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Gain insight about student veterans at Feb. 27 symposium

Gain insight about student veterans at Feb. 27 symposium
Faculty and staff are invited to learn how they can support students who have served in the military at the Veterans Symposium Friday, February 27, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Highland Campus. See the schedule of workshops below. Participants can attend individual presentations or stay for a full day of...

January Riverbats Bravo recipients go above and beyond

January Riverbats Bravo recipients go above and beyond
Congratulations to the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for January. 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...

ACC board approves bond oversight committee

ACC board approves bond oversight committee
The Austin Community College Board of Trustees has approved a citizen advisory committee to oversee projects included in the $386 million bond referendum approved by district voters last November. At their January 20 regular meeting, trustees established the criteria for naming the 13 committee members and...

Teaching award recipients help students discover their path to success

Teaching award recipients help students discover their path to success
Austin Community College recently announced the recipients of its 2015 Teaching Excellence Award. The annual award recognizes faculty members whose knowledge, innovation, and teaching philosophy set them apart. This year’s recipients are Dr. Patty Collier, professor in Austin Community College’s...

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. Sharing expertise Math Professor Anne Vance joined panelists discussing innovation in higher education at the TransformingEDU conference January 8 in...

ACC pilots new group email system

ACC pilots new group email system
ACC is piloting a new online tool designed to enhance the college’s ACCmail communications. Full implementation is expected in fall. The Regroup software provides flexibility for managing student email, allowing authorized senders to target messages to students based on their major, campus they attend, or...

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...

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