Welcome to External Affairs
The Office of External Affairs endeavors to establish and support comprehensive programming to expand and sustain the college's external relationships in government, the nonprofit and business community, and the ACC service area. The office serves as the college's primary point of contact with elected and appointed local, state, and federal government officials.
The office develops strategies and activities to ensure consideration by government officials for a range of resources and support. In addition, it holds the charge of overseeing and implementing legislative and regulatory relationships with Congress, the State Legislature, city councils and county commissions, governmental offices and agencies, chambers of commerce and community as related to public policy, and college alumni.
The Office of External Affairs is responsible for leadership and supervision of the following areas:
Governmental and Community Relations
External Affairs serves as the liaison between ACC and governmental entities at the federal, state, and local levels.
External Affairs administers college elections.
External Affairs oversees two specialized centers of study.
External Affairs connects the vast network of ACC alumni to the institution.
The office of External Affairs is headed by Dr. Molly Beth Malcolm.