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From Foster Care to College Student: Helping Foster Care Alumni Succeed at Texas State


Being a college student is hard and everyone needs support. FACES (Foster Care Alumni Creating Educational Success) is a program intended to assist students who are involved in the foster care system and attending or considering attending Texas State.

The FACES initiative is a campus-wide effort to expand and evaluate support services for foster care alumni at Texas State University. It is a partnership between the Vice President for Student Affairs Office, the School of Social Work, the Sociology Department and Title V PACE/MAC.

  • Workshop topics include:
  • Overview of foster care
  • Foster care in higher education
  • Foster care at Texas State
  • Overview of FACES
  • Opportunities for supporting foster care alumni on campus
  • Next steps: mentoring, Foster Care Advisory Council, etc.


Registration opens approximately 3 weeks prior and closes 1 week prior.
To register for this workshop:

  1. Sign in to your SAP Portal
  2. Click on the Training and Development tab

If you require special accommodations to participate, please call 245.7899 at least 72 hours prior to the event.
Go to to register on-line and click on the Training and Development tab. Locate this workshop in the Course Catalog under Organizational Excellence.