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Welcome to St. Philip's College

St. Philip's College, founded in 1898, is a comprehensive public college whose mission is to empower our student population through educational achievement and career readiness. As a Historically Black College and Hispanic Serving Institution, St. Philip's College responds to the needs of a population rich in ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic diversity.

St. Philip's News, Annoucements and Success Stories

St. Philip’s College is the pride of San Antonio's Eastside and our success stories prove that we are one of the most admired colleges in the state.

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    SPC Kid's Academy

    The SPC Kids’ Academy offers summer camps for children aged 4 to 13 from June 3 to August 2. Kids participate in various activities designed to stimulate their minds, encourage creativity, and promote physical fitness.
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    SPC hosts its 150th Commencement Ceremony

    The 150th commencement ceremony of St. Philip’s College took place on Thursday, May 23 at the Alamodome.
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    Alumni Spotlight: Munji Nfor

    Munji started studying at St. Philip’s College in the summer of 2020 as an online student while living in Austin.
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    SPC’s 2024 NISOD Excellence Award Recipients

    St. Philip’s College announces its 2024 NISOD Excellence Award Recipients.
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    SPC Professors Granted Emeritus Status

    St. Philip’s College (SPC) professors Dr. Hayford Awuku and Dr. Roger Biduaka were granted emeritus status at the Alamo Colleges District Board Meeting on Tuesday, May 21.
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    St. Philip’s College Brings Back Swimming Lessons

    This summer, SPC brings back swimming lessons. The historical significance for the college dates back to segregation, when it was one of the few places where African Americans had access to community pools.
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    Graduate Spotlight: Jabrasia Doss

    Navy Veteran Jabrasia Doss will graduate in May with her Associate of Applied Science in Biomedical Engineering Technology.
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    SPC Student Selected to Participate in NASA Virtual Experience

    St. Philip’s College student Jaime Lopez Jr. was selected by the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) to participate in the NCAS Mission 2: Exploration Simulation from April 17, 2024, through April 24, 2024.
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    29th Annual CultureFest & Rib Cook-Off

    Nearly 5,000 community members attended the St. Philip’s College 29th Annual CultureFest & Rib Cook-Off on April 25.
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    Graduate Spotlight: Joe Harris

    Joe Harris’ journey from Army veteran to honors student is an inspiring story. After enduring a life-changing ankle injury during his service, the Erie, Pennsylvania native found a new beginning in San Antonio.
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    Graduate Spotlight: Diana Politron

    Diana Poltiron, the current president of St. Philip’s College Welding Club, will be graduating in May with a Welder/Welding Technologist, Associate of Applied Science.
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    Graduate Spotlight: Jaime Palma

    Jaime Palma will graduate with his Associate of Applied Science Degree in Advanced Manufacturing Technology this May. His employer paid for Jaime's classes in full through the Texas FAME program.
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    Graduate Spotlight: Sincere Spivey

    After earning his Associate of Arts this May, St. Philip’s College Early College High School student Sincere Spivey plans to attend UTSA to work on his business management degree.
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    Graduate Spotlight: Alyssa Vasquez-Garza

    From a young age, Alyssa Vasquez-Garza knew she would attend St. Philip’s College. This May, she will serve the college one last time as a member of the Commencement Stage Party.
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    SPC Proud: Alexis Spencer

    SPC Proud student Alexis Spencer shares her experience from her program of study in the Public Service Alamo Institute.
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    SPC Baking and Pastry Program hosts Wedding Cake Showcase

    On April 23, the baking and pastry program hosted a showcase dedicated to wedding cakes.
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    Alumnus Spotlight: ZuLeika Ceja

    ZuLeika Ceja, an alumnus of St. Philip’s College, recently took the stage at the college's Women Breaking Through Conference, serving as a panelist in a discussion focused on the STEAM fields.
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    SPC Named as ‘Most Promising Places to Work in Community College’

    St. Philip’s College is proud to announce that it has been named one of the 2024 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges.
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    St. Philip's College among Best Colleges in Texas

    Intelligent.com has recognized St. Philip’s College as #18 in its 2024 rankings of the top 50 community colleges in Texas.
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Spotlight Events

  • Juneteenth -- Campus Closed

    Wednesday, June 19

    The Alamo Colleges will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in observance of Juneteenth.

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  • Student Laptop Check Out

    Monday, May 13

    Student Loaner laptop computers are available for immediate check out to assist students, while equipment last or is available. There are no costs involved in checking out the item.

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All Upcoming Events

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    2024 Pride Month

    Saturday, June 1
    Join us as we celebrate Pride Month with a list of activities for the month leading to the 2024 San Antonio Pride Parade.
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    Juneteenth Celebration at MLK

    Tuesday, June 18, 11:00 AM - 1: 00 PM
    Join us for a Juneteenth Celebration on the MLK Campus Greens and Turbon Student Center on June 18, 2024. We will have food, music and games.
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    Juneteenth Celebration at SWC

    Tuesday, June 18, 11:00 AM - 1: 00 PM
    Join us for a Juneteenth Celebration at Southwest Campus - Industrial Technology Center (ITC), Building 1 on June 18, 2024. We will have food, music and games.
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    SAYWE Movie Music Concert

    Thursday, June 27, 7:00 PM - 8: 00 PM
    The San Antonio Youth Wind Ensemble (SAYWE) will be performing their final concert of the 2023-2024 season. Admission is free. Refreshments will be provided following the concert.
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    Health Information Technology Program Info Session

    Monday, July 1, 12:00 PM
    Prospective students interested in learning more about the Health Information Technology (HIT) program need to email the faculty listed to request registration for the information session.
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    Independence Day -- College Closed

    Thursday, July 4
    The Alamo Colleges will be closed on July 4, 2024, in observance of Independence Day.
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    CIMA-LSAMP 2024 STEM Research Symposium

    Thursday, August 1, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Join us for the 11th Annual CIMA-Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) STEM Summer Research Symposium.
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    Health Information Technology Program Information Session

    Thursday, August 1, 12:00 PM
    Prospective students interested in learning more about the Health Information Technology (HIT) program need to email the faculty listed to request registration for the information session.