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Local dignitaries and education advocates joined college administrators as Southwest Texas Junior College Del Rio Campus hosted it’s ribbon cutting ceremony and open house at its newly constructed, state-of-the-art buildings on Friday, Sept. 19 at 10 a.m.
Honored guest speakers included SWTJC President Dr. Hector Gonzales, Associate Vice President Derek Sandoval, State Representative Alfonso “Poncho” Nevarez, SFDRCISD Superintendent Dr. Carlos Rios, Del Rio Mayor Robert Garza and Martin Thomas, representing the Chandler family.
Other participants in the ceremony included, Father Clay Hunt, benediction, Del Rio Color Guard with the presentation of colors, Jennifer Martinez, national anthem, and Isaac Aldaco’s 2nd grade class from Lonnie Green Elementary, which recited the Pledge of Allegiance. The ceremony concluded with a guided tour by SWTJC Del Rio Student Ambassadors. More photos
A total of 400 SWTJC & Sul Ross students, faculty, and staff enjoyed free hotdogs, chips, and a drink at the Welcome Back Celebration held on Tuesday, Sept. 9. 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 Student Success Center, EPOCA scholarship, Phi Theta Kappa, Sul Ross Student Support Services, and Workforce Solutions.
The Welcome Back event was sponsored by the SWTJC Student Activities and Sul Ross Student Support Services offices.Full Article >>>
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SWTJC President Dr. Hector Gonzales visited the Del Rio campus to address student concerns during a Feb 4th Q&A session in the SWTJC Library.
Several students were on hand to ask a variety of questions addressing issues concerning student safety, parking, new RN program requirements, as well inquiries on construction updates and space for students to enjoy.
The SWTJC Campus Light Club sponsored an Ash Wednesday service on March 5 in the Academic Building on the Del Rio campus.
Father Clay from St. Joseph Catholic Church in Del Rio, conducted a brief prayer service which involves the imposition of ashes. He also gave a brief explanation of the 40-day Lenten season that begins with Ash Wednesday and ends with Easter.
Approximately 45 students, faculty and staff attended the service.
Del Rio Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Awards Banquet on Thursday, March 20th at the Del Rio Civic Center. Associate VP Derek Sandoval, Joshua Overfelt (faculty), and James Wilson (adjunct faculty) along with their wives, attended the event.Full Article >>>
SWTJC Library and Student Activities hosted a karaoke event on Thursday, March 27th from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m in the campus Library. Several students were in attendance and showcased their vocal talent singing from an eclectic variety of music including 80's hits, current top 40, gospel hymns, and Mexican corridos.Full Article >>>
The crowning of Mr. and Ms. SWTJC from Del Rio, Eagle Pass and Uvalde, highlighted the 2014 SWTJC Palm's Festival held April 9 in Uvalde.
Selected by the students in Del Rio were Marco A. Salas and Larisa Espinosa representing the Creative Arts Club.
Mr./Ms. SWTJC Eagle Pass were Roberto Gelacio and Ana Gaby Martinez.
In Uvalde, Pedro Navarro and Lorena Montes, representing Phi Theta Kappa, were the winners.
The annual Palm's Festival was moved outdoors under the beautiful palms in Uvalde
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Congratulations to the following Del Rio students for their participation and awards in the 33rd Annual Southwest Texas Junior College Creative Arts Contest: Danny S. DeHoyos, April Hurley, Atzimba Morales, Alex Morrison, Marco A. Olivarez Jr., Kayla Reifel, Sandra V. Rodriguez, Vanessa Silva, Christy Martinez, and Amber Pacheco.
The award ceremony for the 33rd Annual Southwest Texas Junior College Creative Arts Contest was held on Thursday, April 24, in the Matthews Student Center Ballroom on the SWTJC Uvalde campus.
Trophies and medals were given for those placing in first through fourth places in various age groups and categories.
Pictured: Vanessa Silva - 1st place in Photography, Danny DeHoyos - 1st place in Painting, and Sandra Rodriguez - 1st place in Literary Division.
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