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ACC hosts veterans resource fair Sept. 25

ACC hosts veterans resource fair Sept. 25
Are you a veteran looking for help and resources? Come to the Fall 2014 Veterans Celebration and Resource Fair 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, September 25, in the courtyard of the Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Rd. You can find the answers you need from college and community representatives who will be...

Bravo to August award recipients

Bravo to August award recipients
ACC congratulates the following recipients of the August Riverbats Bravo award. Riverbats Bravo award recipients are nominated by their colleagues for their outstanding service, performance, and role modeling of ACC’s values. They are eligible for the Riverbats Excellence award given each semester to one...

New on campus? Faculty seminar series can help

New on campus? Faculty seminar series can help
ACC’s Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning is offering a three-session seminar series to help new faculty learn about the college and the many resources and tools available to them. The sessions are: Connecting With Your College, Colleagues, and Students Friday, September 26; 9 a.m. – noon Highland...

Tee up for Oct. 3 Golf Scramble benefitting student fund

Tee up for Oct. 3 Golf Scramble benefitting student fund
It’s that time of year again: ACC’s ninth annual Golf Scramble will be Friday, October 3, at Riverside Golf Course, 1020 Grove Blvd., Austin. Check-in begins at 7 a.m. for an 8 a.m. shotgun start. ACC’s Golf Scramble benefits the Student Emergency Fund. To date, more than $100,000 has been distributed...

Faculty & staff: Explore options at Educational Advancement “Happy Hour”

Faculty & staff: Explore options at Educational Advancement “Happy Hour”
ACC employees interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree or adding to their education credentials are invited to explore opportunities at an Educational Advancement “Happy Hour,” Thursday, September 25, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Highland Business Center, Room 201. The event is in association with ACC’s...

ACC meets demand for more accelerated classes

ACC meets demand for more accelerated classes
With increasing demand for accelerated classes, Austin Community College is expanding short-session classes on the fall schedule. Traditional courses run 16 weeks, the entire length of the fall semester. Short-session classes may run eight or 12 weeks. Students spend the same total time in the classroom as...

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. Employee of the Year Dahlia Anzaldua-Torres, marketing event coordinator, is Riverbats Bravo Employee of the Year. As the Riverbat’s...

Elgin Campus marks first year

Elgin Campus marks first year
One year after Austin Community College opened its Elgin Campus, the college is helping hundreds of students from Bastrop County and the surrounding area prepare for college and careers. Early College High Schools More than 150 students from the Elgin, Bastrop, and Manor school districts are...

HR Connection: Benefits, educational advancement, wellness, and more

HR Connection: Benefits, educational advancement, wellness, and more
The following is provided by the Human Resources Department: New Premium Rates Effective 9/1/14 Employees enrolled in the ERS Group Benefits Program are encouraged to visit http://www.austincc.edu/hr/benefits/insuranceprograms.php to view the 2015-rate sheets. Medical premiums increased 7 – 11 percent and...

ACC pilots First Year Seminar

ACC pilots First Year Seminar
The First Year Seminar planning committee has conducted the initial pilot of a new class designed to better prepare incoming students for their college career. The noncredit seminar will be mandatory for all first-time-in-college students beginning spring 2015. The seminar fee is $60. Thirteen recent Del...

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