Campus-Wide News

    July

  • Texas A&M University-San Antonio to host Macondo Writers Workshop including July 27 fundraiser featuring Sandra Cisneros

    Thursday, 07 12 2018

    SAN ANTONIO (June 25, 2018)—Sandra Cisneros, acclaimed writer, MacArthur Fellow and author of The House on Mango Street, will read from new and selected works in a fundraiser for the Macondo Writers Workshop on Friday, July 27. Author, John Phillip Santos will introduce Cisneros at the event, which will take place from 7-9 p.m. in the Auditorium at Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA). The address is One University Way, San Antonio, Texas 78224. Suggested donation is $20. (No one will be turned away for lack of funds.) Books will be sold (credit card purchases only) and signed by Cisneros at the event.

  • Building Excellence at Texas A&M University-San Antonio

    Wednesday, 07 11 2018

    In August, we will be officially opening the new Science and Technology Building at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. It is the latest state-of-the-art addition to the university's beautiful and rapidly growing campus in South San Antonio.

  • Mike Guerra (Donor)

    Monday, 07 09 2018

    Many people aspire to create a lasting legacy. The late Mike Guerra accomplished just that. Through the friendships he built pursuing his passion and helping others, he has left a legacy that will support college students at Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) for many years to come.

  • Parking & Transportation Update #2

    Thursday, 07 05 2018

    We hope everyone is having a fantastic summer. With the start of the fall semester next month, we are sharing an update on the recent progress we've made along with some of the changes still to come regarding parking and transportation. This message also seeks to address feedback we received about our previous communications. All parking changes will go into effect August 1, 2018.

  • Happy Fourth of July

    Wednesday, 07 04 2018

    As we celebrate the anniversary of our nation's independence, let us also honor the courageous men and women dedicated to preserving it. As a resident of Military City USA and a member of a Military Embracing university, I am proud of the collective support to our military-connected community.

  • June

  • Dr. Daniel Delgado (Faculty)

    Monday, 06 18 2018

    It is a fulfilling moment for a faculty member when students peel back the layers of their preconceived notions to discover unexpected, and sometimes uncomfortable, truths. These are just the kind of transformative “ah ha!” experiences that Dr. Daniel Delgado strives to facilitate in his Race and Ethnicity class at Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA).

  • Dr. Matson to interview President Bill Clinton at Tobin Center

    Friday, 06 08 2018

    On Monday, June 11, Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson will moderate "A Conversation with President Clinton" at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Dr. Matson will interview President Bill Clinton about his forthcoming novel, The President Is Missing, which he co-wrote with best-selling novelist James Patterson.

  • A&M-SA brings after-school STEM robotics project to Harlandale ISD

    Monday, 06 04 2018

    During the spring 2018 semester, Dr. Young Rae Kim and Dr. Mi Sun Park, curriculum and instruction faculty members, worked with two undergraduate teaching assistants to launch an after-school STEM robotics project with Harlandale ISD. Through the project, participating students developed and implemented several integrated STEM activities by using coding and robotics. The activities built upon common threads and connected the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.

  • Heroic alumnus rescues dog while reporting for San Antonio Express-News

    Monday, 06 04 2018

    Alex Luna '18 was hailed as a local hero last week after risking his life to save a drowning puppy while he was covering a story as a reporter for the San Antonio Express-News. As Luna was wrapping up a story on local flooding, someone alerted him and a San Antonio Park Police officer about a puppy flailing in the flood waters. Eager to help, the two men quickly devised a plan, and the park officer lowered Luna on a rope to save the desperate pup.

  • Spring 2018 Commencement Ceremony is largest in University history

    Monday, 06 04 2018

    On May 19, an impressive 740 Jaguars donned mortarboards and graduation gowns at the Spring 2018 Commencement Ceremony -- making it the largest graduation ceremony in A&M-SA history. The University community gathered at the Freeman Coliseum to celebrate the occasion, congratulate the graduating students and welcome them into the ranks of A&M-SA alumni.

  • May

  • Honoring the Fallen on Memorial Day

    Monday, 05 28 2018

    On this Memorial Day, we remember the brave men and women who gave their lives defending our freedom.

  • Tony Adeniran (Alumnus)

    Monday, 05 28 2018

    When pushed against the ropes, Tony Adeniran ’10 knows what it takes to punch back and rise as victorious.

  • Thank You for a Great Spring Semester

    Wednesday, 05 23 2018

    Whew! It seems like no sooner did we kick off the spring semester than graduation was upon us. And what an amazing graduation it was, with a record number of students (758) crossing the stage at Freeman Coliseum (that's a 15% increase over last spring). Congratulations Class of 2018!

  • Moment of Silence this Morning to Honor

    Monday, 05 21 2018

    Governor Greg Abbott yesterday issued a statewide call for Texans to take part in a moment of silence at 10:00 a.m. C.D.T. today to honor the memory of the victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting.

  • Lt. Jose Michel (Alumnus)

    Monday, 05 21 2018

    After exhibiting unyielding leadership and determination, 34-year-old Jose Michel became the first Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) cadet to hold the leadership position of Cadet Battalion Commander for the ROTC program. And on May 16, Michel, a first-generation college student, was commissioned at the Patriot Cord Ceremony as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army.

  • Family Literacy Night

    Monday, 05 21 2018

    On April 21, 30 students in A&M-SA's literacy master's degree program held a Family Literacy Workshop at Beacon Hill Elementary in San Antonio Independent School District. The workshop was the result of a class project assigned by Associate Professor of Literacy Jenny Wilson, Ph.D. As part of the assignment criteria, all funds for the workshop had to be raised by the students.

  • Student Research Symposium

    Monday, 05 21 2018

    During a social psychology class taught in spring 2018 by Assistant Professor of Psychology Ho Phi Huynh, Ph.D., students were tasked with learning about social influence strategies. To test their knowledge with an experiential learning assignment, Dr. Huynh asked students to apply specific techniques to solicit donations for a charity of their choice. The students responded to the challenge and raised nearly $1,200 for San Antonio Pets Alive.

  • Week of May 18

    Friday, 05 18 2018

    Outstanding news and highlights from around campus...

  • Yalisse Fariza (Student)

    Monday, 05 14 2018

    Meet graduating senior, Yalisse Fariza, a young woman who is transforming her setbacks into triumphs.

  • Parking & Transportation Update

    Thursday, 05 10 2018

    The Office of Business Affairs would like to thank all those who participated in providing valuable feedback regarding parking and transportation services. A team of staff members from Auxiliary Services has been working tirelessly to gather input from our students as well as from other A&M System campuses to understand their approaches to parking and transportation services. The changes we are announcing today are based on all of this input, and they are designed to better serve our students while supporting the growth of our University.