Alamo Colleges - San Antonio College Named Finalist for National Excellence Award
|Alamo Colleges - San Antonio College's Empowerment Center has been named a finalist for Excelencia in Education's 2015 Examples of Excelencia Award.|
The Alamo Colleges - San Antonio College (SAC) Empowerment Center has been named a finalist for Excelencia in Education's 2015 Examples of Excelencia Award. SAC was selected as one of only five finalists from all community college programs in the nation.
Examples of Excelencia is the only national initiative to identify and promote programs and departments at the forefront of advancing educational achievement for Latino students in higher education. As a distinguished finalist, SAC was recognized at Excelencia in Education's annual Celebracion de Excelencia on September 22 in Washington, D.C. The work of the Empowerment Center will also be featured as part of the Excelencia in Education's Accelerating Latino Student Success (ALASS) workshop on Wednesday, September 23.
The San Antonio College Empowerment Center houses the Department of Services for Women and Non-Traditional Students (SWANS). The department provides a wide range of services for women and non-traditional student populations at the Alamo Colleges.
Excelencia in Education accelerates Latino student success in higher education by providing data-driven analysis of the educational status of Latinos, and by promoting education policies and institutional practices that support their academic achievement.