South Texas College, Pecan Campus, hosted its annual Noche de Familia on October 11, with approximately 75 people including students and family in attendance.
STC Mid-Valley Ascender students and their families attended Family Reading Night at the campus library on October 19th.
STC Starr Campus Ascender’s Noche de Familia was held on October 17th. It was “the epitome of validation for students and their families” according to Dr. Anna B. Alaniz.
Austin CC campuses began hosting mentor /mentee matches in mid-September. At these meetings, students meet their assigned mentor for the first time.
Ascender students on Austin Community College campuses attended orientation at the end of August.
South Texas College Starr Campus had their first Ascender Club meeting which included the election of new members and the planning of community service activities, fundraising, and program activities
STC Mid-valley students came together with Student Activities to celebrate Independence Day in Mexico. They ate tamales, shared stories, and created memories.
Garza will assume duties in September, as current presiden
Palo Alto College, a CTN campus, has been recognized at the state and national level on a new list by Niche.com., a ranking platform with 50 million users looking for information on K-12 schools and colleges in the U.S
First year CTN student at Palo Alto College, Emily Acosta, received the Gambrinus scholarship for $4,000. She wrote an essay in Dr. Rodriguez’s EDUC 1300 class about her life experiences and how they prompted her to pursue a higher education. She also wrote about her life and career goals and how a scholarship would help her achieve those goals