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Veterans center grand opening celebrates services expansion

Veterans center grand opening celebrates services expansion
Grand opening 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 at new facility Austin Community College is expanding resources to student veterans with the opening of the college’s fourth and largest veterans resource center at ACC Highland. The ACC Veterans Resource Center will have a grand opening 11 a.m. to 1 p.m....

November 2014 election: Where to vote

November 2014 election: Where to vote
Several ACC campuses will serve as polling locations for early voting (October 20-October 31) and on election day November 4. See campus voting locations. For other county-specific voting information and locations, follow these links: Travis County Voter Information Williamson County Election...

Students share thoughts about learning through graffiti project

Students share thoughts about learning through graffiti project
Graffiti doesn’t have to be a bad thing: ACC’s Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning in recent months has asked students at various campuses to write their thoughts about instructor best practices on large sheets of paper to be viewed and shared. By having students complete sentences such as “My...

ACC celebrates employees for their long-time service

ACC celebrates employees for their long-time service
ACC is proud to recognize the dozens of employees who recently have marked services anniversaries with the college. Following is the list of employees receiving recognition. 40 Years Rollie Dorsett Antonio Hernandez Patricia Oglesby Lewis Washington 35 Years Stephen Reid Bostic Sharon...

Army commends ACC admissions staff

Army commends ACC admissions staff
The U.S. Army recently presented the Admissions and Records staff at ACC’s Pinnacle and South Austin campuses with a Certificate of Appreciation for Patriotic Civilian Service. The army commended the staff for assisting Army recruiters with diploma evaluations and admissions documents. Staff members who...

ERS offers Medicare info session at HBC

ERS offers Medicare info session at HBC
ACC employees and retirees who are nearing age 65 and have questions about Medicare and how it works with their group insurance benefits are invited to a Medicare Preparation Seminar and enrollment fair hosted by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. The event will be 8:30 am to noon, Wednesday, October...

Plan for retirement at workshops, Oct. 20-24

Plan for retirement at workshops, Oct. 20-24
It’s never too late to start planning for the future. ACC’s Human Resources Department is sponsoring information sessions focusing on saving for retirement (coinciding with National Save for Retirement Week) each day from Monday, October 20 to Friday, October. 24. See specific topics and locations...

‘Monochrome’ highlights juried works; reception Oct. 16

‘Monochrome’ highlights juried works; reception Oct. 16
The Austin Community College Art Department will host a reception for the student art exhibition “Monochrome” from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 16, in the ACC Rio Grande Campus Kramer Gallery, 1218 West Ave. The exhibition, which runs through November 6, features juried artwork highlighting student...

Earning A’s: Faculty and staff activities, accomplishments, & accolades

Earning A’s: Faculty and staff activities, accomplishments, & accolades
This regular feature recognizes the activities and honors received by ACC faculty and staff. To submit news or suggestions, see the contact information below. Library Association leader nominee Julie Todaro, dean of library services, is one of two candidates for the 2016-17 presidency of the American...

Board of Trustees briefs

Board of Trustees briefs
The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees reviewed expansion plans for Highland Campus and evaluated future construction requirements during its regular meeting Monday, October 6, at the Highland Business Center. Rackspace academic benefits Trustees evaluated the academic benefits the...

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