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.
Mid-Valley CTN Instructor Esmeralda Macias is starting a “Where Are They Now?” series to be posted on the Ascender club’s website.
The STC Starr Campus Ascender Club conducted their annual Valentine Rose Sale on February 14th. Students worked together to do the flower arrangements while others sold the arrangements on campus.
Sebastian Huerta, former PAC CTN club president, became a member of the San Antonio Police Department on February 22.
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).
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.
The ACC Ascender club hosted their 2nd Annual Toy Drive for Dell's Children's Hospital which ran from November 19th-December 12th. Toys were also collected for the Hays Police Department Brown Santa Program and Blue Santa. Club president, Ivanna Soriano, and sponsors Alejandra Martinez and Ariel Flores dropped the toys off at the hospital on December 15th.