Welding

Valerie Chaussonnet welding artwork

Dumpster diving helps ACC Welding student create masterpieces

Posted on Wed, 02/19/2020 - 11:15am

The saying ‘one man’s trash is another man’s treasure’, is a way of life for ACC welding and art student Valerie Chaussonnet.  Valerie is a self-proclaimed dumpster queen. Her artwork is often comprised of materials she finds cast aside in dumpsters...

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"We are going to be your neighbors": ACC helps break the cycle at Lockhart Correctional Facility

Posted on Thu, 01/30/2020 - 4:48pm

“It’s hard to adjust when you have been gone as long as I have,” says Amber McEntire “I don’t even know how to work that phone in your hand, but I know how to build  electrical circuits.” For the past 15 years, Amber McEntire has been inside looking...

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American Welding Society warns of future welder shortage

Posted on Thu, 12/12/2019 - 4:47pm

  KVUE News: American Welding Society warns of future welder shortage   The group gets its data from Economic Modeling Specialists International and says the industry is predicting a shortage of more than 375,000 welders by 2023. Author: Luis de...

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Forging a career: ACC student follows passion to become better engineer

Posted on Fri, 04/19/2019 - 12:51pm

Sparks of light cascade around the welding technology lab at Round Rock Campus. It’s often seen as a predominantly male profession, but Rebecca Giuntoli is breaking that perception. The University of Texas at Austin sophomore is majoring in...

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ACC showcases high-skilled careers at Applied Tech Open House

Posted on Wed, 04/10/2019 - 8:58am

Austin Community College (ACC) invites prospective students and their families to learn about high-skilled careers and training opportunities at the ninth annual Applied Tech Open House 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 12, at Round Rock Campus,...

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