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News & Events

College Crossroads 2015
Over 100 students turned out for the College Crossroads event held March 24th at the Del Rio campus.

The event, organized by the Del Rio Student Success Center, was designed to provide students with a variety of information concerning future educational opportunities, along with offering food, refreshments, and fun activities.

Several four-year universities had representatives at the event, providing students with information about transfer criteria.

The event was held in front of Charles and Polly Chandler Student Services Building from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

For more pictures of the event please visit our FaceBook page.

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Phi Theta Kappa holds Sp Induction in Eagle Pass
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 The Beta Lambda Gamma Chapter of the International Honor Society Phi Theta Kappa inducted 20 new members this fall at Southwest Texas Junior College, during ceremony March 27th in Eagle Pass. more pics

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Gala raises approximately $27,000 for scholarships to SWTJC
2015 GalaOver 350 attended the 2015 Friends and Alumni Network Gala on April 11 at the Uvalde County Fairplex Events Center.

"We were able to raise $27,000 for our scholarship fund this year". FAN secretary/treasurer Wade Carpenter said. "On behalf of the entire FAN organization and gala committee I want to thank everyone who made this year's event such a great success." PHOTOS

SWTJC president Dr. Hector Gonzales welcomed and thanked members of the business community, the numerous SWTJC employees and members of the community in attendance for their continued support.

“Our success is not possible without the support and partnerships of our businesses, school districts, universities, and communities we serve. Thank you for believing in SWTJC and thank you for believing in our students.” Gonzales said.

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Del Rio Campus Recycling Day
 

 

Full bins are a sure sign that SWTJC and Sul Ross students, faculty, and staff are doing their part in taking care of our environment. Soon SWTJC Del Rio campus will have more recycling bins around campus thanks to Red River Waste Management company.

 

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Campus Tour

SWTJC Del Rio Campus hosted it's first campus tour to students from Premier High School on March 12th. Students visited the new Charles and Polly Chandler Student Services Building, library, nursing classrooms, biology labs located in the new Academic building, as well as our renovated Student Success Center and Art classroom.


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College Crossroads 2015
College Crossroads The 2015 College Crossroads event was held on Thursday, March 26th, from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Eagle Pass Campus.

There was booth activities, food, music and many games for the students. Booths offered activities promoting graduation, registering for summer and fall sessions, transfer assistance, degree completion, financial aid application and career interest inventory. more pics

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2015 creative arts contest winners listed
Creative Arts ContestThe award's ceremony for the 34th Annual Southwest Texas Junior College Creative Arts Contest is scheduled at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 23, in the Matthews Student Center Ballroom on the SWTJC Uvalde campus.

First through fourth places in various age groups and categories will be announced at the ceremony and winners will receive trophies and medals. A $20 cash prize will be presented an overall literary and visual arts winner in each age group.

For a complete list of winners by community click here.

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SWTJC cosmetology student advances to national competition
Cosmetology student Jose Gomez placed first, receiving a gold medal, for Cosmetology Hair Styling at the Texas Skills USA Competition in Waco on March 19-21.

Gomez is a Texas National Qualifier and will be representing SWTJC at Nationals Skills USA in Louisville, Kentucky in June.

Jose Alcantar placed first in the Men's Haircutting Contest, receiving a gold medal as well.

PHOTO (l-r) Jose Alcantar, Jose Gomez.

“We are very proud of their performance and accomplishments at Texas Skills USA,” said Cosmetology Instructor, Emma Martinez.

The students also received other prizes including a set of haircutting sheers, clippers and various hair products.

SkillsUSA is a national partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure that the U.S. has a skilled workforce. Nationwide, more than 300,000 students and instructors are members.

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Del Rio Campus Welcome Back Celebration
 

 

SWTJC students, faculty, and staff enjoyed free hamburgers, chips, and a drink at the Welcome Back Celebration held on Thursday, February 5th. Special thanks to the faculty, staff, and students on hand volunteering their time to make this event a success.

 

In addition to a free meal, students who attended also had the opportunity to pick up information from the various SWTJC clubs, Student Success Center, TRIO, and Sul Ross Student Support Services.

 

The Welcome Back event was sponsored by the SWTJC Student Activities. More Photos

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A conversation with President Gonzales
 

SWTJC President Dr. Hector Gonzales visited the Del Rio campus to address student concerns during a Q&A session in the SWTJC Library on Thursday, February 12th.

Several students were on hand to ask a variety of questions addressing issues concerning internet accessibility, a cafeteria/snack bar, campus security, parking, replacing furniture/computers and including more sports activities.

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Arts 1301 Projects
arts 1301 project           The SWTJC Eagle Pass Arts 1301 Ms. G C Valdez classes had projects displayed in C building. Students were asked to do group presentations with visuals from different artist and topics. more pics

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College Crossroads event draws good crowd
Over 100 students turned out for the College Crossroads event held March 31 on the Uvalde campus. PHOTO GALLERY

The event, organized by the Uvalde Student Success Center, was designed to provide students with a variety of information concerning future educational opportunities, along with offering food, refreshments, fun activities and competition, like a tug-of-war.

A team combined from members of the Gamers Club and Phi Theta Kappa won the tug-of-war over several rounds of competition.

Several four-year universities had representatives at the event, providing students with information about transfer criteria.

The event was held in the area between the Anderson Building and La Forge Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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SWTJC Del Rio Part-time Librarian
 

SWTJC would like to welcome Edna Williams to the Del Rio Campus Library.

