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Alamo Academies Chair Applauds Alamo Colleges’ Role in Workforce Initiative

In a recent column in the San Antonio Express-News, John Dewey, chairman of the Alamo Academies and a member of the San Antonio Manufacturers Association Board of Directors... Read More >

Alamo Academies Chair Applauds Alamo Colleges’ Role in Workforce Initiative

Alamo Academies Chair Applauds Alamo Colleges’ Role in Workforce Initiative

In a recent column in the San Antonio Express-News, John Dewey, chairman of the Alamo Academies and a member of the San Antonio Manufacturers Association Board of Directors... Read More >

Alamo Colleges Earns Award for Financial Transparency

Alamo Colleges Earns Award for Financial Transparency

The Alamo Colleges has earned the Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle 2015 Platinum Award from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, by scoring 23 of 23 possible points on the rating criteria... Read More >

Palo Alto College Nets State Award for Performance Excellence

Palo Alto College Nets State Award for Performance Excellence

Palo Alto College, one of the Alamo Colleges, is one of only three organizations in Texas to receive the 2015 Texas Award for Performance Excellence from the Quality Texas Foundation... Read More >

Dr. Jill Biden Addresses Community College Trustees and Presidents

Dr. Jill Biden Addresses Community College Trustees and Presidents

On February, 11, 2015, Mr. Roberto Zárate, Alamo Colleges board member and Chair-Elect ACCT Board of Directors, introduced Dr. Jill Biden at the 2015 Community... Read More >

Get $$$ for college now!

Get $$$ for college now!

Alamo Colleges scholarship deadline is April 5! The Alamo Colleges' Foundation offers many different kinds of scholarships. One may be just right for you. Read More >

Alamo Colleges’ Chancellor To Lead Workforce Initiative

Alamo Colleges’ Chancellor To Lead Workforce Initiative

Mayor Ivy Taylor recently announced that the Alamo Colleges, under the leadership of Dr. Bruce Leslie, chancellor, and Dr. Federico Zaragoza... Read More >

Cosmetology New Program

Cosmetology now offered at Palo Alto College

Palo Alto College, one of the Alamo Colleges, will launch an accredited Cosmetology program beginning on March 23. Read More >

For the second time in four years, the Alamo Colleges has been chosen by the Community College Futures Assembly (CCFA) to receive

Alamo Colleges’ Alamo Academies Wins Prestigious National Bellwether Award

For the second time in four years, the Alamo Colleges has been chosen by the Community College Futures Assembly (CCFA) to receive... Read More >

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Curriculum prepares students to care for animals

A love for animals is the reason why students are willing to undergo a rigorous curriculum at Palo Alto College in order to become a Licensed Veterinarian Technician. Read More >

Animated Holiday Theme E-Card Contest

“A Faculty for Reshaping Futures”

2012 Animated Holiday eCard Contest Guidelines


The Chancellor’s Office is inviting current students of the Alamo Colleges to submit entries for an original, animated holiday e-card that will be emailed to hundreds of individuals as the official Alamo Colleges holiday greeting card. The winning entry will be selected by the Chancellor, the vice chancellors, and the Alamo Colleges presidents. The winner will be contacted on November 30, 2012 and will receive a check for $500 from the Alamo Colleges Foundation, to be awarded at the December Board meeting on Tuesday, December 18, 2012. Finalists will receive gift cards to the Alamo Colleges bookstores.

 

GUIDELINES

  • “A Faculty for Reshaping Futures” Theme
  • Original work only, please!
  • Images related to San Antonio and/or the Alamo Colleges recommended
  • Somewhere in the card, all 5 colleges should be listed (Northeast Lakeview College, Northwest Vista College, Palo Alto College, St. Philip’s College, and San Antonio College)
  • Recommend use of references to students/teaching/learning
  • Somewhere in the card, the Leader Colleges logo should be incorporated (logo and logo usage guide attached)
  • Submit entry via email. Subject line: “Holiday E-Card.”
  • All current Alamo Colleges students are eligible; student teams are also encouraged to enter ($500 prize will be divided among team members)
  • Submission Deadline: Midnight, Friday, November 16, 2012 (No late submissions will be accepted.)
  • Winner will be contacted via ACES email on Friday, November 30, 2012. All participants will also be notified of the winner.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Size: 640 x 480 pixels or 720 x 480 pixels
  • SWF or FLV file format
  • Finished movie file size no more than 3MB
  • Length: maximum of 35 seconds

Resources


TO SUBMIT AN ENTRY

Email finished file to Dan Melgoza dmelgoza@alamo.edu, subject line “Holiday E-Card Submission.”
The body of the email should include:
 

  • student’s name(s)
  • college
  • major
  • telephone number
  • ACES email address (all communication will be conducted through ACES email: @alamo.edu)

QUESTIONS?

For technical questions, call Dan Melgoza dmelgoza@alamo.edu or call 485-0041. For all other questions email Adriana Contreras at acontreras81@alamo.edu or call 485-0020.

 

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