The tragic cost of prejudice

The tragic cost of prejudice

Regents Professor of History Dr. Edward Westermann explores the use of alcohol and music to encourage mass murder during the Holocaust. History can take you to some dark places. No one knows that better than Dr. Edward B. Westermann, Regents Professor of History at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. His latest book, Drunk on Genocide: Alcohol and Mass […]

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A&M-San Antonio launches pilot to support students with intellectual learning disabilities

A&M-San Antonio launches pilot to support students with intellectual learning disabilities

A $2.1 million grant from DOE will help support the program. For some young adults with intellectual disabilities their dream to earn a university degree is insurmountable due to limited resources and support. An innovative program at Texas A&M University-San Antonio will address this need for five local high school graduates from Burleson with support […]

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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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Texas A&M University-San Antonio hosted fifth annual Lights of Esperanza 2020

Texas A&M University-San Antonio hosted fifth annual Lights of Esperanza 2020

Tradition delivered a new twist to the family event as a “Drive-in Edition.”   Texas A&M University-San Antonio hosted its annual community Lights of Esperanza “Drive-in Edition” Dec. 1. This year, the event added a twist to the tradition with a “Drive-in Edition” featuring a screening of the movie, “Elf”— in addition to its traditional […]

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A&M-San Antonio receives $2.1 million Department of Education grant

New initiative will address critical needs for students with intellectual disabilities. A $2.1 million grant from the federal Department of Education to Texas A&M University-San Antonio’s College of Education and Human Development (COEHD) will fund a unique program to help bridge the equity gap for students with intellectual disabilities and boost their ability to either […]

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