Commissioner of Higher Education, Harrison Keller, announced the appointment of a new senior leadership team designed to advance the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s ambitious goals for postsecondary education.
The CTN reception titled “Ten Year Celebration: Empowering the Minds that Lead the World” will be held from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on March 27th at the Casa De Palmas Hotel in McAllen.
HEB Tournament of Champions, a foundation that supports Special Olympics and organizations involved with arts and culture, education, health, child welfare, and human services, has donated $2,500 to Catch the Next “to ensure the success of the Ascender program.”
CTN peer mentor, Sergio Troncoso’s book A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant’s Son was chosen by Lone Star Literary Life for its Best of Texas list and said the book was “an outstanding collection of connected short stories uniquely reflecting life along the troubled Texas-Mexico border."
It’s time for the census: a once-a-decade operation in which every household in the United States will be asked to answer a short series of questions that will influence policymaking and planning for the next ten years.
CTN hosted its first workshop for its new program, NextEd, for customized campus coaching at the Cooper Center at South Texas College in McAllen on February 7th from 9-5 pm.
CTN peer mentor, Sonia Nazario, recently published her personal story in the NY Times.
CTN Board Chair, Kathy Zarate, was selected as a College Board regional fellow.
At the invitation of Alamo Colleges District board trustee, Clint Kingsbery, PAC Ascender alumni, Juan Higa and Veronica Gonzalez, presented to the board on December 10th.
CTN CEO, Dr. Maria Chavez has agreed to serve as a mentor for the SXSW EDU in March in Austin.