News https://www.austincc.edu/news/feed en ACC recognized as a Top Hispanic-Serving Online College in Texas https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/01/acc-recognized-top-hispanic-serving-online-college-texas <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Austin Community College District (ACC) is ranked as a <a href="https://texasonlinecolleges.com/online-colleges/best-hispanic-serving-colleges-universities-texas/" target="_blank">Top Hispanic-Serving Online college or university in Texas</a> by Texas Online Colleges.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 19 Jan 2021 21:41:20 +0000 victoria.garza 47880 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/01/acc-recognized-top-hispanic-serving-online-college-texas#comments Reach your goals — faster! You can complete a course in just 8, 12, or 14 weeks. https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/01/reach-your-goals-%E2%80%94-faster-you-can-complete-course-just-8-12-or-14-weeks Sat, 16 Jan 2021 20:06:56 +0000 jessicavess 47868 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/01/reach-your-goals-%E2%80%94-faster-you-can-complete-course-just-8-12-or-14-weeks#comments ACC hosts Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation week https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/01/acc-hosts-truth-racial-healing-transformation-week <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p dir="ltr"><span>Austin Community College District (ACC) invites faculty, staff, students, and the community to a weeklong series of events for Truth, Racial Healing &amp; Transformation (THRT) week, Monday, January 18, through Friday, January 22. The 2021 theme is </span><span>Social Justice and Collaborative Change: The Time is Now.</span></p></div></div></div> Fri, 15 Jan 2021 17:38:43 +0000 sydney.pruitt 47872 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/01/acc-hosts-truth-racial-healing-transformation-week#comments ACC closes in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/01/acc-closes-observance-martin-luther-king-jr-day <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p dir="ltr"><span>The Austin Community College District (ACC) is closed Monday, January 18, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The college’s Truth, Racial Healing, &amp; Transformation (THRT) Campus Center will host several virtual events in honor of his life and legacy. The events are free and open to the community. </span></p> <ul><li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>12:30 - 2 p.m.</span><span> | </span><span>ACC Remembers Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. </span></p></li></ul></div></div></div> Fri, 15 Jan 2021 15:19:06 +0000 sydney.pruitt 47869 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/01/acc-closes-observance-martin-luther-king-jr-day#comments Students can apply now to join ACC’s BRASS Program https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/01/students-can-apply-now-join-acc%E2%80%99s-brass-program <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p dir="ltr"><span>Applications are now open for students interested in joining Austin Community College District’s (ACC) </span><span>Black Representation of Achievement Through Student Support (BRASS) program. </span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>BRASS is designed to support the unique needs and interests of Black students in the higher education environment. Support measures include: </span></p></div></div></div> Thu, 14 Jan 2021 19:17:55 +0000 sydney.pruitt 47847 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/01/students-can-apply-now-join-acc%E2%80%99s-brass-program#comments Congratulations Fall 2020 Employee Excellence Award recipients https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/01/congratulations-fall-2020-employee-excellence-award-recipients <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>The Riverbats Employee Bravo Awards program recognizes employees whose actions reflect exemplary customer service as demonstrated by excellent communication, collaboration, or responsiveness in support of the mission, vision, and values of ACC.</p> <p>Riverbats Employee Bravo Award Program winners are eligible for the <a href="https://www.austincc.edu/offices/human-resources/programs-and-initiatives/riverbats-employee-excellence-award" target="_blank">Riverbats Excellence Award</a> given during the fall and spring semesters to one employee from each campus.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 14 Jan 2021 18:43:52 +0000 victoria.garza 47853 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/01/congratulations-fall-2020-employee-excellence-award-recipients#comments ACC congratulates 2021 Teaching and Leadership Excellence Award winners https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/01/acc-congratulates-2021-teaching-and-leadership-excellence-award-winners <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Austin Community College (ACC) congratulates recipients of its annual Excellence in Teaching and Leadership Awards.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 14 Jan 2021 18:42:50 +0000 victoria.garza 47852 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/01/acc-congratulates-2021-teaching-and-leadership-excellence-award-winners#comments ACC creates Cross-College Communications Team https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/01/acc-creates-cross-college-communications-team <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Austin Community College District (ACC) has established a Cross-College Communications Team (CCCT) to guide collegewide communications improvements and align communications strategies.</p> <p>The team will work to keep the ACC community engaged and well-informed by sharing relevant, timely information across the most effective communications channels.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 14 Jan 2021 18:36:41 +0000 victoria.garza 47851 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/01/acc-creates-cross-college-communications-team#comments ACC's 2021 Initiatives: Enterprise Resource Planning https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/01/accs-2021-initiatives-enterprise-resource-planning <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Austin Community College District (ACC) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) aims to transform its technology for greater efficiency and functionality by replacing Colleague, a 20-year-old legacy system, with Workday. Workday is a human capital management (HCM), payroll, and financial management solution, delivered in the cloud and designed with the needs of higher education in mind.</p></div></div></div> Thu, 14 Jan 2021 18:30:05 +0000 victoria.garza 47849 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/01/accs-2021-initiatives-enterprise-resource-planning#comments ACC's 2021 Initiatives: Quality Enhancement Plan https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/01/accs-2021-initiatives-quality-enhancement-plan <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p><em>Note: All quotes below are from the 2018 SACSCOC Principles of Accreditation</em></p></div></div></div> Thu, 14 Jan 2021 18:28:04 +0000 victoria.garza 47850 at https://www.austincc.edu https://www.austincc.edu/news/2021/01/accs-2021-initiatives-quality-enhancement-plan#comments