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ARMA fall Shred Day

ARMA fall Shred Day
ACC’s Records and Information Management reminds employees that ARMA Austin is offering free shredding of household documents at its annual fall Shred Day Saturday, November 15, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Balcones Shred (9301 Johnny Morris Rd.). Accepted items: dry paper of any color in boxes with...

Use 2014 TexFlex Funds by Nov.15; file claims by Dec 31

Use 2014 TexFlex Funds by Nov.15; file claims by Dec 31
Do you have any unused TexFlex account funds? Now is the time to use them. TexFlex Plan Year 2014 ended August 31. You have until Saturday, November 15 to use Plan Year 2014 funds and until December 31 to file claims. Plan Year 2014 was the last year TexFlex health care accounts had a grace period. Plan Year...

Academic calendar info for 2015-16, 2016-17

Academic calendar info for 2015-16, 2016-17
The Academic and Campus Affairs Council has approved the 2015-16 Academic Calendar and a working draft of the 2016-17 calendar. Click on the 2015-2016 Academic Calendar (pdf) to see the approved calendar. Click on the 2016-17 Academic Calendar (pdf) to view a draft of the 2016-17 calendar. For questions or...

Records Management: New information about critical function

Records Management: New information about critical function
ACC’s Records Management Services is now Records and Information Management. The name change is intended to clarify the department’s role and distinguish it from other college areas that maintain employee or student records, such as Human Resources or Admissions and Records. As a publicly funded...

October Bravo recipients go above and beyond

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

Faculty couple helps students find path to math success

Faculty couple helps students find path to math success
If a love of math plus a commitment to education equals a happy relationship, Austin Community College professors Anne Praderas Vance and Tony Vance may have solved a universal challenge. At ACC, they’re each helping students with another common challenge: succeeding in math. Anne Vance, associate...

HR Connection: Educational Advancement, service anniversaries, Wellness Program update

HR Connection: Educational Advancement, service anniversaries, Wellness Program update
Eighteen ACC employees will receive funds through the college’s Tuition Reimbursement Program to pay for advanced or graduate-level coursework they took this fall. In response to employee feedback, HR this semester used a lottery system to determine reimbursement recipients from the 47 applicants. Click on...

Student Success Grant info sessions begin Oct. 30

Student Success Grant info sessions begin Oct. 30
Faculty and staff are invited to learn about a new grant program to fund projects that promote student success at upcoming information sessions. Student Success Grants are offered through the provost’s office for projects that support the goals and initiatives of ACC’s Strategic Plan, Academic Master...

Save the date for Dec 5. holiday party

Save the date for Dec 5. holiday party
Plan to celebrate the holidays Gatsby-style at this year’s employee holiday party Friday, December 5, at the DoubleTree Hotel (6505 IH-35 North). Come dressed in the spirit of the roaring ’20s for “A Holiday Affair at the 21 Club.” The evening will begin with cocktails 6:30 p.m., followed by...

Golfers raise $25,000 for Student Emergency Fund

Golfers raise $25,000 for Student Emergency Fund
Almost 100 ACC supporters gathered at Riverside Golf Course October 3 for the ninth annual Golf Scramble. The event raised almost $25,000 for the Student Emergency Fund. Since 1999, more than $110,000 has been distributed from the fund to help students with significant, uncovered medical costs or living ...

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