By | November 12, 2021
Thank you to everyone who shared opinions about COVID-related changes that we have experienced.  Your ideas will be used to inform future conversations with the administration.  We are gearing up to host a virtual town hall-style listening session amongst all ACC full-time faculty in a few weeks. So start thinking about any questions or ideas that you might like to share! Details to come next week.As always, until next time, stay safe!~SamanthaSamantha Croft, Ph.D.scroft@austincc.edu

The Standard Poll of the Week 
What percentage of your work would you like to be virtual as opposed to on-campus?  Click here to vote!

Newsworthy Information

Funds Available For Projects That Promote DEI
Do you have an idea that would promote excellence in equity, inclusion, and diversity in your classroom, your department, your AoS, or college-wide? The Equity Council offers mini-grants to fund innovative proposals! They will even provide guidance and technical support for the faculty writing the grants. Click here for more information.

Media Services is Now Educational Technology Support (ETS)
The Teaching & Learning Excellence Division (TLED) announces new improvements to media services for faculty. Get faster support.Learn more about this change here.

Faculty Senate Meeting on Friday, November 12th 
All full-time faculty are encouraged to attend the Faculty Senate meeting on Friday, November 12th, from noon-1:30 pm. The link to join is on the agenda. See the November FS Meeting Agenda.

The Faculty Senate Wants To Hear From You!
Email us any topics you would like discussed at a Faculty Senate meeting by clicking on the Contact Us! button at the bottom of this newsletter.

Available OpportunitiesFaculty Center for Teaching and Learning Review
 All faculty are invited to participate in reviewing and updating ACC’s Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning.  Click on the Contact Us! button at the bottom of this newsletter to email your interest in participating in the process.

In Case You Missed ItLegal Assitance Information Session
Don’t miss the College & Community Resource Series (CCRS) on Friday, November 12 at 10:00 a.m, featuring one of the most commonly sought resources: Legal Assistance. Participants will hear directly from speakers who facilitate free legal assistance for individuals and families at ACC and surrounding areas. For more information: College & Community Resource Series (CCRS).

 New In-Person And Online Tutoring Platform
ACC has partnered with a new student services platform called Upswing to enhance tutoring services for students. Students are partnered with an in-house ACC tutor for in-person or online support. All appointments, both virtual and in-person, are free and unlimited for students currently enrolled in an ACC course.Visit austincc.edu/tutoring for more information.

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