Erin Doran, CTN’s Director of Research and Evaluation, recently published an article titled “Ascending Toward New Heights: Building Navigational Capital for Latinx Community College Students” in the Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition.
CTN peer mentor , Rogelio Saenz published two related op-eds about the official Census Day and the importance of getting counted. One appeared in Rio Grande Guardian and the other in Latino Rebels.
CTN peer mentor, Norma E. Cantu, is the winner of the 2020 NACCS Tejas Poetry Book Award for her recent University of Arizona Press collection, Meditación Fronteriza!
The recently published book, High-Achieving Latino Students: Successful Pathways Toward College and Beyond, contains contributions by CTN peer mentors Victor Saenz, Laura Rendon and Amaury Nora
Catch the Next welcomes Dr. Richard Armenta as a Consultant for the remainder of the semester to play a leadership role in the recruitment process for new Ascender Colleges.
CTN Faculty and Staff, Rafael Castillo, Alfredo Torres, and Diane Lerma presented at the PAC Faculty Symposium which was attended by instructors from all Alamo District colleges.
HEB Tournament of Champions, a foundation that supports Special Olympics and organizations involved with arts and culture, education, health, child welfare, and human services, has donated $2,500 to Catch the Next “to ensure the success of the Ascender program.”
The CTN reception titled “Ten Year Celebration: Empowering the Minds that Lead the World” will be held from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on March 27th at the Casa De Palmas Hotel in McAllen.
CTN peer mentor, Sergio Troncoso’s book A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant’s Son was chosen by Lone Star Literary Life for its Best of Texas list and said the book was “an outstanding collection of connected short stories uniquely reflecting life along the troubled Texas-Mexico border."
Commissioner of Higher Education, Harrison Keller, announced the appointment of a new senior leadership team designed to advance the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s ambitious goals for postsecondary education.