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North Central Texas College vice president to visit campus June 8 in bid for position here

Thu, Jun 2, 2016

Dr. Billy C. Roessler, one of three finalists in the running for the position of vice president of student success at this college, will visit this college June 8 and speak to students, faculty and staff.

Roessler is vice president of student services and enrollment management at North Central Texas College in Gainesville, and has been in that position for the last five years.

He will give a presentation of student success initiatives 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. in the Fiesta Room of Loftin Student Center and lead an open forum 2-3 p.m. in Room 120 of the visual arts center.

A pizza lunch and open discussion will...

An Insider’s Biased Guide to the San Antonio Book Festival

Fri, Apr 1, 2016 - 8:00am

These are times of angst and anticipation for lovers of literature and nonfiction, the last day before Saturday and the fourth annual San Antonio Book Festival. Procrastination must give way now to hurried study of Saturday’s rich and crowded schedule of authors from near and far. Hard choices can no longer be delayed.

San Antonio has a young, yet very good book festival. More than 90 authors will fill the Central Library and Southwest School of Art for seven hours of conversations and programs that promise to be insightful, entertaining or...