We have a

Faculty

for reshaping futures.

 

Cynthia Cortez
Former arts administrator.
Teaches history and humanities.

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

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

Will Thornton
Professional chef.
Teaches culinary arts.

Larry Garcia
Experienced counselor.
Teaches Student Development and psychology.

Anthony M. Coppin
Former professional surveyor.
Teaches mathematics.

Tiffany Cox
Former deputy county prosecutor.
Teaches criminal justice.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rhonda Webb
Former nurse manager.
Teaches vocational nursing.

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

Susan Budge
Internationally-known artist.
Teaches ceramics.

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

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

Cheyenne Adams
Former Peace Corps language specialist.
Teaches English.

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

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

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

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

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

Vincent Lockhart
Former coach and PE teacher.
Teaches kinesiology.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Edith Orozco
Former network administrator.
Teaches information technology.

Jill DeHoog
RN/Nurse specialist.
Teaches vocational nursing.

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

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

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

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

Gary Fox
Former Fire Captain.
Teaches fire science.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

John Haral
Certified FAA technician.
Teaches aircraft maintenance technology.

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

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

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

Rolando Sánchez
Former commodities broker.
Teaches economics.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Suzi Bravo
Former translator and tutor.
Teaches English.

Valerie Viera
Former clinical therapist.
Teaches psychology.

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

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

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

Jill Zimmerman
Professional librarian.
Teaches information literacy.

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

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

Sally First
12+ years as CPA.
Teaches accounting.

Richard Farias
Former marketing and technical writer.
Teaches English.

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

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

Mary Mena
Funeral director/embalmer.
Teaches mortuary science.

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

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

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

Rosemary Lanza
Former occupational therapy clinician.
Teaches occupational therapy.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mellissa Marlowe
Actor, director.
Teaches drama.

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

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

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

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

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

 
 
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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

 
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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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