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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...

Congratulations to November Bravo award recipients

Congratulations to November Bravo award recipients
ACC congratulates the following recipients of the November Riverbats Bravo award. Nominated by their colleagues, Riverbats Bravo award recipients are eligible for the Riverbats Excellence award given each semester to one employee from each campus. Visit the Riverbats Bravo awards webpage to learn about the...

The 84th Texas Legislature and education: What you should know

The 84th Texas Legislature and education: What you should know
State legislators convening in January will address several issues impacting Austin Community College and higher education in state. ACC closely follows developments at the Capitol and works with its legislative delegation to ensure the needs of students, employees, and taxpayers are addressed. Key...

Unlock your potential at Spring Development Day Jan. 16

Unlock your potential at Spring Development Day Jan. 16
Faculty and staff are invited to start the year with a day of learning and enrichment at ACC’s annual Spring Development Day Friday, January 16, from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the Highland Business Center. A few of the more than 40 planned workshops offered include: Creative Innovations in the...

Watch our progress: Planning begins on bond projects

Watch our progress: Planning begins on bond projects
One month after voters overwhelmingly passed a $386 million bond referendum, Austin Community College is planning the next steps for renovation and construction. “We recognize there are several critically needed projects, and we plan to move forward on all of them,” says Dr. Charles Cook, ACC executive...

HR Connection: SECC results, retirees honored

HR Connection: SECC results, retirees honored
Employees give to those in need The ACC community contributed $52,034.47 to this year’s State Employee Charitable Campaign. The October campaign collected donations for several local and national charities, including the Capital Area Food Bank, the American Red Cross of Central Texas, Manos de...

Microsoft Office 365 offered free to ACC students, employees

Microsoft Office 365 offered free to ACC students, employees
Austin Community College students and employees can obtain a subscription to Microsoft Office 365 at no charge. Office 365 is the cloud-based version of the Microsoft Office software package, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and other applications. It can be installed on up to five compatible...

ACC presents holiday concert ‘Songs of the Season’

ACC presents holiday concert ‘Songs of the Season’
Experience the sounds of the holiday as the award-winning ACC Choir presents its annual fall concert, “Songs of the Season,” Sunday, December 7, at 3 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church (4001 Speedway Street in Austin). The program will include performances by ACC’s vocal jazz group and a wide...

A great year for Riverbats: 2014 in review

A great year for Riverbats: 2014 in review
With new campuses, new programs, and the promise of more to come, 2014 was a remarkable year for the Austin Community College District. Read about some of the year’s notable events. Voters approve bonds ACC voters in November approved two bond propositions to fund $386 million in construction and...

ACC, Central Texas College propose service area change

ACC, Central Texas College propose service area change
Austin Community College and Central Texas College are jointly seeking legislative approval to transfer Gillespie County from ACC’s service area to that of CTC. ACC’s Board of Trustees voted at the November 17 work session to advance the proposal during the legislative session convening in January. The...

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