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2007 Winners and Finalists

Presented by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

2007 Winners

Alamo Community College District-San Antonio College
LULAC Parent/Child Scholarship Program

El Paso Community College
Developmental Education Initiative Title V Project

The University of Texas System
UT TeleCampus

University of North Texas
Student Money Management Center

Alamo Community College District-San Antonio College – LULAC Parent/Child Scholarship Program
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This program is a joint effort by LULAC Council #2, the Alamo Community College District Foundation, Inc., and the Alamo Community College District. The program focuses on recruiting first-generation college students who are also parents of children six years of age or younger, and provides scholarship support to both the parent and first child of each parent once the parent successfully completes their college objective.
Contact: Helen Vera, Chair, Services for Women and Non-Traditional Students; (210) 733-2942

El Paso Community College – Developmental Education Initiative Title V Project
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The Education Initiative strives to accelerate the pace that students go through developmental education and significantly decrease the number of students going into developmental education. The program prepares students for placement testing by offering workshops on test preparation and computer assisted instruction.
Contact: Eduardo R. Servin, Director of Title V; (915) 831-3214

The University of Texas System – UT TeleCampus
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The UT TeleCampus works with all 15 UT institutions to build and deliver high-quality interactive online courses, degree programs, and support services in its mission to expand the reach of the UT System. The program launched in 1998 and has since facilitated more than 45,000 enrollments. The TeleCampus is nationally recognized for its inter-campus collaborative degree programs and the extensive array of student services offered in support of the distant student.
Contact: Jennifer Rees, Assistant Director; (512) 499-4409

University of North Texas – Student Money Management Center PowerPoint presentation
This center is defining student success beyond traditional academic and student affairs models. All students, including graduate students, are offered a variety of services and programs intended to give them the knowledge of managing their personal finances. The easily accessible online resources, workshops, consultations with trained counselors, and emergency loan support improve student success.
Contact: Jan Hillman, Executive Director, Planning and Advancement Division of Student Development; (940) 565-4909

2007 Finalists

North Harris Montgomery Community College District-Montgomery College – Montgomery College Biotechnology Institute (MCBI)
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Contact: Linda Luehrs Wolfe, Associate Vice Chancellor, Instruction & Distance Learning; (832) 813-6504

North Harris Montgomery Community College District-Montgomery College – Mathematics Learning Outcome Assessment Laboratory
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Contact: Linda Luehrs Wolfe, Associate Vice Chancellor, Instruction & Distance Learning; (832) 813-6504

South Texas College – Valley Scholars Program
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Contact: Marie E. Olivarez, Coordinator; (956) 872-1952

South Texas College – Dual Enrollment Medical Science Academy (DEMSA)
PowerPoint presentation
Contact: Nicolas Gonzalez, Director of High School Programs and Services; (956) 872-2133

Texas A&M University – Low Incidence Disabilities Master’s Training Program for Instructional Specialists
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Contact: Laura Stough, Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology; (979) 845-8257

The University of Texas at Brownsville/Texas Southmost College – Upward Bound Math and Science
PowerPoint presentation
Contact: Ray Martinez, Jr., Director; (956) 882-7000

The University of Texas at Brownsville/Texas Southmost College – Student Employment Initiative
PowerPoint presentation
Contact: Juan Andres Rodriguez, Program Director/Career Services; (956) 882-5627

The University of Texas at Brownsville/Texas Southmost College – Office of Premedical Education Program
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Contact: Shanta Goswami, Faculty Associate, Biological Sciences; (956) 882-5059

The University of Texas at Dallas – Academic Bridge Program
PowerPoint presentation
Contact: David Daniel, President; (972) 883-2201

The University of Texas at Tyler – Dr. Neil Gray
PowerPoint presentation
Contact: Neil Gray; (903) 566-7206

University of Houston – The Bauer Experience
PowerPoint presentation
Contact: Frank Kelley; (713) 743-4912


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