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President’s Podcast: Higher Education Priorities for Legislative Session

President’s Podcast: Higher Education Priorities for Legislative Session
The 83rd session of the Texas Legislature is under way, and in the coming months, lawmakers will consider a number of topics important to the future of community colleges. In this President’s Podcast, Dr. Richard Rhodes is joined by Jeffrey Richard, chair of the ACC Board of Trustees, and Steve...

President’s Podcast: Student Success at ACC

President’s Podcast: Student Success at ACC
In this President’s Podcast, Dr. Richard Rhodes shares a video that highlights ACC’s commitment to student success. The video, shown at the college’s recent Student Success Summit, includes testimony from students, faculty, and staff on how ACC is making a difference. Watch the video...

President’s Podcast: The QEP – and Why it Matters

President’s Podcast: The QEP – and Why it Matters
Dr. Rhodes with Dr. Constance Elko, middle, and Dr. Joey Offer, right. Did you know that almost half of all first-time college students at ACC are unprepared for college-level math, and must take at least one “developmental” course? ACC is tackling this problem with a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)...

President’s Podcast: Graduation Matters

President’s Podcast: Graduation Matters
In this President’s Podcast, Dr. Rhodes is joined by Garrett Staas, an engineering major and 2012 graduate. Dr. Rhodes and Garrett discuss the importance of completing a degree or certificate and celebrating that accomplishment. Read the video transcript. Podcast: Play in new window |...

President’s Podcast: Community College Success Measures

President’s Podcast: Community College Success Measures
In this President’s Podcast, Dr. Richard Rhodes shares his thoughts on graduation rates – the traditional metric used to gauge the success of institutions of higher education – and discusses better ways to measure community colleges like ACC. Read the transcript of the video here. Click below...

President’s Podcast – First Impressions

President’s Podcast – First Impressions
Dr. Richard Rhodes, ACC president/CEO, shares his thoughts on issues important to the college community. In this podcast, Dr. Rhodes talks to Brette Lea, executive director of Public Information and College Marketing, about his first impressions of ACC and the keys to student success. Video...