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At the Alamo Colleges District, education meets opportunity. Opportunity means a brighter future. Find your passion and develop skills to create the future you want in a high-demand, high wage career field.

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    The tuition at ACD is very affordable and we also offer many resources to help pay for college. 

News and Events at the Alamo Colleges

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    McKinley Named New Vice Chancellor of Economic and Workforce Development

    The Alamo Colleges District Board of Trustees has approved the selection of Robert McKinley as the district's new vice chancellor of economic and workforce development.
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    Alamo Colleges District Adopts Tax Rate

    The Alamo Community College District adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year’s tax rate.
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    NLC Expands Veterans Services to Students

    NLC officially opened its new Veterans Lounge on September 17 with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.
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    On Campus Buzz: New President

    The fall semester is here, and the campus is buzzing with excitement and new faces. Watch the On Campus Buzz to learn about one new, but familiar face — Dr. Robert Garza, who is returning as Palo Alto College’s next president.
    Watch the Buzz
  • Clara Beatrice Wallace

    SPC’s Military Consultant to the Surgeon General

    Remembering the late Nursing faculty member Dr. Clara Beatrice Wallace (1936-2018)...
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    SAC Music Student Takes Prestigious Gig in Eastern Europe

    Over the summer SAC Student Marco Salinas' study of the drums took a substantial leap when he participated in a program organized in Viljandi, Estonia by the International Association of Schools of Jazz (IASJ).
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  • Sheila Marlow Due, Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), has assumed her duties as the new executive director of the Alamo Colleges Foundation

    Alamo Colleges Names New Executive Director for Alamo Colleges Foundation

    Sheila Marlow Due, Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), has assumed her duties as the new executive director of the Alamo Colleges Foundation. Due replaces Jim Eskin, who retired earlier this year.
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  • AlamoLISTENS

    District Launches New Communication Initiative

    AlamoLISTENS is a new communication initiative with the goal to improve communications and pursue strategies that allow the Alamo Colleges District to be more engaged in student success.
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The Alamo Colleges District

Our five colleges offer a vast array of programs and two-year degrees. Recent capital improvement programs have allowed us to create some of the best facilities for teaching and learning in the country. Our credits transfer to four-year universities for those pursuing bachelor’s or higher degrees. And our workforce development programs help individuals build new careers and meet the needs of business. The Alamo Colleges District empowers our diverse communities for success.

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