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SAC Receives Prestigious Star Award

San Antonio College, in partnership with SAISD, is awarded the prestigious Star Award for the GED-to-College Transition Program. Read More >

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SAC Receives Prestigious Star Award

San Antonio College, in partnership with SAISD, is awarded the prestigious Star Award for the GED-to-College Transition Program. Read More >

CPS Energy Recognizes Alamo Colleges for Energy Savings

CPS Energy Recognizes Alamo Colleges for Energy Savings

Recently, Alamo Colleges Associate Vice Chancellor of Facilities John Strybos accepted a giant "check" for $118,389... Read More >

Trustee Zárate Named Chair-elect of ACCT Board

Trustee Zárate Named Chair-elect of ACCT Board

District 5 Trustee Roberto Zárate has been elected to serve as the chair-elect of the 25-member Board of Directors of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT)... Read More >

Holiday E-Card Contest Open to All Currrent Alamo Colleges' Students

Holiday E-Card Contest Open to All Currrent Alamo Colleges' Students

As the holidays approach, it's time again for the Alamo Colleges' animated electronic Holiday E-Card Student Design contest... Read More >

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Oil Boom Reaches Palo Alto College

The South Texas oil boom has brought an influx of people trying to work in the industry, and with good reason. Read More >

Congratulations to Alamo Colleges' Graduates from Healthcare Job Training Program

Congratulations to Alamo Colleges' Graduates from Healthcare Job Training Program

A total of 67 students graduated October 23 from the Health Professions Opportunity Grant program, which offers free job training and support for students who are unlikely to be able to attend college otherwise. Read More >

Alamo Colleges Launches New "Every Course Counts" Initiative

Alamo Colleges Launches New "Every Course Counts" Initiative

Beginning in Fall 2014, students seeking an A.A. or A.S. degree at Alamo Colleges will select a transfer-major and be provided an advising guide to help... Read More >

Alamo Colleges Offers Free Job Training for Qualified Veterans

Alamo Colleges Offers Free Job Training for Qualified Veterans

The Alamo Colleges are now enrolling for tuition-free manufacturing technician training for qualified veterans... Read More >

Alamo Colleges Increases Number of Degrees and Certificates Awarded by 73%

Alamo Colleges Increases Number of Degrees and Certificates Awarded by 73%

The Alamo Colleges continues to make remarkable strides in achieving greater student success, with a record... Read More >

On-Campus Computer Labs Available for Uploading Meningitis Forms

On-Campus Computer Labs Available for Uploading Meningitis Forms

Students enrolling for Spring 2015 who are required to submit bacterial meningitis documentation may... Read More >

San Antonio College Architecture/Engineering students  participate in Job Shadow Day hosted by O’Connell Robertson  and Alamo Colleges Foundation

San Antonio College Architecture/Engineering students participate in Job Shadow Day hosted by O’Connell Robertson and Alamo Colleges Foundation

Some 51 students enrolled in the architecture and engineering programs at San Antonio College (SAC) shadowed... Read More >

Parking News

Students can now park on campus without a decal

New for fall! Students, you no longer need a decal on your vehicle in order to park in student designated parking at any Alamo Colleges locations. Read More >

Your E-mail Just Got Smarter!

Beginning in Spring 2012, Alamo Colleges will introduce you to your new e-mail! Stay organized, connected and incredible! With your new Alamo Colleges e-mail, you get way more than an e-mail address. It’s your personal “cloud” that lets you store 25GB of all of your stuff online for access anywhere! It’s a group workspace for team assignments and meetings! It’s a personal assistant that can send you reminders and alerts. And, NOW, you can access your e-mail directly on your Droid, iPhone, or iPad so you can go anywhere and do whatever you need to do to be an awesome student! 

Student E-mail FAQs  

 

Microsoft Outlook Live 
Alamo Colleges Students are provided with a hosted e-mail with the following features:
  • Free 10 GB inbox, 25 MB maximum total e-mail message size; 18 MB file attachments.
  • Features like shared calendars, drag and drop messages, and conversation view.
  • Use popular browsers on Windows or Mac; Firefox and Safari are also supported.
  • Directories can be integrated with faculty/staff on our Exchange environment. 
  • Multi-mailbox search for e-mail messages sent and received across the entire organization. 
 
 
Microsoft Office Web Apps 
Students have full access to online versions of enterprise products at no additional costs.  These include:
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote
  • Easily store and retrieve files and documents online in a password protected environment
  • Access, view and edit your online documents from home, the classroom, the library, or virtually any computer that is connected to the Internet
  • View and perform basic editing functions on your online documents even from a computer that doesn't have Microsoft Office installed
  • Be able to control who has permission to view or edit any one of your documents, allowing for group collaboration or faculty/student communications
  • Simultaneously edit documents (Excel spreadsheets and OneNote notebooks) with others in real-time and see exactly who is editing and viewing your documents
  • When you need to access the additional features of Microsoft Office, it takes just one click from any Office Web App to open the file in the corresponding Microsoft Office program on your desktop
  • Available for free through Windows Live SkyDrive
 
 
Windows Live SkyDrive 
Alamo Colleges Students will now have 25 GB of free online storage.  As such, they can store, access and share files with instructors, friends or classmates, from anywhere online.  In addition, they also receive:
  • 25 GB of free online storage
  • Password-protected: Students decide who sees what
  • Drag and Drop: Uploading content is as easy as dragging and dropping the files from your computer onto the Web
  • Shared folders: Working on a project with classmates? With shared folders, the whole team can upload, download, and collaborate on documents and other files
 
 
Windows Live Spaces 
Students often request Groups in ACES for social clubs.  With Live@EDU, this feature is great for group projects, campus clubs, or personal pages.  
  • Link to documents stored on SkyDrive
  • Share your space with the world or with those you select from your contact list
  • Create blogs with Windows Live Writer 
  • Group discussions
  • Templates make it easy to create a cool space
 
 
Windows Live Messenger   
Windows Messenger is one of the world’s most popular IM clients, and it lets students do more than just chat.
  • Group chat with up to 15 other students
  • Look at photos together right in the conversation window
  • Personalize displays with custom scenes, animated pictures, and signature sounds
  • Shared folders: Share documents too large to send as attachments
  • Send SMS messages from the Messenger interface
 
 
Windows Live Mobile 
Students can access e-mail and other services via their mobile devices:
  • Automatically synchronize with their phone using Outlook Live
  • Windows Live Spaces, Hotmail, and Messenger are WAP-enabled 
  • Receive e-mail on your mobile phone through POP3
  • Windows Live for Mobile allows push e-mail to Windows Mobile phones and iPhones
 
Yes! Your e-mail just graduated so it can now go to work - for YOU! So, lose the flash drive, grab the iPad, and start being AWESOME! For more information, click here for a list of FAQs or log into ACES-Student Tab- E-mail Services for additional information and help.
You're an amazing student! Shouldn't you have an amazing e-mail service?
For questions, please send inquiries to emailassistant@alamo.edu 
 

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