Economic Perspectives with Hopeton Hay on KAZI 88.7 FM in Austin, TX

Austin Community College Programs Focus of May 10 Economic Perspectives

Posted by Hopeton on May 6, 2010

Loretta Edelin, Director of Community Outreach at Austin Community College (ACC) and Cory Walker, Coordinator of the Men of Distinction Program at ACC will be the May 10 guests on Economic Perspectives on KAZI 88.7 FM, 5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.  Listen live online at kazifm.org.

Loretta Edelin

With African American unemployment reaching 16.5 percent nationally in March of this year, community colleges can play a major role in providing education and job training that can help the unemployed find new employment opportunities.

The Austin Community College District is the primary gateway to higher education and workforce training in Central Texas. Among the largest and fastest growing two-year colleges in the nation— ACC is home to more than 40,000 credit students, 3,000 faculty and staff, and seven full-service campuses with number eight opening in 2010

Edelin has worked for ACC for 29 years and has served as Director of Community Outreach since 1999.  She served on the Austin Independent School District from 1994 – 2002.

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