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2016 FAFSA Contest Final Results Announced

  The 2016 FAFSA Contest has come to an end. This year we’ve had record FAFSA rates in the region, with 800 more students filing this year compared to last! The final results are listed below. The FAFSA data was … Continue reading

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81 local students selected to see First Lady Michelle Obama, Queen Latifah and more at SXSWmusic Keynote

The Austin Chamber teamed up with the White House to offer students front row, VIP access to First Lady Michelle Obama’s keynote panel for SXSWmusic on March 16. Hundreds of area high school students submitted their Free Application for Federal Student … Continue reading

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Metro Austin schools can now use two-way text messages to reach parents

In 2013, 19 high schools in Metro Austin became the first in the country to use text messaging to communicate with students and their parents about important college enrollment milestones.  The Austin Chamber funded and built a data portal for … Continue reading

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Andy Roddick Speaks at 4th Annual Generous Business Awards

On March 3, 2016 Austin Gives, a program of the Austin Chamber, hosted its fourth annual Austin Gives Generous Business Awards. The event was held over lunch at the Four Seasons and boasted tennis star Andy Roddick as featured speaker. … Continue reading

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Austin Chamber Hosts Inaugural State of Talent

The Austin Chamber held the inaugural State of Talent event this past Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at the Topfer Theatre in Austin. The content was geared toward HR professionals, recruiters, CTOs, educators, trainers, elected officials and student leaders. 2016 Chamber Board … Continue reading

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