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    Enroll in any of our five independently accredited colleges.

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    The tuition at ACD is very affordable and we also offer many resources to help pay for college. 

News and Events at the Alamo Colleges

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    Senator Cornyn Recognizes Alamo Colleges District For National Baldrige Award

    Senator John Cornyn recognized the Alamo Colleges District for its distinctive achievement of being the only community college system in the nation to be honored with the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
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    Alamo Colleges District Named Finalist For Seal Of Excelencia

    The district is one of only four Texas community college institutions to be selected as a finalist.
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    Bexar County Commissioners Court Honors Alamo Colleges

    At a ceremony held recently, the Alamo Colleges District was honored and recognized for our Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
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    Snapshot: Early College High School

    Our Early College High School program provides students an opportunity to earn both a high school diploma and a college associate degree at the same time. For most students, this is at no cost to them and their families.
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    Alamo Colleges District Launches AlamoONLINE

    At a press conference today, the Alamo Colleges District literally rolled out its new online college initiative, complete with a VIA bus on site, emblazoned with an ad promoting AlamoONLINE.
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    Board Of Trustees Selects Gomez As New Student Trustee

    At a special meeting on April 17, the Alamo Colleges District Board of Trustees selected Northeast Lakeview College (NLC) student Alejandra Gomez as the new student trustee.
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    Alamo Colleges District Nets $269,464 TWC Grant

    The Alamo Colleges District announced it is collaborating with Toyotetsu Texas Inc. and Forma Automotive LLC for a $269,464 Skills Development Fund Grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).
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    AlamoPROMISE Steering Committee Powered By Top Local Leaders

    A blue ribbon roster of local business, education and non-profit leaders gathered today for their first meeting as the steering committee for the Alamo Colleges District’s AlamoPROMISE initiative.
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    Four Alamo Colleges Make Top Ten List Of Online Community Colleges In Texas

    The SR Education Group, a leading education research publisher, recently announced their rankings.
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    Fresh Start Program

    Beginning with the Fall 2019 semester, the Alamo Colleges District is launching a Fresh Start program to offer eligible students the opportunity to re-enroll and complete their degree or certificate.
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    Snapshot: Creating Paths To High-Wage, High-Demand Jobs

    Our associate degree and certificate programs prepare students to be employed in the high-wage, high-demand jobs that will provide them and their families with greater economic prosperity and social mobility.
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    Northwest Vista College Opens Permanent Food Pantry

    Northwest Vista College's permanent food pantry, located in Huisache Hall, opened on March 18 and will be open five days a week and the first Saturday of each month.
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    Alamo Colleges Foundation Scholarship

    Let us help you pay for college! The Alamo Colleges Foundation offers many different kinds of scholarships. Apply now for Fall 2019-Spring 2020. Priority application deadline is MARCH 31. Don’t delay!
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    Your Alamo Colleges District ID is Your VIA U-Pass

    Alamo Colleges District has partnered with VIA to offer the new U-Pass to all students, faculty and staff. For the Spring 2019 semester, just show your Student ID to the bus operator when boarding.
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    Alamo Colleges wins Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award

    On November 15, 2018, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross named the Alamo Colleges District a 2018 recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
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The Alamo Colleges District

Our five colleges offer a vast array of programs and two-year degrees. Recent capital improvement programs have allowed us to create some of the best facilities for teaching and learning in the country. Our credits transfer to four-year universities for those pursuing bachelor’s or higher degrees. And our workforce development programs help individuals build new careers and meet the needs of business. The Alamo Colleges District empowers our diverse communities for success.

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