Elevate your expertise at General Assembly

Kick off a new academic year and get inspired at General Assembly, Friday, August 22, at the Hyatt Regency Austin hotel (208 Barton Springs Rd.).

The day will begin at 8 a.m. with breakfast and a chance to visit information tables and take fun photos at the photo booth. Don’t forget to get a raffle ticket at the greeter table for a chance to win prizes.

Keynote speaker Dr. Rob Johnstone will present “Really Moving the Needle on Student Completion: Inquiry, Pathways, and Lessons from the Aspen Prize.” Johnstone is founder and president of the National Center for Inquiry & Improvement, which helps colleges and universities improve and build upon their existing student success strategies.

Info and ideas to advance your knowledge

Employees can choose from more than 40 afternoon workshops focusing on professional and technical skill development. See the complete list of workshops. Workshops will be at Highland Business Center from 1:30 to 3 p.m. and 3:15 to 4:45 p.m.

All faculty and staff can attend with their supervisor’s approval. Those who can’t attend can view a live webcast of the morning presentations on ACC’s live streaming website. A closed-captioned video will be available after the event.

Get social

Share your favorite General Assembly moments on social media at #GA14ACC.

Parking and shuttle options

Parking is free at the Hyatt parking garage — tell the parking attendant you are with ACC. Consider carpooling and arrive early; spaces will fill fast.

Shuttles will depart from Highland Business Center and the South Austin Campus every 30 minutes from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Return trips from the Hyatt to HBC or SAC will begin at noon and run every 30 minutes until 1 p.m. Overflow parking for HBC will be available at Highland Mall.

For more information, go to the General Assembly webpage, or contact the Faculty Development Office, (512) 223.7582.

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