FacStaff Digest – June 2014

The countdown begins: The new Highland Campus will welcome students in August.

The countdown begins: The new Highland Campus will welcome students in August.


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

Destination ACC @ Highland

The excitement is building: As ACC prepares to unveil its new Highland Campus in August, prospective students will have a chance to get started on college at the June 14 enrollment fair. Volunteers are needed — don’t miss the chance to take part in launching this new chapter in ACC’s history.

ACC Welcomes New Provost

Dr. Charles Cook takes the reins as ACC’s chief academic officer August 1. The current vice chancellor at Houston Community College District brings a wealth of experience in both teaching and higher education administration. Read more about him.

Board Seeks Pared List Before Bond Vote

ACC trustees are seeking a pared down list of projects for a proposed November bond election, as they balance the impact on taxpayers with urgently needed renovations. Read the announcement about the latest developments.

From Humvee to ACC

U.S. Navy Admiral William McRaven praised “this century’s greatest generation” while promoting the benefits of a college education at this annual veteran appreciation event and resource fair. Watch Adm. McRaven’s speech in its entirety and see photos from the event.

Well done, Riverbats

ACC congratulates the Riverbats who celebrated at commencement May 8. Once again, the number of ACC graduates increased this spring, with more than 1,500 earning degrees and certificates. See photos and video from the event.

Be Recognized: Submit Achievements Now

The college is compiling its 2013-14 Achievements of Faculty and Staff. If you’ve earned an award, added to your education credentials, exhibited your work, or received a grant, you’ll want to be included. Learn how to submit your info.


HR Connection

Annual benefits enrollment, new HealthSelect app, and more

Faculty Development

ACC Academy Applications due June 20

Upcoming Events

Destination ACC @ Highland

Juneteenth Celebration

General Assembly

ACC in the News

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Community College Daily: Gamers grow up to be developers with ACC’s Game Development Institute

Austin American-Statesman: ACC partners with Hispanic Chamber to build leaders

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