Today at Brentwood Middle School (Edgewood ISD), the Alamo Colleges District joined Brentwood students and Edgewood ISD partners to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the district’s Mobile GO Cen-ter, an innovative one-stop enrollment center on wheels that brings information and access to college to local K-12 schools and com-munity organizations. The Mobile GO Center is a 43-foot, air-conditioned and heated, generator-operated trailer. Housed inside are 20 laptops and printers, with Wi-Fi access. The center is ADA compliant and has wheelchair lift capabilities. Over the past decade, more than 50,000 community members have benefitted from the services provided by the Mobile GO Center.
“The anniversary of our Mobile GO Center is a cel-ebration of mobility and access,” said Alamo Col-leges District Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores. “The Mobile Go is one of the many solu-tions we have in place to increase awareness of opportunities at our colleges. It meets people where they are, and informs and edu-cates parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and students so that they are ready to take the first step on their path to higher education—the first step toward social and eco-nomic mobility,” he added. Joining Flores for the cel-ebration were Alamo Col-leges District Board Chair Marcelo Casillas, Edge-wood ISD Superintendent Dr. Eduardo Hernandez, Brentwood Principal Eva Reyna and Dr. Adelina Sil-va, Alamo College’s vice chancellor for student suc-cess, whose department op-erates the Mobile Go Center. The Mobile GO Center serves as an informational hub that provides person-alized assistance for stu-dents and their families. They can learn how to pre-pare for college, apply for admission and explore fi-nancial aid opportunities. Services provided include: ApplyTexas processing, AlamoENROLL module sessions, free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) workshops, col-lege awareness and career exploration presentations, college preparation and information on Alamo Col-leges’ Alamo INSTITUTES. Presentations are provided in English and Spanish. The Mobile GO Center is available free of charge to schools and organizations in the Alamo Colleges’ service area, which encompasses Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, Kerr and Wilson counties. It also participates in events at the five Alamo Colleges and their off-site locations. The current Mobile GO Center is the second for the Alamo Colleges. The first center, which began opera-tion in 2008, was funded by a $137,370 Texas Pioneer Foundation grant. The cur-rent center was also funded by the foundation with a $127,929 grant.
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