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.
THECB NAMES DR. KELLER AS NEW COMMISSIONER OF HIGHER ED
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board voted unanimously on September 11 to appoint Dr. Harrison Keller to serve as the next commissioner of higher education. Dr. Keller will assume his new post on Oct. 1.
SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE MENTIONS ACC HIGHLAND CAMPUS
ACC’s Highland campus was mentioned in the October issue of the Smithsonian in an article titled, “Rise of the Zombie Mall” as an example of a reinhabited mall.
CTN RECEPTION TO CELEBRATE ORGANIZATION’S 10TH YEAR
The Ascender Fall Seminar Reception will be the Tenth Year Celebration of the founding of Catch the Next and is titled: "Empowering the Minds that will Lead the World."
PROGRAMMING TEAM PLACES CTN SXSW PROPOSAL ON STANDBY LIST
Catch the Next’s SXSW proposal submitted by CTN Director of Professional Development, Allegra Villarreal, to Panel Picker titled “Unlearning to Transform the College Classroom” is on the standby list.
CTN SCHEDULES TRANSFORMATIVE TEACHING TRACK INSTITUTE
The Catch the Next Transformative Teaching Institute will be held on October 24-25 at the Hotel Indigo Riverwalk in San Antonio.
THECB NAMES TWO CTN CAMPUSES FOR STAR AWARD
Two CTN campuses, San Antonio College and Austin Community College, were named as finalists for THECB 2019 Star Award Nomination.
STACY IBARRA ATTENDS TX-EPFP RETREAT
CTN Director of Student Engagement, Stacy Ybarra, was selected for the Texas Education Policy Fellowship Program, (TX-EPFP).
MEET THE SPEAKERS FOR CTN ASCENDER SEMINAR
Speakers for the CTN Ascender Seminar include Emmy Perez, Texas 2020 Poet Laureate and Rogelio Saenz, Professor of Demography, UTSA. Other sessions will be conducted by CTN staff and leadership fellows.
SECRETARY HUGHS ANNOUNCES COLLABORATION WITH AWS EDUCATE
Texas Secretary of State, Ruth Hughs, announced a new collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to unlock job opportunities in cloud computing.