December 20, 2013
San Antonio College News
SAC Staff Members Present at STEM TECH Conference
Helen Torres, Director of Partnerships & Extended Services, and Rosa Maria Gonzalez, Transfer Center Coordinator, presented at the League for Innovation—STEM TECH Conference on October 29, 2013. They traveled to Atlanta, GA to attend the conference. Their presentation, “Five Star Model to Recruit aHnd Retain Students in STEM Careers” showcased best practices at San Antonio College. They shared the college’s recruitment and retention efforts and strategies with students, parents, ISDs, the Business Community and Municipal Government. The presentation was well received by many attendees from around the nation.
Vice President Dr. Robert Vela Selected for Leadership SA
Dr. Robert Vela, Vice President of Student and Academic Success at San Antonio College, was recently selected to participate in the 39th cohort of Leadership SA program. Leadership San Antonio (LSA) is a jointly sponsored program of The Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. It provides a learning experience for existing and emerging leaders who live and work in the San Antonio metropolitan area. Participants of the program are given the opportunity to develop an understanding of the promises and challenges facing our community. LSA seeks people dedicated to serving their community.
NASA Students/Tobin Lofts Featured in Express-News
On Sunday, December 1st, Tobin Lofts at San Antonio College was featured in an article in the San Antonio Express News. The online story included some twenty photos of the property and showcased the high-end features and unique student housing aspect. Also this week, another article that was published in local North Central news of the paper featured the eight SAC students and two SAC professors who participated in NASA’s Reduced Gravity Space Flight Program during the week of November 11-15
back to weekly news homepage