The ruins of Hot Wells, the turn-of-the-century bathhouse, are rising from the ashes of decay and neglect to become a first of its kind public park on the Southside.
Voters approved the NISD’s nearly $849 million bond package Saturday, the largest in the district’s history, while in the Alamo Colleges District, one incumbent trustee and a challenger are headed to runoffs.
The Alamo Colleges board made it official in a unanimous vote Saturday morning: Mike Flores will take on the district’s chief role starting Oct. 1.
The board’s pick, Ruben “Mike” Flores, comes with decades of local experience and the support of students and faculty at his Southside campus location.
Like a parent proud of her student’s straight-A report card, Alamo Community Colleges District Board of Trustees Chair Yvonne Katz announced at a press conference Tuesday evening that the Alamo Colleges will award 12,003 degrees and certificates in 2016, far surpassing this and other goals set out by district trustees in the last 10 years.
In what many see as the most ambitious collaborative initiative in the San Antonio-Austin area’s higher education sector, 15 community colleges and universities from the region signed off on an agreement to coordinate transfers for students and iron out costly barriers in the process.
The Alamo Colleges board of trustees elected new officers, including a new chair, as they continue to grow the efficiency and effectiveness the district has seen over the past few years.
It’s not every day you get to experience life outside of the present.