July 1, 2015
Corporate College Joins Workforce Campaign
The Alamo Colleges' Corporate College, under Vice Chancellor for Economic and Workforce Development Dr. Federico Zaragoza, is participating in a Promise Zone workforce training campaign taking place at three locations on the East Side-- the Ella Austin Community Center, Spring View Homes and the Barbara Jordan Center. Team members will make a short presentation and staff an information table three times a week in June and July at those locations. Attendees will learn about no-cost training opportunities for veterans and residents of the Promise Zone area and will be provided assistance in signing up for programs. Classes in manufacturing courses will be taught at various community locations and job sites starting this month. Classes from the Health Program Opportunity Grant and adult education and training through I-BEST (Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training) will also be made available. Partners in the venture include St Philip’s College, Workforce Solutions Alamo and Program Quest.
International Programs Plans Global Entrepreneurship Seminar
International Programs is teaming with the Corporate College on the planning for a Global Entrepreneurship Seminar. Alamo Colleges will design a three-week, three-summer program for students at our partner universities in Mexico which will teach students how to identify, nurture, and implement business ideas that have the potential to attract investment. The program will be piloted with a summer group of students from Universidad Tecnologica de Aguascalientes.
Kerrville Center Nursing Cohort Begins
The Kerrville Center is starting a summer cohort of the LVN to RN Career Mobility Program. Clinicals will take place at Peterson Regional Medical Center, and the students will also be doing simulation labs at San Antonio College for three weeks this summer.
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