Transforming Tomorrow Together

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Impact & Engagement

Engage in collaborations and activities that meaningfully impact the student experience, advance our community and region, and boost institutional visibility and reputation.


  • Communicate the A&M-San Antonio HSI impact with a compelling, action-driven content strategy that fosters engagement with donors, alumni, and community.
  • Implement a university-wide strategy to increase A&M-San Antonio’s reputation through awards and designations that elevate A&M-San Antonio’s distinctiveness.
  • Build and enhance partnerships that support excellence and equitable access to education, community health, and economic development, and that leverage A&M-SA’s HSI status, faculty expertise, and commitment to community and inclusion.
  • Serving as a community anchor partner, enhance institutional relationships to lift collective impact.

Task Force Members

  • Jesse Pisors, chair | Vice President of University Advancement 
  • Edwin Blanton | Executive Director, Mays Center for Experiential Learning & Community Engagement 
  • Mirley Balasubramanya | Professor and Chair, Dept of Mathematical, Physical, and Engineering Sciences & Director of Innovation and Industry partnerships 
  • Alex Travieso | Chairman, University Foundation Board 
  • John Sanchez | Executive Director of Advancement 
  • Vanessa Quiroga | Director of Community Partnerships & Campus Visit Experience