Facstaff Digest – September 2013

Happy Anniversary ACC! Join the celebration on Tuesday, Sept. 17

Happy Anniversary ACC! Join the celebration on Tuesday, Sept. 17


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

Celebrating 40 Years

Forty years ago this month, ACC opened its doors to some 1,700 students seeking an affordable, quality education. Nine campuses and hundreds of thousands of students later, the college is commemorating its past and celebrating its future at a special event.

Elgin Campus Welcomes Students

As students entered sparkling new classrooms, hundreds from the Elgin and ACC communities gathered for a ceremonial dedication of ACC’s ninth campus, including Texas A&M Chancellor John Sharp and state Sen. Kirk Watson. View photos and read about the event.

Transfer Week Helps Students Jump-Start Plans

More than half of ACC students intend to transfer to a university to continue their education. ACC’s first ever Transfer Week offers an array of workshops and events to help them prepare.

Student Services Introduces Group Advising

Soon incoming ACC students will participate in group advising instead of individual sessions. Read about this important change.

Connect to a Future Career Through New Employee Program

Whether you’re just starting to explore a career, or you’re contemplating a change, ACC’s new “Career Connections” program can help you identify your professional goals and create a plan to achieve them.

New TSI Assessment Launches

No more Compass: ACC students face new statewide college readiness requirements. See what’s changing and how to receive training for the new TSI processes.

ACC Becomes Achieving the Dream Leader College

ACC joins the select group of colleges recognized for their commitment to advancing the student success principles set by the nationwide Achieving the Dream initiative.

FacStaff Accolades

See activities and honors received by ACC faculty and staff.

HR Connection

Retirees Honored

Bond Update

Trustees Plan for 2014 Vote


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