TU CASA Graduates Make History

TU CASA Graduates Make History

On May 2, Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA)’s TU CASA program celebrated its first cohort of graduates at a Graduating Class of 2022 Celebration in Patriots’ Casa. Five students completed the program, including Gabriella Eady, Yxaiah Gomez, Nicolas Lopez, Alezandro Mauricio, and Dylan Salazar. With family and friends in attendance, these remarkable students received their […]

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Don’t Be Afraid to Say “Yes”

Don’t Be Afraid to Say “Yes”

When Yulissa Garza was diagnosed with stomach cancer in August 2018, she admits thinking lifelong ambitions might not be possible. “When you hear the words, ‘You have cancer,’ you don’t consider long-term goals a possibility,” said Garza. A Finance major at A&M-SA who earned her Associate of Art in Teaching from Northwest Vista, Garza had […]

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Flying to New Heights

Flying to New Heights

As a child, Tyler Doty dreamed of becoming a pilot in the military like his grandfather. Little did he know his dream would lead him to Texas A&M-San Antonio. Doty, who is graduating with a Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business, is the first graduate as part of A&M-SA’s Air Force Army Reserve Officer […]

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A&M-San Antonio Celebrates National Student-Athlete Day

A&M-San Antonio Celebrates National Student-Athlete Day

Texas A&M University–San Antonio (A&M-San Antonio) athletics is on the move! The Athletics Department held its second annual National Student-Athlete Day on April 6. The event brought the A&M-San Antonio community together to recognize and celebrate Jaguar student-athletes. “Today recognizes student-athletes’ success of navigating the work in the classroom and at the same time successfully […]

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USAA grant supports access and equity project for first generation students

USAA grant supports access and equity project for first generation students

A $1 million grant from USAA is helping to launch a multi-year program to assist first-generation college students and their parents in navigating the admission process at Texas A&M University-San Antonio.  The La Familia project is a comprehensive program of academic enrichment, family engagement, and scholarships to encourage first-generation students and their families in South […]

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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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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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