May 27, 2016
Palo Alto College News
PAC Hosts ECHS Consortium Retreat
The Palo Alto College ECHS Consortium members held an ECHS Strategic Planning Retreat on Wednesday, May 18, to determine the growing needs of the ECHS program. Using a college-initiated governance structure, the PAC ECHS Consortium has established a partnership leadership team designed to address the needs of all five high school partners. Prior to the retreat, a SWOT analysis and survey were sent out to capture the most pressing priorities to guide the ECHS program’s 12-month, 2-year, and 5-year plans.
PAC Presents at International Conference
Palo Alto College was invited to present at the 4th International Conference on Participatory Budgeting in North America on Friday, May 20, organized by the Participatory Budgeting Project in conjunction with the City of Boston. PAC’s presentation was titled “Building a Culture of Collaboration through Student and Staff Involvement in the participatory budgeting process at Palo Alto College”. In addition, PAC faculty and staff had the opportunity to meet and learn from other professionals across North America.
PAC Public Relations Wins Awards
PAC Public Relations earned three awards at the Public Relations Society of America-San Antonio’s annual Del Oro Awards on Thursday, May 12. Awards included El Bronce Award of Excellence for PACfest 2016 Mariachi Flash Mob, El Bronce Award of Merit for 2014-2015 Fact Book, and La Plata Award of Merit for the 2015 Time Capsule Opening. PRSA-SA holds its annual Del Oro Awards to recognize outstanding contributions of individuals in the public relations field and the excellent work produced by public relations professionals.
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