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|Wed - Nov 26 -- Fri - Nov 28|
|Mon - Dec 01||
|Classes resume after Thanksgiving Holidays
|Thu - Dec 04 -- Sat - Dec 06|
|55th Annual SWTJC High School Invitational Basketball Tournament
|Mon - Dec 08 -- Wed - Dec 10|
|Fall Semester Final Exams
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|Fri - Dec 12||
|Fall Semester Closes
|Fri - Jan 02|
|Deadline for Summer I Admission Application (available online)
|Mon - Jan 05|
|Offices open after Christmas Holidays
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|Tue - Jan 06||
|General Faculty Meeting
2:00 p.m. - Admissions Committee Meeting
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Prior to the luncheon, ROTC Color Guard from Del Rio High School posted the colors, SWTJC Uvalde student, Ruth Alcantar, sang the National Anthem, Catholic Club representative, Thelma Martinez, delivered the invocation and Associate Vice President, Derek Sandoval, said grace before the meal was served.
Retired Air Force and SWTJC Professor of Business Management, Dr. Wilfred W. Box, was the guest speaker. Dr. Box gave a speech reminding everyone that we should all put aside our prejudices and truly become a United States of America. He concluded his speech with Dr. Martin Luther King’s I have a Dream speech.
Special invited guests, Joanie Jordan, Ret. Air Force Pete L. Pierce, and Charles and Lydia Caldwell, parents of Judy Gayle Caldwell. Caldwell was recognized during the luncheon. Caldwell passed away on January 31, 2014.
SWTJC coordinator of Veteran's Affairs Steve Martinez was the master of ceremonies for the ceremony and luncheon.
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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).
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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.
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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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