UNIVERSITY CALENDAR

UNIVERSITY CALENDAR

Are you hosting a University-wide event? We need your help to keep this calendar populated with upcoming campus-wide activities—including events that welcome family members and friends of the University throughout the greater San Antonio/Bexar County community. To submit calendar items, complete a JIRA request. CALENDAR KEY: University-wide events Heritage month and related events Other major […]

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AT&T grant supports digital literacy workshops for families

AT&T grant supports digital literacy workshops for families

A $25,000 grant awarded by AT&T to Texas A&M University-San Antonio in support of its La Familia project will help local family members enhance student learning and success. During Texas A&M University-San Antonio’s Fall 2021 Convocation, August 17, University Foundation Board Member J.D. Salinas, assistant vice president of AT&T External and Legislative Affairs, presented a […]

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Faculty grant will engage more students in biology research

Faculty grant will engage more students in biology research

Engaging students in science taking place within their own community and boosting the STEM workforce are longer-term goals for this incubator project. Two Department of Life Sciences faculty members at Texas A&M University-San Antonio plan to use their $75,000 National Science Foundation incubator grant to engage more undergraduate students in biology research activities occurring in […]

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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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