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Star Party This Friday!
Come join us at the Star Party on November 21, 2014 from 5:30pm until 9:30pm. There will be hands-on science exhibits for the kids from ACCHaoS, planetarium shows in Austin Planetarium's Discovery Dome, and a fossil and rock exhibit. Astronomy professor and department chair, Dr. Jim Heath will give an entertaining and informative a public talk on the discovery of Uranus and Neptune from 7:00 to 8:00pm At 8:00 pm, there will star-gazing from the observing deck. Fun for the whole family, and free! - brought to you by the Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Engineering, Austin Community College Hands-on Science (ACCHaoS), ACC Geology, and the Austin Planetarium.
For more information, visit go.austincc.edu/starparty
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Transfer Guide for ACC Astronomy Classes
If you are taking Astronomy classes at ACC, and planning on transferring to a four-year school after leaving ACC, then our transfer guide is what you need! The guide will help you determine which classes will transfer to some of the nearby Texas schools. Please click here to view the ACC Astronomy Transfer Guide. For additional transfer assistance, visit Transfer Services for Students - Online Resources.
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STEM Scholarship Available
The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science) scholarship is for eligible full-time students who are pursuing degrees in:
- Associate of Applied Science in Biotechnology
- Associate of Applied Science in Environmental Science and Technology
- Associate of Science in Environmental Science and Technology
- Geology, Physics, Engineering & Astronomy degree
Up to $15,000 a year is available for tuition and fees, books, and childcare. For information on eligibility, and additional information on the grant, visit:
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Updated: November 18, 2014