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2018 Tax Rates

The Alamo Colleges District shares information on 2018 Property Tax Rates. Read More >

Margot Lee Shetterly, Author

SPC President's Lecture Series with Margot Lee Shetterly

Submit questions now for SPC 2018 President's Lecture Series event with Hidden Figures author Margot Lee Shetterly... Read More >


Board approves incoming president

The Alamo Colleges District Board of Trustees named Dr. Robert Garza as the seventh president of Palo Alto College on Tuesday, July 24. Read More >

Mariachis on Stage

SAC Mariachis Win Double Awards at National Competition

The San Antonio College Mariachi group, Estrellas del Alamo, recently traveled to New Mexico for the 28th Annual Mariachi Spectacular de Albuquerque and brought home two trophies and a check for $1,250. Read more. Read More >

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SAC Professor Dan Dimitriu Receives Prestigious Presidential Honor

The White House Office for Science and Technology Policy announced the engineering professor received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring Read More >

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SPC Hosts Guests from NAACP

Happening next week: With St. Philip's College part of the appeal in NAACP’s 2018 National Convention in San Antonio, college hosts young visitors on July 16... Read More >

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National recognition of PAC students’ success

PAC employees continue demonstrating their commitment to excellence by championing innovative initiatives like AlamoADVISE, which the College will be recognized for with a national excellence award in July. Read More >

Debra Kemp, 2018 Whataburger Scholarship Recipient

Scholarly Firsts: The Whataburger Scholar Debra Kemp, Entrepreneur

St. Philip's College’s first African-American Whataburger Scholar, business and entrepreneurship student Debra Kemp is a member of San Antonio’s startup community... Read More >

TAPE Award

With TAPE, SPC is 2018’s State Role Model for Sustained Performance Excellence

A state role model for sustained performance excellence: St. Philip's College ceremonially receives 2018 Texas Award for Performance Excellence from Quality Texas Foundation... Read More >

Rainbow Crosswalk

SAC President Supports Rainbow Crosswalk

SAC President Dr. Robert Vela Meets City Officials to Support Rainbow Crosswalk. The proposed crosswalk aligns with SAC's longstanding advocacy for LGBTQ students. Read More >

2018 Texas Award for Performance Excellence (TAPE)

SPC to Receive 2018 Texas Award for Performance Excellence

SPC is a state role model for sustained Performance Excellence: St. Philip's College to ceremonially receive 2018 Texas Award for Performance Excellence from Quality Texas Foundation this month... Read More >

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New STEM Center unveiled

Palo Alto College unveiled an all-new STEM Center with dedicated resources to support students enrolled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs. Read More >

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SACMEN Nominated for Volunteer of the Year Honor

The San Antonio College program was recognized at the 29th annual United Way Awards presentation for mentoring males of color and fostering their leadership skills. Read More >


New degree program supports healthcare industry

Palo Alto College announces its new Healthcare Administration degree program designed to support the high demand for occupations in Bexar County’s growing healthcare industry. Read More >

Vets Feature

NLC Approved to Accept Veteran Benefits

NLC received its Facility Code on May 14, granting the college official approval from the Department of Veterans Affairs to accept Veteran benefits. Read More >


Palo Alto College named among 10 finalists for 2019 Aspen Prize

The $1 million prize recognizes excellence in community college student success outcomes. The winner will be announced in April 2019. Read More >

2018 Commencement Ceremony Recap

SAC Commencement Ceremony Celebrates 1,000+ Graduates

On Saturday, May 12, San Antonio College celebrated 1,094 graduates at the 2018 Commencement Ceremony. As in years past, the Freeman Coliseum was overflowing with excitement and pride from the more than 10,000 moms, dads, grandparents, siblings, tias and tios, friends, and family in attendance. Read more. Read More >

Dr. Robert Vela

SAC President Elected to National Community College Association

Dr. Robert Vela will serve a three-year term on the governing board of the American Association of Community Colleges Read More >

Graduation 2018

Alamo Colleges Congratulates Graduates

The colleges of the Alamo Colleges District are celebrating student success at commencement ceremonies this month. Read More >

2018 Texas Award for Performance Excellence (TAPE)

SPC Earns 2018 Texas Award for Performance Excellence

St. Philip's College one of two to earn 2018 Texas Award for Performance Excellence... Read More >

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Four Alamo Colleges Among Top 20 Community Colleges in Texas

For the first time ever, four of the colleges of the Alamo Colleges District have been ranked in the top 20 community colleges for 2018 in Texas by Read More >

10 Most Admired University and Colleges to Watch 2018

SPC one of the 10 Most Admired Universities and Colleges

World-class performance excellence, recognized: 10 most admired universities and colleges to watch report includes St. Philip's College... Read More >

