Texas A&M - San Antonio http://tpr.org en Texas A&M San Antonio Dream Maker Award Goes To Steen, Hughes http://tpr.org/post/texas-am-san-antonio-dream-maker-award-goes-steen-hughes <p></p><p>On Wednesday the Texas A&amp;M San Antonio Foundation honored major supporters of the university with its Dream Maker Award.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The school honored a number of benefactors for their help in funding the education of some local students who otherwise could not have secured tuition assistance.</span></p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 11:37:08 +0000 Eileen Pace 20320 at http://tpr.org Texas A&M San Antonio Dream Maker Award Goes To Steen, Hughes How To Keep Tuition & Fees From Climbing On Your Child's Academic Future http://tpr.org/post/how-keep-tuition-fees-climbing-your-childs-academic-future <p>The state’s prepaid college tuition program known as the <a href="http://www.texastuitionpromisefund.com/" target="_blank">Texas Tuition Promise Fund </a>began its open enrollment this month.</p><p>This is the sixth year for the fund that gives parents the opportunity to lock in tomorrow's college tuition costs at Texas public colleges and universities at today's prices.</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 14:07:33 +0000 Eileen Pace 18483 at http://tpr.org How To Keep Tuition & Fees From Climbing On Your Child's Academic Future Universities Deal With $2.7 Billion Tuition Revenue Bond Shortage http://tpr.org/post/universities-deal-27-billion-tuition-revenue-bond-shortage <p>From the tail end of the regular legislative session until the last seconds of the final special session of the summer, 60 Texas colleges and universities held their breath wondering if Gov. Rick Perry would add legislation to provide an extra $2.7 billion in tuition revenue bonds to complete various projects on campuses.</p><p>Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, authored a bill with bipartisan support to cover the money, but Perry didn't add it to the special sessions.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 17:27:13 +0000 Ryan Poppe 16980 at http://tpr.org Universities Deal With $2.7 Billion Tuition Revenue Bond Shortage Petroleum Industry Lends Support To Texas A&M-San Antonio http://tpr.org/post/petroleum-industry-lends-support-texas-am-san-antonio <p>The San Antonio chapter of the American Petroleum Institute is investing in the university’s science technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields and other programs that support the oil industry.</p><p>Although Texas A&amp;M-San Antonio does not have a petroleum engineering major currently, the institute is supporting possibilities for the school’s future.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 15:56:20 +0000 Eileen Pace 13774 at http://tpr.org Petroleum Industry Lends Support To Texas A&M-San Antonio Texas A&M - San Antonio Reports Record-Breaking Growth in Student Population http://tpr.org/post/texas-am-san-antonio-reports-record-breaking-growth-student-population <p>Established in 2009 to meet the education needs of the historically underserved Southside, Texas A&amp;M - San Antonio opened its main building last year.</p><p>One year later, enrollment is up 16.7 percent to 4,100 students, breaking the record set in 2011 and marking growth for all three years of the university’s operation.</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 19:21:20 +0000 Eileen Pace 268 at http://tpr.org Texas A&M - San Antonio Reports Record-Breaking Growth in Student Population