Vice President for Student Success

Welcome to San Antonio College!  

We invite you to navigate our web-site and become familiar with the programs and services we offer. The Division of Student Success consists of several areas within the College that offer various support services. These services include:

  • C-Prep/Bae-B-Safe
  • Graduation
  • New Student Orientation 
  • Rescue Rangers
  • SAC Cares
  • SAC Men
  • Summer Programs

The Division of Student Success provides you with co-curricular opportunities that are essential in enriching your college experience. You are encouraged to take advantage of these opportunities and become involved in your campus community. Student engagement, together with academics, creates a whole-student experience that will prepare you for the next step in your future.  

Student Success has a dedicated staff that is committed to supporting you through a student-centered environment that provides access and opportunity.  Our goal is that you achieve yours!  

 


Dr. Alcorta has been employed at the Alamo Colleges District since late 2010. In July 2016, she was approved by the Board of Trustees to be San Antonio College's new Vice President for Student Success. Previously, she has held the position of Dean of Student Success at SAC and Director of Developmental Education, Academic Success, and Achieving the Dream under the Vice Chancellor of Academic Success. Her experience within the education field includes: serving as a project coordinator at the University of Texas and working as a Counselor (then later a Director of Student Support Services) at Victoria College. Her background also includes being a school social worker in Judson and Seguin Independent School Districts. She attended McCollum High School in Harlandale ISD. She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Administration from the University of Texas at Austin, a Master of Social Work from Our Lady of the Lake University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She also attended SAC.


 

 

Advising

Christina Horton
Director
(210)486-0141
chorton17@alamo.edu 
website
 

Assessment

Oscar San Miguel
Associate Director
(210)486-0446
osan@alamo.edu 
website
 

Counseling

Lisa Black
Associate Professor
(210)486-0347
lblack13@alamo.edu
 

Dean of Student Success

Dr. Tiffany Cox Hernandez
Dean of SS
(210)486-0835
tcox29@alamo.edu
website
 

DisABILITY Support Services

Jennifer Alvizo
Director
210-486-0017
jalvizo2@alamo.edu 
website
 

Empowerment Center

Dr. Helen Vera
Director
(210)486-0455
mvera@alamo.edu 
website
 

Enrollment Services

Martin Ortega
Director
(210)486-0721
jortega@alamo.edu
 

Outreach & Recruitment

Chaye Pena
Director
(210)486-1209
apena259@alamo.edu
website
 

Retention & Transition

Mona Aldana-Ramirez
Director
(210) 486-1419
maldana-ramirez@alamo.edu
 

SLAC

Geraldo Guerra
Program Coordinator
(210)486-0164
gguerra@alamo.edu 
website
 

SSS - STEM

David Alfaro
Project Director
(210)486-1701
dalfaro13@alamo.edu 
website
 

SSS - VA

Dr. Dewanna Greer
Project Director
(210)486-1703
dgreer13@alamo.edu
website
 

Student Advocacy Center

Lisa Black
Social Work Program Coordinator
(210)486-0347
lblack13@alamo.edu
website
 

Student Life

Mark Bigelow
Interim Director
(210)486-0134
mbigelow2@alamo.edu
website
 

Title IX/ Student Conduct

Jacob Martinez
Director
(210)486-1208 
jmartinez932@alamo.edu 
website
 

Upward Bound

Melissa Garcia
Program Coordinator
(210)486-1706
mzepeda9@alamo.edu
 

Upward Bound - STEM

Esmeralda Nandin
Project Director
(210)486-0940
enandin2@alamo.edu
 

Victory Center/Veterans Affairs

Tammy L. Micallef
Director
210-486-0435
tmicallef2@alamo.edu 
website
       
  • SOBI-Strategies of Behavioral Intervention Report Form is available to those who wish to report concerning behavior. 

    If you have a concern about a student, you are encouraged to notify the appropriate personnel by clicking the SAC Cares link above.

    When completing this form, please include your name and contact information and provide as much detailed information regarding the incident as possible. Although anonymous reports may be submitted, we encourage you to include your contact information so that we may follow up with you for any further information or clarification that may be necessary.

    Once an Incident Report has been received, it will be reviewed and appropriate action will be taken. This may include contacting the student, you (the reporter), and any witnesses you have identified. College disciplinary records are protected by a federal privacy law called the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. If you have any questions concerning the SOBI Incident Report Form or the process, please contact the Division of Student Success at 210-486-0906 or visit Student Conduct.

  • The Board of Trustees for the Alamo Colleges District & La Prensa Foundation provides an opportunity for us to recognize some of our exceptional students and highlight their accomplishments through designation as Student of the Month. Each Month one college selects an individual as the Student of the Month for the Alamo Colleges District. For more information, follow the link: Alamo Colleges District & La Prensa Inspirational Student of the Month