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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Student Spotlight: During Politically Volatile Times, Denique Escobedo is A Champion For Voting Rights

Student Spotlight: During Politically Volatile Times, Denique Escobedo is A Champion For Voting Rights

As a Hispanic-Serving Institution, we’re spotlighting A&M-San Antonio students who have worked hard, overcome challenges, and are now successfully chasing their dreams. This is the final of five student spotlights. By: David DeKunder When she turned 18 years old, Denique Escobedo was excited about casting her ballot in the 2016 presidential election—the first-ever election she […]

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University’s Revamped Spanish Curriculum Embraces the Region’s Diverse Hispanic Culture

University’s Revamped Spanish Curriculum Embraces the Region’s Diverse Hispanic Culture

Tapping into the region’s rich Hispanic heritage, A&M-San Antonio has rolled out a new academic program that embraces the nuances of the Spanish language and supports students’ rich cultural backgrounds.    Dr. Elena Foulis, assistant professor in the University’s Department of Language, Literature and Arts, helped spearhead the new program, dubbed Spanish in the United States. The revamped curriculum shifts from teaching Spanish as […]

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Flying to New Heights

Flying to New Heights

By Brance D. Arnold 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 […]

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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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University marks new year with beam signing

University marks new year with beam signing

A&M-San Antonio’s College of Business and Library Hall is scheduled for completion by fall 2022. On September 15, A&M-San Antonio celebrated another significant milestone symbolic of the institution’s rapid growth, academic excellence, and regional leadership role. In a jubilant ceremony, students were among the campus crowd and extended community members who penned their names for […]

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PLANNING CALENDAR

PLANNING CALENDAR

UNIVERSITY/SYSTEM EVENTS | HERITAGE MONTHS | COMMUNITY EVENTS | UNIVERSITY HOLIDAYS For the full list of home and away events for Jaguar student-athletes, visit www.tamusasports.com. For the latest social events, student activities, and career and information sessions, visit JagSync. JANUARY 2023 12 — Spring Convocation 16 — Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 17 — First […]

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