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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Hitting All the Right Notes

Hitting All the Right Notes

Chris Dunston used what he learned in the University’s MBA program to launch his music business. By: Kevin Castro Dunston’s introduction to music production began in San Antonio while attending church to help himcope with the passing of his best friend. It was there that Dunston met Curtis Jones, the keyboard playerfor the church’s band. […]

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A Holistic Approach to Student Success

A Holistic Approach to Student Success

Texas A&M University-San Antonio is bolstering its efforts to strengthen student success and retention through innovative new programs, faculty development, grants and new hires. Approximately 77 percent of A&M-San Antonio students identify as Hispanic, and roughly 72 percent are first-generation students. Many of these students face unique challenges, from academic to financial. The University’s new […]

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University’s Revamped Spanish Curriculum Embraces the Region’s Diverse Hispanic Culture

University’s Revamped Spanish Curriculum Embraces the Region’s Diverse Hispanic Culture

Tapping into the region’s rich Hispanic heritage, A&M-San Antonio has rolled out a new academic program that embraces the nuances of the Spanish language and supports students’ rich cultural backgrounds.    Dr. Elena Foulis, assistant professor in the University’s Department of Language, Literature and Arts, helped spearhead the new program, dubbed Spanish in the United States. The revamped curriculum shifts from teaching Spanish as […]

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