July 21, 2016
St. Philip's College News
SPC Student Selected for Hispanic College Quiz Show
St. Philip’s College pre-nursing student and Phi Theta Kappa member Gloria Napoles learned she was to compete with eight other college students for scholarships as part of the 2016 Hispanic College Quiz Show sponsored by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities. Filmed July 29-31, the production features three qualifying rounds followed by a championship round. Napoles will be featured in the fall edition of the association’s The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education magazine available in late September.
SPC Hosts Unplanned Pregnancy Prevention Event
St. Philip’s College (SPC) concluded the 2016 lineup of Jessica's Project activities with nearly 80 SPC natural science and health science students hosting a teen and unplanned pregnancy prevention and awareness event. The effort aligns with SPC's larger commitment to transforming socio-economic-educational conditions for its surrounding community where the teen pregnancy rate is among the city’s highest. Jessica’s Project aims to strengthen student learning and interest in the sciences, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics by connecting course topics to issues.
SPC Alumni Graduate from Conrad N. Hilton College
Two SPC alumni were honored for making history as the first two students to graduate from The University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College – San Antonio. The partnership between the UH Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management and SPC began in fall 2014 and now offers SPC alumni who transfer a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management from one of the world's top three hospitality schools without having to leave San Antonio. After attending their graduation ceremony in Houston, the SPC alumni Richard Bundick and Anesa Sankar will be starting jobs with the companies that provided their internships.
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