Event DetailsFacility Tour / Presentation
October 6, 2017 11:00am
1247 Jimmie Kerr Rd
Haw River, NC 27258
Alamance Community College is celebrating the opening of its Advanced Applied Technology Center with a ribbon-cutting and open house on Oct. 6. This 11 a.m. event - open to the public - is meant to coincide with National Manufacturing Day and promote community awareness of manufacturing career opportunities.
The program starts promptly at 11 a.m. and will include facility tours, music, exhibits and an opportunity to meet with manufacturing industry leaders in Alamance County and surrounding areas.
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About Alamance Community College
Alamance Community College was founded in 1958. As one of the first organized community colleges in North Carolina, the Burlington-Alamance County Industrial Education Center (known as IEC) signified a change in the landscape of education. A half century later, ACC continues to reinvent itself to fit the demands of an ever-changing workplace and the needs of 21st century students. In its first year of operation, the College offered 15 programs, such as industrial chemistry, yarn and fabric analysis, loom fixing, and machine shop. By the 1970s, course offerings included computer systems, secretarial skills, drafting, and chemical technology. Flash forward to today’s College where a student body of 5,000-plus has the option of traditional technical courses as well as biotechnology, culinary technology, medical laboratory technology, and a host of university transfer courses. Today’s cutting-edge programs clearly reflect the newest career and job opportunities for our students.