CTN Erin Doran was named a Faculty Fellow for the 2020 Conference of the American Association for Hispanics in Higher Education. The Faculty Fellows program allows faculty on tenure-track positions to focus on and find solutions for Latinx issues that impact higher education. Doran will attend the AAHHE conference in Costa Mesa in March.
CTN STC instructor Angelica Cerda was inducted into the Texas A&M University-Kingsville chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi on November 19th.
SAVE THE DATE FOR ASCENDER SPRING SEMINAR
Save the date for CTN’s Ascender Spring Seminar which will be held March 27-28 at the Hotel Casa de Palamas in McAllen. The seminar begins Friday at noon with lunch, and it ends at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday.
CTN is offering a new program, NextEd, for customized campus coaching. NextEd is a program of full-day workshops for faculty and staff facilitated by Catch the Next’s network of innovators committed to transforming higher education for the better.
CTN began conducting fall site visits in late October and continued through early December.
Last month Texas, along with three other states – Washington, Virginia and Ohio – was invited by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to participate in an analysis of the labor market relevance and outcomes of the state’s higher education system.
PEER MENTOR, TRONCOSO, PUBLISHES NEW BOOK
Sergio Troncoso’s book of linked short stories on immigration and Mexican-American diaspora, A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant's Son, was officially published on October 15th.
Palo Alto College will host ¡Celebración! 2019 on Friday, November 8th at the Performing Arts Center at 6:30 pm.
CTN Peer Mentor, Fernando Esteban Flores, will be presented the Arts and Letters Awards at the San Antonio Central Library on November 3rd.
Catch the Next’s Ascender 2019 Fall Seminar took place October 25th-26th at the Hotel Indigo in San Antonio. The two-day event focused on a variety of topics and goals that included: team building, mental health and counseling, mathematics, and academic writing strategies.