April 8, 2014
Palo Alto College News
PACfest Scheduled for April 24
Palo Alto College will host PACfest 2014, an official Fiesta® San Antonio event, on Thursday, April 24. This year's event will include live entertainment, family-friendly festivities, a game zone, the award-winning social media alley, and Latin Grammy award-winning musician Michael Salgado. PACfest 2014 will also premiere the Fiesta Grilldown Carne Asada Contest, a cookoff-style team event with a panel of guest judges to select the winning fare. Team entries will be accepted from April 1 - 10 through the college's official Facebook page. Guest judges for the contest will include District 4 Councilman Rey Saldaña, KXTN-FM radio DJ Jonny Ramirez from "Jonny Ramirez in the Morning", and former Rey Feo Fernando Reyes. PACfest 2014 is presented by AARP - San Antonio. Other sponsors include Gonzaba Medical Group, Wells Fargo, Generations FCU, Schneider Electric, and the Fiesta San Antonio Commission, Inc.
PAC Student To Attend Conference
Palo Alto College student Marissa De Leon has been selected to attend the prestigious Leadership Institute Conference “Perspectives on Leadership” at Yale University in New Haven, CT, from April 11-13, 2014. Only seven applicants to the Alamo Colleges Leadership Institute were selected to attend.
PAC Student Awarded Scholarship
Palo Alto College student Julius Lorenzi was received a scholarship at the 2014 Annual Cesar E. Chavez Scholarship Banquet, hosted by the Cesar E. Chavez Legacy and Educational Foundation on March 27.
Library Presents New Exhibit
The Ozuna Library proudly presents "Fact, Fiction, And the New World: The Role of Books in the Making of America," a Humanities Texas exhibit. The exhibit highlights the ways in which books determined what people looked for in the New World and how they interpreted what they saw. The exhibit is a collaboration between the Ozuna Library and the Office of Student Engagement and Retention and will show through April 30 on the second floor of the Ozuna Library and Learning Center.
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