Laura Baumgartner, director of CE industrial workforce programs and Community College Petrochemical Initiative
steering committee member, served on the planning committee for the second annual
Women in Industry Conference Feb. 17. The conference hosted 516 attendees from six
colleges and 10 ISDs. Baumgartner facilitated two breakout sessions “Cultural Expectations
in Nontraditional Careers" with Susan Phillips as the guest speaker from Tellespen. Next
year’s event will be Feb. 16, 2018.
Matthew Busby, advancement officer, was elected president of the Texas Association of Community
College Foundations during the recent annual conference in Austin.