News Brief: September 9, 2019

September 9, 2019

Palo Alto College

The weekly news brief contains the latest news and information from Palo Alto College.

PAC hosts annual Advocacy Summit

Palo Alto College (PAC) held its second annual Advocacy Summit on Friday, Sept. 6 to spread awareness about student wellness challenges and initiatives. The event was attended by PAC faculty, staff, and students, as well as community members. The annual Summit focuses on the needs of college students outside the classroom and what institutions and organizations can do to help students achieve success in school and life. Attendees learn about removing various non-academic barriers to ensure students can be successful both academically and personally. This year's event focused on students' mental health needs as they relate to personal and academic success.


PAC faculty published in Oxford Bibliographies

Palo Alto College (PAC) founding faculty member Dr. Ralph Castillo's article "Chicano Literature" was recently published by Oxford University Press' Oxford Bibliographies in Latino Studies. It is available at is available at The Oxford University Press creates the highest quality academic and educational resources and shares the University of Oxford's standards, qualities, and belief in the transformative power of education to inspire progress and realize human potential. Read more about Dr. Castillo here.



Want to share your PAC news, activities, accomplishments, awards, etc. on the News Brief?

Share your story with Palo Alto College

Submission guidelines:
• Title: All submissions should include a title
• Body: Do not exceed 250 words or 3-4 full sentences
• No bullets; use full sentences only
• Use proper grammar and punctuation