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Web Registration Begins Soon for Fall 2014

With registration for Maymester and summer classes in full swing, it is just about time to start thinking about next year and fall 2014 registration. Read More >

2014 Fall Registration

Web Registration Begins Soon for Fall 2014

With registration for Maymester and summer classes in full swing, it is just about time to start thinking about next year and fall 2014 registration. Read More >

Child Care

Child Care for SAC students available

The Early Childhood Center at San Antonio College is gearing up for the fall semester and will start accepting applications for child care. Read More >

Speech Team Nationals

SAC Speech Team Win National Awards

SAC’s Speech Team members recently competed at the Phi Rho National Tournament in Denver and brought home some awards. Read More >

Deans Backyard

Dean's Backyard Holds Grand Opening

The Kinesiology Department recently held a grand opening for their Dean’s Backyard just south of the Candler Physical Education Center. Read More >

Pres Search

Presidential Search

The search for the next San Antonio College President is underway! Learn more. Read More >

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NSLS Inducts New Members

The recently formed San Antonio College chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) inducted 165 new members last week. Read More >

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Spring 2014 Finals Approaching

With graduation and end of the semester quickly approaching, the the Spring 2014 Final Exam Schedule is online. Read More >

Enactus Team Competes

Enactus Competes at Nationals

San Antonio College’s Enactus team left last week to compete at the Enactus 2014 National Competition in Cincinnati, OH. Read More >

College For Kids

College For Kids Coming Soon...

SAC offers ‘College’ for elementary and middle school-aged kids during the summer. Read More >

Jennifer Becerra NASA

From Science Teacher to Flight Director

Jennifer Becerra has always loved science, but it wasn’t until college that she developed a deep love for space. After receiving a seemingly random suggestion, Becerra chose to enroll in astronomy. Read More >

2014-SURP-Program

Summer Research Opportunities

The SAC MESA Center has two undergraduate research programs students can participate in this summer. Read More >

Accepting EDGE Applications

SAC accepting applications for 2014 Summer EDGE Program

San Antonio College is currently accepting applications for the 2014 Summer EDGE Program. Applications will be accepted through April 28, 2014. Read More >

Seats of Support

Please take your seat!


SAN ANTONIO, TX (March 27, 2013) – Please take your seat! The San Antonio College Fine Arts Department, in collaboration with the Office of Institutional Advancement, has launched the "Seats of Support" campaign to help raise scholarship funds for students majoring in Fine Arts.

All seats in the McAllister Fine Arts Auditorium will bear a small plaque, placed on the back of the seat, with a short message and/or names. This can be a gift, a memorial, or be used for bragging rights. Sponsorship levels are: $250 front orchestra, $150 rear orchestra, and $100 for balcony.

Jeff Hunt, chair of Fine Arts, said he was inspired by the Majestic Theater. “I thought what a wonderful idea … to leave your mark, your legacy.”

He said the first plaques are ready to be installed, and added that this is a long-term campaign. “I’m going to sell them until they are all sold.”

There are 1,004 seats in the McAllister Auditorium, which was built in 1957. It is named in honor of Walter Williams McAllister Sr. (1889-1984) and his son, Walter Jr., who carried on with much of the work begun by his father.  The auditorium was refurbished in July with new seats and carpeting.

Your plaque will be on display for all to see when visiting the McAllister Auditorium. The chair is not an assigned seat, although, you may choose to sit in the seat if it is available.

“We have outstanding programs and such deserving students. We need to expand our scholarship offerings – especially in dance and music,” Hunt said.

In Fall 2012, Dance came under the Fine Arts Department umbrella.

To sponsor a seat, contact Pamela Tyrone-Tyler, Director of Institutional Advancement, 210-486-1387 or ptyrone@alamo.edu.

Checks can be mailed to: Pamela Tyler, San Antonio College, 1300 San Pedro Ave. San Antonio, TX 78212. Make checks payable to the Alamo Colleges Foundation and indicate on the check memo "Seats of Support."

For more information about Seats of Support, contact Jeff Hunt, 210-486-0487 or jhunt1@alamo.edu.

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