The NXP Foundation commits $250,000 to advance engineering education in the Austin Community College District


AUSTIN, TX, Nov. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The NXP Foundation, a nonprofit organization associated with NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ: NXPI), today announced a $250,000 donation to the Austin Community College District (ACC) Foundation to support an engineering technology program School advanced manufacturing. NXP Foundation representatives present a check to the ACC Board of Trustees at a reception on Tuesday, November 29, 2022.

The donation, which includes scholarship funds and will also enable the establishment of the NXP Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory, demonstrates NXP’s continued commitment to promoting and improving science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education in the local Austin community. The NXP Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory will be co-located with the ACC High School Advanced Manufacturing IMPACT Academy at ACC Highland, where students can work toward college credits while in high school. In addition, beginning in the 2023-24 academic year, the NXP Scholarship Program will begin offering targeted awards to candidates from the Academy of Advanced Manufacturing.

“For many years, the NXP Foundation has been dedicated to improving STEM education and supporting initiatives that improve diversity in STEM fields — this gift reinforces our commitment to STEM and supporting the Austin community,” said Danielle Alexandra, President, NXP Foundation. . “ACC is an extraordinary educational institution, inspiring young souls and minds to excel and transcend barriers to achieve their aspirations. At the NXP Foundation, we are very proud to be a part of their journeys through NXP’s new Advanced Manufacturing Laboratory. We hope this donation helps support today’s students with the foundation they need To embrace the spirit of innovation throughout their careers.”

ACC and NXP share a vision to elevate our community through education. This generous donation is a powerful gift that will not only provide much-needed financial support to students, but will help us grow our ACC manufacturing program so that we can continue to meet the evolving needs of our workforce,” said ACC Chancellor Dr. Richard Rhodes. “ACC will not be Not only will we be able to create new, advanced learning spaces for students to gain the skills they need for a rewarding career in manufacturing, but we will also be able to help alleviate financial challenges. Scholarships are powerful. For our students, scholarship can renew hope, instill confidence, and show them that someone is invested in their future. Thanks to NXP, we can help more students achieve their academic dreams.”

The training tools offered in the NXP Advanced Manufacturing Lab will help support and expand educational curricula and resources for both high school students and adults entering the semiconductor industry and other advanced manufacturing professions. Tools and support will cover education in components of Industry 4.0, full factory automation, blueprint reading, and navigating feedback control systems.

About NXP Semiconductor

NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ: NXPI) enables a smarter, safer, and more sustainable world through innovation. As a global leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is pushing boundaries in the automotive, industrial, IoT, mobile and telecom infrastructure markets. Built on more than 60 years of combined experience and expertise, the company has nearly 31,000 employees in more than 30 countries and generated $11.06 billion in revenue in 2021. Find out more at

About NXP Foundation

Founded in 2013, the NXP Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing advancements in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education.

About ACC
Austin Community College is a nationally accredited, two-year college serving Central Texas. ACC is focused on student success and provides flexible and affordable pathways to help students reach their educational goals, learn new job skills, or advance their careers. The college currently enrolls more than 70,000 students annually. The College is committed to providing quality education to students in a safe learning, teaching and working environment for all. Health and safety measures have been implemented to ensure the health, safety and well-being of students and staff by containing the spread of the Coronavirus.



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