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

— $2.1 million grant from DOE to 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 for high school graduates will address this need for five local high school graduates from […]

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San Antonio Middle School Students to Become Software Designers

San Antonio Middle School Students to Become Software Designers

IDRA & Texas A&M University–San Antonio Launch “VisionCoders” with $3.89M Federal Grant San Antonio middle school students who are in at-risk situations will become the next generation of software coders through an innovative project called VisionCoders, launched by IDRA and Texas A&M University-San Antonio. The project was kick-started by a $3.89 million, five-year Education, Innovation […]

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A&M-San Antonio extends institution’s community impact during pandemic

A&M-San Antonio extends institution’s community impact during pandemic

Students, faculty & staff volunteer to tackle food, housing insecurity, digital divide The impact of COVID-19 is bringing a newfound appreciation for partnerships, both new and existing. While collaboration is a core value demonstrated throughout the year, the pandemic and the 2020 holiday season saw the A&M-San Antonio community dedicate their talents, expertise and service to […]

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A&M-San Antonio receives $750,000 USAA grant to address digital inclusion

exas A&M University-San Antonio received a $750,000 grant from USAA to jump-start a pilot program addressing digital inclusion in south Bexar County. Initially, the Digital Inclusion Project will affect 2,400 homes in Edgewood Independent School District, neighborhoods adjacent to Sidney Lanier High School and Gus Garcia University School, a charter middle school formed in partnership […]

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Texas A&M University-San Antonio hosted fifth annual Lights of Esperanza 2020

Texas A&M University-San Antonio hosted fifth annual Lights of Esperanza 2020

Tradition delivered a new twist to the family event – ‘Drive-in Edition’   Texas A&M University-San Antonio hosted its annual community Lights of Esperanza “Drive-in Edition” Dec. 1. This year, the event added a twist to the tradition with a “Drive-in Edition” featuring a screening of the movie, “Elf”— in addition to its traditional holiday […]

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A&M-San Antonio announces $53M project to house College of Business & Library

A&M-San Antonio received approval from the A&M System Board of Regents to move forward on a $53 million project to house the College of Business (COB) and Library.  This is exciting news for the University and results in a $253 million investment in buildings and infrastructure that will further bolster the Southside of San Antonio […]

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A&M-San Antonio receives $2.1M Department of Education grant

New initiative will address critical needs for students with intellectual disabilities A $2.1 million grant from the federal Department of Education to Texas A&M University-San Antonio’s College of Education and Human Development (COEHD) will fund a unique program to help bridge the equity gap for students with intellectual disabilities and boost their ability to either […]

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Texas A&M University-San Antonio opens new $30 million Classroom Building

Texas A&M University-San Antonio opens new $30 million Classroom Building

Texas A&M University-San Antonio will open a new, $30 million state-of-the art classroom and studio building as part of the ongoing growth and expansion of one of the state’s fastest-growing institutions. The opening of the building is at an opportunistic time, as the University officially starts the new academic year Aug. 20, according to A&M-San […]

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