May 29, 2015
St. Philip's College News
$10,000 Donated for Masonic Scholarships
On May 7 in the SPC Bowden Alumni Center, representatives of six Masonic Lodges presented a combined $10,000 to the SPC Masonic Scholarship for Skilled Trades fund. The scholarships fund study in the college's electrical, solar, HVAC, welding and related technological programs, and the gifts were accepted on behalf of the college by SPC President Adena Williams Loston.
Surgical Technology Students Attend Conference
From May 14-May 16, five SPC surgical technology students attended the Association of Surgical Technologist (AST) 46th Annual National Conference. The conference featured targeted workshops for educators, surgical assistants, students and practitioners seeking intensive, hands-on training, as well as education sessions that covered a range of specialty areas. The event is the number one surgical technology and surgical assisting trade show in the country, with nearly 2,000 attendees and almost 100 exhibitors on site, with many perioperative industry decision makers, influencers and hirers onsite.
SPC Alumnus Recognized for Service
On May 18 in the Alamo Colleges Killen Center, the Alamo Colleges leadership recognized SPC alumnus Dr. Sylvester Perez for his service in his capacity as the San Antonio ISD Superintendent. Dr. Perez is remembered by students at SPC for commemorating the inaugural St. Philip’s College Early College High School with San Antonio ISD with an informal address to 108 degree-and-diploma candidates.
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