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SAC Student Spends a Winning Time at NASA

Krystal Paul took part in an onsite experience at the Langley Research Center and left with a few awards after the visit. Read More >

Krystal Paul at NASA

SAC Student Spends a Winning Time at NASA

Krystal Paul took part in an onsite experience at the Langley Research Center and left with a few awards after the visit. 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 >

Dan Dimitriu

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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SAC Builds One-Stop Center to Better Serve Veterans Returning to College

The idea for the Victory Center came out of a conversation Dr. Robert Vela, president of SAC, had with Texas State Sen. José Menéndez. During a visit to campus, Menéndez wondered what more could be done to help veterans attending college. Annually SAC serves more than 3,000 student veterans and has been designated a Military Friendly School for several consecutive years. Read the full story. Read More >

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SAC MESA Students Take a Range of Projects for the Summer

The summer undergraduate projects will look at a possible meteorite site in west Texas, how white wing doves deal with confrontation, and a 3rd generation hydrogen fuel powered car. Read More >

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SAC Receives Scholarship Gift from Sembradores of San Antonio

Since 1988, the local social and civic organization has awarded scholarship money from its endowment to help SAC students. Read More >

I AM SAC PROUD - Caprice Diaz

Student Spotlight - Caprice Diaz

Caprice Diaz, a first-generation college student, mother of four, and grandmother of four, is fulfilling a lifelong dream by attending San Antonio College. She is kind, helpful, grateful, professional, organized, positive, dedicated, and SAC Proud. Read more about Caprice's story. 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 >

Chief Manuel Casarez

SAC Alumni Highlight - Manuel Casarez

Manuel Casarez, is the fire chief for Universal City and an adjunct instructor for the Regional Fire Academy. He credits SAC for surrounding him with an environment of success. 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 >

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SAC Named ‘Top 10 Digital College’ for 3rd Consecutive Year

For the third consecutive year, San Antonio College has been named one of the top digital community colleges in the nation. This year, The Center for Digital Education named SAC sixth in the country, rising in the ranks from ninth place in 2017 and 10th in 2016. Read more. Read More >

Motorsport Team 2018

SAC Motorsport Team Drives to Success - Again

The team of students created a new vehicle powered by a hydrogen fuel cell and won a design award at the Shell Eco Marathon competition. 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 >

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SAC Earns Mark of Distinction

Alamo Colleges District—San Antonio College was recently recognized as a climate champion by Second Nature, a non-profit focused on accelerating climate action in and through the higher education sector, and received a ‘Mark of Distinction.’ Read more. Read More >

Paula Gold Williams

SAC Alumni Highlight - Paula Gold-Williams

SAC alumna Paula Gold-Williams is the CEO of CPS Energy in San Antonio, the largest municipally-owned utility company in the nation. 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 >

Architecture 60th anniversary

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 >

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 >

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 >

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SAC Victory Center to Receive Grant for Veterans Support

The grant, from the Aurora Foundation, will help develop a military and veteran awareness program for faculty and staff Read More >

SAC Instructor Justin Blacklock

Articulating Success

Speech Instructor Justin Blacklock, a SAC alumnus, passes on his passion for the subject to his students while also coaching SAC's award-winning speech team. Read More >

SAC Listed Among Best 20 Community Colleges in Texas

San Antonio College joins the list for Best Community Colleges in Texas. 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 >

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SAC Alumni Highlight - Adrianna Swindle

Like many students who first come to San Antonio College after high school, Adrianna Swindle was not really sure what career she wanted to pursue. Read more. 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 >

OTS eLearning Award

SAC OTS Department Wins National Honor

The Instructional Technology Services Unit in the Office of Technology Services Department receives recognition from the Instructional Technology Council for faculty and student support 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 >

SAC Ranks #8

SAC Ranks #8

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

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SAC Professor Earns AACC’s Distinguished Faculty Recognition

SAC program coordinator of the Social Work program, Lisa Black, was selected to receive the inaugural Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty recognition by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). Read more. Read More >

Confluence Conference 2018

SAC Takes Part in Confluence, an Educational Conference on Water

More than 900 high school students attended the summit, organized by San Antonio Water System, to present and exchange ideas on water management. Read More >

Summer Camps 2018

SAC Summer Camps 2018

SAC is offering an array of Summer Camps for children of all ages to invent, explore, create and engage! Learn more. Read More >

Deans List Fall 17

SAC Recognizes Students for Academic Excellence

San Antonio College publishes names of students who made the President's List and Dean's List for high academic achievement during the Fall 2017 semester Read More >

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SAC Alumna Danielle De La Fuente

Meet SAC alumna Daniele De La Fuente, Market Director of the Cardiovascular Service Line at the Baptist Hospital Health System 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 >

Aspen Interview

SAC Advances to Next Round in Hopes for $1M Aspen Prize

SAC has advanced to the next round of competition for the prestigious $1 million Aspen Prize. 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 >

Jacob Wong

SAC Alumnus Jacob Wong

Meet SAC alumnus Jacob Wong, an employment specialist for the Alamo Colleges District. Read More >

