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Learn about Website Redesign Phase II and Take a Short Survey

Learn about Website Redesign Phase II and Take a Short Survey
ACC’s website redesign project remains ongoing, and is now focused on webpages and sites for administrative offices and academic departments. ACC launched the new site last fall with redesigned “top-level,” public-facing webpages. Navigational structure and page content was reworked to better guide...

View the Night Sky at ACC Star Party, April 4 at Round Rock Campus

View the Night Sky at ACC Star Party, April 4 at Round Rock Campus
Join Austin Community College’s final star party of the semester Friday, April 4 – your chance to stargaze from the Round Rock Campus observation deck. The event will kick off at 5:30 p.m. with shows in the Austin Planetarium’s Discovery Dome, a digital mobile planetarium, as well as...

Campus Dean Who’s Who: Find Out Who Serves Your Campus

Campus Dean Who’s Who: Find Out Who Serves Your Campus
Several ACC campuses have new Student Services (campus) deans, or have deans who have transferred from other campuses. Campus deans oversee student services programs for their campus and work with faculty and staff to promote student success. Some deans also are process holders for collegewide programs. See...

Celebrate Outstanding Faculty, Staff at April 3 Dinner

Celebrate Outstanding Faculty, Staff at April 3 Dinner
Faculty, staff, students, and guests are invited to honor the recipients of several annual teaching and leadership awards at a dinner and reception Thursday, April 3, at the Hyatt Regency Austin (208 Barton Springs Rd.). The dinner celebrates recipients of the ACC Teaching Excellence Award, classified and...

Crime Alert: Carjacking March 7, 2014

Crime Alert: Carjacking March 7, 2014
At approximately 8:20 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2014, an ACC student was carjacked while parked on Grove Street in front of the Riverside Campus. Two men brandishing a handgun tapped on the window and told the student to get out of the car. The student complied, and the men drove away in the car. The student was...

IT Update: Share Ideas at Datatel Users Group Conference

IT Update: Share Ideas at Datatel Users Group Conference
Faculty and staff using Ellucian (Datatel) applications: Mark your calendar for the Southern Regional Datatel Users Group 2014 conference, June 9-10 in Dallas. The conference gives colleges and universities a chance to share ideas and learn best practices from each other and from Ellucian staff. It is open...

Bravo Award Recipients Go the Extra Mile

Bravo Award Recipients Go the Extra Mile
Congratulations to the following Riverbats Bravo award recipients for February. Nominated by their colleagues, Riverbats Bravo award recipients model outstanding service, excellent performance, and servant leadership. They are eligible for the Riverbats Excellence award given each semester to one employee...

E³ Alliance Names ACC “Architect of Change”

E³ Alliance Names ACC “Architect of Change”
E3 Alliance has named Austin Community College a 2014 “Architect of Change” for its commitment to expanding access to higher education and creating innovative programs to improve student outcomes. The recognition honors individuals or organizations that exemplify E3’s “Blueprint for Educational...

Win a Riverbat Plushie and More in ACC’s First-Ever Instagram Contest

Win a Riverbat Plushie and More in ACC’s First-Ever Instagram Contest
How are you recharging Riverbats-style on spring break? Answer this question with an Instagram video or photo and you could win a prize package including a limited edition R.B. plushie, Tropical Smoothie and ACC Bookstore gift cards, and more. How to enter: Follow @accriverbats on Instagram Upload a video...

‘From Bunker to Brilliance:’ ACC Highland Campus Progresses Toward August Opening

‘From Bunker to Brilliance:’ ACC Highland Campus Progresses Toward August Opening
Austin Community College recently pulled back the curtain on the renovations that are transforming the former Highland mall into a state-of-the-art learning facility. The college marked the building’s “dry-in,” an important construction milestone that signals remaining work will proceed rapidly toward...

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