NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars
Interested in a career in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM)? NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) gives community college STEM students an authentic NASA experience with encouragement to finish a 2-year degree or transfer to a 4-year university to pursue a NASA-related field or career.
Visit the NCAS website to learn more: http://ncas.aerospacescholars.org
Who is eligible to participate?
To participate, a student must be:
- US Citizen.
- At least 18 years of age and a high school graduate.
- Registered community college student for both Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters during the application process and project.
- Have at least a cumulative of 9 hours in a STEM discipline.
- Able to commit to working with NASA starting with a 5-week online course, ending with a 4-day residential experience, and attending virtual meetings during the interim.
- Able to access the internet.
Questions about the application process? Attend one of our Online Info Sessions:
- Monday, February 13, 2017 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Central
- Friday, February 17, 2017 - 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Central
- Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Central
- Tuesday, March 14, 201 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
- Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Central
- Monday, April 10, 2017 - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Central
- Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Central
- Monday, May 1, 2017 - 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Central
Link to info session: http://go.nasa.gov/2iBs92F
Don't delay! Applications are due May 2, 2017 at 2pm Central.
Email your questions to: JSC-NCAS@mail.nasa.gov.
March 20, 2017
Engineering at ACC
Exciting things are happening in our Engineering program here at ACC. Check out the new video to see what's new!
Recruiting Day for Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy at ACC
Find out all about the new Engineering Academy on March 25th Advisors will be on hand from 10am to 2pm at the Highland campus ACCelerator to discuss the new program. For more information, visit http://sites.austincc.edu/newsroom/acc-hosts-recruiting-day-for-new-texas-am-engineering-academy/.
Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy at ACC
Start your engineering career with the new co-enrollment program for engineering students at ACC. Students start by taking classes at ACC, then transfer seamlessly into the College of Engineering at Texas A&M.
Students become a part of A&M from day one, and are guaranteed full admission to Texas A&M upon successful completion of the two year program. Applications for the Fall 2017 class will be accepted January through April 2017. For more information visit the Texas A&M - Chevron Engineering Academy at ACC webpage, the Texas A&M Engineering Academy at ACC page, or contact Dr. David Fonken, dean of math and science, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Careers in Engineering
Curious about the different types of engineers? Wondering where you can find more information? Visit Careers in Engineering for information, and links to even more websites.
More Resources for Engineering Students
Resources and tutoring is available for all ACC students in the tutoring labs and in the computer centers at ACC. Group study rooms, open access computer labs with software and tutorials are available. If you are a student with special needs, check out the assistive technology also available in the labs. Check the schedules for times and location.
Information for Students, Advisors and Counselors
Links to information on transferring, financial aid, applying and much more are all on our Information for Students, Parents, Advisors and Counselors page.
Transferring to a Four Year School?
If you are taking Engineering classes at ACC, and planning on transferring to a four-year school after leaving ACC, click here to view our transfer guide that will help you determine how your Engineering classes will transfer to some of the nearby Texas schools. For additional transfer assistance, visit Transfer Services for Students - Online Resources.
What course should you take, and in what order? Here's an info graphic for the Mechanical Engineering transfer path.
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