CTN will host an Ascender Student Transfer Motivational Fall Seminar on Friday, September 25th. The theme for the seminar is Aspire, Inspire, and Motivate (AIM).
CTN welcomes two new campus directors for the Ascender program, Dr. Joan Jaimes at San Antonio College and Dr. Ruth Reinhart at Austin Community College.
As a component of the Ascender Foundational training, guest speaker, Dr. Norma Cantu, presented her session ‘Cada Cabeza es un Mundo” via zoom on July 17th.
Each year the Austin Chamber of Commerce honors the philanthropic efforts of the local job creators and companies that go above and beyond in the community. Lillian Gray was nominated in the individual volunteer category.
CTN’s Director of Professional development, Allegra Villarreal, along with CEO, Dr. Chavez, leadership fellows, guest speakers, and CTN staff offered professional development seminars through virtual conferences in the month of July.
Austin Community College will be expanding its Ascender program to the ACC Northridge this fall.
CTN CEO, Dr. Maria Chavez was invited to participate in a call with President Trump and others, including Jovita Carranza, Administrator of the Small Business Administration on May 9th
The third in a series of webinars for the Ascender Foundational Seminar took place on June 18 with approximately 30 in attendance.
CTN author mentor Sergio Troncoso’s book, A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant's Son, was named a 2019 Foreward Indies Book of the Year winner.
CTN peer mentor, Rogelio Saenz, published an op-ed on the SCOTUS ruling on DACA which appeared in the San Antonio Express-News and was reprinted by Latino Rebels.