This regular feature recognizes the achievements, activities, and accolades of Austin Community College District (ACC) faculty and staff. To submit news or suggestions, see the contact information below.

Dr. Khayree O. Williams, ACC Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center Director, was included in the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators African American Knowledge Community (AAKC) Stellar 50 class. Those listed were nominated for having at least 5 years in the field and upholding the initiatives of the AAKC as well as impacting the professional and philanthropy endeavors of higher education. 

Out of more than two thousand applications nationwide, two ACC Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) students were selected as 2022 Coca-Cola Academic Team Scholars. Jennifer Ebert and Oliver Kipp will each receive a $1,000 scholarship and a commemorative medallion. The students were recognized internationally during PTK’s annual convention, PTK Catalyst, in Denver, Colorado, earlier this month. Read more.

ACC District Police just finished a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Training Provider Audit without a single deficiency.

Dr. Molly Beth Malcolm, ACC’s executive vice chancellor of Operations and Public Affairs, was recognized as one of the Top 50 Women Leaders of Austin for 2022 by Women We Admire. This year’s awardees serve as prominent role models across key areas including education, technology, food production, healthcare, media, and more. View the full list here

ACC Adjunct Professor of Real Estate & Finance Job Hammond recently published a piece for He shared some of his expert advice in the article “Becoming an Investor in Real Estate Rental Properties.” His piece also was shared as an ACC Experts column and picked up by local media. 

Do you know a student, faculty, or staff member who has accomplished something notable outside the classroom or in their community? We want to hear about them. Contact Victoria Garza Gonzalez at [email protected].