Campus-Wide News

    October

  • Grand Opening of New Science and Technology Building and Dedication of Mays Center Held Sept. 25

    Tuesday, 10 02 2018

    Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp, A&M-SA President Cynthia Teniente-Matson, and other elected officials and community leaders celebrated the grand opening of the state-of-the-art Science and Technology Building on Tuesday morning, Sept. 25. The ceremony, with about 100 attendees, took place outside the building's new courtyard entrance.

  • Art Walk highlights an array of culture and South Texas heritage

    Tuesday, 10 02 2018

    From Kathy Sosa's "Huiplies Series" and Lionel Sosa's "The Vaqueros Series" to the musical-themed pieces of Brother Cletus Behlman, A&M-SA celebrated the artwork that decorates the campus as well as the artists who created them on Monday, Sept. 24.  

  • A&M-SA students participate in National Society of Leadership and Success Regional Retreat

    Tuesday, 10 02 2018

    Four members of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) student organization, the largest student organization on campus with 996 members, attended the Regional Retreat hosted at Eastfield College in Dallas Sept. 14-15, 2018. Cheryl Le Gras (advisor), Melissa Chaidez (social chair), Adam Montemoyer (president) and Karissa Mitchem (treasurer) represented A&M-SA.

  • September

  • Texas A&M University-San Antonio Hosts Grand Opening of New Science and Technology Building and Dedication of Mays Center

    Tuesday, 09 25 2018

    Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp, Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) President Cynthia Teniente-Matson and other elected officials and community leaders celebrated the grand opening of the state-of-the-art Science and Technology Building at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. The ceremony took place outside the building’s new courtyard entrance, which looks out onto the campus quad.

  • Harry Staley (Student)

    Monday, 09 24 2018

    With a white cane in one hand and determination in the other, Harry Staley is a student maneuvering his way around life.

  • State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) is On!

    Monday, 09 17 2018

    The 2018 State Employees Charitable Campaign (SECC) has begun and will run through November 1. This annual program encourages state employees to give back by contributing to a non-profit organization of their choice.

  • Three Jaguars excel at the Texas A&M College of Medicine Summer Research Program

    Monday, 09 17 2018

    Alejandro Soto, Amelia Blydenburgh and Desiree A. Garza participated in the Texas A&M College of Medicine Summer Research Program. The purpose of the program is to give undergraduate students interested in biomedical research the opportunity to work in a laboratory and perform a research project over the summer. During the 10-week program, students worked closely with Texas A&M University College of Medicine faculty on research projects in basic or clinical science disciplines.

  • Patriot Nations Art Exhibit on display at Patriots' Casa

    Monday, 09 17 2018

    The Opening Ceremony of the Patriot Nations Art Exhibit: Native Americans in Our Nation's Armed Forces was held Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at Patriots' Casa. The special traveling exhibit by the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian will remain on display in the Patriots' Casa Lobby through Sept. 30, 2018. The exhibit is co-hosted by the Office of Military Affairs and the Mays Center for Experiential Learning and Community Engagement.

  • Dr. Matson participates on panel at Economic Exchange forum

    Monday, 09 17 2018

    At the Southside First Economic Development Council's second Economic Exchange, Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson and Dr. Mike Flores led a panel discussion about challenges, opportunities and visions for workforce development in the San Antonio community. About 80 guests attended the Economic Exchange forum held Thursday, Sept. 6, in the Vista Room of the Central Academic Building. Southside ISD's Sylvia Rincon served as moderator for the event.

  • Week of September 17

    Monday, 09 17 2018

    Outstanding news and highlights from around campus...

  • Update - Strategic Planning Seed Fund Grants

    Wednesday, 09 05 2018

    In spring 2018, the Office of the President announced a call for proposals for strategic initiatives that advance the University's Strategic Plan: Build. Impact. Transform. I am pleased to announce the award of two seed fund grants

  • A&M-SA delegation participate in first Texas Voting Summit

    Monday, 09 03 2018

    A&M-SA representatives participated in the first annual Texas Voting Summit Aug. 20-21, 2018, hosted in Austin by the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life. This invitation-only affair, expected to be held annually in the Texas Capitol Building, was focused on Texas youth voter trends and how student leaders can encourage peers to engage in civic activities. Three exceptional Jaguar students, Ayla Rodriguez, Danielle Rios and Karl Vonzell Mitchell, represented our institution alongside Christina Guerra, civic engagement coordinator in the Mays Center for Experiential Learning and Community Engagement. 

  • Edwards Aquifer Authority awards grant to A&M-SA

    Monday, 09 03 2018

    The Edwards Aquifer Authority (EAA) recently awarded a $100,000 grant to A&M-SA to provide strategic planning and developmental services. Dr. Rudy Rosen, Principal Investigator on the grant, will lead the effort to help the EAA develop an operational plan, including specific activities required to accomplish the organization's mission, short-term objectives and long-term strategic goals.

  • A&M-SA and Facebook unveil first-in-Texas cyber security program

    Monday, 09 03 2018

    A&M-SA announced Aug. 29, 2018, that it has joined the Facebook Cyber Security University Program, making it the first university in Texas to join the program and the ninth in the nation. Facebook representatives and local leaders joined Dr. Matson on campus for a formal announcement and interviews with media. Following the announcement, Facebook engineers also offered cyber security demonstrations for students. 

  • August

  • Texas A&M University-San Antonio to offer Facebook-sponsored Cyber Security University Program

    Wednesday, 08 29 2018

    Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) announced today that it is the latest university to join the Facebook Cyber Security University Program and is the first in Texas. The program will position A&M-SA as a prominent leader in the cyber security education community and provide students a variety of benefits, such as enhanced curriculum, mentorship opportunities, project development and hands-on training in combating simulated cyber attacks.

  • Texas A&M-San Antonio Receives First NSF Grant for STEM Project Designed to Bolster Student Pipeline, Increase Student Marketability

    Thursday, 08 23 2018

    Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) has been awarded its first National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for support of the project, “New to NSF: Recruiting and Retaining Students into Computing. The $249,948 grant is for the three-year project period from Oct 1, 2018 to Sept. 30, 2021. The grant was awarded through the NSF’s inaugural Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE): Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) program, which aims to enhance undergraduate STEM education and build capacity at HSIs.

  • Welcome to the fall 2018 semester

    Thursday, 08 23 2018

    What a difference a year makes! As we embark upon the fall 2018 semester, I cannot help but think back on the ominous conditions we were facing this time last year.

  • Week of August 20

    Monday, 08 20 2018

    Outstanding news and highlights from around campus...

  • Youth engage in Hola STEM summer program

    Monday, 08 20 2018

    Dr. Young Rae Kim, assistant professor of curriculum and instruction, and his team hosted Hola STEM, a summer school program for students aged 9 to 11 from Harlandale ISD. Nineteen students participated in the two-week camp held July 23 - August 2. Funded by the University's Strategic Planning Initiative Seed Fund, the program sought to develop a seamless pathway that supports students' increased interest and engagement in STEM majors and bridges their knowledge into the next school year. The Hola STEM campers learned science, math and engineering through participation in mathematical modeling activities, math storybook and integrated STEM activities including coding and robotics.

  • Students move in to Esperanza Hall, filling it to capacity this fall

    Monday, 08 20 2018

    On Saturday, Aug. 11, approximately 290 freshmen and upperclassmen moved into A&M-SA's Esperanza Hall. Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson and a team of A&M-SA volunteers were joined by General the Jaguar and University sponsors, Wells Fargo and Whataburger (including Whataguy), as they welcomed students and their families. More than 370 students are residing in Esperanza Hall this year, bringing occupancy to full capacity.