Resource Fair

 

Dates & Times:

Wednesday, February 23rd and Thursday, February 24th
9:00am - 3:00pm

Friday, February 25th (SAC Early College/Dual Credit students)
9:00am - 1:00pm

Location:

4th floor of the Moody Learning Center (MLC)

Description: Join the SAC Academic Success Centers to explore the variety of academic and student support services that the college has to offer.  Meet faculty and staff in various departments, programs, offices, and services.  The SAC Resource Fair is an opportunity for SAC students to connect with all the resources San Antonio College has to offer.

 

Academic Resources and Information

Click on an academic resource below to learn more about them.

Academic Success Centers

Integrated Reading and Writing Center

The Integrated Reading and Writing or INRW Center provides academic support and tutoring services to students enrolled in INRW, ENGL 1301, or ENGA. Workshops to review and reinforce college-level reading and writing skills are available to all SAC students.

Contact us at ybell@alamo.edu

Math Success Center

Math Success Center provides academic support and tutoring services that cover all math courses offered at SAC. We also offer tutoring in Spanish, Farci and Arabic.

MESA Center

The Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement (MESA) Center is a study/resource center for students who have a passion for pursuing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Some of the benefits that students will receive through the MESA Center include tutoring, resume assistance, scholarship/internship connection, professional networking, STEM clubs, paid undergraduate research, professional development and job leads. The MESA is a place where students will be stretched academically, personally, and professionally. It’s a place where engaged students make lifelong connections and friends.

Natural Science Spots

The Natural Sciences tutoring centers, or the “Spots” as they are known, support the tutoring needs for students taking any Biology, Chemistry, or Geology/Earth Sciences courses.

SACMEN (Men Empowerment Network)

The San Antonio College Men Empowerment Network seeks to provide equitable academic outcomes for our male students of color.

Contact us at sac-men@alamo.edu

Student Learning Assistance Center 

The Student Learning Assistance Center or SLAC Lab, provides academic support and tutoring services in a variety of subjects, to include but not limited to Accounting, Economics, Spanish, etc. SLAC tutors are available for both appointment-based and drop-in tutoring.  Students can schedule their own tutoring appointments using the AlamoNAVIGATE link in their ACES account.  

The SLAC tutors conduct 2 workshops per week on various academic support topics.  Visit SLAC Workshops page to view the current workshop schedule.  Students who want a one-on-one workshop with a tutor at a different time than on the schedule, they can email sac-tutoring@alamo.edu to have a workshop scheduled.

Writing Center

The Writing Center provides Writing across the Curriculum support for not just English papers, but writing papers from various disciplines.

Contact us at sac-wrtc@alamo.edu.

 

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Program

The Criminal Justice program is designed to provide students with a foundation in criminal justice. With an Associate degree in Criminal Justice, students will have 60 credit hours of college to either continue their education at a four-year university or to enter any public safety agency at the federal, state, and local levels.

Contact People:

Oscar Ruiz at oruiz14@alamo.edu
Lisa Ratliff-Villarreal at lratliff-villarr@alamo.edu
Myra Navarro at mperez398@alamo.edu

Early Childhood Studies

We provide child care services to SAC students for children ages infants and 4 ½ years old. SAC Early Childhood Program mission is to prepare early childhood professionals with quality education and advocate for children and families.

Contact us at sac-ecc@alamo.edu

First Responders Academy

The Law Academy does, Basic Peace Officer Course and is accredited through the Texas Commission of Law Enforcement (TCLE). 

The Fire Academy does, Fire Fighter I Certification, Fire Fighter II Certification, Haz Mat Awareness & Operations Certification and is accredited through the Texas Commission of Fire Protection (TCFP).

Contact us at:

Director Rolando Barrientez - Law Academy rbarrientez4@alamo.edu
Director/Chief Frank Poyner - Fire Academy fpoyner@alamo.edu

Honors Academy

The SAC Honors Academy Program is committed to supporting eligible students through engagement, completion, and graduation/transfer. We offer college courses in core subjects that every student will need for a bachelor's degree in Texas. Dedicated professors and an embedded advisor work one-on-one with students and guide them through academic, transfer and career goals. Students receive a first-rate college experience during their first two years at a fraction of the cost of a four-year college or university.

Contact us at SAC-HonorsAcademy@alamo.edu

Languages @ SAC to include - American Sign Language, ESL, World Languages, International Studies

International Student Services (ISS) provides many resources for all visa holders. We offer individual advising and services in the following areas:

  • Immigration matters, such as obtaining F-1 student visas, maintaining full-time enrollment, transferring administration of your SEVIS I-20 record between schools, and traveling outside of the United States
  • Employment restrictions and options and obtaining work authorization
  • Information about medical insurance coverage
  • Adjustment to San Antonio College and to life in San Antonio and the United States
  • Providing letters for verification of your F-1 status for various purposes, such as obtaining a Texas driver's license or identification card

Contact us at sac-iso@alamo.edu

Library Services

We’re among the best community college academic libraries. Our study space is highly-sought after: come see why on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors of Moody (MLC).

