Friends and Alumni Network

Given the rise in COVID-19 cases statewide and in the SWTJC service area, all Fall 2020 Academic and Transfer courses will be offered virtually or remotely via Zoom, Teams, or Canvas Conference. These include classes originally scheduled as regular, in-person face-to-face. Technical Program classes will meet virtually for lecture and meet in-person for hands-on labs, observing safety and social distancing procedures.


Mission:  The mission of the Southwest Texas Junior College Friends and Alumni Network (FAN) is to advance, support and promote the interests of SWTJC, its students, alumni and donors.  FAN is committed to creatively and enthusiastically generate support through the contributions and talents of its donors.  This support shall be used for scholarships and projects to benefit students, the college and its 11-county service area.


Purpose:  The Southwest Texas Junior College Friends and Alumni Network (FAN) was formed for educational purposes of advancing, supporting, and promoting the interest of Southwest Texas Junior College and its students and alumni, and generating contributions which shall be used for scholarships and projects to benefit the students and Southwest Texas Junior College.

For more information regarding FAN contact Wade Carpenter.


Senior Scholarship Application

2020 SWTJC Friends and Alumni Network (FAN) Scholarship Application (fillable .pdf)

These scholarships are for 2020 high school graduates and will be for $500 or $1,000 per student. All scholarship proceeds must be used at Southwest Texas Junior College no later than the Spring 2020 semester.

Application Deadline is April 30, 2020

Board Members

Dora Alcala – President
Diana Garcia – Vice President
Wade Carpenter - Secretary/Treasurer
Romelia Aranda
Johnny Guzman
Luis Fernandez
Savanna Hernandez
Willie Edwards
Virginia Davis
Gary Heyen
Connie Buchanan

2018 President's Gala Photos