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State employee charity campaign now underway

State employee charity campaign now underway
This year’s State Employee Charitable Campaign kicked off Wednesday, October 1, and continues until the end of the month. The campaign gives employees the opportunity to contribute to dozens of charities directly involved with helping Central Texas residents, including the Capital Area Food Bank, the...

Bond info sessions begin Sept. 29; register to vote by Oct. 6

Bond info sessions begin Sept. 29; register to vote by Oct. 6
ACC will conduct a series of information sessions about the upcoming ACC bond and property tax cap election beginning Monday, September 29.  See a list of sessions below. Nov. 4 bond and tax cap election On November 4, registered voters residing within the ACC District will decide three initiatives: two...

ACC offers free IT training, new Resource Center for veterans

ACC offers free IT training, new Resource Center for veterans
Austin Community College is announcing two significant opportunities for veterans: tuition waivers for certain information technology courses, and a new, expanded Veterans Resource Center at Highland Campus. See below for information on these initiatives and details about a veterans resource fair coming...

Learn about bond proposals at campus info sessions

Learn about bond proposals at campus info sessions
Faculty, staff, and students are invited to hear details and ask questions about the upcoming ACC bond and property tax cap election at information sessions on each campus beginning September 29. On November 4, registered voters residing within the ACC District will decide three initiatives: two separate...

ACC hosts veterans resource fair Sept. 25

ACC hosts veterans resource fair Sept. 25
Are you a veteran looking for help and resources? Come to the Fall 2014 Veterans Celebration and Resource Fair 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, September 25, in the courtyard of the Eastview Campus, 3401 Webberville Rd. You can find the answers you need from college and community representatives who will be...

ACC Board increases tax exemption for seniors & sets lowest tax rate in a decade

ACC Board increases tax exemption for seniors & sets lowest tax rate in a decade
The Austin Community College District Board of Trustees set the 2014-15 property tax exemption for seniors and homeowners with disabilities at $125,000—an exemption increase of $10,000. ACC also has a standard $5,000 exemption for all homeowners. “We’re proud to offer this exemption. We want to be...

Bravo to August award recipients

Bravo to August award recipients
ACC congratulates the following recipients of the August Riverbats Bravo award. Riverbats Bravo award recipients are nominated by their colleagues for their outstanding service, performance, and role modeling of ACC’s values. They are eligible for the Riverbats Excellence award given each semester to one...

New on campus? Faculty seminar series can help

New on campus? Faculty seminar series can help
ACC’s Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning is offering a three-session seminar series to help new faculty learn about the college and the many resources and tools available to them. The sessions are: Connecting With Your College, Colleagues, and Students Friday, September 26; 9 a.m. – noon Highland...

Tee up for Oct. 3 Golf Scramble benefitting student fund

Tee up for Oct. 3 Golf Scramble benefitting student fund
It’s that time of year again: ACC’s ninth annual Golf Scramble will be Friday, October 3, at Riverside Golf Course, 1020 Grove Blvd., Austin. Check-in begins at 7 a.m. for an 8 a.m. shotgun start. ACC’s Golf Scramble benefits the Student Emergency Fund. To date, more than $100,000 has been distributed...

Faculty & staff: Explore options at Educational Advancement “Happy Hour”

Faculty & staff: Explore options at Educational Advancement “Happy Hour”
ACC employees interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree or adding to their education credentials are invited to explore opportunities at an Educational Advancement “Happy Hour,” Thursday, September 25, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Highland Business Center, Room 201. The event is in association with ACC’s...

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