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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Remembering Oakley

Remembering Oakley

University Mourns the Loss of Beloved Victim Assistance DogAug. 26, 2016- Jan. 24, 2024 It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Oakley, the cherished victim assistance dog at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. Oakley died Wednesday, Jan. 24. Born on Aug. 26, 2016, Oakley provided comfort and support to crime victims and […]

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15 Years: A Journey of Growth and Impact

15 Years: A Journey of Growth and Impact

It’s been a remarkable journey leading up to Texas A&M University-San Antonio’s 15th anniversary. That journey started some 25 years when Texas Sen. Frank L. Madla requested proposals to establish an institution of higher education in South San Antonio. Although met with some initial skepticism, others helped champion the idea, and in 2009 Texas Gov. […]

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First Baby Celebrated With Full Tuition Scholarship at A&M-San Antonio

First Baby Celebrated With Full Tuition Scholarship at A&M-San Antonio

By: Mariah Gonzalez Texas A&M University-San Antonio awarded a full tuition scholarship for four consecutive years of undergraduate studies to the first child born at the newly opened University Health Women’s & Children’s Hospital. The scholarship, a symbol of the University’s commitment to education and community support, was presented to Parker Lee Speer, along with […]

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Eight Years of Illumination

Eight Years of Illumination

Texas A&M University-San Antonio is set to kick off the holiday season with its eighth annual “Lights of Esperanza” celebration, a beloved tradition that has evolved into a hallmark event.  “Seeing the lights reminds me of friends’ laughter, great memories and how much I love Texas A&M-San Antonio,” said graduate student Martin Calderon.  Like the […]

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San Antonio Area Foundation Awards $45,000 Grant to Texas A&M-San Antonio Institute for Autism and Related Disorders

San Antonio Area Foundation Awards $45,000 Grant to Texas A&M-San Antonio Institute for Autism and Related Disorders

The Texas A&M-San Antonio Institute for Autism and Related Disorders (IARD) has been awarded $45,000 from the San Antonio Area Foundation. The grant, which will be paid in installments over the next three years, supports the IARD’s general operating expenses. The money will help the institute enhance accessibility to essential autism services in Bexar County and […]

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Bridging the Gap Between Education and Culture Through Art

Bridging the Gap Between Education and Culture Through Art

Neil Armstrong Elementary provides families opportunities for creative bonding with their children.  By Mariah Gonzalez  In November 2020, A&M-SA professors Dr. Karen Burgard, Dr. Elisabeth Krimbill, Dr. Katherine Espinoza, Dr. Kimberly Stephenson, Dr. Karen Kohler, Dr. Melissa Jozwiak and Justin Korver were awarded the CULTIVAR grant, a $3.35 million grant from the U.S. Department of […]

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