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Founded in 1985 from the desire to provide higher education to residents of south San Antonio, Palo Alto College has spent more than 30 years serving over 100,000 individuals throughout San Antonio, Bexar County, and surrounding counties.

On Campus News

The latest news, important announcements, and success stories from Palo Alto College

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    Spotlight Series: Suzel Molina

    Suzel Molina, professor of teaching at Palo Alto College, was recently announced as a Canvas Educator of the Year recognized for supporting student success in an ever-evolving educational landscape.
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    TEDxPaloAltoCollege to inspire hope in third annual event, hosted virtually

    Palo Alto College will host the third annual TEDxPaloAltoCollege virtually on Saturday, Sept. 26. Speakers and performers will present ideas around the theme “Hope Rising.”
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    Celebrating cultures of south Texas during annual Heritage Month

    Palo Alto College will celebrate its 2020 Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 to honor the indigenous heritages of South Texas through series of free virtual events.
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    New Housing Assistance Program for students

    Palo Alto College launched a Housing Assistance Program through a partnership with the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) to provide Alamo Colleges students with housing vouchers to offset rental costs by 50 percent.
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    Return to Campus Plan

    Out of an abundance of caution, Palo Alto College has made changes to the way we provide instruction and operate in light of the evolving concerns related to the coronavirus.
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Spotlight Events

  • Voting at Palo Alto College

    Tuesday, October 13, Oct. 13 – Nov. 3

    Palo Alto College is a voting site for the Joint General, Special, Charter and Bond Election on November 3, 2020. Residents can cast ballots in the Performing Arts Center.

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Upcoming Events

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    Little Palomino Tree Application Deadline

    Thursday, October 8
    With the holiday season right around the corner, Little Palomino Tree is back to help make this holiday season special for our future Palominos.
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    Gallery100 + ProjectSPACE : Jeremiah Teutsch

    Saturday, October 24, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    In an effort to stay curious about geometry, manufacturing, scale, invention and science, during the “Covid Epoch”, Teutsch has built a 3D pantographic enlarging machine of his own design using found objects.
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    Paloween - Pumpkin Decoration Contest

    Thursday, October 29, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    This year, we’ll be celebrating Paloween virtually through Pumpkin Decorating and Costume contests on Instagram
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    she wears bells

    Thursday, October 29, 7–8 p.m.
    Join Teatro Palo Alto in its second show of the Fall 2020 season - she wears bells
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    Engagement Day - Campus Closed

    Friday, October 30, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    All Alamo Colleges District campuses will be closed for Virtual Employee Engagement Day on Friday, Oct. 30. 
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    she wears bells

    Friday, October 30, 7–8 p.m.
    Join Teatro Palo Alto in its second show of the Fall 2020 season - she wears bells
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    Paloween - Costume Contest

    Saturday, October 31, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    This year, we’ll be celebrating Paloween virtually through Pumpkin Decorating and Costume contests on Instagram
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    Día de los Muertos : Learn to Embroider

    Monday, November 2, 4-5 p.m.
    Take a quick study break and join us for a Dia De Los Muertos embroidery creative session.
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    Virtual Story and craft at the Children's Library

    Wednesday, November 4, 5–7 p.m.
    On Nov. 4, join the Children's Library this fall for Story and Craft.
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    Nevertheless She Persisted

    Monday, November 9, 10-11 a.m.
    Hear from a panel of female Student Affairs professionals and PAC Faculty on their personal First Gen journey through completion. These women are proof that you can make it through!