As a faculty member and mentor, I love the Ascender program for many reasons.
Catch the Next donors help make it possible to continue our program across the state and fulfill our mission.
On January 8, Catch the Next had the opportunity to sit front and center with Univision 45-Houston KXLN-TV.
CTN hosted the first of a monthly series of zoom student charlas (chats) on January 28th.
CTN would like to recognize and offer thanks to all the mentors in our program during this National Mentoring Month.
CTN Director of Student Engagement, Stacy Ybarra, was one of three picked for a Mind Share Partners Institute scholarship opportunity.
CTN Peer Mentor, Stephanie Alvarez, has published an essay in El jardin de los poetas titled “Language, Memory, and Identity in Contemporary Border Chicana Poetry and Visual Art of the Rio Grande-Bravo Valley.”
Alfredo Torres, CTN consultant and copy-editor, published an article titled “A doctor is a doctor is a doctor is …” in the SA Express News on January 2.
CTN Fellow Raphael Castillo’s article published in the SA Express News on January 13 and titled “Fourth Estate a Shield as Democracy Attacked” promotes newspapers as “the unacknowledged guardians of democracy.”
CTN peer mentor, Sergio’s Troncoso’s new novel, Nobody's Pilgrims, is scheduled for publication in June.