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SWTJC NEWEST COLLEGE TO IMPLEMENT ASCENDER PROGRAM
The newest CTN college to implement the Ascender program is Southwest Texas Junior College (SWTJC). “SWTJC is a regional, "open door" institution serving an 11-county area that stretches from the Texas Hill Country to the US-Mexican border. The main campus is located in Uvalde, a city of 15,000 located in the foothills of Texas Hill Country. Uvalde is approximately 70 miles west of San Antonio and 70 miles east of the Mexican border. Additional campuses are located in the border cities of Del Rio and Eagle Pass. SWTJC also operates instructional facilities in Crystal City, Pearsall, and Hondo and provides online instruction and distance education links to twenty-two school districts. No other state community college provides educational resources in an area this large.”
CTN would like to introduce and welcome to the familia the following SWTJC administrator and instructors: Cheryl Sanchez-Dean of Liberal Arts; Karen Quiroz-Program Co-Coordinator/English Instructor; Vanessa Uriegas-Program Co-Coordinator/English and EDU Instructor; Marysa Martinez- Counselor/Advisor; Kathryn Ayala-Psychology Instructor; and Phillip Botello-Mentor Coordinator.