Interesting News Happening at San Antonio College
SAC Partners with San Antonio Independent School District to Start Nursing and Health Care Early College High School
San Antonio College has entered into a new partnership with the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD) to create the Healthcare Pathways Technology Early College High School, or H-TECH, an early college high school that will prepare students with skills, credentials, and an industry-specific associate degree necessary for high-demand careers in nursing and healthcare. The Healthcare Pathways Technology Early College High School will debut in 2020-2021 as the second of its kind in San Antonio.
SAC Signs Agreement With Angelo State University to Help Social Work Majors
San Antonio College (SAC) and Angelo State University (ASU) want to help students who want to help others. An agreement between the two schools establishes the Social Work Direct Path program, which minimizes time and cost for students who transfer from San Antonio College to pursue a bachelor’s degree in social work at Angelo State University.
SAC Professor First Recipient of National Latinx Educator Award
The American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education has bestowed the first ever Community College Award to Liz Ann Baez Aguilar, Professor of English at San Antonio College. The honor recognizes an individual who has demonstrated excellence in advocacy, teaching, or leadership, and has provided significant contributions to the community college enterprise.
SAC Student Advocacy Center Receives $760,000 United Way Grant
The United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County awarded the San Antonio College Student Advocacy Center a $760,000 grant to create a helpline to support students at SAC and the other colleges in the Alamo Colleges District. The five-year grant will create a new level of help for students in need of social services.