Double Stuf OREOs, Star Trek, and your Success

By Rick Walker, Executive Director, STARLINK STARLINK serves as a partner organization to DigiTex, also operating under the auspices of the Texas Association of Community Colleges. Since its founding in 1989, STARLINK has been committed to empowering student success and providing exceptional professional development to higher education communities. Texas public community colleges can access its … Continue reading Double Stuf OREOs, Star Trek, and your Success

Cheyney University: A Tribute to the United States’ Oldest HBCU

by Heather Walker, Program Coordinator, DigiTex In February of 1837, during a time when slavery was widespread and freedoms scarce for people of African American descent, our nation’s first historically black college emerged to stand counter to the times. Founded by Richard Humphreys, a Quaker philanthropist, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania still stands today as our … Continue reading Cheyney University: A Tribute to the United States’ Oldest HBCU

Hall & Oates & Theatre Appreciation: Contributing to OERTX

by Judith Sebesta, Ph.D., Executive Director, DigiTex As some readers may recall, I was a professor of theatre for many years (see Ready Player One, Hamilton, and Me:  “Liveness,” Mediated Communication, and Building Relationships in a Virtual World for some thoughts related to this prior avocation). In 2013 I transitioned to a career focused more … Continue reading Hall & Oates & Theatre Appreciation: Contributing to OERTX

How a Book Club Inspired New DigiTex Equity Statements

By Judith Sebesta, Ph.D., Executive Director, and Ursula Pike, Associate DIrector, DigiTex  Last summer, we had the privilege of participating in a Reading Club hosted by the Community College Consortium for Open Educational Resources. Organized by the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee of CCCOER, for which Ursula serves as Co-Chair, the virtual club met bi-weekly … Continue reading How a Book Club Inspired New DigiTex Equity Statements