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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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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