College and university campuses across the state have seen long lines at the early voting sites and some of those standing in line have been Ascender students voting for possibly the first time in their lives.
The Catch the Next Ascender program at Palo Alto College held its annual Noche de Familia this past Wednesday, October 17.
STC Starr Campus Ascender’s Noche de Familia was held on October 17th. It was “the epitome of validation for students and their families” according to Dr. Anna B. Alaniz.
STC Pecan campus has formed a Math Club for its Ascender students.
The ACC Ascender Club recently held their first meeting. They discussed events for the semester such as Viva La Vida which took place on Oct 27th
STC Mid-Valley Ascender students and their families attended Family Reading Night at the campus library on October 19th.
Austin CC campuses began hosting mentor /mentee matches in mid-September. At these meetings, students meet their assigned mentor for the first time.
South Texas College Starr Campus had their first Ascender Club meeting which included the election of new members and the planning of community service activities, fundraising, and program activities
Ascender students on Austin Community College campuses attended orientation at the end of August.
STC Mid-valley students came together with Student Activities to celebrate Independence Day in Mexico. They ate tamales, shared stories, and created memories.