Archive | July, 2013

CTC Grant Staff Booth

PHOTOS: HI-TEC 2013 Conference

It’s been a busy few weeks for the National CTC staff and partners, with the Working Connections Texas and South events, and attending the HI-TEC 2013 conference last week in Austin, Texas. We all had a great time at the HI-TEC conference, attended a lot of great presentations and even got a private tour of […]

CCN Administrators Meeting

Bringing administrators into the conversation

The National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) recently held its first-ever meeting for Convergence College Network (CCN) administrators.  The National CTC has long led an active and engaged group of faculty members, but recently realized it may be helpful to create a new opportunity for discussion at a higher administrative level. The conference call/webinar meeting was […]

CTC Tree Growth

A tree grows in Texas

  The Convergence College Network (CCN) began with the National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) and just a handful of partner colleges.  Back then the CCN was called the Mentored College Network.  But as the CTC added more and more colleges, it became necessary to rethink the model.  Rather than mentor each college one-on-one, the CTC […]

Synergy Flower Scale

Growing a flower, scaling a program

  As part of an Advanced Technology Education (ATE) Center funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) recently participated in an initiative called Synergy.  It’s through that program that we learned tools and processes to scale our Mentored College program, which is now called the Convergence College Network. Through a […]