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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...

Flu shots offered on campuses Nov. 11-19

Flu shots offered on campuses Nov. 11-19
ACC students and employees can obtain a flu vaccine at various campuses between November 11-19. Walgreens will offer flu shots to students, faculty, and staff for $26. Payment may be by cash or check; receipts for insurance reimbursement will be provided. Dates and times are listed below. Signing up in...

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...

Voters approve $386 million in ACC bonds

Voters approve $386 million in ACC bonds
Voters in the Austin Community College District on Tuesday approved two bond propositions to fund $386 million in new construction and renovation projects. “This is a huge win for ACC, our students, and the community. The voters have overwhelmingly decided to invest in the future of their college,” says...

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...

Your voice, your vote: Election Day information

Your voice, your vote: Election Day information
Tuesday, November 4 is Election Day. In addition to several state, city, and county contests, voters will elect members to ACC’s Board of Trustees and decide three measures involving the college: two bond propositions and a proposal to raise the cap on the college’s maintenance and operations tax...

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 love of 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 professor of...

Workshops, events highlight Distance Learning Week Nov. 10-14

Workshops, events highlight Distance Learning Week Nov. 10-14
Austin Community College will highlight distance learning opportunities for students and best practices for instructors during National Distance Learning Week, November 10-14. The week will feature dozens of contests, workshops, webinars, and special events for faculty and students, concluding with a fair...

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