Empowerment Center

Women's Center

The SAC Empowerment Center offers comprehensive educational supportive and retention services in a one-stop environment for both students and the community.

Services are provided for women and non-traditional students including single parents, displaced homemakers, first-generation college students, residents of public housing, dislocated workers, and other individuals needing support to succeed in a college environment. 

A wide range of services are offered to students on the departments caseload including academic advisement, childcare referrals, parenting support programs, workshops, educational re-entry services, community resource referrals, leadership development programs for women, scholarship resources, GED services, outreach conferences and other special programming. 

Empowerment Center Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
Friday  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Empowerment Center will re-open at 10 and will close at 6:00 pm. Thursday, February 2nd

We have staff ready to assist you with general questions in a live virtual Zoom Room.
Tuesday 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Click for Zoom Room  or https://alamo.zoom.us/j/819330099
Saturday hrs:
January 28th 9-1 Empowerment Center
February 4th 9-1 Empowerment Center

Our department is the recipient of the following local, state, and national awards:

  • 2015  NACADA Outstanding Institutional Advising Program Award    
  • 2015 Finalist, Excelencia in Education Award   
  • 2014  STAR Award, Texas Coordinating Board – GED to College Transition Program  
  • 2007  STAR Award - Texas Coordinating Board – Parent Child Program  
  • 2006  Model Program Award, American Association of Women In Higher Education    
  • 2003 Alamo Workforce Development Board Award for Excellence Through Innovation