Professors provide their sustainability insights

Professors provide their sustainability insights

Faculty members from across A&M-San Antonio (including Dr. Bryan Bayles, pictured above) reflect on what sustainability means to them within the context of their academic disciplines. Today sustainability encompasses a broad scope of interests and activities, including clean energy, biodiversity, environmental and social justice, DEI, and mental and physical well-being, among other priorities. A&M-SA Today […]

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University receives national Seal of Excelencia

University receives national Seal of Excelencia

Texas A&M University-San Antonio is one of 10 exemplar institutions nationwide to earn the 2021 Seal of Excelencia from Excelencia in Education, the nation’s premier authority on efforts to accelerate Latino student success in higher education. A&M-San Antonio, a Hispanic-Serving Institution, joins a prestigious group of 14 Seal-certified institutions in the country ensuring America’s future […]

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National Spotlight Shines on ASPIRE Collaboration

National Spotlight Shines on ASPIRE Collaboration

Visit by U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona recognizes the success of a first-of-its-kind collaboration between a public university and school districts to build a school-to-college pipeline for students to earn a university degree, to begin encouraging that aspiration in middle school, and to support teachers and families in those efforts. Editor’s note: In the […]

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Dream Maker raises record funds for scholarships

Dream Maker raises record funds for scholarships

Charles Butt Foundation honored for its longstanding commitment to supporting education and teacher development. Thanks to the generous support of donors who understand the beneficial impact of providing access to quality higher education, the University Foundation’s 2021 Dream Maker Award Celebration, hosted virtually this year, raised a record $215,000 to support student scholarships.   This […]

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A&M-San Antonio honors 9/11 victims and heroes

A&M-San Antonio honors 9/11 victims and heroes

University hosts Heroes Run and wreath-laying to honor those directly impacted on 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001. Texas A&M University-San Antonio hosted several events to honor those directly impacted by the September 11 attacks that changed our nation and all our lives in untold ways two decades ago this year. The campus joined more […]

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AT&T grant supports digital literacy workshops for families

AT&T grant supports digital literacy workshops for families

A $25,000 grant awarded by AT&T to Texas A&M University-San Antonio in support of its La Familia project will help local family members enhance student learning and success. During Texas A&M University-San Antonio’s Fall 2021 Convocation, August 17, University Foundation Board Member J.D. Salinas, assistant vice president of AT&T External and Legislative Affairs, presented a […]

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Earn-and-Learn a Game Changer for Students

Earn-and-Learn a Game Changer for Students

A&M-San Antonio students gain real-world work experience as part of the University’s Career READY program. Not many programs can boast a 100-percent satisfaction rate. So far Texas A&M University-San Antonio’s Career READY (Relevant Experience, Academics, Development, and You!) program is getting high marks from students and employers. In 2019 A&M-San Antonio applied to be part […]

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University and SAISD partner with city on digital literacy

University and SAISD partner with city on digital literacy

Innovative student-run help desk solution will also develop the tech talent pipeline. A digital literacy initiative spearheaded by Texas A&M University-San Antonio and San Antonio Independent School District could become a national model for closing the digital divide. The Digital Inclusion Scholars Program and technology help desk component supports the broader Connected Beyond the Classroom […]

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Foundation golf tournament raises record scholarship funds

Foundation golf tournament raises record scholarship funds

Area businesses joined other friends of the University to have fun for a good cause. The A&M University-San Antonio Foundation and area businesses joined together to raise more than $65,000 for scholarships for A&M-San Antonio students. A record 31 teams were joined by members of the University community and intercollegiate athletics program at the Silverhorn Country […]

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A&M-San Antonio helps city win “Smart 50” award

A&M-San Antonio helps city win “Smart 50” award

Connected Beyond the Classroom initiative selected for its innovative approach to digital inclusion and closing the homework gap. As Texas A&M University-San Antonio continues to take a leadership role in expanding digital access for families in south Bexar County, its collaboration with the City of San Antonio’s Connected Beyond the Classroom initiative is receiving national […]

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