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SAC Earns $6.3M for Five TRIO Grants

With the renewal of the UBMS program with Edison High School, SAC now has earned a total of about $6.3M in funding for five TRIO programs currently in operation at the College. Read More >

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SAC Earns $6.3M for Five TRIO Grants

With the renewal of the UBMS program with Edison High School, SAC now has earned a total of about $6.3M in funding for five TRIO programs currently in operation at the College. Read More >


PAC student singer selected to perform at Carnegie Hall

Palo Alto College music student Alexander Montalvo has been selected to perform at the prestigious Young Adult Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall. 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 >

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 >

Dr. Yvonne Katz, Board Member, Passion Williams-Toomer, HBCU All-Star, Dr. Adena Williams Loston, SPC President, and Dr. Bruce Leslie, Chancellor

SPC's HBCU All Star Team Member Recognized

St. Philip’s College student Passion Williams-Toomer was ceremonially introduced as the third White House HBCU All Star Team member during the Alamo Colleges District board of trustees regular meeting of Oct. 24. 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 >

2017 Presidential Scholarship Award Recipients

SPC Announce a Record Number of 2017 Presidential Scholarship Award Recipients

A college record eight 2017 St. Philip’s College Presidential Scholarship Award recipients were introduced during a recipient reception and banquet Sept. 28 at the student-run Artemisia's restaurant. 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 >

Dr. Adena Williams Loston, SPC President and Henry Bonilla, former Congressman

Former Congressman, Henry Bonilla at SPC

SPC reached the mid-point in the college's Hispanic Heritage Month observance during a program with guest speaker Henry Bonilla, former U.S. Congressman. Read More >

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White House announces an HBCU All-Star: Passion Williams-Toomer

When leadership of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities announced its 2017 HBCU All-Stars in a Sept. 23 news release, one student from the nation's largest HBCU was selected to perform the hard work that comes with the leadership position. Read More >

Dr. Adena Williams Loston, Recipient of the Community Builder Award

Community Builder Award

St. Philip's College President Dr. Adena Williams Loston is the recipient of the Community Builder Award from members of the first and oldest Masonic Lodge in San Antonio and in Bexar County---Masonic Lodge No. 44 of The Grand Lodge of Texas Ancient Free and Accepted Masons. Read More >

The Paris Six

The Paris Six: Six SPC students teaching Tex-Mex in Paris

Rising hospitality exchange students from Serbia, Mexico, Slovènia and Spain are in Paris this week, discussing the art of Tex-Mex cuisine in classes led by six exchange students and one faculty member from St. Philip’s College. Read More >

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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 >


National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Week

The HBCU with the nation’s largest enrollment is St. Philip’s College and Passion Williams-Toomer (kinesiology) is the college’s 2018 season HBCU All-Star. Read More >


PAC partners to open second CAST career-themed high school

CAST STEM is set to launch in fall 2018 with a focus on manufacturing, engineering, energy and global logistics. Read More >

Dr. Adena Williams Loston, President of St. Philip's College

SPC President appointed to HBCU Capital Financing Advisory Board

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has appointed Dr. Adena Williams Loston, president of St. Philip's College, to serve as a board member on the Historically Black College and Universities (HBCU) Capital Financing Advisory Board. 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 >


GED grad pays it forward

Twenty-six-year-old Shantelle Artis broke into tears when she walked into orientation at Palo Alto College last summer — not because she was overwhelmed by the path ahead, but because she had come full circle. 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 >

Dr. Stephen Robert Mitchell, 7th President of St. Philip's College

SPC Remembers Dr. Stephen Robert Mitchell (1931–2017)

St. Philip’s College celebrates life, achievements of former college President Dr. Stephen Robert Mitchell (1931-2017) 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 >

Angelia Jacobs, Alamo Colleges District Alternate Student Trustee

SPC Alternate Student Board of Trustee, Angelia Jacobs

Three of the first four students to serve to as a trustee alternate on the board of a community college system in Texas are from St. Philip's College. 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 >


Champions of Community Access

Since Palo Alto College began offering classes in 1985, the school has maintained strong ties in south San Antonio. Hear Dr. Flores discuss some of the College's innovative initiatives and community engagement during a recent interview with Texas Public Radio. Read More >

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SPC Solar Arrays Help Alamo Colleges District

St. Philip's College Solar Arrays help Alamo Colleges District surpass $20.06 million utility savings mark Read More >

Jeannie Gusme, Whataburger Scholarship Recipient

SPC Whataburger Scholarship Recipient

SPC announced that business student, Jeannie Gusme is the recipient of a $15,000 award from a business foundation that annually rewards college students who are sparking, designing, launching or running a new small business. Read More >

Upward Bound Grant

SAC Upward Bound Program Receives $1.28 Million Education Grant

The Department of Education grant will provide five years of funding for a program that prepares high school students to succeed in college. 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 >

Terry Foundation Feature

Northeast Lakeview College Students Receive Prestigious Terry Foundation Scholarship.

Northeast Lakeview College Phi Theta Kappa Students Receive Prestigious Terry Foundation Scholarship. Combined the students will receive more than $90K to continue their education Read More >


Incoming first years get ahead of the game

As the Summer II session begins, a group of 79 First Time in College (FTIC) students are getting a step ahead thanks the Palo Alto College’s Summer Bridge Program. Read More >

Quality Texas Foundation

Quality Texas Foundation Honors SPC with Achievement Level Recognition

Quality Texas Foundation has identified St. Philip's College among 15 organizations demonstrating strong and noteworthy capacities for dedication to quality and high performance. 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 >

SPC Grand Opening Events

Dual Grand Opening Ceremony

The Alamo Colleges Board of Trustees, Chancellor Bruce H. Leslie, St. Philip’s College President Dr. Adena Williams Loston and The City of San Antonio cordially invite all to a double event Aug. 9 Read More >

Hemisfair Park Restoration Project

SPC Students Restore Two Swiss-made Gondolas

Nearly two years of archival restoration work completed by SPC Auto Collision Refinishing Technology students on June 27 has given some San Antonio history a new purpose in life. Read More >

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Ovation for SPC in Carnegie Hall Debut Project

One highlight of the St. Philip’s College San Antonio Youth Wind Ensemble Carnegie Hall debut concert project was a five-minute standing ovation in the hall for the musicians June 19 in Manhattan. Read More >

Solar Ready Vets

SPC Trains Vets for Solar Energy Jobs

Innovative St. Philip’s College, Energy and Defense Department partnership trains vets for solar energy jobs Read More >


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