Student Life

Student Life provides engaging activities that enhance the college experience at St. Philip’s College. Student Life activities build a sense of community and pride within the college and create connections between the college and its students.

Welcome SPC Tigers! Want to know what is going on at SPC? Want to get involved? Experience what experiential learning opportunities SPC has to offer via AlamoEXPERIENCE today.


Connect with Student Life through:

Free Resources for Online Involvement

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, several organizations are offering free online programming.  We've listed some interesting spots below!

E. L. Turbon Student Center

Tiger Lanes

This state-of-the-art facility was built with the student in mind and aims to provide the best student experience possible.

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Recreational Fun!

Take a break and relax at our Turbon Student Center! Enjoy lounging around and playing a game of pool or ping pong. Get a quick snack at our Tiger Cafe.

Gaming at SPC

We have it all...from playing the ultimate gaming systems located in our video gaming area to watching cable tv between classes.

The Turbon Student Center is beautiful! Enjoy lounging, our bowling alley, pool tables, ping pong, video gaming area, and much more. Students are encouraged to get involved in student organizations. There are numerous organizations on campus: social, special interest, and those affiliated with educational departments. Learn more about student organizations and Experiential Learning opportunities in TSC Suite 110.

Student Life Activities


St. Philip's College supports activities ranging from Men and Women's Basketball to Women's Volleyball, the Tiger Spirit Squad, and everything in between.

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Spirit and Pride Crew

At St. Philip's College, you can join our various student organizations on campus to gain valuable leadership skills and experience.

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Student  Organizations

Student Organizations, each unique in their own way, offer St. Philip’s College students a wide selection of personal interests and activities.

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Student Life Community Activities

CultureFest & Rib Cook-off

The CultureFest & Rib Cook-Off has become a tradition on our campus. Every year, on the Thursday before the Battle of Flowers Parade, we welcome one and all to celebrate with us. Admission is free and open to the public. 

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Civic Engagement

Tigers Serve! What a great way to honor the legacy of Saint Artemisia Bowden, who served the college and community for 52 years.  It might be the community garden, Jessica's Project, the MLK or Cesar Chavez Marches, the Juneteenth Parade, or sending e-cards to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Serve well!

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EMBODI: Men of Color Conference

Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence (EMBODI) conference is designed to collaborate with established organizations and agencies to address the plight of an often-overlooked demographic: young men of color.

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Student Engagement Grants (SEG)

Grants are appropriate for the academic year. A grant recipient who demonstrates a commitment to the project initiative and maintains academic eligibility may receive funding for each session.

The Department of Student Life has SEG opportunities in the following areas: Alamo Institutes, Spirit and Pride Crew, Student Government Association, Extramural Sports, QEP, and the Collegiate 100. For more information on these projects stop by Turbon Student Center (TSC), Suite 110, or call Angela McPherson Williams/Dr. Mac at 210-486-2090.

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Student Life Request Form

The Department of Student Life offers services that enrich our college with student life activities. If you are a faculty, staff or community member and would like to request services that involve the SPC Spirit Squad, mascot, and equipment, please complete the form below. Student organizations should use AlamoEXPERIENCE to request these items.

Student Life Request Form for Community, Faculty, or Staff

Hours of Operations

  • Summer (May 1-27):

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

    Wednesday (8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.)

    Saturday and Sunday (Closed)

    Summer (May 30 - July 28):

    Monday - Thursday (8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.)

    Friday, Saturday, and Sundays (Closed)

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday
  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday

Contact Information

Director of Student Success:
Angela McPherson Williams/Dr. Angie Mac
MLK Turbon Student Center (TSC), 110B

Associate Director of Student Success:
Varryron Young
MLK Turbon Student Center (TSC), 110

Extramural Coach Bowling:
Stacey Jones
MLK Turbon Student Center (TSC), 210

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