TU CASA Helps Students with Intellectual Disabilities Gain Critical Life and Career Skills

TU CASA Helps Students with Intellectual Disabilities Gain Critical Life and Career Skills

Meera Phillips could have easily ended up another unfortunate statistic. She was born in India with intellectual disabilities and a severe speech impediment. Phillips never knew her birth parents and was facing an uncertain future when a family in Atlanta, Georgia, adopted her. Growing up with a cognitive impairment, Phillips faced plenty of challenges, but […]

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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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San Antonio Area Foundation Awards $45,000 Grant to Texas A&M-San Antonio Institute for Autism and Related Disorders

San Antonio Area Foundation Awards $45,000 Grant to Texas A&M-San Antonio Institute for Autism and Related Disorders

The Texas A&M-San Antonio Institute for Autism and Related Disorders (IARD) has been awarded $45,000 from the San Antonio Area Foundation. The grant, which will be paid in installments over the next three years, supports the IARD’s general operating expenses. The money will help the institute enhance accessibility to essential autism services in Bexar County and […]

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Computing Propels Graduate to IT Career

Computing Propels Graduate to IT Career

By Edmond Ortiz  Markos Rodriguez, a Texas A&M University-San Antonio class of 2023 graduate, has transformed his computer hobby into a successful career in the world of information technology with a degree from Texas A&M University-San Antonio in Computer Information Systems (CIS) . With a passion for computing and a knack for problem-solving, Rodriguez has navigated his […]

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