July 21, 2016
Palo Alto College News
PAC Children's Library Hosts STEM Summer Camps
The Palo Alto College Children’s Library hosted two STEM-based summer camps for third and fourth graders the week of July 11-14 – Discover Robotics and Flying High: Aviation for Kids. The week-long camps were packed with hands-on learning experiences including building robot kits, programming robots, and flying drones. The camp experience also included a special visit from the Geekbus. Enrollment was open to community members, and a total of sixty children attended the two camps.
PAC Represented at International Conference
Cindy Morgan, Coordinator of Disability Support Services at Palo Alto College, attended the 39th Annual International AHEAD Conference in conjunction with the Pepnet 2 Postsecondary Training Institute from July 11-16 in Indianapolis. AHEAD (Association on Higher Education and Disability) is a professional organization for individuals involved in the development of policy and provision of quality services to meet the needs of persons with disabilities in higher education. The 2016 conference provided innovative breakout sessions and networking opportunities for professionals involved in working with students with disabilities.
PAC Public Relations Wins Awards
PAC Public Relations earned three awards at the Public Relations Society of America-San Antonio’s annual Del Oro Awards on Thursday, May 12. Awards included El Bronce Award of Excellence for PACfest 2016 Mariachi Flash Mob, El Bronce Award of Merit for 2014-2015 Fact Book, and La Plata Award of Merit for the 2015 Time Capsule Opening. PRSA-SA holds its annual Del Oro Awards to recognize outstanding contributions of individuals in the public relations field and the excellent work produced by public relations professionals.
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