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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...

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...

Momentum builds for RN-to-BSN program

Momentum builds for RN-to-BSN program
In response to workforce needs and an ongoing nursing shortage, Austin Community College hopes to begin offering the increasingly essential bachelor’s degree credential to the college’s associate degree nursing graduates by 2017. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board is recommending state...

Large-scale emergency exercise planned for Round Rock Campus Nov. 7

Large-scale emergency exercise planned for Round Rock Campus Nov. 7
Austin Community College will join first responders, medical personnel, and emergency management agencies from the region and the state to participate in a mock disaster exercise Friday, November 7, at the Round Rock Campus. Coordinated by members of the Capital Area Council of Governments, the full-scale...

Teaching, leadership award nominations accepted now

Teaching, leadership award nominations accepted now
Nominations for three prestigious annual teaching and leadership awards are being accepted in October and November. ACC Teaching Excellence award Nomination deadline: Friday, November 14. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to nominate full-time or adjunct faculty members for the Teaching Excellence...

Congrats to September Bravo award recipients

Congrats to September Bravo award recipients
ACC congratulates the following recipients of the September 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...

Bond information sessions continue through Oct. 10

Bond information sessions continue through Oct. 10
Faculty, staff, and students have a few more opportunities to learn about the upcoming ACC bond and property tax cap election in campus information sessions. The following campuses and Highland Business Center will host sessions between now and October 10. See the table below for details. Cypress...

HR Connection: Educational Advancement Program, Supervisor Certificate participants

HR Connection: Educational Advancement Program, Supervisor Certificate participants
Employee tuition reimbursement requests for fall semester classes will be accepted October 6-10. The Tuition Reimbursement form will be available at 9 a.m. October 6; requests must be received by 5 p.m. October 10. In response to employee feedback, HR is using a lottery system to determine reimbursement....

Learn about support for student veterans at Oct. 10 symposium

Learn about support for student veterans at Oct. 10 symposium
Faculty and staff are invited to learn how they can support students who have served in the military at the Veterans Symposium  Friday, October 10, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Highland Business Center. See schedule below. For details about the presentations or to register, visit the Workshop and Event...

Fall workshop focuses on Academic Master Plan

Fall workshop focuses on Academic Master Plan
Faculty and staff are invited to learn about the college’s Academic Master Plan and its role in driving planning and assessment processes at a professional development workshop offered this fall. “Getting AMPed: Introduction to Academic Master Planning at ACC” is offered throughout the semester at...

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