ACC freshman, Sandra Fernandez-Orduna, a student of Dr. Lydia CdeBaca at the ACC Riverside campus, recently celebrated the publication of her poem, “The Alien,” in the rio review, The Literary and Arts Journal of Austin Community College.
ACC Ascender scholars Cloe Llanos and Nathan Dickerson graduated at the Austin Community College Fall Commencement which took place on Friday, December 14th at the Frank Erwin Center.
STC’s Ascender club was invited to a Thanksgiving lunch by STC’s Student Activist. Together the two groups encouraged other STC students to join them.
Grant Loveless is 19 years old and a proud Austinite. Currently, Loveless is a sophomore at Austin Community College pursuing a degree in both philosophy and psychology with a minor in economics.
South Texas College Ascender program students visited the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley campus in Edinburg on November 16.
At ACC, Carr was inspired to be a part of Catch the Next because she wanted to develop a relationship among her peers and professors so that her journey through college would be good experience to remember.
The Mid-Valley Ascender club collected and donated books to the Reading Club’s Book Swap. They called it “Booksgiving.”
STC Starr Campus Ascender students participated in the Relay for Life on November 3 in support of a cure for cancer. The club members donated $100 to this cause.
Amanda Rodriguez is 20 years old and finishing her third semester at South Texas College. She returns as a part of the Catch the Next internship program for the fall of 2018.
PAC Ascender students visited The University of Texas at San Antonio on November 9. More than one hundred forty students endured the cold temperature, wind, and rain to see the campus. The tour was led by former Ascender student, Juan Higa