Tammy Micallef Victory Center

SAC Victory Center Acquires a Director

Tammy Micallef, a Navy veteran, begins the work to turn the soon-to-be completed Victory Center into a one-stop shop for helping veterans, active military and their dependents earn a degree Read More >

Rangers Registration Rally Jan 2018

SAC’s Rangers Registration Rally Kicks Off 2018 on Campus

Outreach and Recruiting Office helps prospective students finish enrollment process to begin Spring semester Read More >

SAC SWE Chapter

SAC Students Establish Society of Women Engineers Chapter on Campus

The SAC SWE chapter is one of only of two community college sections in a four-state region Read More >

Angel Tree at Beacon Hill

SAC Staff Senate Brightens the Holiday Season for Elementary School Students

The San Antonio College Staff Senate delivers Christmas gifts for every student at Beacon Hill Elementary Read More >


Naval Lawyer Changes Path to Become Funeral Director, Then Dean

Dr. Francisco "Franc" Solis is a proud SAC alumnus and currently serves as the Dean of Performance Excellence, but before that he was a lawyer in the U.S. Navy. Read More >

Meredith Miller

Meredith Miller Takes the Reins of William R. Sinkin Eco Centro

As the new director, Miller intends to continue building on Sinkin Eco Centro’s foundation as a resource for sustainability. Read More >

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SAC Reaffirmation Announcement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has reaffirmed San Antonio College’s accreditation, with no recommendations, through June 2026. Read More >

Irene Salazar MESA lab

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 >

Scobee Education Center

SAC's Scobee Education Center Awarded Two Grants

The grants will help fund programs in the Challenger Learning Center, the Micronauts Mission, and the Planetarium. Read More >


The SAC Speech Team competes at State.

Congratulations to our SAC Speech Team! Read More >

Distance Learning Awards

SAC Recognizes Faculty Members During National Distance Learning Week

The honorees were acknowledged for their leadership role in online learning. Read More >

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SAC Payback

San Antonio College finds former students who earned degrees but left before receiving their diplomas Read More >


SACMEN Highlighted on UT Project MALES website

The research and mentoring initiative at the University of Texas at Austin recognizes SAC’s program 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 >

Job Shadow Day 2017

Learning from the Ground Up

SAC students get a up close look at how local firms operate during Architect and Engineering Job Shadow Day Read More >

San Antonio College President’s Holiday Card Design

San Antonio College President’s Holiday Card Design

Design the holiday card invitation for San Antonio College “President’s Annual Holiday Gathering,” scheduled for December 2nd Read More >

Aspen Prize Nomination

San Antonio College Nominated for Prestigious Aspen Prize

SAC is one of the top 150 Community Colleges in the nation to compete for the $1 million honor. Read More >

SAC Alum Sonny Melendrez

SAC Alumnus Sonny Melendrez

Meet SAC alumnus Sonny Melendrez, a hall of fame radio broadcaster. 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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SAC Congratulates Travis Early College High School for National Honor

The SAISD School, a program partner with San Antonio College, has been named a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School Read More >

Rescue Rangers

Introducing the SAC Rescue Rangers

The SAC Rescue Rangers, a brigade of enthusiastic student success professionals, have set out to put STUDENTS FIRST. Read more. 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 >

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SAC Hits Home Run

San Antonio College (SAC) hit a home run with the College's wildly important goal (WIG) of completion-- awarding a record number of degrees and certificates throughout the 2016-2017 academic year. Read More >

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SAC Dedicates Artwork to Remember Those Who Have Passed

A memorial bench, a place to reflect and remember SAC members who have died, was an idea initiated by the Student Government Association Read More >

Angela Covo

SAC Alumna Angela Covo

Meet SAC alumna Angela Covo, editor-in-chief of the magazine "Edible San Antonio." Read More >

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SAC Students Build Submarine to Help with Search and Rescue Events

As part of the SAC Undergraduate Research Program, a team of students designed an unmanned, underwater vehicle that could aid with future rescue and recovery efforts. Read More >

Saturday at SAC Launches

Saturday at SAC Launches

San Antonio College (SAC) launches new program for working adults to earn an associates degree within two years— entirely on Saturdays! Read More >

Top 10

SAC Receives Top Tech Award for Second Year in a Row

Digital Community Colleges Survey Award ranks San Antonio College among top ten colleges for utilizing technology to engage students and improve learning Read More >

Tom Cox in Mexico

Advocating for the Deaf in Mexico

Tom Cox, program coordinator for American Sign Language and Interpreting, takes a busy trip to educate and promote access for the Deaf in Mexico. Read More >

Best Online Awards March 2017

SAC Ranked Among the Nation’s Best Online Colleges for 2017

The Community for Accredited Online Schools recognizes SAC with awards in 11 categories. Read More >

Number 5

SAC is No. 5

San Antonio College named No. 5 in Hispanic Outlook Magazine’s Top 25 community colleges for Hispanics. Read More >


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