Once you’re logged in through ACES, you have a single online access point to all our resources like the research databases.

We offer personalized research help via chat, email, text messaging, phone, online meeting, and in-person. And, Book a Librarian for a one-on-one appointment!

Contact us at:

ask@sac.libanswers.com
210-486-0554

Mexican American Studies (MAS) Program

The Mexican American Studies (MAS) program builds and shares knowledge of Mexican American life, community, history, language, culture, and art across social, intellectual, geographic boundaries. MAS courses train students in critical thinking and prepares them for culturally competent work in a variety of settings, from academic to professional. We are proud to facilitate a space where students leave SAC as forward-thinking leaders and change makers in their communities, workplaces, and families.

Contact us at: MAS Program Coordinator, Dr. Lisa Y. Ramos, lramos175@alamo.edu

Music Business Program & Fredstock Music Festival

The Music Business Program provides students with both an overview of the various aspects of the music industry and real-world, hands-on learning. This unique learning environment prepares students for careers in the technical side of the industry or the business side.

The Music Business students have the opportunity to participate in the SAC annual Music festival, Fredstock.  A free, family friendly music festival featuring local bands.

Contact us at sac-musb@alamo.edu.

Radio - TV Broadcasting Program & KSYM

The Radio and Television Broadcasting program consists of hands-on courses in the fundamentals of in-studio and off-site Television Production, Radio Station Operation, Digital Audio Production, Writing for Radio, Television, and Cinema Style Production. KSYM is a student operated radio station licensed to San Antonio College. KSYM prides itself on being an alternative experience to commercial radio.

Contact us at sac-rtvb@alamo.edu.

SAC Tech Store

The SAC Tech store is a one-stop shop for all technology needs. Students, faculty and staff of the Alamo Colleges can purchase computer equipment at an educational discount. As well, the store sells computer and tech accessories, offers a variety services, and provides on-going workshops to showcase new technology. The SAC Tech Store is located on the SAC Campus, 1819 N.Main Ave - Moody Learning Center - MLC 502A.

Contact us at (210) 486-0942 or send an email to sac-techstore@alamo.edu.

San Antonio Food Bank

The mission of the San Antonio Food Bank is to fight hunger in Southwest Texas through food distribution, programs, education, and advocacy

More information at safoodbank.org/

Social Work Program

Our Social Work Program offers two pathways.

Transfer pathway:

Helps prepare learners who desire to transfer to a 4-year program by first introducing learners to the discipline of social work and secondly by providing each learner with a strong foundation to foster a better understanding of human interaction, specific needs of individuals, families, groups and communities. While simultaneously providing them with their needed core requirements.

Workforce Pathway:

San Antonio College is the only college to offer an A.A.S program and a Level II Case Management Certificate, in the Alamo Colleges. Our faculty are professional social workers who bring a wealth of experiences and compassion to the classroom. We take pride great pride in not only teaching social work, but being the face of social workers. While the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) does not currently accredit 2 year programs, we strive to meet accreditation standards by aligning our program with CSWE standards.

Sociology Department

Have you considered taking a Sociology Course at SAC? Sociology is an exciting field that can help you discover new ways of thinking about the social world around you and equip you with in-demand job skills for careers in the 21st Century!

Contact Information: Bea Perez (210) 486 - 1327

Student Advocacy Center/PATH Foster Youth

The Student Advocacy Center provides student success support through the services we offer The Store, The Closet, Grab N Go, counseling, and case management services for SAC students.

Student Enrichment Center

The Student Enrichment Center is to engage students and serve as a resource in order to meet the career services, experiential learning, and first-year experience needs of San Antonio College by providing programming, events, and fostering partnerships that benefit both our campus community and community partners.

Contact us at sac-sec@alamo.edu

Student Life

The Office of Student Life supports the academic mission of the college by engaging students in a variety of activities. Our goal is to enhance the student's college experience by providing co-curricular opportunities that foster camaraderie, a sense of community and personal growth.

Student organizations, club sports, recreation, social development, and special on-campus activities are just some of the opportunities for SAC students.

We also offer leadership and volunteer service-learning opportunities to enhance your talents and knowledge acquired from your college classes.

Student MEGA Lab

The MEGA Lab provides SAC students the space and resources to complete class work. Staff with specialized knowledge of operating system and key software applications are on hand to assist students with troubleshooting needs.

Contact us at: sac-megalab@alamo.edu.

