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.

The April Provost’s 3Cs Shining Star Award reception was held at ACC Rio Grande Campus. The following recipients were celebrated: 

  • Jo Ann Larkins-Foster, Specialist, Health Sciences Clinical Site
  • Yvette Flores, Administrative Assistant, High School Programs/Academic Success
  • Eva Ruiz, Executive Assistant, College & High School Relations 
  • Jamie Hand, Project Manager, Facilities & Construction   
  • Ariel Flores, Analyst, Process for Student Affairs 
  • Kathy James, Executive Dean, Academic Advising & Affinity Programs 

One of our deaf students who graduated from the American Sign Language Interpreter Training program made it to the national spotlight. Alicia McClurkan graduated in 2015 and became a certified interpreter. Now, Alicia is interpreting for President Joe Biden. 

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, ACC internal communications coordinator, at [email protected].