Transfer Compact

Alamo Colleges' Partnership Saves Transfer Students Time and Money

At a press conference today, Alamo Colleges Chancellor Dr. Bruce Leslie and Incoming Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores joined representatives from 17 area universities that, together with Alamo Colleges and Austin Community College (ACC), comprise the Transfer Compact Partnership, to announce the completion of 84% of the Transfer Advising Guides (TAG) that will save Alamo Colleges’ students time and money. Read More >

Victory Center Grand Opening

San Antonio College Opens New Victory Center to Support Veterans and Active Duty Military Students

The new 22,500-sqft facility will bring several services under one roof to help veterans and active military succeed in college Read More >

Dr. Ruth Simmons, Keynote Speaker for SA's Eastside Tricentennial Celebration at SPC

Founder's Day at SPC

Founder’s Day at SPC on Thursday: San Antonio’s Eastside Tricentennial Celebration May 3 at St. Philip's College... Read More >

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SAC Architecture Program Observes 60th Anniversary

Alumni and local architects join with faculty and students to celebrate a program with deep roots in the San Antonio architecture community . Read More >

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Seguin ISD Honors 31 Grads in SPC's Class of 2018

Tweet and Retweet of the Week: Just in time for St. Philip’s College’s May 11 graduation ceremony, Seguin ISD honors 31 grads in SPC’s class of 2018... Read More >


PAC presents TEDxPaloAltoCollege

Palo Alto College announces the first TEDxPaloAltoCollege to be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. Now accepting speaker applications through June 15, 2018. Read More >

Cheech Marin

SAC Hosts Inaugural Brunch Fundraiser

SAC hosted the inaugural SAC Fiesta Brunch featuring Cheech Marin on Wednesday, April 25 at the Pearl Stable. The sold-out event, part of the SAC Multicultural Conference, is a new fundraiser directly benefitting SAC students. Read more. Read More >

Cristina Tovar

SAC Student Named DREAMer of the Day by National Organization

TheDream.US recognized student Cristina Tovar as a "powerful example" for the government to support DREAMers in the U.S. Read More >


Alamo Colleges District Fiesta Guide

The colleges of the Alamo Colleges District are celebrating Fiesta with official Fiesta events, open to the public. Read More >

Rangers at Final Four

SAC Ranger Basketball Team Takes Part in Final Four Tournament

The San Antonio College Men's basketball team participates as a demonstration squad for National Coaching Clinics Read More >

Katrina King, 2018 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar

SPC Student is 2018 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar

Katrina King is SPC's 2018 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar... Read More >

SPJ Silver Anniversary

On the Record: SAC Journalism Association Celebrates Silver Anniversary

The San Antonio College chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists - the first community college chapter in the nation - continues to prepare students for careers in the media Read More >

NLC Students Feature

Two NLC students Selected to All-Texas Academic Team

Congratulations to Brianna Dzierzanowski and Kevin Jones who were recently selected to the All-Texas Academic Team Read More >

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A Sweet Song of Success

The county music career of SAC student Clay Hollis is quickly taking off and includes a single that's at No. 14 on the Texas Music Radio Charts. Read More >

Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores Interviews at SPC

SPC Host a Triple-media Availability for Chancellor

St. Philip’s College hosts a triple-media availability for Alamo Colleges District Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores... Read More >

Dr. Yvonne Katz, Dr. Adena Williams Loston, Giselle Vasquez, and Dr. Bruce Leslie

SPC's Giselle Vasquez: La Prensa Foundation Inspirational Scholarship Recipient

Giselle Vasquez: SPC alumna and current student is a 2018 La Prensa Foundation Inspirational Scholarship recipient... Read More >

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Dr. Mike Flores Named Incoming Chancellor

At a special board meeting today, the Alamo Colleges District Board of Trustees unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Mike Flores as the new chancellor of the Alamo Colleges beginning October 1, 2018.  Flores will be the first Hispanic chancellor of the district. Read More >

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SAC Rings in LULAC Parent/Child Scholarship

Earlier today, the SAC Empowerment Center hosted an event to ceremonially open the 2018 LULAC Parent/Child Scholarship applications. Read more. Read More >

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SAC Ranks #8

SAC ranked a Top 10 community college for Hispanics for second consecutive year by Hispanic Outlook magazine. Read more. Read More >


Alamo Colleges District Announces Sole Finalist for Chancellor

The publicly elected governing Board of Trustees for the Alamo Colleges District met on February 8, 2018 and voted to name as the Sole Finalist for Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores. Dr. Flores will replace current Alamo Colleges District Chancellor Dr. Bruce Leslie, who is retiring as of September 30, 2018 after 11 years of outstanding leadership of the district. Read More >

