Facstaff Digest – November 2016

Destination college: Almost 800 people visited Highland Campus November 5 to learn about ACC areas of study.

Round Rock Early College High School at ACC opens

Friends and students from ACC’s eighth Early College High School celebrated at an October 27 ribbon-cutting. Read about the event and view FAQs about the first ECHS housed on an ACC campus.

From the VP of Instruction: Academic realignment

Vice President of Instruction Mike Midgley discusses plans to align academic divisions with areas of study.

ACC voters elect Trustees to Place 5 & 6; runoff set for Places 4 & 9

For the first time, a student will serve on ACC’s Board of Trustees. Read about two incoming board members and the runoff elections to come.

ACC, Concordia partner on new degree path

Beginning fall 2017 students can earn a bachelor of applied arts and science degree in business while still taking advantage of the convenience and affordability of ACC.

Take note: Classes must be on degree plan for financial aid

With registration for spring classes underway, students, faculty, and staff are reminded that students can only receive federal financial aid for courses that are on their degree plan.

Show your Riverbat spirit! Go Purple on Nov. 16

We’re celebrating the birthday of our beloved mascot RB and spreading Riverbat pride. Don’t forget your purple attire!

HR Connection

Thanks to your generosity, SECC contributions topped last year. Plus, verify contact information for year-end tax documents, prepare for flu season, and see who is being recognized for their long-time service. (Twenty-eight faculty and staff have been at ACC 35 years or more!)

Share your expertise at upcoming events

Students benefit when faculty and staff develop their knowledge and skills. Presentation proposals are accepted now for two learning opportunities: Spring Development Day on January 13, and the Learning Lab Tutor Conference on February 17.

The voice of the nation’s libraries

Dean of Library Services Dr. Julie Todaro shares her knowledge and passion as president of the American Library Association.

Spread joy through holiday giving

The holiday season brings plenty of opportunities to spread joy to others through books to read, toys to enjoy, and coats for keeping warm. Look for collection bins for items benefiting Operation Blue Santa, Brown Santa, and Coats for Kids.

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