We have a

Faculty

for reshaping futures.

 

Richard Farias
Former marketing and technical writer.
Teaches English.

Mary Mena
Funeral director/embalmer.
Teaches mortuary science.

Markene Bennett
Former radio account executive.
Teaches Radio-Television-Broadcasting.

Tiffany Cox
Former deputy county prosecutor.
Teaches criminal justice.

Ron Wojnar
20+ years video editor and producer.
Teaches digital, film & video editing.

Laura Miele
Former military and civilian PT assistant.
Teaches Physical Therapy Assistant curriculum.

Dr. Melody Crenshaw
Geography specialist and former travel agent.
Teaches geography.

Patrick Lee
Mathematician, former Eagle Scout, tradesman.
Teaches mathematics.

Robert A. Fransman
Computer specialist.
Teaches Linux and IT.

Reuben Kaller
Professional library researcher.
Teaches information literacy and research.

Diane N. Lerma
Former college transfer coordinator.
Teaches developmental reading and writing.

Susan Budge
Internationally-known artist.
Teaches ceramics.

Dr. Ellen Marshall
Special education developer.
Teaches early childhood studies.

Mellissa Marlowe
Actor, director.
Teaches drama.

Troy Touchette
Former network administrator/programmer.
Teaches computer information systems.

Veronica Rosas-Tatum
20 years as corporate legal, HR and leadership trainer.
Teaches business management.

Dr. Stella Lovato
10+ years in dental assistance field.
Teaches dental assisting.

Dr. Carmen Nava-Fischer
Oceanographer and astro-biologist.
Teaches chemistry and earth sciences.

Dr. Rafael Castillo
Published author, former editor.
Teaches humanities and literature.

Dr. Katharine (Katchie) Cartwright
Jazz musician and ethnomusicologist.
Teaches music, directs ensembles.

Brian K. Sanders
Former corporate IT specialist, trainer.
Teaches computer science.

Dr. Wesley Adams
Former constable, kinesiology specialist.
Teaches kinesiology.

Peter Myers
Teacher/former Peace Corps worker.
Teaches world civilization and U.S. history.

Zakia Ibaroudene
Math/physics/chemistry specialist.
Teaches mathematics.

Dr. Fernando Martinez
Former healthcare administrator.
Teaches community health topics.

Jill Zimmerman
Professional librarian.
Teaches information literacy.

Marshall B. Lloyd
Attorney and former police officer.
Teaches criminal justice courses.

Jason Malcolm
Former business writer and poet.
Teaches composition and literature.

Marianne Odom
Former journalist.
Teaches and Chairs Media Communications Dept.

Barbara Mayo
Former corporate communication consultant.
Teaches communications and speech classes.

Will Thornton
Professional chef.
Teaches culinary arts.

Rolando Sánchez
Former commodities broker.
Teaches economics.

Sally First
12+ years as CPA.
Teaches accounting.

Suzi Bravo
Former translator and tutor.
Teaches English.

Efrain Guevara
Learning styles specialist.
Teaches developmental and college mathematics.

Ronnie Brannon
30 years as logistician (Army and civilian).
Teaches logistics.

Patsy Stelter
Former corporate marketing director.
Teaches Developmental English and composition.

Valerie Viera
Former clinical therapist.
Teaches psychology.

Dr. Linda Cuéllar
Former documentary producer and broadcast journalist.
Teaches mass communication.

Rhonda Webb
Former nurse manager.
Teaches vocational nursing.

Javier R. Aguirre
Historian, former Marine and firefighter.
Teaches history and humanities.

Dr. Brian Stout
Neuropharmacologist and published researcher.
Teaches biology.

Dr. Yolanda Reyna
Psychologist (agencies and private practice).
Teaches college learning and success strategies.

Solomon K. Nfor
Longtime biology professor.
Teaches anatomy & physiology and nutrition.

Laura Houston
Former molecular biology researcher.
Teaches biology and genetics.

Jill DeHoog
RN/Nurse specialist.
Teaches vocational nursing.

Kimbel May
Professional librarian.
Teaches information literacy and research skills.

Cynthia Cortez
Former arts administrator.
Teaches history and humanities.

Carmen Reyes-Johnson
Historian and former publishing professional.
Teaches U.S. and Texas history.

Ann Bolton-Brownlee
Former researcher and editor.
Teaches English, research and style courses.

Claudia Pilar
Professional nurse.
Teaches anatomy, pharmacology, nursing.

Paula Rodriguez
Actor/director.
Teaches acting, theatre, stage makeup.

Ben Moseley
Published historian, former academic advisor.
Teaches U.S. and Texas history.

Dr. Dan Dimitriu
Former mechanical engineer and industrial executive.
Teaches engineering.

Dr. Denise Barkis Richter
Former media specialist.
Teaches communications.

Dr. Paul Wilson
A former city mayor.
Teaches U.S. and Texas government.

Dr. Jeanette Passty
Longtime university professor.
Teaches English and literature.

Dr. Jo Dee Duncan
Former pharmaceutical researcher.
Teaches chemistry.

Dr. Denise Menchaca
Professional speaker and storyteller.
Teaches speech communication.

