General Assembly 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017  |  Hyatt Regency Austin Hotel  |  8 AM – 3 PM | Zilker Ballroom

All faculty and staff are invited to the Hyatt Regency Austin Hotel for breakfast, State of the College address, and keynote followed by lunch and breakout sessions also at the Hyatt Regency Austin Hotel.

Professional development credit will be awarded with supervisor approval. Those unable to attend can view a live webcast of the morning presentations on ACC’s live streaming website. A closed captioned video will be available after the event.

Please see the links above for more information and do not forget to RSVP.

General Assembly 2017 Registration

Registration is closed for this year’s General Assembly. You can livestream the event from the link above.

*If you need to make changes to your registration please email

Program Schedule

7:00 am Shuttles Begin Departing Highland Campus
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8:00 – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast

  • Information Tables
  • Social Media nook promoting Engagement
9:00 – 9:10 am Welcome

  • Dr. Richard Rhodes (introduction of Board Chair)
9:10 – 9:20 am Board Chair Remarks

  • Dr. Barbara P. Mink, Board of Trustees, Chair
9:20 – 9:25 am Riverbats Bravo Employee of the Year Award
9:25 – 10:05 am State of the College and Strategic Plan

  • Dr. Rhodes, President and CEO
  • Dr. Cook, Provost
10:05 – 10:20 am Break
10:20 – 11:10 am  Keynote: Supporting change through engagement in Guided Pathways on behalf of Student Success

  • Dr. Alison Kadlec, Senior VP, Director of Higher Education & Workforce Engagement, Public Agenda
11:10 – 11:15 am Remarks and Introduction to Afternoon Sessions 

  • Dr. Susan ThomasonAVP Teaching and Learning Excellence Division
11:15 – 12:30 pm Lunch & Shuttles Return to Highland Campus
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12:30 – 3:00 pm Break-Out Sessions

    • Faculty Core Values (for all full-time and adjunct faculty) Zilker Ballroom
    • The Ripple Effect and State of Student Services (for all student services staff and counseling faculty) – Texas Ballroom A
    • Culture of Change and Innovation (for staff in all other departments – HR, IT, TLED, etc. ) – Texas Ballroom B
3:00 pm Adjournment & Shuttles return to ACC Highland
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