We have a

Faculty

for reshaping futures.

 

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

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

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

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

Rosemary Lanza
Former occupational therapy clinician.
Teaches occupational therapy.

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

Valerie Viera
Former clinical therapist.
Teaches psychology.

Suzi Bravo
Former translator and tutor.
Teaches English.

Larry Garcia
Experienced counselor.
Teaches Student Development and psychology.

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

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

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

Tiffany Cox
Former deputy county prosecutor.
Teaches criminal justice.

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

Edith Orozco
Former network administrator.
Teaches information technology.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Will Thornton
Professional chef.
Teaches culinary arts.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mary Mena
Funeral director/embalmer.
Teaches mortuary science.

Rhonda Webb
Former nurse manager.
Teaches vocational nursing.

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

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

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

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

Anthony M. Coppin
Former professional surveyor.
Teaches mathematics.

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

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

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

Susan Budge
Internationally-known artist.
Teaches ceramics.

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

Rolando Sánchez
Former commodities broker.
Teaches economics.

Jill Zimmerman
Professional librarian.
Teaches information literacy.

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

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

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

Mellissa Marlowe
Actor, director.
Teaches drama.

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

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

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

John Haral
Certified FAA technician.
Teaches aircraft maintenance technology.

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

Cheyenne Adams
Former Peace Corps language specialist.
Teaches English.

Cynthia Cortez
Former arts administrator.
Teaches history and humanities.

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

Jill DeHoog
RN/Nurse specialist.
Teaches vocational nursing.

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

Richard Farias
Former marketing and technical writer.
Teaches English.

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

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

Sally First
12+ years as CPA.
Teaches accounting.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Vincent Lockhart
Former coach and PE teacher.
Teaches kinesiology.

Gary Fox
Former Fire Captain.
Teaches fire science.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 
 
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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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