Campus-Wide News

    April

  • Education Dive

    Monday, 04 09 2018

    Online education news outlet, Education Dive, recently took interest in A&M-SA's inclusive approach for faculty, staff and students. On March 28, the outlet published "Texas A&M-San Antonio looks to city's culture and history to build student success model." The articles explores how the University's distinct mission, approach to accessibility and student success model respond to the unique time and place in which it was founded and operates today.

  • Grad Student

    Monday, 04 09 2018

    Awards abound for Veronica Lopez Guerrero, a graduate student in A&M-SA's Reading Program. She was recently recognized by the Texas Lottery as the Teacher of the Month and was also named Teacher of the Year for SAISD's Hirsch Elementary School.

  • March

  • Early Release

    Monday, 03 26 2018

    In appreciation of your hard work and dedication to Texas A&M University-San Antonio, I have approved early release of employees totaling four hours (1-5 p.m.) on Friday, March 30, 2018.

  • Moriah Torres (Student)

    Monday, 03 26 2018

    Inaugural freshman class member, Moriah Torres, is paving the way to her success one historical document at a time.

  • Dr. Rebekah Piper reviews her multicultural education and literacy research with The Academic Minute

    Monday, 03 26 2018

    Dr. Rebekah Piper, assistant professor of literacy, was featured on a podcast for The Academic Minute detailing her research on multicultural education and literacy research. The Academic Minute is a weekday broadcast featuring researchers from colleges and universities around the world. It is designed to keep listeners apprised of what's new and exciting in the academy, including the many ways academic research contributes to solving the world's toughest problems. Dr. Piper is the first A&M-SA professor to be featured.

  • New Early College High School (ECHS) partnership announced with Southwest Preparatory School-Northwest Campus

    Monday, 03 26 2018

    On March 22, Southwest Preparatory School-Northwest Campus announced its partnership with A&M-SA for an Early College High School (ECHS) program beginning in fall 2018.

  • Strategic Plan: Build. Impact. Transform.

    Monday, 03 19 2018

    The Office of the President is pleased to invite proposal submissions that spur collaboration and innovation in implementing the Strategic Plan: Build. Impact. Transform.

  • Jennifer Correa (Faculty)

    Monday, 03 12 2018

    Assistant Professor of sociology, Jennifer Correa, Ph.D. knew early on that she wanted to build a life outside her hometown of Dilley, Texas. The first step in achieving her goals, was leaving the home she loved, to seek educational opportunities. After high school, Dr. Correa packed her bags and left for Beeville, Texas and earned an Associate of Science degree in criminal justice, followed by the completion a Bachelor of Science degree in criminology from Texas A&M University-Kingsville. It was there that she was introduced to the complexities of sociology and found a passion for the subject.

  • White House Honors A&M SA Students

    Tuesday, 03 06 2018

    To recognize steadfast commitment to community service, the White House recently honored 13 Texas A&M University-San Antonio students and one student organization with the President's Volunteer Service Award. The awardees collectively contributed more than 2,500 volunteer service hours in 2017 and were recognized during an on-campus ceremony on President's Day (February 19).

  • Lawrence Scott (Faculty)

    Tuesday, 03 06 2018

    Not only was Assistant Professor Lawrence Scott, Ph.D. selected as one of San Antonio Business Journal's (SABJ) 2018 "40 Under 40," he was also named as the 2018 "40 Under 40 Man of the Year." The surprise was unveiled at a SABJ dinner honoring the 40 recipients on February 22. Dr. Scott was recognized for his educational leadership and for his philanthropic efforts with Community for Life, a nonprofit organization focused on raising money for college scholarships.

  • February

  • 2018 CATE Honorees

    Monday, 02 26 2018

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Texas A&M University System honored 10 inductees to the 2018 Chancellor’s Academy of Teacher Educators.

  • Sherry Patrick (Staff/Alumna)

    Monday, 02 26 2018

    Texas A&M University-San Antonio’s (A&M-SA) assistive technology coordinator, Sherry L. Patrick ‘16, aspires to go above and beyond the duties detailed in her job description. She strives to perform her job while demonstrating immense care, respect and compassion for all university students—no matter their abilities. She also seeks to positively influence the lives of the university and community by looking for ways to enhance equality and inclusion—making her a shining light.

  • Texas A&M University-San Antonio explores city’s history with new exhibit: “San Antonio as a Crossroads: 300 Years of an Evolving Frontier Community”

    Thursday, 02 22 2018

    To honor San Antonio’s 300th anniversary, Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is hosting a celebratory event for the opening of its Tricentennial-themed exhibit, “San Antonio as a Crossroads: 300 Years of an Evolving Frontier Community.”

  • Families First Seminar

    Monday, 02 19 2018

    On February 13, approximately 40 people gathered in the Ceremony Room to begin A&M-SA's nine-week Family First seminar. The program is designed to foster family members' active and ongoing role in student success. Participation in this second cohort of the program increased significantly over the first cohort in fall 2017, thanks to A&M-SA's partnership with Gear Up, a federal college prep program in the Harlandale and San Antonio independent school districts.

  • Atlantic Council

    Monday, 02 19 2018

    On February 8, the Atlantic Council and the Victor Pinchuk Foundation held a conference on the A&M-SA campus focused on Moscow's hybrid war and cyber-attacks in the Ukraine, as well as its broader cyber aggressions. This was first time the Atlantic Council has presented in San Antonio--home to the second-largest concentration of cyber security experts in the nation.

  • Samuel Allen (Student)

    Monday, 02 12 2018

    A native San Antonian, Samuel Dale Allen is a young man who is creating his own path in life. Diagnosed with high functioning autism as a child his mother was relieved to finally know what made her son different from the other children.

  • Inaugural Strategic Planning Funding Updates

    Friday, 02 09 2018

    Last fall, the Office of the President identified $500,000 to invest in strategic initiatives that advance the University's Strategic Plan: Build. Impact. Transform. I am pleased to announce the award of 25 seed grants. The awards directly align to at least one of the four strategic goals: 1) becoming a national model for student and academic success, 2) building academic excellence, 3) increasing enrollment growth and 4) fostering community partnerships.

  • "Do the Right Thing"

    Thursday, 02 08 2018

    The Texas A&M University System is dedicated to adhering to the highest ethical standards and principles. If you have factual information suggestive of fraudulent, wasteful or abusive activities, we want you to report it. Examples of reportable issues include fraud; misuse of resources or information; violations of safety rules; inappropriate conduct, harassment or discrimination.

  • University Branding Initiative

    Wednesday, 02 07 2018

    As many of you are aware, the University is working on a branding initiative to help us define who we are and what we do in a way that differentiates us in the higher-education marketplace.

  • Ed Westermann News Room Story

    Monday, 02 05 2018

    On January 31, Dr. Ed Westermann, professor of history, gave an engaging presentation at the San Antonio Central Library about artistic depictions by survivors of the Holocaust. He also discussed the insights that the works of art offer as a method for understanding genocide.