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Welcome to St. Philip's College

St. Philip's College, founded in 1898, is a comprehensive public community college whose mission is to empower our diverse student population through educational achievement and career readiness. As a Historically Black College and Hispanic Serving Institution, St. Philip's College is a vital facet of the community, responding to the needs of a population rich in ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic diversity. 

St. Philip's News, Annoucements and Success Stories

St. Philip’s College is the pride of San Antonio's Eastside and our success stories prove that we are one of the 10 Most Admired Universities and Colleges and Top 20 Community Colleges in Texas.

Find out why we are the most admired college in the state.

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    SPC to Host Lionel Sosa, artist of the Living In My Skin Portrait Collection

    As part of our Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, St. Philip’s College will host a “Meet the Artist” panel discussion on Oct. 13, 2022 at 6 p.m. in the Watson Fine Arts Center, featuring artist Lionel Sosa.
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    SPC Faculty, Dean Appointed to THECB Committees

    Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Commissioner Harrison Keller recently announced committee appointments, which include several St. Philip’s College employees.
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    SPC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Latinas in Mass Media

    SPC celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with a focus on Latinas in Mass Media, through the lens of four powerful voices: Jessie Degollado, Amanda Hernandez, Melissa Vela-Wiliamson and Mayde Gomez.
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    St. Philip’s College Loses Oldest Alumnus

    Gertha Lockett Murphy, born May 20, 1913, in Goodwill, Texas, passed away on Sept. 20, 2022. She was the oldest living alumnus of St. Philip’s College and Alamo Colleges District (ACD).
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    SPC President Receives Donation of Aircraft

    St. Philip’s College President Dr. Adena Williams Loston got a big surprise during a recent live interview on Daytime with Kimberly & Esteban. San Antonio businessman Dick Tips gifted the college an aircraft.
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    SPC Veteran Affairs Awarded ‘Gold Standard’

    SPC Office of Veteran Affairs received the 2022 Veteran Education Excellence Recognition Award (VEERA) – Gold Level by the Texas Veterans Commission.
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    U.S. Secretary of Labor visits the Alamo Colleges District

    U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh recently joined Chancellor Dr. Mike Flores, SPC President Dr. Adena Williams Loston and others to tour the SPC - Southwest Campus as part of his support of the city’s Ready to Work program.
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Spotlight Events

  • Hispanic Heritage Month 2022

    Thursday, September 15

    St. Philip’s College celebrates the cultures and contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans in observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) from September 15 – October 15, 2022.

  • Financial Aid Appeal

    Monday, September 12

    Financial Aid appeals for the Spring 2023 semester are currently being accepted via your ACES portal from September 12-November 4, 2022 after the FIRST meeting with your certified academic advisor.

  • Fall 2022 Registration

    Thursday, July 21

    Fall 2022 Registration is available. Students, find out when you are eligible to register today!

  • Student Laptop Check Out

    Monday, June 27

    Student Loaner laptop computers are available for immediate check out to assist students, while equipment last or is available. There are no costs involved in checking out the item.


All Upcoming Events

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    Tiger PAWS Call for Submissions

    Friday, September 30
    Get published and win prizes! Be an editor and compete for scholarships!
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    Nursing Program Open House

    Monday, October 3, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Join us for an information session for prospective VN Students or LVN/Military to ADN Nursing Students.
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    Health Information Technology Program Information Session

    Monday, October 3, 6:00 PM
    Prospective students interested in learning more about the Health Information Technology (HIT) program need to email the faculty listed to request registration for the information session.
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    Physical Therapist Assistant Program Information Sessions

    Tuesday, October 4, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Learn about careers in physical therapy, our Physical Therapist Assistant Program and how to apply to the program!
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    Hispanic Heritage Month: Karaoke

    Wednesday, October 5, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Join us as the SPC Future United Latino Leaders for Change (FULLC) hosts Karaoke in the Turbon Student Center.
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    Hispanic Heritage Month: Best Tasting Salsa Competition

    Wednesday, October 5, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    The Best Tasting Salsa College Scholarship Competition with high school student chefs competing for scholarships to SPC.
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    Surgical Technology Information Session

    Wednesday, October 5, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    If you're interested in applying to the Surgical Technology Program at St. Philip's College, an information session is going to be held to provide you with an overview of the career of being a surgical technologist.
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    Men's Basketball Game: SPC vs. SAC

    Wednesday, October 5, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Join us for our Men's Basketball game SPC Tigers vs. SAC at San Antonio College - Candler Physical Education Center (CPEC), Wednesday, October 5 at 8:00 PM.
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    Respiratory Therapy Info Session

    Thursday, October 6, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Explore the Respiratory Care Technology field and Respiratory Therapy profession!
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    Hispanic Heritage Month: Loteria/Dominoes Game Day

    Wednesday, October 12, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Join us for a day of fun with a game of Loteria or Dominoes sponsored by SPC Future United Latino Leaders for Change (FULLC).