Austin Community College (ACC) students join hundreds of their peers from across the state for Community College Day, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Texas Capitol on Wednesday, January 30, to raise awareness of issues critical to community college students.
Sponsored by the Texas Association of Community Colleges, Community College Day gives students a chance meet with legislators while learning about civic engagement.
“Decisions made at the State Capitol have a direct impact on our students,” says Dr. Molly Beth Malcolm, ACC executive vice president for Campus Operations and Public Affairs. “This is a unique opportunity for our students to speak with their representatives and address how our elected leaders can help them on their educational journeys.”
ACC’s legislative priorities include:
Following remarks by several legislative and community college leaders on the Capitol steps at 9 a.m., students will visit the offices of several Central Texas House and Senate members who represent the