September 16, 2016
Palo Alto College News
PAC Hosts Dual Credit Student Convocation
Palo Alto College (PAC) High School Programs team hosted the first annual Dual Credit New Student Orientation: Success in 2 Worlds! for 273 first-time Dual Credit students from the 27 high school partners. Students attended sessions on academic integrity, advising, degree completion, and support services. Students also participated in sessions focused on navigating ACES, Alamo GPS, Degree Completion, and Library Services. Over 90% of students surveyed agreed that orientation was helpf
PAC Instructor Elected to Logistics Board
Ronnie Brannon, lead instructor of Palo Alto College’s (PAC) Logistics & Supply Chain Management program, was elected to the position of Vice President of Membership for the San Antonio Chapter of the National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA). Brannon got involved with NDTA shortly after starting at PAC six years ago in order to network with professional organizations and provide greater visibility for the PAC logistics program amongst community members.
PAC Celebrating a Strong Community Partnership
Palo Alto College (PAC) hosted a celebratory luncheon for more than 40 members of the Fabulous Holiday Brunch Leadership Committee. Their continued commitment to and partnership with the Palo Alto College Adult Learning Academy has provided funding and resources for students pursuing a GED (high school equivalency) certificate. Over $40,000 has been raised this year alone, which provided support to 367 students with tuition assistance, testing vouchers, textbooks, and materials.
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