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Bravo award recipients model excellence

Bravo award recipients model excellence
ACC congratulates the following recipients of the July 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 ...

Free classes help adults start college; applications due August 15

Free classes help adults start college; applications due August 15
Enrollment is under way for Austin Community College’s Transitions Program, a free college preparation course for adults. Applications are due at 5 p.m. Friday, August 15. Transitions helps high school graduates and GED earners develop and reinforce skills in reading, writing, and math. The program...

FacStaff Change Guide: New Policies and Programs for AY 15

FacStaff Change Guide: New Policies and Programs for AY 15
Changes to several college policies, processes, and programs will impact students and employees beginning with the fall semester. Stay updated through the faculty/staff announcements on the ACC Faculty & Staff webpage. ACC online catalog available As part of the college’s commitment to...

Elevate your expertise at General Assembly

Elevate your expertise at General Assembly
Kick off a new academic year and get inspired at General Assembly, Friday, August 22, at the Hyatt Regency Austin hotel (208 Barton Springs Rd.). The day will begin at 8 a.m. with breakfast and a chance to visit information tables and take fun photos at the photo booth. Don’t forget to get a raffle ticket...

ACC 2014-15 catalog available online

ACC 2014-15 catalog available online
As part of the college’s commitment to sustainability, the ACC 2014-2015 catalog is available online only (austincc.edu/catalog). In addition to course descriptions, the catalog includes critical academic and general regulations, degree plans, and credit information. Portions will be republished in a...

HR Connection: Benefits info, Supervisor Certificate Program

HR Connection: Benefits info, Supervisor Certificate Program
Dependent eligibility audit The dependent eligibility audit deadline has passed. Unverified dependents no longer have group benefit program insurance, including health, dental, and dependent term life, effective August 1. Employees who were contacted by Aon Hewitt and did not certify the eligibility of...

Getting to campus: Parking permits, Green Passes, and transportation options

Getting to campus: Parking permits, Green Passes, and transportation options
Parking permits ACC parking permits for 2014-15 will be sold online beginning Monday, August 4. Permit fees are unchanged: Students and hourly staff: $15 Adjunct faculty: $20 Staff, Classified: $30 Staff, Prof-Tech: $35 Full-time faculty: $40 Administrators: $50 All motorcycle permits: $15 Please note:...

Apply for Supervisor Certificate Program by Aug. 8

Apply for Supervisor Certificate Program by Aug. 8
ACC non-faculty employees on a supervisory career path who want to build their supervisory experience are invited to apply to the college’s new Supervisor Certificate program. The application deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, August 8. The program will provide basic supervisory knowledge and experience to...

Celebrate Highland Campus at Aug. 27 dedication

Celebrate Highland Campus at Aug. 27 dedication
Celebrate the opening of the new Highland Campus at a dedication ceremony Wednesday, August 27 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Program speakers include Dr. Sean Roden, a graduate of ACC’s Emergency Medical Services Professions Program. He served as a NASA flight surgeon and a physician for the U.S. Antarctic Program...

New ‘Faculty Teaching Toolbox’ offers essential resources in one place

New ‘Faculty Teaching Toolbox’ offers essential resources in one place
ACC’s Library Services has applied their talent for organization and their commitment to supporting classroom instruction to create the “Faculty Teaching Toolbox,” a collection of teaching and learning resources assembled into one easy-to-navigate online repository. Terry Barksdale, associate professor...

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