The City anticipates the area surrounding Texas A&M-San Antonio employing at least 15,000 people by 2040. The SA Tomorrow plan is trying to address this growth.
To boost financial literacy, a $1 million gift to Texas A&M-San Antonio will fund accounting and finance scholarships and student stipends.
A decade after Texas A&M-San Antonio was approved as a stand-alone institution, university officials are planning for the future and significant growth.
Texas A&M-San Antonio celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and has cleared one major hurdle in its bid to start an intercollegiate athletics program.
The institute won’t house majors, but will offer programming, including coursework, internships, and international trips, Teniente-Matson said.
The original founding documents of San Antonio and Bexar County have arrived from Guadalajara for the Tricentennial’s Commemorative Week.
The Tricentennial Commission officially has a new president, Cynthia Teniente-Matson, and two new members as the commission met for the first time since a leadership revamp.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg on Thursday nominated Cynthia Teniente-Matson, president of Texas A&M University-San Antonio and former Northside Independent School District Superintendent John Folks as co-chairs on the commission.
The building will allow the university to respond to demand for graduates with STEM training and skillsets.
Bexar County Commissioners approved a lease agreement with Texas A&M-San Antonio Tuesday that will allow the university to house its archives alongside the Daughters of the Republic of Texas (DRT) Library in the the former Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) building, now known as the Presidio Gallery, at 126 E. Nueva St.