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ACC celebrates employees for their long-time service

ACC celebrates employees for their long-time service
ACC is proud to recognize the dozens of employees who recently have marked services anniversaries with the college. Following is the list of employees receiving recognition. 40 Years Rollie Dorsett Antonio Hernandez Patricia Oglesby Lewis Washington 35 Years Stephen Reid Bostic Sharon...

Army commends ACC admissions staff

Army commends ACC admissions staff
The U.S. Army recently presented the Admissions and Records staff at ACC’s Pinnacle and South Austin campuses with a Certificate of Appreciation for Patriotic Civilian Service. The army commended the staff for assisting Army recruiters with diploma evaluations and admissions documents. Staff members who...

ERS offers Medicare info session at HBC

ERS offers Medicare info session at HBC
ACC employees and retirees who are nearing age 65 and have questions about Medicare and how it works with their group insurance benefits are invited to a Medicare Preparation Seminar and enrollment fair hosted by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. The event will be 8:30 am to noon, Wednesday, October...

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...

‘Monochrome’ highlights juried works; reception Oct. 16

‘Monochrome’ highlights juried works; reception Oct. 16
The Austin Community College Art Department will host a reception for the student art exhibition “Monochrome” from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 16, in the ACC Rio Grande Campus Kramer Gallery, 1218 West Ave. The exhibition, which runs through November 6, features juried artwork highlighting student...

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...

Board of Trustees briefs

Board of Trustees briefs
The Austin Community College District (ACC) Board of Trustees reviewed expansion plans for Highland Campus and evaluated future construction requirements during its regular meeting Monday, October 6, at the Highland Business Center. Rackspace academic benefits Trustees evaluated the academic benefits the...

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
Contact the Faculty Development Office at facdev@austincc.edu for more information. 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...

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