We were very honored to be joined by Luis Rodriguez, President & CEO of the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (GAHCC) and Dr. Judith Loredo, Vice-Chair of the GAHCC Foundation at the ACC Board of Trustees Meeting this week. GAHCC donated an additional $15,000 to their established endowment which will increase the scholarship opportunities for Hispanic ACC students.
We appreciate the support from RedLeaf Properties in establishing the RedLeaf Properties Endowment. This will assist single mothers as they pursue their education at ACC. Thank you for this first contribution towards your $250,000 pledge.
The ACC Foundation is honored to recognize Kali' & Dan Rourke on Philanthropy Day. Thank you Kali' and Dan!
2018 Philanthropy Day Honoree: Austin Community College Foundation recognize Kali' and Dan Rourke as their Table Honorees! In 1998, Kali’ and Dan Rourke establi...shed a scholarship with the Austin Community College Foundation to assist single mothers in completing their associate degree in order to successfully enter the workforce in as short amount of time as possible. Today, 38 women have obtained their degree or certificate at ACC due to the Rourke’s generosity. As lifetime advocates for both K-12 and higher education in the Austin area, Kali’ and Dan have truly changed lives with their dedication. The Austin Community College Foundation is proud to honor them on this special day as we celebrate philanthropists who have made a difference in our community. #PDay2018 #LetGoodGrow
Kirby Baird, President, Austin Division of SpawGlass presented Dr. Richard Rhodes, President/CEO Austin Community College District and Stephanie Dempsey, Executive Director, ACC Foundation a check for $25,000 to establish the SpawGlass Endowed Scholarship. We thank them for their generous support.
There are 7 hours left to participate in #GIVINGTUESDAY. Please visit our webpage and read about our wonderful students that have been impacted through our scholarship and student emergency fund programs. We would greatly appreciate any donation you can make to increase the benefits of these programs. http://www.austincc.edu/offices/acc-foundation
Thank you for the donations that have been made to the ACC Foundation so far today. We feel very strongly that scholarship and student emergency funds help remove barriers for students while they pursue their education. We would greatly appreciate your support for #GIVINGTUESDAY.
Today is #GIVINGTUESDAY and we want to raise funds today for scholarships and programs that help students succeed at Austin Community College. We have highlighted just a few of our students in the last month, and with your help we can continue to assist great students like Deja, Ana, Lydia, and Thomas and the Student Emergency Fund. Today we are highlighting Erika who is such a strong person persevering to attend ACC and excel so greatly in her program as a single mother! Please donate today on our webpage or click on the Donate button right here on our facebook page. http://sites.austincc.edu/…/scholarships-help-students-be-…/
Thomas found a passion for helping others through volunteer work and now wants to pursue a career in the health field to continue to benefit others in his community. We are very thankful that we were able to award him a scholarship through generous donors. Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday and, with your donation, we can help more students like Thomas who want to be a positive force in their community. Please come back to our page or website tomorrow and click on Donate Now. http://sites.austincc.edu/…/scholarships-help-students-tra…/