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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...

Highland retailers offer discounts to students, employees

Highland retailers offer discounts to students, employees
ACC’s Highland Campus may be a new hub of learning, but many mall merchants and restaurants are operating and offering discounts to ACC students and employees. Among the offers: a 15 percent discount at the Sweet Factory, a 10 percent discount at Excellence Salon & Barber, and discounts at a number of...

Congrats to September Bravo award recipients

Congrats to September Bravo award recipients
ACC congratulates the following recipients of the September Riverbats Bravo award. 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...

Bond information sessions continue through Oct. 10

Bond information sessions continue through Oct. 10
Faculty, staff, and students have a few more opportunities to learn about the upcoming ACC bond and property tax cap election in campus information sessions. The following campuses and Highland Business Center will host sessions between now and October 10. See the table below for details. Cypress...

“i am acc” spotlights ACC success stories

“i am acc” spotlights ACC success stories
You’ve probably seen the print ads, billboards, and television commercials featuring some of the students, instructors, and friends who make ACC a special place. Now, with a freshly redesigned site and new narratives, “i am acc” is again telling the collective story of our rich ACC community. Visit the...

HR Connection: Educational Advancement Program, Supervisor Certificate participants

HR Connection: Educational Advancement Program, Supervisor Certificate participants
Employee tuition reimbursement requests for fall semester classes will be accepted October 6-10. The Tuition Reimbursement form will be available at 9 a.m. October 6; requests must be received by 5 p.m. October 10. In response to employee feedback, HR is using a lottery system to determine reimbursement....

Learn about support for student veterans at Oct. 10 symposium

Learn about support for student veterans at Oct. 10 symposium
Faculty and staff are invited to learn how they can support students who have served in the military at the Veterans Symposium  Friday, October 10, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Highland Business Center. See schedule below. For details about the presentations or to register, visit the Workshop and Event...

Fall workshop focuses on Academic Master Plan

Fall workshop focuses on Academic Master Plan
Faculty and staff are invited to learn about the college’s Academic Master Plan and its role in driving planning and assessment processes at a professional development workshop offered this fall. “Getting AMPed: Introduction to Academic Master Planning at ACC” is offered throughout the semester at...

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...

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