The new center in Northeast Early College High School simulates a cybersecurity industry workplace with a data center, computer labs, and virtual reality and esports areas with flexible furniture, according to the release.
Students will go through the career and technology training program, called P-TECH, in the new learning center built by AISD and Dell Technologies. The program allows students to earn an associate degree in cybersecurity from Austin Community College while attending high school, the release said.
Four days ahead of the return of the U.S. Grand Prix, McLaren F1 drivers Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo will preside over the Oct. 20 ribbon-cutting ceremony, the release said. McLaren Racing advocates for STEM learning in schools and has released a video series for children to learn from Dell and McLaren employees about the physics, speed, health and technology involved in F1 racing.