Facstaff Digest – July 2014

Dr. Charles Cook brings more than 35 years of higher education experience to ACC.

Dr. Charles Cook brings more than 35 years of higher education experience to ACC.


FacStaff Digest is a monthly digest of news and announcements on the ACC Faculty and Staff webpage.

Meet the new provost: Q&A with Dr. Cook

Dr. Charles Cook has worn many hats in higher education — instructor, administrator, and director with the state coordinating board. Now, he’ll bring his 35 years of higher education experience to the provost role at ACC. Read about his priorities and goals.

Highland event planned; enrollment grows

Crews are installing equipment at ACC’s 11th campus ahead of an August move-in day. Meanwhile, the number of students planning to take advantage of this innovative learning community continues to grow. See the latest details.

ACC prepares for Degree Map rollout

Degree Map will provide students and advisors a powerful tool for planning and tracking student success. The application will be available collegewide in time for spring registration; faculty and staff training begins soon. Read about the launch.

Late registration no longer allowed

Students who have not registered for any classes before a teaching session begins can no longer register for classes that have already started. Learn the details about this rule change.

Bond election ethics: What you should know

ACC trustees voted to move forward on a $386 million bond package. Remember, faculty and staff cannot use ACC resources to promote any election measure. Read what employees need to know.

Nursing professor starts here and never stops

Melissa De Los Santos, associate professor of vocational nursing, can relate to the challenges many students face when pursuing a degree. Read how she remains a model of perseverance.

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