Advanced Technology & Education Park

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Advanced Technology & Education Park
Type Public, community college
Established 2007
Chancellor Raghu P. Mathur, Ed.D.
President Glenn R. Roquemore, Irvine Valley College
Provost Dr. Randy Peebles
Vice-Chancellor Dr. Robert S. Bramucci, Vice Chancellor of Technology and Learning Services
Dean Rocky Cifone
Students 1,250
Address Red Hill and Valencia, Tustin, California, United States
33°43′00″N 117°49′53″W / 33.71667°N 117.83139°W / 33.71667; -117.83139
Website www.atep.us

The Advanced Technology & Education Park (ATEP) is a part of the California Community Colleges system. It is a satellite campus for both Irvine Valley College and Saddleback College, serving the South Orange County Community College District. Opened in 2007, the campus offers programs in design model making/rapid protyping, laser photonics, network security and foreign languages.

Programs[edit]

ATEP's Center for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT)[1] is designated a National Center for Photonics Education, a National Science Foundation Center of Excellence.

Campus and surroundings[edit]

The Advanced Technology & Education Park is located on 68 acres (280,000 m2) of the Tustin Legacy redevelopment project, formerly the Marine Corps Air Station Tustin, in Tustin, Orange County, California. It is situated south of Interstate 5 at the corner of Red Hill and Valencia. Located 10 miles (16 km) from the California coast, the campus enjoys a mild, Mediterranean coastal climate, with comfortable temperatures year-round and very little rainfall.

College statistics[edit]

The school is on a calendar semester system, with fall semester, spring semester, and summer sessions.

Affiliations[edit]

The school is a National Center for Photonics Education, a National Science Foundation Center of Excellence.

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