New CTN John Siceloff Journalism Intern, Magdalena Short is 20 years old and is currently attending Austin Community College in Kyle.
CTN Scholar Mentor and Professor at the University of Texas-San Antonio, Laura Rendon, was the keynote speaker at the Alamo Colleges District Convocation held at San Antonio College- McAllister Auditorium on August 19th.
One of the highlights of CTN’s 5th annual Student Transfer Motivational Conference was a panel of CTN alumni, many of whom have not only completed the program but graduated with associate’s and bachelor’s degrees. The panel included Palo Alto College’s Veronica Gonzalez, Alexis Fabian, Edward Rodriguez, and Juan Higa; South Texas College’s Manuel Gonzalez, Adolfo Pecina, and Marco Espinoza; and Austin Community College’s Cloe Llanos.
CTN Peer Mentor Professor John H. Stanfield II from the University of Mauritius has been appointed as the first SSR Chair of African Studies.
Two CTN Colleges, South Texas College and Austin Community College, have earned Excelencia in Education’s Seal of Excellence.
Erin Doran, CTN Director of Research and Evaluation, and Victor Saenz, former CTN Board member and Chair of the Department of Educational Administration at UT, along with two other authors recently published an article titled “Latino Men and Community College Environments: Understanding How Belonging, Validation, and Resources Shape Experience” in the Journal of Applied Research in the Community Colleges.
Following registration and lunch, the CTN Board held their first tri-annual meeting on June 6th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Austin.
Castillo’s article discusses Friedrich Nietzsche and his “contributions” to pop music.
Catch the Next is embarking on a new project to address the lack of culturally relevant, open educational resources (OER) in the creative commons
The Fifth Annual Transfer Motivational Conference, sponsored by UT Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, The Bank of America, The Meadows Foundation and Greater Texas Foundation, was held at the University of Texas on June 6-8. Over 60 students and their sponsors from Austin Community College, San Antonio Community College, South Texas College and Palo Alto Community College attended the conference.