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Alamo Colleges in Spain

Deadline to apply:  December 5, 2014 Click here to apply and add the file attached.

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Alamo Colleges in Spain

Deadline to apply:  December 5, 2014 Click here to apply and add the file attached.

Faculty Leaders

Ms. Raquel Beechner is a Professor of Arts at Northwest Vista College where she teaches Art Appreciation and Art History. Ms. Beechner has experience traveling abroad to Spain. Ms. Beechner has a Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in Art and Drama, a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in Drawing and Printmaking and a Masters of Art degree with a concentration in Arts Education and Mid-management. She has been teaching all level art from first grade to college level for the past 36 years with 7 years experience at the college level. She participated in a faculty development program in the summer of 2014 to Salamanca, Spain.
Dr. Yuk-kwong Edmund Lo is an associate Professor of Journalism Program of Media Communications at San Antonio College. Lo has a Ph.D. degree in Journalism and has worked as a photojournalist since 1982. Lo has extensive experience in foreign news coverage and has covered important photo assignments in the U.S., Asia and Europe such as the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the return of sovereignty of Hong Kong from Britain to China in 1997.
Qing Liu is an associate Professor of Communication Design Program of Media Communications at San Antonio College. Liu holds an MFA degree in Painting from Savanna College and Design and has worked as a Designer/Artist since 1992. Liu has extensive experience in communication, design, and her artwork has displays in Finland, China, Japan and throughout the U.S. including New York City, California, Georgia, North Carolina, Missouri, Oklahoma, Nevada, Hawaii, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Texas. She has more than 10 solo exhibitions and over 35 group exhibitions.


Spanish 1411
Spanish 1412 (pre-requisite 1411)
Spanish 2311 (pre-requisite 1411 and 1412)
Art Appreciation (ARTS 1301)
Photography I (COMM 1318)
Basic Graphic Design (ARTS 1405)

Academic Information

Students may earn up to 7 (seven) credit hours upon completion of the program. Transcripts are issued by Alamo Colleges based on grades submitted by faculty. Credits are awarded for the successful completion of the courses.

Participating students may apply for the Benjamin Gilman Scholarship at

Deadline: October 7, 2014 and March 3, 2015

Program Dates

May 30-June 29, 2015

Alamo Colleges have taken considerable care in preparing information and materials for specific Study Abroad programs, and this information is subject to change. Although accurate at the time of publication, extended events could result in changes in dates, itinerary, costs and other aspects of a program. Revised information will be provided as soon as it is made available, and participants should check with the faculty leader or the District Office of International Programs for the most recent information. Alamo Colleges will not be held responsible for unintentional misinformation.

Contact Information

Maria Rivera
Alamo Colleges District Office
201 W. Sheridan
Building C, Room 7