The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board voted unanimously on September 11 to appoint Dr. Harrison Keller to serve as the next commissioner of higher education. Dr. Keller will assume his new post on Oct. 1.
Two CTN campuses, San Antonio College and Austin Community College, were named as finalists for THECB 2019 Star Award Nomination.
The Catch the Next Transformative Teaching Institute will be held on October 24-25 at the Hotel Indigo Riverwalk in San Antonio.
The Ascender Fall Seminar Reception will be the Tenth Year Celebration of the founding of Catch the Next and is titled: "Empowering the Minds that will Lead the World."
ACC’s Highland campus was mentioned in the October issue of the Smithsonian in an article titled, “Rise of the Zombie Mall” as an example of a reinhabited mall.
Catch the Next’s SXSW proposal submitted by CTN Director of Professional Development, Allegra Villarreal, to Panel Picker titled “Unlearning to Transform the College Classroom” is on the standby list.
Texas Secretary of State, Ruth Hughs, announced a new collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to unlock job opportunities in cloud computing.
Speakers for the CTN Ascender Seminar include Emmy Perez, Texas 2020 Poet Laureate and Rogelio Saenz, Professor of Demography, UTSA. Other sessions will be conducted by CTN staff and leadership fellows.
CTN Director of Student Engagement, Stacy Ybarra, was selected for the Texas Education Policy Fellowship Program, (TX-EPFP).
Catch the Next will host its annual Ascender Fall Seminar on October 25-26 at the Hotel Indigo in San Antonio.