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Alamo Colleges Education Services is a secure portal connecting Faculty, Staff & Students to Academic Resources, Email, and other Online Resources.

Support Contacts: Helpdesk: 210-485-0555 | Weather Line: 210-485-0189

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St. Philip's College Library

MLK Campus: 210-486-2330
Location: Center for Learning Resources (CLR)

SWC Campus: 210-486-7023
Location: Building 1-C123

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Information Tech.

Information Security Analysis


Information security analysts work to protect a company’s computer systems.

Information Security Analysis

Information Security Analysis


Information security analysts work to protect a company’s computer systems.

Cyber Security Program

Cyber Security Program


Designated by National Security Agency and Homeland Security!

National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance

National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance


Offers a set of courseware that has been reviewed by National Level Information Assurance Subject Matter Experts.

Cyber Security Awareness

Cyber Security Awareness


The President’s National Security to Secure Cyberspace and the International Strategy for Cyberspace addresses the critical shortage of professionals with these skills and highlights the importance of higher education as a solution to defending America’s cyberspace.

Cyber Tigers

Join The Cyber Tigers


We created the Cyber Tigers to spread cyber security awareness, educate students and peers, create a lab for research and skills development, and network with other IT professionals.

 

The Microsoft IT Academy Program and BIS Department work with academic institutions to offer top‐quality education programs on Microsoft, Linux, CISCO, Juniper, VMware Virtualization Cloud Computing, and Open Stack Technologies in order to help students reach their academic and career potential. This enables us to:  

  • Offer world‐class technology curriculum to help students acquire cutting‐edge, job relevant IT skills
  • Provide rich online learning resources for learning‐anytime and anywhere—for both student hands‐on learning and for instructor professional development
  • Link academic learning to real‐world job skills to help students graduate with the IT skills they need to become successful in today’s job market
  • Create skilled workforce for employers so that applicants with the right technology education and skills are available in the workforce

Certifications that may be completed in this department: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network +, CompTIA Security +, CompTIA Linux +, Cisco Certified Network Administrator or CCNA, CISCO Certified Network Administrator and Security or CCNA Security, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist and  Microsoft Certified Information Technology‐Enterprise Administrator or MCITP. 

 

Certificates and Awards Offered

Information Technology Network Administrator (A.A.S.)  

Information Technology Cybersecurity Specialist (A.A.S.)  

MCSE: Server Infrastructure (Level 1 Certificate)  

Information Technology Cybersecurity Specialist (Level 1 Certificate) 

CompTIA Linux+ Certification Preparation (OSA)  

CompTIA Security+ Certification Preparation (OSA)  

Cyber First Responders (OSA)

 

Partnerships and Student Clubs

Partnerships

 

Student Clubs

Faculty & Staff

Rick Lopez
Instructor and Program Director
Email: rlopezjr2@alamo.edu
Phone: 210-486-2144
Location: Bowden  234

Haydar Sahin 
Professor
Email: hsahin@alamo.edu
Phone: 210-486-2486
Location: Bowden 235


Edith Orozco 
Associate Professor
Email: eorozco4@alamo.edu
Phone: 210-486-2451
Location: Bowden 226

Sam McCall 
Instructor
Email: smccall@alamo.edu
Phone: 210-486-2312
Location: Bowden  230

Caroline S. Mora 
Instructor
Email: cmora1@alamo.edu
Phone: 210-486-2782
Location: Bowden  233

Michael Gershman 
Full Time Adjunct Faculty
Email: mgershman@alamo.edu
Phone: 210-486-2659
Location: Bowden  228

Steven Doak
Adjunct Faculty
Email: sdoak@alamo.edu

Daniel Jordan
Adjunct Faculty
Email: djordan@alamo.edu

Kelly Roberts-Cooper
Adjunct Faculty
Email: kroberts-cooper@alamo.edu

Arthur Celestin
Adjunct Faculty
Email: acelestin@alamo.edu

Contact Information

Program Director:
Rick Lopez
rlopezjr2@alamo.edu

Location:
MLK Campus
Bowden Building, BOWD 234

Phone:
210-486-2366