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It is with tremendous excitement that we introduce our newest venture, and your opportunity for consulting services, CTA Global Solutions, a powerful and innovative collaboration between Blas Castañeda, Andres Castañeda and our associates. Together, the p
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Blas Castaneda recently retired as the External Affairs and Economic Development Officer at Laredo Community College in Laredo, Texas, where he spent over 35 years and enjoyed a pro-active career in building collaborations, partnerships and regional planning for public and higher education with business and industry at the local, regional, state, and international levels along the Texas-Mexico Border.
His development office brought major capital funding for college facilities and was the leader in developing and establishing the distance learning program that is a part of the virtual college of Texas' on line systems.
A management planner, Blas
was a catalyst for developing and implementing major areas of the college and community at large.
leadership, the college became a leader in: establishment of endowments and scholarships; adult and continuing education programs for transitioning into formal ESL, GED and other instructional programs; collaborating in educational, community and economic development initiatives for the regional community; and designing, developing and implementing the College's grant department into one of the most successful along the Texas-Mexico
administration led the establishment of the center concept for economic community development for South Texas and the U.S.-Mexico border region; the conceptualization, development and implementation of a Ford Foundation Rural Community College initiative with urban/rural colonies; and the collaboration with Southwest Texas State University
and other border community colleges for a five-year competition grant with the Kellogg Foundation
under the Enlace Program.
Blas has extensive experience in regional planning with school districts, colleges, universities and the private sector.
is highly respected by both business and labor in working to establish high wages and highly skilled business development.
Blas holds a BBA and an MBA in business and international trade from Laredo State University.
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"The FORI conference is an opportunity for us to engage and find opportunities to advance our communities in the areas of health, education, manufacturing, infrastructure and workforce development," said this year's FORI President Blas Castañeda, Augmentin results.
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Featured, from left: Leticia Flores, Office of the Governor's Economic Development and Tourism; Carlos Margo of South Texas College; Dr. Miguel A. González, The University of Texas-Pan American College of Science and Engineering; Bonnie González of WorkFORCE Solutions; Blas Castañeda of Laredo Community College; President Cárdenas; Keith Patridge, McAllen Economic Development Corporation; and Wanda Garza, STC and NAAMREI.
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