SAC Brags

Each year, San Antonio College publishes a list of "Top SAC Brags" that showcase the college's major accomplishments throughout the previous year.

Read the full list from 2018 below or click the button to download the PDF. 

2018 SAC Brags 

 

#10 SAC President, Dr. Robert Vela, Elected to American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Board of Directors
#9 SAC Social Work Professor, Lisa Black, Earns AACC Distinguished Faculty Recognition
SAC Social Work Professor, Lisa Black, Earns AACC Distinguished Faculty Recognition

SAC’s program coordinator of the Social Work program, Lisa Black, was selected to receive the inaugural Dale P. Parnell Distinguished Faculty recognition by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). 

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#8 SAC Ranks #8 in the Nation for Hispanics

SAC Ranks #8 in the Nation for Hispanics

San Antonio College is ranked in the top 10 community colleges for Hispanics by Hispanic Outlook (HO) magazine for the second consecutive year. 

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#7 SAC Opens Victory Center to Serve Veterans and Active Duty Military
SAC Opens Victory Center to Serve Veterans and Active Duty Military

Alamo Colleges District - San Antonio College celebrated the opening of its newest building on campus, the $7.6 million Victory Center, which will enable and support veterans and active duty military who come to college. A grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony took place on Tuesday, May 1, in conjunction with the start of Military Appreciation Month.

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#6 SAC Architecture Program Celebrates 60th Anniversary
SAC Architecture Program Celebrates 60th Anniversary

On a beautiful, cool spring evening, more than 100 people showed up to the Chance Academic Center (CAC) to celebrate the 60 th  anniversary of the San Antonio College Architecture program. To mark the occasion, students from four Design II studios had collaborated on an artwork that was installed on the second floor of the CAC atrium. 

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#5 SAC Receives $500,000 for Future Santikos Micronauts Center
SAC Receives $500,000 for Future Santikos Micronauts Center

The John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation, a fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation (SAAF), awarded San Antonio College a $500,000 grant for the future John L. Santikos Micronauts Center at San Antonio College.

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#4 SAC Engineering Professor, Dan Dimitriu, Receives Prestigious Presidential Honor
SAC Engineering Professor, Dan Dimitriu, Receives Prestigious Presidential Honor

Dr. Dan Dimitriu, program coordinator for engineering at San Antonio College, has received the highest U.S. honor given to teachers and mentors in the STEM fields. The White House Office for Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), with the National Science Foundation (NSF), announced Dimitriu received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM).

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#3 SAC CIS Department Receives $636,000 in Grants for Cybersecurity Program
SAC CIS Department Receives $636,000 in Grants for Cybersecurity Program   

San Antonio College has received two separate grants to fund a new cybersecurity pilot program on the campus. The first grant, from the National Science Foundation (NSF), will provide financial support to students in the new program. The second grant, from the Department of Education (DOE), supports technology upgrades for community college cybersecurity programs.

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#2 SAC Listed Among Best 20 Community Colleges in Texas and Named Top 50 Best Online Community Colleges
SAC Listed Among Best 20 Community Colleges in Texas and Named Top 50 Best Online Community Colleges

San Antonio College officially joined an elite club of the “Best Community Colleges in Texas” and has been named in the top 50 best online community colleges.

#1 We, the Alamo Colleges District Won the Prestigious 2018 Malcolm Baldrige Award
We, the Alamo Colleges District Won the Prestigious 2018 Malcolm Baldrige Award

On November 15, 2018, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross today named the Alamo Colleges District a 2018 recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA), marking a significant milestone in the district's ongoing journey to achieve the highest level of student success and performance excellence.

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