Mar. 4, 2019
The Alamo Colleges District Snapshot Newsletter is published bi-monthly and features stories from the district support offices and the five colleges. Our mission is to empower our diverse communities for success.
ACROSS THE ALAMO COLLEGES DISTRICT
Alamo Colleges' Fresh Start Program Offers Eligible Students A Second Chance To Complete College
Beginning with the Fall 2019 semester, the Alamo Colleges is launching a Fresh Start program to offer eligible students who previously attended one of the district's colleges the opportunity to re-enroll and complete their degree or certificate. The program is specifically targeted to previous students who did not complete their degree or certificate and have been unable to re-enroll because they owe a balance of $500 or less which they incurred before Fall 2017. A scholarship to pay the outstanding balance would be given once the student meets certain requirements.
Alamo Colleges Leaders Meet With Local ISD's To Strengthen Partnerships
Recently, more than 30 representatives, including superintendents and school board presidents, met with Alamo Colleges’ trustees and Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores at the Bi-Annual Dinner to share the latest information on the Alamo Colleges’ high school programs and other partnership efforts with local ISD’s. Alamo Colleges leaders shared with the K-12 partners their role in helping the Alamo Colleges to end poverty in the San Antonio region through education.
San Antonio area high school juniors and seniors at the Alamo Colleges' 2019 Young Leadership Conference attending a workshop.
Young Leaders Conference Points High School Students Toward College
An enthusiastic crowd of high school juniors and seniors, along with many parents, turned out for the Alamo Colleges District’s Young Leaders Conference at San Antonio College February 3. Attendees gained valuable information on paying for college, support networks available, the importance of getting involved in college organizations and developing leadership potential to aid in college success.
Three Alamo Colleges Rank In The Top 100 Community Colleges For Hispanics
San Antonio College, Northwest Vista College and Palo Alto College are all ranked in the 2019 Top 100 Community Colleges in the Nation for Hispanics by Hispanic Outlook magazine. Up three spots from last year, SAC ranks No. 5 in the nation for the number of Hispanic graduates, with NVC at No. 9 and PAC at No. 38.
[PHOTO] 8 iconic female leaders; Rosa Parks, Amelia Earhart, Frida Kahlo, Sally Ride, Betty Friedan, Michelle Obama, Margaret Fuller and Malala Yousafzai
San Antonio College And Palo Alto College Celebrate Women's History Month
Both San Antonio College (SAC) and Palo Alto College (PAC) have events planned throughout the month of March to recognize and honor the achievements, contributions and importance of women in our community during Women's History Month. All events are free and open to the public.
IN THE NEWS
UPCOMING EVENTS
Spring Break
The Alamo Colleges District will be closed for Spring Break Monday, March 11, through Sunday, March 17. Regular operating hours will resume on Monday, March 18.
Educator Preparation Program Information Session
With a bachelor's degree, you can train to be a teacher with our Educator Preparation Program. This free information session is open to the public and will be held on Tuesday, March 19, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the district's Pat Booker office located at 8300 Pat Booker Road, Live Oak, TX 78233. Learn More >
March Board Meeting
The next Board Meeting will be Tuesday, March 19, at 6 p.m. in the George E. Killen Community and Education Service Center (Community Meeting Room 101) located at 201 West Sheridan, San Antonio, TX 78204. Learn More >
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