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Recent SAC Graduate Heads to Washington DC for Congressional Internship

Dominic Ochoa, who received an associate degree in engineering, leaves the lab for Capitol Hill Read More >

SAC Best Online 2018

SAC Named in Top 50 Best Online Community Colleges of 2018 ranking recognizes two-year schools that have established the best online education programs in the nation Read More >


Adrian Salazar (PAC) Named January 2018 Student of the Month

Adrian Salazar, a student of Palo Alto College, is the recipient of a $500 La Prensa Foundation Inspirational Scholarship, courtesy of the La Prensa Foundation, founded by Tino & Amelia "Millie" Duran. Read More >

120517-SACSCOC Announcement

NLC Accredited, Three Colleges' Accreditation Reaffirmed

The colleges of the Alamo Colleges District are pleased to announce the reaffirmation of the accreditation of Northwest Vista College, St. Philip’s College and San Antonio College and the accreditation of Northeast Lakeview College. Read More >

Professor Allen Hamilton

25,000 Students, 39 Years, Piper Nominee: SPC Professor Allen Lee Hamilton

The month of November has been a busy one for a St. Philip's College Social and Behavioral Sciences faculty member in a department that annually builds the knowledge of 3,500 social sciences students. Read More >

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100 PERCENT ORGANIC: Instructional Innovation Grants initiative at SPC

100 Percent Organic: with $10,000 Grant and tons of caring, St. Philip's College students, faculty have helped San Antonio go green and healthy by operating 100 percent organic East Side Community Garden Read More >

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SPC Bécalos Program Faculty, Students in the News

St. Philip’s College faculty and students are in a news report on an innovative federal program that increases student mobility between the United States and the countries of the Western Hemisphere. Read More >

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SAC Latina Engineering Student wins poster competition at National Conference.

Irene Salazar, an electrical engineering major, wins first place for a presentation on creating an unmanned underwater vehicle. Read More >

Public Administration Leadership Awards

SAC Public Administration Program Honors Local Leaders

The Leadership/Partnership Awards Ceremony recognized individuals for service to SAC and the community Read More >

Aspen Prize

Four ACD College Eligible for $1 Million Aspen Prize

For the first time, four of the colleges in the Alamo Colleges District have been named to the list of 150 community colleges in the U.S. eligible to compete for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance in America’s community colleges. Read More >

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SAC Awarded CCAMPIS Grant from Department of Education

San Antonio College Announces $1.2 million CCAMPIS Grant from the U.S. Department of Education for the Early Childcare Studies Program Read More >

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T-STEM & Allied Health Scholarship Program

Applications are being accepted now for Texas STEM and Allied Health scholarships of up to $2,500 for academic year 2017-2018. Read More >

Baptist Health Care Gift 2017

Baptist Health Foundation Awards Scholarship Gift to SAC

The award will be used for scholarships in fields such as nursing, dental assisting and EMT-Paramedic Read More >

ACTI Graduation

Alamo Colleges Trains Workers for Local Businesses

At a graduation ceremony today, 58 employees from local businesses celebrated their completion of the Alamo Colleges Technical Institute (ACTI) mechatronics program. Read More >

Bond Sale

Bond Sale Notice

The week of September 25, 2017, Alamo Colleges District (“the District”) is planning raise capital through an estimated $260 million bond issuance in the capital markets – the District’s first issuance from the May 2017 Bond Election voters approved for the Capital Improvement Program. Read More >


St. Philip's College Celebrates Two Grand Openings

Alamo Colleges District – St. Philip’s College and the entire community had twice as much to celebrate last week with the grand openings of the Good Samaritan Veterans Outreach and Transition Center and the renovated Turbon Student Center. Read More >

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Alamo Colleges District Awarded $100,000 Chase Grant To Enhance I-BEST Program

Chase, one of the largest employers in San Antonio with 5,000 local workers, has awarded a $100,000 grant to the Alamo Colleges District to develop a career pathway model and accompanying curriculum for the District’s award-winning I-BEST (Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training) program. Read More >


Alamo Colleges District Campus Carry in Effect August 1, 2017

Senate Bill 11, passed by the Texas Legislature in 2015 and signed into law in June of 2015 by Governor Greg Abbott, will permit concealed handguns on Texas community college campuses, effective August 1, 2017. Read More >


A Message...

from the Alamo Colleges District Board of Trustees, Dr. Bruce Leslie and Alamo Colleges District Administration Read More >

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International Students Complete Entrepreneurship Program

At a ceremony today, ten students newly arrived in the U.S. were presented certificates for completing an Entrepreneurship Program offered by the Alamo Colleges District in partnership with Catholic Charities. Read More >


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