Continue reading

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ACC Progress Report in the News

KUT’s Nathan Bernier reports on Austin Community College’s plans to expand its taxing power to five different Central Texas school districts this November through annexation elections. His question: “If voters approve annexation, they can access sharply discounted tuition rates. But … Continue reading

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Time to Invest in the "Human Capital"

In the latest Austin Business Journal, ACC Progress Report Task Force Co-Chairs Eliseo Elizondo and Joel Stone write about why Austin businesses are asking ACC to increase its student success rate by 50 percent by 2020, as recommended in the … Continue reading

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Austin Community College Progress Report Released

The third Austin Community College Progress Report released Thursday calls for ACC to increase its student success rate by 50 percent by 2020. The report was co-authored by the Austin Chamber of Commerce and ACC. In today’s Austin American-Statesman, reporter … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Barksdale and Villarreal!

Congratulations to Tamala Barksdale, right, on winning the runoff election for an Austin ISD at-large trustee position and Vic Villarreal, below left, for winning the ACC runoff. Ms. Barksdale and Mr. Villarreal, thank you for your willingness to serve. Here … Continue reading

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