CTN peer mentor , Rogelio Saenz published two related op-eds about the official Census Day and the importance of getting counted. One appeared in Rio Grande Guardian and the other in Latino Rebels.
CTN Faculty and Staff, Rafael Castillo, Alfredo Torres, and Diane Lerma presented at the PAC Faculty Symposium which was attended by instructors from all Alamo District colleges.
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."
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.