CTN’s Director of Professional Development, Allegra Villarreal, conducted the final one-hour virtual seminar for the Foundational Seminar Series on August 14th. The session was titled “Starting Online Courses Strong” Strategies for Day One.”
CTN will host an Ascender Student Transfer Motivational Fall Seminar on Friday, September 25th. The theme for the seminar is Aspire, Inspire, and Motivate (AIM).
Raphael Castillo, CTN Director of Publications and Special Projects, recently published an article in the San Antonio Express News titled “A Revolutionary Alternative to Expensive College Textbooks.”
Each year the Austin Chamber of Commerce honors the philanthropic efforts of the local job creators and companies that go above and beyond in the community. Lillian Gray was nominated in the individual volunteer category.
CTN’s Director of Professional development, Allegra Villarreal, along with CEO, Dr. Chavez, leadership fellows, guest speakers, and CTN staff offered professional development seminars through virtual conferences in the month of July.
Austin Community College will be expanding its Ascender program to the ACC Northridge this fall.
CTN CEO, Dr. Maria Chavez was invited to participate in a call with President Trump and others, including Jovita Carranza, Administrator of the Small Business Administration on May 9th
CTN welcomes two new campus directors for the Ascender program, Dr. Joan Jaimes at San Antonio College and Dr. Ruth Reinhart at Austin Community College.
As a component of the Ascender Foundational training, guest speaker, Dr. Norma Cantu, presented her session ‘Cada Cabeza es un Mundo” via zoom on July 17th.
CTN author mentor Sergio Troncoso’s book, A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant's Son, was named a 2019 Foreward Indies Book of the Year winner.