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Eagle Pass Chamber of Commerce awards scholarship
AwardsBy Laura Nelson|Rio Grande College

Eagle Pass-Two local students transferring from Southwest Texas Junior College to Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College were feted at the annual Scholarship Breakfast held by the Eagle Pass Chamber of Commerce on May 24.

Kiara Y. Balboa and Juan R. Carbajal were awarded the Chamber scholarships and both will begin their RGC careers this fall.

Balboa will study education while Carbajal plans to earn a business administration degree. Both are from Eagle Pass.

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SWTJC presidentís, deanís list announced for Spring 2017 semester
Uvalde, TX, – Southwest Texas Junior College President Dr. Hector Gonzales, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts Dr. Cheryl Sanchez, and Dean of the College of Applied Sciences Juan Guzman have recognized 319 students for academic excellence during the 2017 spring semester.

Full-time students, those enrolled in 12 or more hours, are eligible for academic honors. The President’s List recognizes those full-time students who maintained a 4.0 grade point average (GPA) throughout the semester. The Dean’s List recognizes those students who maintained at least a 3.6 GPA throughout the semester. A total of 166 students earned a spot on the President’s List and 153 students earned a spot on the Dean’s List.

"I commend the hard work of each of these students," President Gonzales said. "It is a pleasure to honor their dedication to excellence."

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Moreno, Shackelford receive service pins at May meeting
Service pins reciepientsUvalde, TX – Two members of the SWTJC Board of Trustees received service pins during the board's regular monthly meeting Thursday, May 18 in Uvalde.

Board president Rodolfo R. Flores made the presentation to Anita Shackelford of Leakey and Tony Moreno of Uvalde.

Moreno received his 15-year service pin, while Shackelford received her 10-year service pin.

In other matters, the board also approved granting tenure to Aubrey Haynes, economics instructor and gave the rank of assistant professor to Del Rio history instructor Joshua Overfelt.

In his president’s report, Dr. Hector Gonzales updated the board members on the expansion of the early college high schools.

“We face a change in course offerings, and the dynamics of the course scheduling are changing,” said Gonzales. “Soon faculty that is used to teaching just on the college campus will have to begin teaching on a regular basis at the early college high schools sites.”

According to Gonzales, the memorandum of understanding with the early college high schools has been modified to account for the change and now have a better mechanism to recover the faculty cost for these courses.

Gonzales added, “Dual credit as a whole is changing the community college environment, we absolutely cannot survive without our dual credit component.”

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SWTJC Signs Engineering-centered Agreement with TAMUK
SWTJC President Dr. Hector Gonzales and other members of administration met with Texas A&M University-Kingsville officials in Kingsville on May 1 to sign a Memorandum of Understanding articulation agreement, which now allows SWTJC engineering students to make an easy transition between the two entities.

According to Robert Ayala, division chair of arts and sciences, the agreement with Texas A&M-Kingsville is a perfect example of two great institutions working together to streamline the attainment of a baccalaureate degree for our students.” Ayala added, “This also helps expand and solidify our relationships with four-year universities in our region.”

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Dual SWTJC commencement ceremonies draw large crowds
Uvalde, TX, May 15 –  Changes to the SWTJC commencement procedures made this year’s ceremonies different from those held in the past. FRIDAY PHOTOS


This year, the annual spring commencement was divided up into two ceremonies. SATURDAY PHOTOS


According to SWTJC Registrar Luis Fernandez, college administration felt the graduation ceremony had outgrown any facility in Uvalde.


“Administration elected to have two commencement ceremonies because of the size of this graduation class,” said Fernandez.


Technical program students had their ceremony on Friday night (May 12) while academic students had their ceremony on Saturday (May 13) at the Uvalde Honey Bowl.


A total of 543 graduates participated in the ceremonies. Taking part in the ceremonies were December 2016, May 2017 graduates, and August 2017 candidates for graduation.


Lorenda Cordova of Del Rio, delivered the invocation during Friday night’s ceremony, while Joanna Castro, of Eagle Pass, delivered Saturday’s invocation.


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Top faculty and staff honored during annual Deanís Breakfast
Uvalde, TX, May 15 – April Ruhmann and Landra Fowler were honored as top faculty members for the 2016-2017 school year during the annual SWTJC Dean's Breakfast held May 12 in Uvalde. PHOTOS

Fowler received the SWTJC Faculty Association Teaching Excellence Award. She is a physical education instructor and coordinator of Kinesiology department on the Uvalde campus. Wildlife management instructor Bob Zaiglan made the presentation to Fowler.

Ruhmann received the Outstanding Faculty Member Award presented annually by the SWTJC administration. She is an instructor of economics in Uvalde. Dr. Mark Underwood vice president of academic affairs presented the award.

Stephanie Cerna and Irma Garcia received the award for Outstanding Professional Staff Member Award.

Cerna is the academic advising director, and Garcia is the business office director.

Angie Gaucin, information technology applications manager, was the recipient of the Outstanding Support Staff Member Award.

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