Austin Community College (ACC) congratulates recipients of its annual Excellence in Teaching and Leadership Awards.
Recipients of the ACC Leadership Award are recognized for going above and beyond the duties listed in their job descriptions. They may serve as mentors to their colleagues or staff members, provide assistance beyond their normal duties to aid their department or the institution as a whole, volunteer to help with institution-wide projects, encourage their staff or colleagues to enhance their education and/or their professional skills, provide superior internal and external customer service, support the institution in a positive and optimistic manner, represent the institution in a professional manner, and consistently seek improvement of their own skills.
Teaching Excellence Awards
The ACC Teaching Excellence Awards honor full-time and adjunct faculty who promote special learning opportunities, student interaction, depth/breadth of knowledge in a subject area and innovation.
NISOD Excellence Awards
Recipients of the NISOD Excellence Award are recognized for doing extraordinary work on their campuses. They are honored at the annual International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence and receive an excellence medallion and awards booklet that recognizes and showcases their achievements.
eFaculty of the Year Award
This award recognizes an outstanding ACC Faculty member who has creatively incorporated Internet-based technologies to teach online and/or hybrid courses at ACC. The recipient designed and taught one or more online or hybrid courses with an imaginative approach, well-designed course materials, instructional strategies, and a demonstrated rapport with the course participants.
Piper Professor Nominee Award
The Piper Professor Nominee Award is a statewide award that recognizes outstanding full-time faculty in the teaching profession. Higher education institutions must be invited to submit a nominee. Only ten professors are selected to receive this award each year.
The League Excellence Awards (formerly Roueche Awards)
In recognition of the long tradition of excellence in community college teaching and leadership, the League Excellence Awards (formerly Roueche Awards) celebrate outstanding contributions and leadership by community college faculty and staff. Selected by a committee, recipients will be recognized at an Awards Dinner at ACC and have the opportunity to attend the League for Innovations Conference in the Spring.
All recipients will be honored at the ACC awards dinner in April. For questions please contact the Faculty and Instructional Development Office by phone at 512-223-7216 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.