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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Once In A Life Time Cosmic Event

Once In A Life Time Cosmic Event

University Hosting Viewing Party for Rare Total Solar Eclipse  Texas is set to witness a rare celestial event on April 8 as a total solar eclipse crosses over the state. The eclipse holds a special significance for Texans as it marks a rare celestial event that occurs once in a lifetime. The last time a […]

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From West Africa to A&M-San Antonio

From West Africa to A&M-San Antonio

By: Mariah Gonzalez Esther Amponsaa first arrived in the United States at the John F. Kennedy airport in New York City in 2018 armed with ambition and a student visa to pursue higher education.  Originally from Osiem, a small rural town in the Eastern Region of Ghana, in West Africa, Amponsaa’s journey to the U.S. […]

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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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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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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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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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