15 Years: A Journey of Growth and Impact

15 Years: A Journey of Growth and Impact

It’s been a remarkable journey leading up to Texas A&M University-San Antonio’s 15th anniversary. That journey started some 25 years when Texas Sen. Frank L. Madla requested proposals to establish an institution of higher education in South San Antonio. Although met with some initial skepticism, others helped champion the idea, and in 2009 Texas Gov. […]

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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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Repurposing Shakespeare

Repurposing Shakespeare

Professors Aim to Change the Way the Bard is Taught by Highlighting Border Artforms By Sam Boykin What started as an interdisciplinary collaboration between college professors about culture, literature and education has evolved into a dynamic new publication called The Bard in the Borderlands: An Anthology of Shakespeare Appropriations en La Frontera.  The first of […]

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