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Alliance Board Chair and President to visit DCCCD

By: Astrid Schröder | September 29, 2017

On October 11, the Board Chair Augie Gallego and President Jochen Fried will visit Dallas County Community College District and participate in a Global Citizenship Forum which will highlight some of the outcomes resulting from the cooperation between DCCCD and the Alliance. This visit will be part of a short tour of partner institutions, including Miami Dade College and Tarrant County College in Fort Worth.

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