San Antonio College turns the page on student journalism with end of The Ranger. What’s next for the program?
On Tuesday, student and professional journalists and administrators will meet to discuss the evolution and vision of student journalism at the five-campus Alamo Colleges District, home to more than 65,000 students.
Here are the spring 2021 graduation ceremony plans for San Antonio-area universities, colleges
The University of Texas at San Antonio recently announced that it will hold in-person commencement ceremonies for graduates, but guests will not be allowed. Read more on the details for graduation ceremonies at each San Antonio-area university below. AdKSAT has reached out to the Alamo Colleges, Texas A&M University-San Antonio, Trinity University and the University of the Incarnate Word for more details on their graduation ceremonies. San Antonio College will have its commencement in person at 11 a.m. on May 8 at the San Antonio College campus. University of the Incarnate WordGraduates will be honored with in-person, outdoor graduation ceremonies on May 7-8 at Benson Stadium.
ACS officer hailed hero after rescuing dog stuck on roof of San Antonio College building
An Animal Care Services officer is being hailed a hero after rescuing a dog that was stuck on the roof of a three-story building on San Antonio College’s campus. (Credit: ACS)SAN ANTONIO – An Animal Care Services officer is being hailed a hero after rescuing a dog that was stuck on the roof of a three-story building on San Antonio College’s campus during this week’s snow storm. The incident happened Thursday evening when a caller told ACS they had spotted the dog on the building, according to ACS officials. More college officers assisted Vasquez as they tried to guide the dog to safety. AdThe dog was able to be safely rescued and Vazquez brought her down five flights of stairs, taking her to safety, according to ACS.
Photos: San Antonio College plans $13M science structure
SAN ANTONIO – Editor’s note: This story was published through a partnership between the San Antonio Business Journal and KSAT. San Antonio College President Robert Vela said construction on the nearly 20,000-square foot building is expected to be completed by fall 2022. See more photos and read more on this story at the San Antonio Business Journal. AdSan Antonio College new science structure image. (San Antonio College)READ MORE:
Fox who made its way into San Antonio College office released at Brackenridge Park, ACS says
SAN ANTONIO – Employees at San Antonio College made an interesting discovery last week when they found a sly fox inside an office resting on top of cabinets. The Animal Care Services said officers were dispatched to the Moody Learning Center at the college, located just north of downtown, to rescue the fox. The animal had somehow made its way into the office by entering through the ceiling, ACS said in a Facebook post on Monday. ACS and campus police were able to move the cubicle to free the fox. It was taken to the Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Inc. where it was checked out for injuries, but was ultimately released at Brackenridge Park.
Most Alamo Colleges students will learn remotely, according to fall plan
SAN ANTONIO – If you’re a student at the Alamo Colleges this Fall you should expect to stay home and learn as most classes are expected to be held remotely. The Alamo Colleges released plans for students who are enrolled for the 2020 Fall semester as the coronavirus pandemic continues globally and, except for career, technical and some arts and sciences courses that may require face-to-face learning, students won’t be returning to the classroom. Texas A&M System to offer free COVID-19 testing to students, faculty and staffLevel 5 will go into effect November 26 and remain until the end of Fall 2020. “We have worked collaboratively across the district and disciplines, and among all levels of the organization, to develop a plan to begin a slow and careful return to campuses,” Alamo Colleges District Board Chair Marcelo Casillas said. For more information on the Alamo Colleges return to campus plans, click here.
Fire prompts evacuation at San Antonio College
SAN ANTONIO – A small fire prompted an evacuation Monday afternoon at San Antonio College. According to SAFD spokesman Woody Woodward, firefighters discovered a small fire in a third-floor bathroom. The fire was quickly put out and firefighters are working to remove the smoke, Woodward said. No injuries were reported. About 39 SAFD units responded to the scene at one point.