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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 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.

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    Fall 2021 Presidential Scholars 

    The Presidential Scholarship is intended to help students actualize their potential in addressing societal issues and challenges by providing funds to support their education.
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    A Proclamation by the White House on National HSI Week

    The recognition of HSIs came on Sept. 13, after the White House issued a proclamation designating Sept. 12-18, as National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week.
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    HBCU Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

    You are cordially invited to the 36th Annual NBCA Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony celebration featuring Dr. Adena Williams Loston, SPC President. Streaming live on Friday, September 24 at 5:30 PM.
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    Dr. Loston Inducted into Hall of Fame 2021 Class of HBCU Alumni

    The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. will host its 36th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony virtually on Friday, September 24, 2021.
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    HBCU Week: SPC Student Participates in White House Roundtable

    The roundtable discussed the work the students are doing to vaccinate their communities.
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    SPC Students Present Research at 2021 Virtual STEM Symposium

    The research initiative is part of the opportunities offered by the Ciencia, Ingeniería, y Matemáticas Aliados - Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (CIMA-LSAMP) Program
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    Center of Excellence for Science Receives Grant to Support Summer Programs

    The award will provide up to $236,429 in funding over five years to provide out-of-school time learning to SAISD youth.
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    SPC Celebrates Topping Out of New Welding & Autobody Collision Building

    The building will be home to advanced instructional welding and autobody labs, welding stations, and double bay automotive prep stations.
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Spotlight Events

  • Homecoming Virtual Blue and White Dance

    Friday, October 15, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    SPC Tigers! Meet your new Royal Court for 2021-2022.

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  • COVID-19 Screening Schedule

    Friday, October 8

    The Alamo Colleges District is partnering with Community Labs to implement on-site weekly COVID-19 screening (PCR tests) of all students and employees at each of the colleges, DSO and SPC. View our schedule.

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  • Earn & Learn Program

    Monday, October 4

    The program provides on-campus employment opportunities with guided professional development programming for students that do not qualify for work-study funds.

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  • Financial Aid Appeals

    Monday, September 13

    Financial Aid appeals for the Spring 2022 semester are currently being accepted via your ACES portal from September 13 - November 5, 2021, after the FIRST meeting with your academic advisor.

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  • SPC Bookstore Notice

    Friday, August 27

    The MLK Campus Bookstore is available through curbside service only and the SWC Bookstore is closed untilfurther notice.

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All Upcoming Events

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    Respiratory Therapy Info Session

    Friday, October 22, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Come explore the field of Respiratory Care Technology and the profession of Respiratory Therapy!
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    Career Talk: Economics

    Friday, October 22, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    Join us as we discuss career paths and job types available for students majoring in Economics both outside and inside of the UN system on October 22 from 1-2 p.m. online.
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    Commit to Complete 2021

    Monday, October 25
    Commit to Complete is a weeklong celebration of our students’ resilience, sacrifice, and commitment to achieving their educational goals.
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    Commit to Complete: The Haunting Truth of Allied Health

    Tuesday, October 26, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Students will receive pertinent information for the Health Sciences programs. This session will also highlight resources available to help you be successful in applying for one of SPC’s Allied Health Programs.
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    Commit to Complete Drive Through Party

    Wednesday, October 27, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Students who participate will receive awesome SPC swag, including a Commit to Complete t-shirt and SPC backpack.
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    Physical Therapist Assistant Program Information Sessions

    Tuesday, November 9, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Learn about careers in physical therapy, our Physical Therapist Assistant Program and how to apply to the program!
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    Occupational Therapy Assistant Information Session

    Wednesday, November 17, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Are you interested in the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program? Come to an Information Session to learn about the program.
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    Respiratory Therapy Info Session

    Thursday, November 18, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Come explore the field of Respiratory Care Technology and the profession of Respiratory Therapy!
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    Respiratory Therapy Info Session

    Thursday, December 2, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Come explore the field of Respiratory Care Technology and the profession of Respiratory Therapy!
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    Occupational Therapy Assistant Information Session

    Wednesday, December 8, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Are you interested in the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program? Come to an Information Session to learn about the program.