ACC welcomes Dr. Octavious Bishop for a conversation on mentorship, race, and inclusivity. ‘A Legacy Beyond Bloodline’ is cohosted by ACC’s Honors Program and the Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center (THRT).

When: Tuesday, October 25
Time: 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Location: Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Campus Center, Highland Campus, Building 4000, Room 2205 (Remote option available)

Dr. Bishop, a University of Texas at Austin and ACC faculty member, will talk about his journey from childhood poverty to a successful career in the National Football League and beyond. He also will share tips on how to realize personal and academic goals through relational investments.

Refreshments will be provided. Registration is recommended but not required.

More information and a link to register can be found at

About Honors Program
ACC Honors program is designed to give students a competitive edge to transfer to a four-year institution. It provides core curriculum with smaller classes and emphasizes active learning and coursework involving research, creative expression, and community service. Students can participate in paid internships and scholarships, as well as leadership opportunities. ACC hosts Honors Week from Monday, October 24, to Friday, October 28.

About TRHT
The TRHT Campus Center’s mission is to eliminate barriers that reinforce differential outcomes by race and to build cross-racial relationships that lead to racial healing and an exploration of ways to transform while creating narratives that can influence people’s perspectives, perceptions, and behaviors about and toward one another. For more information, visit