Ascender ACC held their annual Motivational Conference, titled “Stolen Education” on February 8th, at the Eastview Campus in the multipurpose room, where more than 100 students, teachers, and mentors gathered to watch a documentary by UTSA professor Enrique Aleman.
At Austin Community College, ACC Student Leader and Interim Secretary and Community Liaison for Black Student Success Committee, Grant Loveless, coordinated black history month events with the BSSC and other student-led organizations (Black Minds Empowered, Austin Community Corps of Engineers, SWAP (Students With A Purpose) and ACC’s Student Government Association).
Sebastian Huerta, former PAC CTN club president, became a member of the San Antonio Police Department on February 22.
Mid-Valley CTN Instructor Esmeralda Macias is starting a “Where Are They Now?” series to be posted on the Ascender club’s website.
Former (2017/2018) PAC CTN club president Ashley Dovalina will transfer from PAC to Our Lady of the Lake University in the fall.
Palo Alto College hosted their College & Career Mentor Conversation Dinner on Wednesday February 18 from 5 pm to 7 pm.
Club sponsor and Ascender instructor, Esmeralda Macias, invited students to attend the Women Writers Speakers Series on the STC Mid-Valley campus.
Congratulations to CTN journalism intern, Grant E. Loveless, for being selected to be a Marketing & PR / MR intern for the Austin Film Festival.
Palo Alto College held their end of semester gathering from 11-1 on December 5 & 6. Both days were needed to accommodate class times. Students and faculty enjoyed tamales, chips/queso, hot chocolate, fruit, and pan dulce. Students also played card games.