SAVE THE DATE FOR TTT SPRING INSTITUTE
Save the Date for CTN’s TTT Spring Institute in McAllen on March 26-27 at the Hotel Casa de Palmas. The seminar begins Thursday at 8 am, and it ends at 11 am on Friday.
AAHHE NAMES DORAN AS FACULTY FELLOW
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 OFFERS NEW PROGRAM, NEXTED
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 CONDUCTS SITE VISITS
CTN began conducting fall site visits in late October and continued through early December.
TEXAS: ONE OF FOUR STATES FOR OECD STUDY
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.
CTN PEER MENTOR, FERNANDO E. FLORES, RECIEVES AWARD
CTN Peer Mentor, Fernando Esteban Flores, will be presented the Arts and Letters Awards at the San Antonio Central Library on November 3rd.
ASCENDER SEMINAR FOCUSES ON VARIETY OF TOPICS AND GOALS
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.
CTN OFFERS TRANSFORMATIVE TEACHING TRACK INSTITUTE
Catch the Next’s Fall 2019 Transformative Teaching Track took place on October 24th-25th at the Hotel Indigo-San Antonio Riverwalk at San Antonio, Texas. The two-day event focused on a diversity of topics and goals such as: revisiting current courses and planning innovative ways to meet learning outcomes, statewide implications on pedagogical practice moving forward, and the crucial role educators’ play in student engagement and retention.
ALDANA-RAMIREZ ASSUMES NEW ROLE AT SAC
Mona Aldana-Ramírez has been named the Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at San Antonio College.