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Nursing professor ’started here’ and never stopped

Nursing professor ’started here’ and never stopped
It’s generally known that community college students often juggle jobs and children along with classes and homework – not to mention that for some, devoting time and money to higher education is not a popular decision with their families. Melissa De Los Santos, associate professor of vocational nursing...

Gain supervisory skills through certificate program; info sessions offered

Gain supervisory skills through certificate program; info sessions offered
ACC non-faculty employees on a supervisory career path who want to build their supervisory experience are invited to apply to the college’s new Supervisor’s Certificate program. The program will provide basic supervisory knowledge and experience to those who aspire to supervisory positions but have...

Employee award recipients exemplify excellence

Employee award recipients exemplify excellence
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 ...

Workshop addresses diversity in the classroom, June 24, 25

Workshop addresses diversity in the classroom, June 24, 25
Faculty and staff are invited to discuss diversity in the classroom and ways to connect with students from different backgrounds and socio-cultural environments at workshops offered June 24 and June 25. Workshop presenter is Sheila Bustillos-Reynolds, a doctoral student from Texas Woman’s University...

May Bravo award recipients go above and beyond

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

Emergency Preparedness Week begins June 9

Emergency Preparedness Week begins June 9
ACC designates the third week of each semester as Emergency Preparedness Week to inform students, faculty, and staff what they should do if an emergency or disaster strikes on campus. This summer’s emergency preparedness activities will be June 9-13. ACC will test its Emergency Alert System on Wednesday,...

Learn about NAU degrees, scholarships at June 18 session

Learn about NAU degrees, scholarships at June 18 session
Faculty and staff are invited to learn about earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree from National American University at a “Lunch-n-Learn,” Wednesday, June 18, from noon — 1:30 p.m. in Highland Business Center Rm. 201. The session will include information about NAU scholarships offered...

Plan to Attend: Destination ACC @ Highland helps students ‘Start Here’

Plan to Attend: Destination ACC @ Highland helps students ‘Start Here’
Prospective students and guests can get enrollment assistance and learn how the college can help them reach their goals at Destination: ACC @ Highland. The event will be Saturday, June 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at ACC Highland, 6001 Airport Blvd. The goal of the event is to build enrollment college-wide...

ACC selects Dr. Charles Cook as new provost

ACC selects Dr. Charles Cook as new provost
ACC has selected Dr. Charles Cook to serve as its new provost/executive vice president for academic affairs. Dr. Cook will join ACC August 1 from the Houston Community College (HCC) System, where he is vice chancellor for academic affairs. As ACC’s chief academic officer, he will guide and oversee all...

HR Connection: Annual benefits enrollment, HealthSelect app, and more

HR Connection: Annual benefits enrollment, HealthSelect app, and more
The Employees Retirement System annual enrollment fair is June 27 from 9 a.m. to noon at Highland Business Center Rm. 201. You can learn about insurance coverage options, new provisions, and rates for the upcoming plan year. ERS will review benefit plan changes, and representatives from United Healthcare,...

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