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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San Antonio Middle School Students to Become Software Designers

San Antonio Middle School Students to Become Software Designers

IDRA and Texas A&M University-San Antonio Launch “VisionCoders” with $3.89 million 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, […]

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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 and staff volunteer to tackle food, housing insecurity and 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 […]

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

Digital Inclusion Project will help bridge gap in technology access for local K-12 students. Texas 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 […]

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