Mrs Williams is a Del Rio HS graduate, Angelo State graduate, and a holds a Masters degree from Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio.

She has lived in Okinawa with her husband who was stationed there while serving with the US Air Force, and has spent time living in New York state, as well as Del Rio.

She brings 20 plus years of experience with the public school system and young students.

Mrs Williams enjoys reading, learning, and spending time with her grandchildren.

 

If you have a chance, please welcome Mrs Williams to our campus.

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Safe N' Sober Week 2015
safe n sober 2015 A variety of activities were scheduled all week.

 

Activities kick off with "Know your limits" pledge on Monday @11am in C building. A total of 166 students pledge the "Don't Drink and Drive".

 

On Tuesday, March 10th, @ 11am in the activity area students had their "Mock tail" contest, winner was Tony Picazo, prize dinner for two at Chili's.

 

Wednesday March 13 the pledging continued as well as PTK had their blood drive from 9am to 2pm in front parking lot. Photos

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Phi Theta Kappa holds spring induction at SWTJC Uvalde
GROUP PHOTO ID: New inductees into the Eta Beta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at SWTJC Uvalde include: (front, l-r)Sabrina Estrada, Brittany Ibarra, Illiana Silva, Darion Ramirez, Brittany Lopez, Victoria Haley. (middle) Ray Salazar, Reynaldo DeLeon, Brayleigh Murray, Valeria Mirelez, Seth Parry, Susana Flores, Juanita Aguilar. (back) Katrina Fenton, Perla Rodriguez, Brittany Sendejo, Dane Stocks, Catherine Joens, Andrea Garcia, Cristian Perez.

The Eta Beta Chapter of the international honor society Phi Theta Kappa inducted 23 new members this spring at Southwest Texas Junior College during a ceremony held on March 31 in Uvalde. PHOTOS

New members inducted include Juanita Aguilar, Reynaldo DeLeon, Sabrina Estrada, Katarina Fenton, Frailan Flores, Andrea Garcia, Victoria Haley, Brittany Ibarra, Catherine Joens, Brittany Lopez and Valeria Mirelez.

Also inducted were, Brayleigh Murry, Christian Perez, James Ramirez, Darion Ramirez, Perla Rodriguez, Ray Salazar, Brittany Sendejo, Illiana Silva, Dane Stocks, Dylan Stone and Thomas Uptergrove.

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2014 Del Rio Campus Fall Fiesta
 

SWTJC Del Rio Campus held its first Fall Fiesta event on Thursday, October 23rd. The event was held in front of the Charles and Polly Chandler Student Services building. Fall Fiesta is a Student Involvement Fair devised to provide information on college resources available on campus. 

 

In addition to the educational activities, each department/organization booth provided goodies for each participant. The event ended with an Oreo eating contest. Contestants were challenged to eat as many cookies as possible in 3 minutes. First place, went to David Olivarez (20 cookies), 2nd place, Luis Vargas (17 cookies), and 3rd, Marco Salas (16 cookies).

For more photos of the event visit our FaceBook page.

 

 

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SWTJC rodeo team host annual kids rodeo
Kids rodeoApproximately 650 students from pre-k and kindergarten attended the Eighth Annual Kids Rodeo hosted by the SWTJC Rodeo Team.

"My team members really did a good job this year," coach Roy Angermiller said. "We even had our very own rodeo dogs out in the arena." PHOTOS

The event held March 25 began with a prayer, followed by the playing of the National Anthem, as rodeo team member Rozlyn Reeves carried the American flag on horseback.

Prior to the first event, announcer John Paul Schuster gave a brief history of how rodeo began.

This year's kid's rodeo included calf roping, goat tying, team roping, barrel racing and bull riding. Schuster introduced members of the team as they participated in the various events.

Schuster thanked the county for allowing the event to be staged at the County Fairplex Arena.

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Eagle Pass TSI Exam Schedule
The TSI will be offered at the Eagle Pass Campus on the following dates.

If you have any questions please stop by the office to schedule your exam date or pick up your schedule.
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Final Exam Spring 2015
Del Rio Student Activities is now on facebook…
 

Want to get the latest information on events, clubs, and much, much more… click on the link below to visit and like our facebook page, then be sure to check in with us often to get the latest information on what is happening at the Del Rio campus!

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9/11 Ceremony
The Del Rio Campus held a short ceremony in memory of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Dr. Wilford W. Box, SWTJC Management Professor and coordinator, gave a speech reminding everyone that we should all put aside our prejudices and truly become a United States of America. He ended his speech with the touching poem, “We Shall Never Forget” by Alan W. Jankowski—a tribute to our heroic firefighters, police, EMT, and other service personnel who lost their lives that day attempting to save others.

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SWTJC Faculty Association accepting applications for scholarships
Deadline for applying for the SWTJC Faculty Association Scholarship is April 24.

According to scholarship committee chairperson Bonny Herndon, a $500 scholarship will be awarded to four students.

“Scholarships will be awarded to two students enrolled in an academic field of study and two who have chosen a technical major, at each of our three main campuses,” administrative information technology instructor Bonny Herndon said.

Applications are available online at www.swtjc.edu. Additionally, students may obtain an application from any SWTJC Faculty Association member or by emailing Herndon at beherndon@swtjc.edu. Requirements are listed on the applications.DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

For more information on these scholarships contact Herndon at 591-7237.

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