Cultural Connections & Diversity

Diversity Awareness Strengthens the Community

The Office of Student Success works with students, faculty, and staff to coordinate programs and events that engage students and creates a welcoming campus environment. In so doing, these programs increase an appreciation of diversity as found in our community; meaningfully serves to engage our students, and contributes toward enriching our lives.

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Alejandra Polcik
Advising and Recruiting
(512) 223.7953
Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Events and Programs 2014

EventDescriptionDate & Location
Radio Show Educa Austin
Listen to la Jefa 104.3 FM
www.educaaustin.org
Educa Austin Radio Show in Spanish discusses different ACC resources ACC offers to students and the community.

Topic: advantages of early registration and early college. (Alejandra Polcik)
July 27, 9am-10am
Radio Show Educa Austin
Listen to la Jefa 104.3 FM
www.educaaustin.org
Educa Austin Radio Show in Spanish discusses different ACC resources ACC offers to students and the community.

Topic: the new and largest math lab in the nation located at the new Highland Campus. (Alejandra Polcik)
August 3, 9am-10am
Tools and Tips for Faculty and Staff: Making Campus Welcoming to LGBTQ Students Faculty and staff are invited to attend a session about meeting the needs of the LGTBQ Student in the College Setting. (Shane Whalley, UT staff). Register for this event August 22, 1:30-3:00pm HBC 411
(512) 223.7953
Diez y Seis de Septiembre Celebration Students, faculty and staff celebrate Mexican Independence Day and the connections to U.S. Independence. (Peck Young, Dr. Mariano Diaz-Miranda) September 16,11am
Riverside Campus
, 1020 Grove Blvd, Bldg. G, Portico
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The Montopolis Mural Project
The Office of Student Success celebrates the permanent installation of 5 panels depicting chapters of Mexican American History in Austin. The dedication of these murals by artist Fidencio Duran, includes live entertainment and refreshments. (Dr. Mariano Diaz-Miranda, Fidencio Duran) September 16, 6-7:30pm
Riverside Campus
, 1020 Grove Blvd, Bldg. G, Portico
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"The Eagles" Talk Show
Channel 22 AISD at 9am

Families, staff and members of the community are invited to attend the free live tapings each month, where guests share educational and inspirational stories that help empower families and encourage them to have active roles in their child's education and success. ACC representatives Antonio Lujan and Alejandra Polcik will be interviewed. (Show is in Spanish) September 24,  9am
Student Immigration Information Face -to-face answers to your questions on Deferred Action for undocumented students, and how to apply. (Alejandra Polcik, local agencies) September 26, 1:30-3:00pm
Riverside Campus, 1020 Grove Blvd, Bldg. G, Room 8100
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