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ACC awarded 2023 STEM Talent Challenge; Launches new semiconductor training program

Austin Community College District (ACC) is one of 11 colleges and universities nationwide to receive the 2023 STEM Talent Challenge. The national competition is overseen by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA).  … Continue reading

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ACC Experts: One year until Austin witnesses a total solar eclipse

Mark your calendars now! On April 8, 2024, most of Central Texas will be in the direct line to witness a total solar eclipse. Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Astronomy Department prepares you for this … Continue reading

Applications now accepted for summer research experience

Austin Community College (ACC) students interested in STEM careers may apply now for the Summer Undergraduate Research Experience Course (SUREC). Applications are accepted through Friday, November 10. Students selected for the 12-week program will participate in … Continue reading

ACC students apply now for NASA scholars program in fall

Austin Community College (ACC) students interested in an opportunity to interact with NASA scientists and engineers may apply now for NASA’s National Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS). Applications are accepted through Tuesday, May 2. … Continue reading

Spring Digital Art + Technology Forum kicks off Feb. 17

Austin Community College students, faculty, and staff are invited to learn how technology and art can be combined to spark ingenuity and innovation at the spring Digital Art + Technology Forum speaker series. The series … Continue reading

College partnership seeks to fill STEM hole in Texas labor force

Austin Business Journal: College partnership seeks to fill STEM hole in Texas labor force Texas A&M University is using a $5 million donation from Chevron Corp. to establish five engineering academies statewide, including one locally withAustin … Continue reading

There’s still time to apply for T-STEM scholarships

Scholarships are still available to Austin Community College students pursuing degrees or certificates in any of dozens of STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) fields. Students enrolled in at least 9 credit hours in eligible STEM … Continue reading

Reshaping the Educational Environment for Tomorrow’s Workforce

Educause Review: Reshaping the Educational Environment for Tomorrow’s Workforce

ACC students may apply now for NASA space exploration program

Austin Community College students interested in a unique opportunity to interact with NASA scientists and engineers may apply now for NASA’s National Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS). The program is open to part-time and … Continue reading

ACC students receive EPA award for innovative water disinfection project

Student-developed system uses solar power to disinfect household water A team of 26 Austin Community College (ACC) students was awarded honorable mention for their solar-powered water disinfection system at the National Sustainable Design Expo in … Continue reading

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