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1001 Howard St.
San Antonio TX, 78212
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BioSpot

BioSpot
The BioSpot is located in Chance Academic Center (CAC), Room 350 at San Antonio College.  Annexed to the BioSpot, is the Biology Computer Lab which houses 31 computers for student and faculty use. There are more than two dozen computer programs on biology concepts plus Internet access. Our facility provides students with microscopes, microscope slides for reviewing the exercises that are performed in the labs; VCRs and DVD players, and over 350 titles in video/DVD to reinforce concepts learned in class; preserved specimens for dissection; plastic models, textbooks, and scientific journals.  Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday, from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, and Friday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Phone: BioSpot 210.486.0860. 

MESA Center

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The Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement (MESA) Center, is a national student success program founded in California in the 1970s.  It was brought to San Antonio College in 2007 and is located in the Chance Academic Center Room 204.  The center exists to serve all Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) students and equip them for success by providing necessary materials, workshops, degree-planning, and guidance in seeking scholarships, internships, and four-year degrees.  Membership for the study center is free and additional benefits include priority computer usage, evening and weekend access to the MESA Center, meeting places for study groups, tutoring services for STEM courses, and Undergraduate Research and Internship opportunities.  The center also serves as a meeting place for many STEM student organizations and is a great place to meet professionals and students in our field.  If you would like to learn more about the center, it’s hours of operation, current events, affiliated student organizations, and opportunities available to STEM students, please visit our website at  www.alamo.edu/sac/mesa or stop by the center and to meet with the MESA Coordinator, Miss Garza.  

GeoSpot

 GeoSpot 
The GeoSpot is located in the Chemistry and Geology Building (CG), Room 003 at San Antonio College. The Chemistry-Geology Building was built in 1961 and received a full renovation that was completed in 2009. Along with the renovation came the task of rebuilding the Geology Museum (GeoSpot) to have displays based on the courses offered. The faculty, staff, and volunteers of the Natural Sciences Department have built these displays for students to study and visitors to enjoy. The GeoSpot is a work in progress and is home to the newly re-founded Geological Society of San Antonio College. There are many specimens on display and collaborative plans for more interactive displays. Currently available to students are hand sample sets of rocks, minerals, and fossils, to study as well as a microscope for closer look. With the GeoSpot located in the basement of the CG, the atmosphere is perfectly suited for studying. The GeoSpot also offers Earth Sciences tutoring 19 hours per week for the aspiring geologist needing some encouragement. Call 210-486-0045 for more information because the hours of operation vary per semester depending on staff availability.