Alamo Colleges

Northeast Lakeview College Names New President

Jan 19, 2017
Courtesy Alamo Colleges

The Alamo Colleges' Board of Trustees approved the appointment of a new president for Northeast Lakeview College on Tuesday. 

Veronica Garcia will begin her duties on March 1. Garcia is currently the Vice President of Student Affairs at Paradise Valley Community College in Phoenix. She brings two decades of administrative experience at multi-campus community college districts. 

Alamo Colleges

With five campuses across the San Antonio area, Alamo Colleges has a lot of ground to cover when it comes to providing an affordable education.

The network's board recently approved a new tuition policy, which incentivizes students to take a full load of  classes during spring and fall semesters in order to receive free credit hours the following summer.

Ryan E. Poppe

Community colleges have been described by many as being a bridge for students seeking a path to a traditional four-year state university or a career, but finding the funds to provide that education can be a challenge.

Ryan E. Poppe

Lawmakers at the state capitol are examining whether the state needs to allow more community colleges to offer four-year baccalaureate degrees.  One of those institutions is San Antonio’s Alamo Colleges, which will be pursuing that effort during the 2017 legislative session.

 

 As a way of making a four-year college more affordable, In 2003 state lawmakers passed legislation that gave a limited number of community colleges the permission to develop up to five baccalaureate degree programs.  

 

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 25, 2015)–––St. Philip’s College is among 95 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in 19 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands strengthening their academic resources, financial management systems, endowment-building capacity and physical plants as a result of grants awarded to the college by the U.S. Department of Education on July 23 and July 24.

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