VA - Victory Center

The Victory Center is a one-stop shop serving the needs of all military affiliated students including Active Service Members, Guard and Reserve Members, Veterans, and family members. Services provided include Academic Advising, Benefit Advising and Certification, Tutoring, PTSD Support, and much more. 

Past Participants

3D Technologies @ SAC

Our U.S. Department of Education grant project offers 3D technology classes to SAC students, staff, and faculty in addition to members of the community. Drop into our Zoom sessions to learn more about the classes we teach and the resources we offer.

Contact Person: Aaron Ellis, aellis43@alamo.edu.

Advising Department

The Advising Department proactively prepares students for their educational and professional goals by providing support for guided pathways that lead to successful graduation, transfer, and employment opportunities.

Contact us at sac-advising@alamo.edu

BAE-B-SAFE

BAE-B-SAFE at San Antonio College aims to educate and empower young adults between the ages of 14-19yrs (up to 20yrs old if pregnant or parenting) about healthy sexual behaviors in order to prevent STIs /HIV and unplanned pregnancy.

Program Interventions

  • Provide evidence-based, medically accurate sexual health education on campus and in the community.
  • Provide students or participants with counseling and free contraceptives in-office.
  • Connect students or participants to local health providers to receive low cost to free gynecological services
disABILITY Support Services

The disABILITY Support Services at SAC is to provide reasonable accommodations and facilitate access for on-campus and distance education students to have an equal opportunity to participate in and enjoy the benefits of higher education.

Contact us at sac-dSSstudent@alamo.edu

English Department

The English Department at San Antonio College has a long tradition of offering high-quality education. We are respected by the major Texas universities and have a reputation for preparing students who are well equipped for academic and professional success.

Fine Arts Department - Dance Program

The Associate of Arts with concentration in Dance is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year university to major or minor in dance, and will benefit any student planning to enter a dance-related profession, including performing, teaching, arts administration or dance for physical fitness.

San Antonio College Dance Department aims to equip students academically, technically and artistically to create, perform, communicate and understand dance. These skills include dance technique, improvisation, choreography, performance, history, and culture.

Fine Arts Department - Music Program

These sessions are available to answer any questions you may have about the music program!

History Program

The History Program is devoted to encouraging student academic excellence, to developing students' critical thinking, reading, and writing skills, and to the college mission to produce informed and responsible citizens.

Visit our webpage at: https://www.alamo.edu/sac/academics/program-index/mexican-american-studies-early-childhood-studies-sociology-social-work--history-messh/history/

Journalism - Photography

Journalism-Photography Flex 2 classes still available!

Home of student-run news site The Ranger, Journalism-Photography's skills classes teach students how to report, write, edit and photograph for all types of media. Visit www.theranger.org for the latest campus and district news. Contact Mandy Derfler at aderfler@alamo.edu or call 210-486-1767.

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Medical Assisting Program

The program offers a Certificate Level II and an Associate of Applied Science degree. Medical Assistants can work in a variety of health care settings. The most common is in a physician's office. You will learn both the administrative and clinical procedures required to be performed in the physician's office. The student will learn manual scheduling, bookkeeping, medical records maintenance, and medical insurance claims. In addition, the medical assistant will be able to function within a computerized office management system performing scheduling, billing, collections and electronic medical records. Clinically you will learn and perform EKGs, urinalysis, phlebotomy, injections, assisting with minor surgery, casting, wound care, eye/ear irrigation, urinary catheterization, vital signs, pulmonary functions tests, measuring infants and much more.

Open Educational Resources (OER)

The OER movement at the SAC campus looks to provide students with zero-cost textbooks and educational materials.

Visit our webpage at: https://www.alamo.edu/sac/experience-sac/current-students/student-resources/online-resources/ .

Student Leadership Institute (SLI)

The Student Leadership Institute (SLI) is a 2 semester leadership program that develops students into more proactive, productive and engaging leaders.  The next SLI cohort begins Fall 2021.

Contact us at dst-sli@alamo.edu

TRIO Project VALOR

TRIO: Project VALOR is a Veteran Student Support Services program that provides resources and assistance for Veterans who are enrolled at San Antonio College. We provide one-on-one services such as tutoring, mentoring, advising, and future planning. Our program is at no cost to you. We also assist in with the application process for financial support; FAFSA, scholarships, TRIO Grant Aid, etc. We are eager to serve those who have served our nation.

For more information contact us at 210-486-1418 or by visiting us online at https://www.alamo.edu/sac/about-sac/college-offices/trio-veterans-student-support-services/

TRIO STEM / Allied Health Student Support Services (SSS) Program

TRIO STEM / Allied Health SSS provides services to STEM & Allied Health majors. The services consist of personal academic advising, individual tutoring, financial aid application assistance, university tours, etc..

Our program assists you with everything you need to know about completing your degree at SAC.

Contact us at sac-stemsss@alamo.edu.

Last Updated: February 22, 2022