News Brief: March 25, 2019
March 25, 2019
The weekly news brief contains the latest news and information from Palo Alto College.
PAC Dean and Librarian elected into Texas Library Association office
Tina Mesa, Palo Alto College (PAC) Dean of Learning Resources, was named chair-elect of the Texas Library Association (TLA)–College and University Libraries Division (CULD). Her three-year term with CULD will include serving as chair-elect in 2019, chair in 2020, and past-chair in 2021. Tosca Gonsalves, PAC Librarian, was elected to serve a three-year term as Counselor-at-Large in TLA–District 10. TLA was established in 1902 to promote, support, and improve library services throughout Texas and is now the largest state library association in the country.
PAC kicks off Fiesta with official PACfest poster reveal
On Wednesday, March 20, Palo Alto College (PAC) revealed its official poster and t-shirt for PACfest 2019, an annual official Fiesta ® San Antonio event that serves as the College's largest fundraiser for student organizations. The annual event will include live music from La Tropa F, Los Chamacos, Raulito Navaira, and more. PACfest is presented by North Park Toyota of San Antonio and Silver Eagle Distributors and is sponsored by AARP, CPS Energy, Gonzaba Medical Group, Brooks, Port San Antonio, and Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union. Read more about the PACfest Unveil.
PAC to co-host assessment conference
Palo Alto College (PAC) will co-host the Texas Association of Higher Education Assessment's annual conference, alongside the University of Texas-San Antonio and Texas State University, at the Marriott Plaza San Antonio on October 1-2, 2019. Faculty and staff are encouraged to submit a proposal to present at the conference. The submission deadline is Monday, April 1. Faculty and staff may contact Julie McDevitt, coordinator of measurement & evaluation, with any questions or for assistance developing proposals. Submit a proposal »
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