Facstaff Digest – October 2016

Rendering courtesy O’Connell Robertson

An 18,500-square-foot academic building is one of two new structures coming to Elgin Campus.

Elgin Campus expansion set to begin

Construction begins soon on Elgin Campus facilities for ACC’s veterinary technology and agriculture programs. Read about plans and RSVP to the Oct. 11 groundbreaking: Rumor has it that some beneficiaries of the facilities will be on hand (students, too!).

SECC, Operation Riverbats: Helping our neighbors in need

Riverbats are a caring community. This month employees have two opportunities to lend a hand and make a difference: the State Employee Charitable Campaign and Operation Riverbats. Learn how to get involved.

Be informed: Student Services webinars, Degree Map training

The Student Services Division kicks off a new webinar series October 20. Also, faculty training is ongoing for new Degree Map applications. See webinar details and Degree Map training sessions.

Events examine success strategies for males of color

Improving success rates for males of color continues to be a pressing need. Read about two recent events focusing on positive change.

External Affairs introduces new name, broadened scope

The Division of Community Engagement and Public Affairs is fostering broader and deeper relationships in the community. See which departments are part of the mission.

HR Connection

Don’t forget about mandatory ADA training. Plus, get tech savvy with new online tutorials, be informed during breast cancer awareness month, and more.

FacStaff Accolades

Read about activities and honors of faculty and staff.

Upcoming events

ACC in the news

ACC adds medical device specialization program

Early College High School allows students to change their future

ACC making it easier for Austinites to register to vote

Recognize excellence among us

Nomination deadlines are approaching for these prestigious annual awards recognizing students, faculty, and staff. See details:

Presidential Student Achievement award (due October 28)

ACC Leadership and Teaching Excellence awards (due November 4)

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