ACC Receives Localization Educational Services Award From ClientSide News

Austin, TX, June 15, 2006 — For the second time, the ClientSide News Excellence Awards Committee has selected Austin Community College as winner of the 2006 ClientSide News Excellence Award in the category of Localization Educational Services.

Bob McGoldrick, ACC’s Localization Program Coordinator, accepted the award at the ClientSide News Expo. His trip was sponsored by McElroy Translation Company.

Austin Community College offers a 9-course, 72-hour sequence leading to a certificate as a Localization Generalist certified by many premier companies such as Pervasive Software, Lionbridge, Inc., McElroy Translation, Hewlett-Packard, Bridge360, Common Sense Advisory, Vignette, National Instruments and IBM. The program has been featured in Localisation Ireland, MultiLingual Computing & Technology, STC Intercom, ACTFL’s The Language Communicator, and the ATA Chronicle, among others. ACC’s innovative localization program is the nation’s only continuing education program certified by industry and one of the longest-running programs in existence.

ACC, in cooperation with the California State University at Chico, The Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) and The Localization Institute, will host the second Localization Summer School in Chico, California, June 20-22, 2006. The program offers a well-rounded set of skills to translation and localization professionals, and also serves individuals in the workplace who need to understand the challenges of translation and optimize the process to meet worldwide business objectives. The summer workshop is a 3-day intensive program encompassing globalization, internationalization, and localization.

For more information, visit or email Bob McGoldrick at or call (512) 223-7662.

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