National educator to lead University DEI strategy

National educator to lead University DEI strategy

The appointment comes as part of A&M-San Antonio’s five-year strategic plan for 2022-2026. A&M-San Antonio recently appointed Dr. Elizabeth Murakami to advance the University’s diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategy as part of its strategic roadmap for 2040. Murakami, named the first Special Assistant to the President for DEI, has returned to A&M San-Antonio after four years […]

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University and SAISD partner with city on digital literacy

University and SAISD partner with city on digital literacy

Innovative student-run help desk solution will also develop the tech talent pipeline. A digital literacy initiative spearheaded by Texas A&M University-San Antonio and San Antonio Independent School District could become a national model for closing the digital divide. The Digital Inclusion Scholars Program and technology help desk component supports the broader Connected Beyond the Classroom […]

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Viagran named inaugural director of workforce development

Viagran named inaugural director of workforce development

New role will advance initiatives and partnerships to enhance regional talent pipeline. Texas A&M University-San Antonio announces the appointment of Rebecca Viagran, former City of San Antonio council representative (District 3), to be its inaugural Director of Workforce Development and Community Partnerships. The role will lead the University’s strategy for advancing initiatives and partnerships to […]

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Patient care in a digital age

Patient care in a digital age

College of Education and Human Development Dean Dr. Carl Sheperis identifies the virtues and challenges of telehealth. Many are familiar with the term blended learning – a combination of in-class and online educational instruction that has gained new relevance and necessity during a global health pandemic. But, what about blended care in which virtual doctor-patient […]

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The tragic cost of prejudice

The tragic cost of prejudice

Regents Professor of History Dr. Edward Westermann explores the use of alcohol and music to encourage mass murder during the Holocaust. History can take you to some dark places. No one knows that better than Dr. Edward B. Westermann, Regents Professor of History at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. His latest book, Drunk on Genocide: Alcohol and Mass […]

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A&M-San Antonio launches pilot to support students with intellectual learning disabilities

A&M-San Antonio launches pilot to support students with intellectual learning disabilities

A $2.1 million grant from DOE will help support the program. For some young adults with intellectual disabilities their dream to earn a university degree is insurmountable due to limited resources and support. An innovative program at Texas A&M University-San Antonio will address this need for five local high school graduates from Burleson with support […]

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