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HCC establishes footprint in Acres Homes

HOUSTON [July 17, 2017] – Collaboration between government, businesses and Houston Community College (HCC) brings great educational opportunities. An example is the opening of the HCC Acres Homes campus, a state-of-the art 25,120 square foot facility that will offer academic programs, workforce training, certificates and adult education.

The ribbon cutting took place on Monday, July 17, 2017 at the campus.

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, who grew up in Acres Homes, was one of the guest speakers.

For HCC Chancellor Cesar Maldonado, this is what transformation is all about.

”We could not be prouder of the combination of efforts between the various community sectors,” says Dr. Maldonado. “We are excited about the permanent footprint in this area, which will bring new opportunities for the individuals who live here.”

For Mayor Sylvester Turner, this ceremony has special personal significance. “I am so happy to be in my neighborhood, the place where I grew up and attended public schools, to celebrate the grand opening of the Houston Community College Campus in Acres Homes,” said Mayor Turner.

The new Acres Homes Campus will include workforce, academic and continuing education programs, a combination of classrooms, student lounge, academic/computer labs, electronic resource library, multi-media space, administration and support spaces and a multi-media space.