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Development and Recognition

Leadership Development Workshops Content

The Leadership Development Workshops allow students to develop their co-curricular transcripts, leadership, and career readiness skills further. Each workshop covers a different topic in an engaging and interactive way! Check out our upcoming workshops here:

Bat Chats

Bat Chats are thrilling and interactive student-led speaker sessions inspired by TED Talks! These unique events allow you to join your fellow students in engaging discussions on topics that matter most to you. It’s a platform for meaningful conversations, self-improvement, leadership, and motivation.

Interested in becoming a Bat Chat student host? Share your passion, and inspire your peers. Spring 2024 applications open Tuesday, January 16 – Sunday, February 4, 2024. Apply Now or email [email protected]. 

Recognition Opportunities

Student Life Student Leader Awards

Student Life recognizes the excellence and efforts of student leaders and the faculty/staff that support student success within Student Life at Austin Community College.

Nominations open on Tuesday, January 16 – Sunday, March 17, 2024. NOMINATE SOMEONE TODAY! For more information, contact [email protected]

Congratulations to the nominees & winners of the 23rd Annual Nite in the Life Recognition Ceremony!

Feel free to check out our 360º camera roll here.

Mentor & Leadership Program Member of the Year:

  • Winner:  Omar Yanez

Recreational Sports & Athletics Most Valuable Player:

  • Winner: Malachi Dames

Volunteer of the Year: 

  • Winner: Marisela Perez Maita

Student-Led Event of the Year:

  • Winner: Go R.B.! It’s Your Birthday hosted by Mariama Mbacke

Riverbat Ambassador of the Year:

  • Winner: Brandi Munoz

Campus Team of the Year:

  • Winner: Cypress Creek Campus

Student Organization of the Year: 

  • Winner: ACCess Autism

Outstanding Student Organization Advisor of the Year:

  • Winner: Jana McCarthy, Honors Student Organization

Student Life Champion:

  • Winner: Jennifer Harrell

Outstanding Collaboration:

  • Winner: ACCess Autism

Excellence in Inclusion:

  • Winner: Margaret Haule

Resiliency Award:

  • Winner: Omar Yanez

BRASS Stewardship Award: 

  • Winner: Ebonie Trice

Outstanding ASCENDER Alumni of the Year: 

  • Winner: Alyssa Evee Salas

Emerging Leader Award:

  • Winner: Robert Hall