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Alumni Achievement Awards

The Inaugural Alumni Achievement Awards have been established in 2023 as part of the Austin Community College District's (ACC) 50th Anniversary events.

Austin Community College seeks to recognize alumni who make outstanding contributions to their professional and civic communities. The Alumni Network Advisory Council reviews the nominees each year, and in a partnership with the ACC Foundation, Alumni Relations, and College Relations and Marketing staff, selects each year's honorees. 


2023 Award Categories

  • Distinguished Alumni Award - This award is the highest honor bestowed upon an alum by the ACC Alumni Network. The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes an individual’s significant achievements and contributions to their profession and/or community. Established in 2023 during ACC’s 50th Anniversary, this honor acknowledges an individual’s service to society and personal commitment to the mission of ACC.
  • Alumni Service Award - This person demonstrates extraordinary ongoing service to Austin Community College and/or the Alumni Network as a proud and loyal ambassador for ACC District.
  • Riverbat-Owned Business of the Year: Nominate a business in the ACC District that is 51% or more alumni-owned.
  • GOLD Star (Graduate of the Last Decade) - This honor is bestowed upon an alum who has graduated within the past 10 years and has made significant achievements and contributions to their profession and/or community. The achievements of the individual should be inspirational to ACC students and serve as a source of pride for both the ACC District and the awardee.
  • Community Leader of the Year - Nominate  an individual with a commitment to improving our Central Texas region.