Challenges Won’t Stop Recent Graduate from Chasing His Dreams

Challenges Won’t Stop Recent Graduate from Chasing His Dreams

By Sam Boykin A&M-San Antonio alumni Christian Fox was featured recently in KSAT’s “Great Graduates” series, which shines a spotlight on college graduates with inspiring stories. Fox, a history major who graduated in May with a 3.65 grade point average, earned spots on the dean’s and president’s lists during his time at the University. Fox […]

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Working from a Blank Sheet of Paper

Working from a Blank Sheet of Paper

As A&M-San Antonio celebrates its 15th anniversary, we’re highlighting the pioneers and trailblazers who have helped make the University one of the region’s most vibrant and fastest-growing institutions of higher education. For more great stories, check out the 15th-anniversary edition of Adelante, the University’s official magazine.  By Sam Boykin   Having worked at five other higher-education […]

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Closing Out Fiesta with Festival De Cascarones

Closing Out Fiesta with Festival De Cascarones

By: Mariah Gonzalez Texas A&M University-San Antonio helped bring Fiesta season to an exciting close with its annual Festival De Cascarones, which was held Sunday, April 28. The pet-friendly, on-campus event featured live music, food, games, rides and good times for all.   As the official finale to Fiesta San Antonio, Festival De Cascarones drew a […]

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New Program Prepares Graduates to Treat Autism and Related Disorders

New Program Prepares Graduates to Treat Autism and Related Disorders

The University’s first cohort of Applied Behavioral Analysis students graduates in May. By Tricia Schwennesen Hallie Janysek Fonseca launched her career teaching pre-kindergarten and kindergarten. It was a rewarding first job but also a bit of a wake-up call, as many of the kids struggled with behavioral and cognitive issues. “It was sad because they […]

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White House Officials Highlight Cyber Job Opportunities

White House Officials Highlight Cyber Job Opportunities

By Sam Boykin A&M-San Antonio recently hosted the White House Office of the National Cyber Director (ONCD) for a special event about cybersecurity and cyber workforce opportunities and challenges. The ONCD advises the President of the United States on cybersecurity policy and strategy, working to advance national security, economic prosperity, and technological innovation.   Special […]

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Professor On Track To Help Faculty Achieve Professional Goals

Professor On Track To Help Faculty Achieve Professional Goals

By David DeKunder Jenny Moore, clinical professor of communication at Texas A&M University-San Antonio, is on track to earn her certification as a faculty success coach and use the knowledge and skills she gained through her training to assist University faculty members in achieving their professional goals. Moore is working towards her certification from the […]

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Professor Makes Documentary About Black Maternal Mortality

Professor Makes Documentary About Black Maternal Mortality

By Kevin Castro Dr. Nicole Carr, an assistant professor at Texas A&M University-San Antonio, has teamed up with filmmaker Born Logic Allah to produce the documentary “High Risk: Black Mothers Protecting Themselves and Their Babies.” The new film sheds light on the challenges faced by Black caregivers, mothers, and healthcare providers in navigating obstetric violence […]

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Fast-growing Technology Club Garners Multiple Wins at Hacking Competitions

Fast-growing Technology Club Garners Multiple Wins at Hacking Competitions

A&M-San Antonio’s Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Student Chapter has been on quite a winning streak lately, winning a number of hacking competitions.  Launched in 2016, the University’s AMA chapter is located within the Computing and Cyber Security Department. With about 150 members, the club works on solving real-world problems using applied computing skills.  University […]

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Five Alumni Lead San Antonio SHRM Board

Five Alumni Lead San Antonio SHRM Board

By: Mariah Gonzalez Five A&M-San Antonio alumni have been elected to the board of the San Antonio chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), a professional organization dedicated to advancing the field of human resources. These alumni will play crucial roles in promoting the profession, providing education, certification, networking opportunities, and advocating for […]

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Campus Hosts Marketing Competition Featuring Students from Five Local Universities

Campus Hosts Marketing Competition Featuring Students from Five Local Universities

By: Sam Boykin A&M-San Antonio recently hosted the inaugural “Campaign in a Day” competition that provided the opportunity for students to develop a marketing campaign for the local chapter of Meals on Wheels. During the hands-on competition, each five-person team, including one from A&M-San Antonio, was paired with a local marketing agency, which provided guidance […]

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Bryan Bayles’ Path to the University Has Been Full of Interesting Twists and Turns

Bryan Bayles’ Path to the University Has Been Full of Interesting Twists and Turns

The assistant professor is helping launch a new community health program. From working with indigenous Mayan midwives to curating health and wellness exhibitions to chairingthe Mayor’s Fitness Council, Dr. Bryan Bayles brings an eclectic background to his role at A&M-SanAntonio. As an assistant professor, Bayles not only teaches classes in global and community health, but […]

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Philis Barragán Goetz Receives Book Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Philis Barragán Goetz Receives Book Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

The book delves into a foundational figure during the emergence of Mexican American literature. Dr. Philis M. Barragán Goetz has been awarded a $60,000 grant from the National Endowment for theHumanities for a book she’s writing about a pioneering yet often overlooked folklorist, writer andeducator. “The Borderlands of Inclusivity: Jovita González and the Mexican American […]

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Celebrate 15 Years with Special Savings at Jaguar Java and University Bookstore

Celebrate 15 Years with Special Savings at Jaguar Java and University Bookstore

By: Mariah Gonzalez With A&M-San Antonio’s 15th-anniversary celebrations in full swing, the University is excited to announce that Jaguar Java and the University bookstore are offering an array of discounts and deals throughout the semester. It’s a great opportunity to enjoy your favorite beverage, snag some cool University merchandise, and save some money!  February:  Jaguar […]

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University Launching Initiative to Study and Improve the Health of San Antonians

University Launching Initiative to Study and Improve the Health of San Antonians

Texas A&M-San Antonio is making great strides on an innovative new program designed to improve health care and expand the understanding of diseases impacting Texans’ quality of life.    After putting together a high-performing research team, including Drs. Ravindranath Duggirala, Donna M. Lehman, Srinivas Mummidi, and Rector Arya, the University recently launched the Public Health Genetics […]

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