Facstaff Digest – March 2017

Soggy weather didn’t dampen the spirits of dozens of participants and volunteers who raised money for student scholarships at the March 5 Fairway 5K. The trophies were handcrafted by faculty from the Welding Technology and Jewelry Departments. See race results.

Round Rock Campus phase 2 development begins

Round Rock community leaders joined ACC to celebrate the opportunities Round Rock Campus phase 2 will bring. Read about the groundbreaking ceremony.

Campus Carry forums scheduled

April forums will give faculty, staff, and students a chance to learn about the state’s Campus Carry law and provide input to guide college policies.

Student Services, Instruction divisions welcome new leaders

The Student Services and Instruction divisions have expanded leadership. Read Enrollment team introduces new name, processes for student onboarding The Enrollment Management Office, now renamed Recruitment & Enrollment, has implemented new processes and organizational changes. View an update, including a department who’s who, and answers to frequently asked questions.

Summit explores strategies for success equity

More than 350 faculty, staff, students, community leaders, and education partners convened to deepen their understanding of racial inequity and explore strategies for change. Watch a video of the keynote presentation and see which faculty and staff were named “Equity & Inclusion Pioneers.”

HR Connection: New employment app, wellness programs, retirees & more

Learn about the new online employment application replacing eHire. Plus, improve your resiliency at upcoming workshops, learn about “Mammo Mixers,” and see who deserves well-wishes on their retirement.

ACC shares insight with visiting college leaders from Pakistan

Principals from two Pakistani colleges hope to adopt community college concepts in their country. Guess who they’re visiting for ideas?

Teaching Excellence award recipients emphasize personal touch

Dr. Robert Blodgett and Mario Aguilar share a common commitment to connecting with their students. Read about the recipients of this year’s Teaching Excellence award.

Nominate for Presidential Student Achievement award:

Submit names for this prestigious award by March 31.

Donate to annual luggage drive for foster care alumni:

Want a relatively easy way to support new and future Riverbats? This is it.

Be a Puente volunteer:

ACC is expanding this successful program. More students means more mentors are needed.

Upcoming Events

Mar. 24: Learning Lab Tutor Conference (Labs are closed that day)
Apr. 6: Annual Awards Dinner(purchase tickets by April 3)
Apr. 7: Job Fair & Career Exploration Event
Apr. 17-22: Earth Week
May. 11: Commencement

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