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ASCENDER INSTRUCTORS, QUIROZ AND URIEGAS, RECEIVE AWARD
During the Dean's Breakfast at Southwest Texas Junior College’s Dean's Breakfast in early May, Vanessa Uriegas and Karen Quiroz, coordinators of the Ascender program on campus, received the President's Student Engagement Award. This was awarded to faculty who went beyond the normal faculty expectations. Both wrote letters to the VP of Student Affairs describing their duties, activities, and roles in the Ascender program, and both received a $500 stipend for their work with Ascender.