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Texas A&M, Alamo Colleges Launch Innovative Co-enrollment Program in Engineering

Texas A&M University and Alamo Colleges have announced the formation of the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy at Alamo Colleges, an innovative co-enrollment... Read More >

Texas A&M, Alamo Colleges Launch Innovative Co-enrollment Program in Engineering

Texas A&M, Alamo Colleges Launch Innovative Co-enrollment Program in Engineering

Texas A&M University and Alamo Colleges have announced the formation of the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academy at Alamo Colleges, an innovative co-enrollment... Read More >

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Alamo Colleges To Train Workers for German Biotech Company Relocating to San Antonio

German-based Cytocentrics Bioscience (Cytocentrics) recently announced that it is relocating its corporate headquarters and operations to San Antonio... Read More >

Alamo Colleges Honors Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day

Alamo Colleges Honors Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day

Monday, May 25, Alamo Colleges District Support Operations staff gathered at the Sheridan Street office flagpole for a flag-raising ceremony in observance of Memorial Day.. Read More >

Alamo Colleges Recognizes Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas For Funding Scholarships, Programs

Alamo Colleges Recognizes Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas For Funding Scholarships, Programs

At the regular board meeting May 19, the Alamo Colleges thanked Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas for 12 months of generous donations which prepare students for career... Read More >

Alamo Colleges Signs Partnership Agreement with India's National Skill Development Corporation

Alamo Colleges Signs Partnership Agreement with India's National Skill Development Corporation

The Alamo Colleges continues to expand its international partnerships, most recently by signing an agreement with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) of India and Cambridge Education Development (CED) to promote collaboration in the field of vocational education and training. Read More >

Alamo Colleges/Baylor University Partner in Baylor Bound Program

Alamo Colleges/Baylor University Partner in "Baylor Bound" Program

Baylor University and Alamo Colleges recently announced the creation of a formal "Baylor Bound" transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and continue to expand educational opportunities for young people all across Texas. Read More >

Groundbreaking Held for Expansion of Alamo Colleges’ Central Texas Technology Center

Groundbreaking Held for Expansion of Alamo Colleges’ Central Texas Technology Center

Federal, state and local representatives gathered on May 14 for the groundbreaking of the $6.3 million expansion of the Alamo Colleges’ Central Texas Technology Center that will ultimately double the size of the facility, allowing an associate degree to be offered there for the first time, as well as enhanced workforce development training programs. 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

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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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