St. Mary's University http://tpr.org en St. Mary's University School Of Law To Offer Full-Ride Scholarship http://tpr.org/post/st-marys-university-school-law-offer-full-ride-scholarship <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">St. Mary’s University has announced its first-ever full-ride scholarship with a stipend for students performing community service.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The St. Mary’s Presidential Scholarship is open to any law school applicant with outstanding academic achievement and a commitment of service.</span></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:08:32 +0000 Eileen Pace 34147 at http://tpr.org St. Mary's University School Of Law To Offer Full-Ride Scholarship Stabbing Victim Given Peace Award For Efforts To Change Parole Violation Policy http://tpr.org/post/stabbing-victim-given-peace-award-efforts-change-parole-violation-policy <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has changed the method for notifying victims of violent crime if their attacker has violated parole.</span></p><p>Karin Richmond is a former lobbyist, both in Austin and in Washington, D.C.. In 1983, while in her hotel room in Austin, Richmond was brutally stabbed more than a dozen times, her nose cut off, and blinded by her attacker, an employee of the hotel.</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:26:02 +0000 Eileen Pace 27147 at http://tpr.org Stabbing Victim Given Peace Award For Efforts To Change Parole Violation Policy Texas University Assisting South & West Texas Immigrants With DACA Applications http://tpr.org/post/texas-university-assisting-south-west-texas-immigrants-daca-applications <p>A Texas university program aimed at informing and assisting young immigrants eligible to obtain a deferred action status is expanding its reach into South Texas.</p><p>An estimated 1.7 million undocumented young people in the United States are eligible for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), according to Pew Research.</p><p>Since late 2012 the DACA Project at the Center for Legal and Social Justice at St. Mary’s University has assisted 200 people in obtaining DACA status, which puts off removal or deportation proceedings.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 21:41:18 +0000 Joey Palacios 25989 at http://tpr.org New St. Mary's University Sculpture Garden Features Works By "Brother Mel" http://tpr.org/post/new-st-marys-university-sculpture-garden-features-works-brother-mel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some of the </span>Marianist<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Brothers from St. Mary’s University are headed out next month for a scavenger hunt of sorts -- to fill the school’s new sculpture garden -- and&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">a particular art studio in St. Louis may have just what the school is looking for.</span></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:49:51 +0000 Eileen Pace 22545 at http://tpr.org New St. Mary's University Sculpture Garden Features Works By "Brother Mel" Texas Universities & Colleges Some Of The Best For Veterans http://tpr.org/post/texas-universities-colleges-some-best-veterans <p>Texas schools placed well in the first U.S. News and World "<a href="http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/rankings/national-universities/veterans" target="_blank">Best Colleges for Veterans</a>" rankings. San Antonio's St. Mary’s University ranked eighth in the West region.</p><p>Texas colleges and universities placed in two of the top five nationwide spots and five out of the top 15 in the <a href="http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/rankings/regional-universities-west/veterans" target="_blank">West region</a>.</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 15:52:02 +0000 Eileen Pace & Chris Eudaily 22350 at http://tpr.org Texas Universities & Colleges Some Of The Best For Veterans Films Bring San Antonio & South Texas Into National Civil Rights Focus http://tpr.org/post/films-bring-san-antonio-south-texas-national-civil-rights-focus <p>St. Mary&rsquo;s University is playing host to filmmaker John Valadez on Thursday, Oct. 10. Valadez has produced PBS Frontline documentaries and other films that have aired nationally on PBS.</p><p>The university is showing two of Valadez&#39; films that were produced for the nationally-broadcast PBS series &quot;The Latino Americans.&quot;</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 19:04:40 +0000 Jack Morgan 19837 at http://tpr.org Films Bring San Antonio & South Texas Into National Civil Rights Focus St. Mary's Basketball Team Brings Holiday Cheer To Hospital Patients http://tpr.org/post/st-marys-basketball-team-brings-holiday-cheer-hospital-patients <p>It’s no fun being stuck in the hospital over the holidays, and on Thursday, St. Mary’s University Basketball Team took to the streets to deliver some holiday cheer to some of San Antonio’s patients.</p><p>“How ya doin’? We’re the <a href="http://www.stmarytx.edu/athletics/index.php?site=sportMBasketball" target="_blank">St. Mary’s Basketball Team</a>,” Brad Hubenak said, introducing his teammates to patient Johnny Gonzalez.</p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 20:15:00 +0000 Eileen Pace 3308 at http://tpr.org St. Mary's Basketball Team Brings Holiday Cheer To Hospital Patients Lin Great Speaker Series at St. Mary's: Steven Kotler Pushes Limits http://tpr.org/post/lin-great-speaker-series-st-marys-steven-kotler-pushes-limits <p></p><p>*This Lecture Aired on KSTX's The Newsmaker&nbsp;Hour November 18th 2012.</p><p>Pulitzer Prize nominee Steven Kotler wants to push your perceived limitations. Telling an audience of St. Mary's University Students and community members on October 31st, 2012, that the future is brighter than our own biases will allow us to believe. &nbsp; His lecture spanned topics as vast as his imagination, from vertical farming to homemade drone aircraft.</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 15:46:37 +0000 St. Mary's University 1352 at http://tpr.org Lin Great Speaker Series at St. Mary's: Steven Kotler Pushes Limits