Anthony M. Coppin
Former professional surveyor.
Teaches mathematics.

Gary Fox
Former Fire Captain.
Teaches fire science.

Tori Beckman-Wilson
Historian and former journalist.
Teaches U.S. and Texas history.

Dr. Prakash Nair
Toxicologist and medical researcher.
Teaches chemistry.

Viviane Marioneaux
15 years as graphic and interactive designer.
Teaches web design, digital media.

Dr. Chris Magee
Professional musician.
Teaches music, directs jazz band.

Diane C. Hester
Former student and grant program director.
Teaches Student Development.

Dr. Stamatis W. Muratidis
Former Regulatory Affairs and FDA compliance specialist.
Teaches chemistry.

Vincent Lockhart
Former coach and PE teacher.
Teaches kinesiology.

Vincent Hardy
Former actor (NYC/national touring).
Teaches theatre.

Hal G. Buntley
Former Army medic/nursing instructor.
Teaches medical assisting.

Anetia L. Ports
Specialist in English, rhetoric and composition.
Teaches English.

Nathan Oelke
Former business owner, operations manager.
Teaches economics.

Dr. Fonzie Quance-Fitch
Veterinarian (Army and private practice).
Teaches veterinary technology.

Dr. Val Calvert
30+ years as corporate/marketing executive.
Teaches management.

Cluster Byars
Speaker, teacher and published poet.
Teaches English.

Edith Orozco
Former network administrator.
Teaches information technology.

Cheyenne Adams
Former Peace Corps language specialist.
Teaches English.

Suzanne E. Stewart
Former world traveler and field researcher.
Teaches geography.

Dr. Clint Dunagan
Former preacher/counselor.
Teaches ethics, philosophy, world religions.

Dr. Megan Grimsley
10+ years in kinesiology research/promotion.
Teaches kinesiology, health and nutrition.

Dr. Dorothy Haecker
Civil rights activist, feminist, professor.
Teaches philosophy and world religions.

Haydar (Tom) Sahin
Former corporate network designer.
Teaches IT specialty curricula.

Dr. Don Lucas
Published author, former researcher.
Teaches psychology.

Lauri Metcalf
Certified Interpreter (Master Level).
Teaches American Sign Language & Interpreting.

Alexis Lowe
Mayor’s Fitness Council member.
Teaches kinesiology and health.

Larry Garcia
Experienced counselor.
Teaches Student Development and psychology.

Vinnie Bradford
Former fencer (1984 Olympics) and coach.
Teaches kinesiology.

Gerald Busald
30+ years developing statistical studies.
Teaches statistics, college algebra, pre-calculus.

Mark Hogensen
Artist, gallery owner.
Teaches painting, drawing, art appreciation.

Kirk Williams
Former agricultural product developer.
Teaches horticulture and agriculture.

John Haral
Certified FAA technician.
Teaches aircraft maintenance technology.

Sabrina Hammel
Former corporate director, special needs rights advocate.
Teaches political science.

Ruth Ann Gambino
Former PR writer, ESL teacher.
Teaches English.

Rosemary Lanza
Former occupational therapy clinician.
Teaches occupational therapy.

Wanda-Lee Smith
University instructor, official elector (Electoral College).
Teaches government and political science.

Karl Frey
Professional illustrator/artist.
Teaches digital art, photography, art history.

 
 
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What makes our faculty so special? Real knowledge, real world experience, and a real desire to share both. For intellectual understanding and the skills you need to pursue your own career, make their experience yours.

ALAMO COLLEGES: THE LARGEST INSTITUTION
OF HIGHER LEARNING IN SOUTH TEXAS.

 
62,377 Students enrolled in the fall 2011 semester.
8,980 Students in dual credit enrollment.
13,668 continuing education students enrolled.

WE LOOK LIKE BEXAR COUNTY.

Hispanic 55.4%, Anglo 32.2%, African American 6.6%, Asian 2.5%, Other 5.3%
43.7% Male, 56.3% Female
55% in Bexar County

55% of all higher education students in bexar county in 2011 were enrolled in alamo colleges institutions.

 
 
$165 Million in financial aid
63% Receive financial aid

Alamo Colleges provide more financial aid than any other community college in the state—
$165 million annually with 63% of our students receiving financial aid.

12 semester hours
$843

12 Semester hours cost
Including fees.

 

STUDENTS FLOURISH AT THE ALAMO COLLEGES.

 
Graduation Cap

3,998

Associate Degree
graduates in FY 2011

Certificate

1,511

Certificates
awarded in FY 2011

 
Nurse Cross

847

Nursing graduates
in FY 2011

Transfer rate chart

19.5%

Transfer rate in FY 2011

 
Awards ribbon

WE ARE AN AWARD-WINNING INSTITUTION.

Designated as a 2010 Leader College by Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count.

Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association—
3 years in a row.

Received the prestigious 2012 Bellwether Award, recognizing outstanding and innovative programs in community college education, from the Community Colleges Futures Assembly.

 
 

AA+

WE HAVE GOOD CREDIT, TOO.

GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND RATINGS ARE: MOODY'S - Aaa, S&P - AA+.

 

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