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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.

  • Best Community Colleges in Texas of 2023

    SPC named among the ‘Best Community Colleges in Texas of 2023’

    St. Philip’s College was recently named among the list of “Best Community Colleges in Texas.”
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  • SPC Employees and THECB Members

    SPC gets THECB approval on Bachelor’s Degree in Cybersecurity

    SPC earned approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to begin offering a Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) in Cybersecurity degree.
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  • 125th Emblem

    Happy 125th Anniversary, SPC!

    We are celebrating our 125th Anniversary on March 1, 2023, with a 12-month lineup of events and observances in honor of this historic occasion.
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  • Akeem Brown

    SPC Celebrates ‘Black Resistance’ During Black History Month

    This event is postponed until Feb. 2, 11 a.m. due to bad weather. Please check back for new updates.
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  • Cowboy Breakfast 2023

    Cowboy Breakfast Foundation Awards Scholarships to SPC Culinary Students

    Dr. Loston accepted a $10K donation for scholarships from the Cowboy Breakfast Foundation and WellMed.
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  • Dr. Stacey Dixon, Dr. Adena Williams Loston, Edith Orozco, and Haydar Sahin

    Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Talks Cyber, STEM Careers at St. Philip’s College

    Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence (PDDNI) Dr. Stacey Dixon visited St. Philip’s College in San Antonio. 
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    SPC Placed on Top List of HBCUs in Texas

    St. Philip’s College was named #4 on the Best Historically Black Colleges & Universities in Texas 2022 list by University Headquarters.
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Spotlight Events

  • 125th Anniversary Celebration

    Wednesday, March 1, 6:00 PM

    Join us for an evening of celebrating St. Philip's College's history of 125 years of existence. This will be a night to remember.

    Securing Our Legacy 125th Anniversary
  • Black History Month 2023

    Wednesday, February 1

    Join us as we celebrate Black History Month through the month of February. Check out our series of events.

  • Student Laptop Check Out

    Thursday, January 12

    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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    Health Information Technology Info Session

    Wednesday, February 1, 12:00 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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    Alamo Colleges Pop-Up Market at SPC

    Thursday, February 2, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Join us as we host the Alamo Colleges Pop-up Market at the MLK Campus.
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    SPC Blood Drive

    Monday, February 6, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Join us for the September Blood Drive with the STB&TC. To register, click For further information, please contact Russel Adamski, RN at 210-486-2222
  • Tell Them We Are Rising, the Story of Black Colleges and Universities

    BHM: Tell Them We Are Rising

    Tuesday, February 7, 10:30 AM & 1:00 PM
    Join us for a documentary about black colleges and universities have educated the architects of freedom movements and cultivated leaders in every field.
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    Invasive Cardiovascular Technology Info Session

    Tuesday, February 7, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Become a Cardiovascular Tech! Join us for an Invasive Cardiovascular Technology Virtual Information Session via Zoom.
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    Cardiac Sonography Info Session

    Tuesday, February 7, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Become a Cardiac Sonographer! Join us for a Cardiac Sonography Virtual Information Session via Zoom.
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    Occupational Therapy Assistant Info Session

    Wednesday, February 8, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Are you interested in the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program? Come to an Information Session to learn about the program.
  • Walk on the River: A Black History of the Alamo City Film

    BHM: Walk on the River

    Wednesday, February 15, 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM
    Join us for a documentary “Walk on the River- A Black History of the Alamo City” that documents both the history and the contributions African Americans have made to the fabric of San Antonio from emancipation to the present time.
  • Black History Month 2023 Elizabeth Eckford

    BHM: Elizabeth Eckford

    Thursday, February 16, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Join us as we kick off Black History Month with guest speaker Elizabeth Eckford!
  • Disparity, Discrimination and Diseases

    BHM: Disparity, Discrimination and Diseases

    Monday, February 20, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Please join the St. Philip’s College Health Centers as we present Disparity, Discrimination and Diseases exploring how African Americans have resisted historic and ongoing oppression in the medical field.