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Spring registration deadline extended; Sign up for classes through Jan. 19

Spring registration deadline extended; Sign up for classes through Jan. 19
Austin Community College has extended open registration through midnight Monday, January 19, to allow students to enroll in spring semester classes. The semester begins Tuesday, January 20 with the start of 16-week and first short session classes. Additional short session classes starting later in...

Celebrate Community College Day Feb. 3; students invited to join delegation

Celebrate Community College Day Feb. 3; students invited to join delegation
Austin Community College students will get an in-depth view of the legislative process and advocate on behalf of issues critical to higher education at Community College Day at the Texas Capitol, Tuesday, February 3. Sponsored by the Texas Association of Community Colleges, the event brings together...

Employee tuition reimbursement requests accepted Feb. 9-13

Employee tuition reimbursement requests accepted Feb. 9-13
Employee tuition reimbursement requests for spring semester classes will be accepted February 9 – 13. The Tuition Reimbursement form will be available at 9 a.m. Monday, February 9; requests must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, February 13. Human Resources will use a lottery system to determine...

Bravo to December award recipients

Bravo to December award recipients
ACC congratulates the following recipients of the December 2014 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 ...

ACCelerator math course enrollment grows 43 percent & boosts success

ACCelerator math course enrollment grows 43 percent & boosts success
Austin Community College’s newly redesigned developmental math course is showing promising results – providing a pathway to success in an area that presents the biggest challenge for college students across the country. “About 40 percent of students entering community colleges aren’t prepared for...

Share your social media savvy: New group forming for ACC page administrators

Share your social media savvy: New group forming for ACC page administrators
Do you help manage an ACC social media page? If so, consider joining the college’s new Social Media Ambassadors group. The group is open to any faculty or staff member who manages a social media page for an ACC department or program. Ambassadors will learn best practices, ask questions, and share ideas for...

ACC Employee Wellness: Promoting healthy living

ACC Employee Wellness: Promoting healthy living
Resolving to embrace healthy habits in the new year? ACC’s Access Employee Wellness can help. “ACC has always promoted wellness, but in recent years we’ve expanded the number of classes and resources available to employees, and we’re seeing the positive results,” says Wellness Coordinator Gina...

Run or walk for ACC scholarships March 1

Run or walk for ACC scholarships March 1
Grab your running shoes and hit the Riverside Golf Course (1020 Grove Blvd., Austin) to help support ACC students at the ACC Fairway 5k Cross Country Run & Walk Sunday, March 1, from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Participants may run or walk a 5K or 1K course. Please note that the cross country routes are on...

Growing a greener college: Andy Kim leads strides in sustainability

Growing a greener college: Andy Kim leads strides in sustainability
For Andy Kim, Austin Community College’s director of environmental stewardship, being green may not always be easy – but it is essential. Kim oversees the college’s award-winning initiatives in sustainability, projects that are helping ACC reduce its carbon footprint and save hundreds of thousands of...

Jump start your New Year’s resolutions: Enroll in 2015 wellness classes

Jump start your New Year’s resolutions: Enroll in 2015 wellness classes
No need to wait for the new year: Employees can sign up now for fitness classes offered at most ACC campuses beginning in January. Options include Zumba, yoga, cardio camp, and easy moves. View the schedule of spring fitness classes and workshops. In January you may try one class with no obligation. Classes...

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