Austin Community College District’s (ACC) Fashion Incubator hosts the Holiday Style Scholars event at the ACC Fashion Incubator Studios to celebrate the achievements of talented student design leaders. Two prestigious scholarships also will be provided by Macy’s as part of the brand’s social purpose platform, Mission Every One.

Event Details

Date: Thursday, December 14
Time: Noon to 1 p.m.
Location: ACC Fashion Incubator Studios, 6101 Highland Campus Drive, Suite 4.1120
What: The Holiday Style Scholars event offers a unique opportunity to meet the talented individuals comprising our current cohort, delve into the innovative atmosphere of the Fashion Incubator Studios, and recognize the dedication and creativity of student design leaders.

“We are thrilled to come together with our partners and friends to celebrate the achievements of our student design leaders and express our gratitude to Macy’s for their invaluable support,” says Nina Means, ACC Fashion Incubator director. 

Macy’s representatives will be present to deliver two scholarships for $2,500 awards personally. Additionally, as Macy’s enters into its fourth year of partnership with ACC Fashion Incubator, the brand will provide the program with a $25,000 award, providing support to small business owners to learn how to stage and price their products and manage customer services to help drive business growth and development.

“Through our social purpose platform, Mission Every One, Macy’s is committed to empowering youth and the leaders of tomorrow, especially in the world of fashion,” says Sam Di Scipio, Macy’s, Inc. senior director of social impact. “We are thrilled to provide these deserving students with scholarships, as part of our Future of Style Fund, to help realize their full potential and look forward to deepening our partnership  with ACC Fashion Incubator.”

Highlights of the Event

Scholarship Awards Ceremony: Witness the presentation of two scholarships generously provided by Macy’s to standout founders in our Designers-in-Residence program.

Meet the Cohort: Interact with and get to know the visionary minds shaping the future of fashion in our 4th Cohort of the Designers-in-Residence program.

Studio Tours: Explore the Fashion Incubator Studios, where groundbreaking ideas come to life, and experience the vibrant energy that drives our innovative community.

Networking: Connect with partners, friends of the incubator, and industry professionals who share a passion for nurturing emerging talent in the fashion industry.

Macy’s, Inc.’s social purpose platform, Mission Every One, is the company’s commitment to leverage its business and brand to achieve positive societal change and create a brighter future with bold representation. Macy’s, Inc. is committed to empowering the curiosity and confidence of young people on their journey to become the leaders of tomorrow. To learn more, visit