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ACC congratulates 2015 teaching, leadership award recipients

ACC congratulates 2015 teaching, leadership award recipients
Austin Community College congratulates the recipients of the following annual awards recognizing excellence in teaching and leadership. “Each year we’re proud to honor these individuals for their outstanding contributions to the entire ACC community,” says ACC President/CEO Dr. Richard Rhodes. “Their...

Kudos to Riverbats Excellence recipients

Kudos to Riverbats Excellence recipients
ACC congratulates the recipients of the Riverbats Excellence award. Selected from previous Riverbats Bravo award winners, the Excellence award recipients exemplify teamwork, noteworthy customer service, morale-building, and integrity. In addition to four hours of paid leave (as approved by their supervisor),...

HR Connection: Employee Discounts, TexFlex, retirees, and more

HR Connection: Employee Discounts, TexFlex, retirees, and more
Save money with the ACC Advantage Discount Program ACC has partnered with Beneplace to offer the ACC Advantage Discount Program, an exclusive website offering employees discounts on products and services from local and national retailers. New discounts are added frequently, and seasonal promotions can save...

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 ...

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...

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...

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