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New foster care pilot program received $3.5 million

New foster care pilot program received $3.5 million

Breahna Luera and Josh Peck

September 24, 2019

On Sept. 23, UTSA — in partnership with Alamo Colleges, Texas A&M San Antonio and other local partners — announced the launch of a new foster care pilot project. The Texas Legislature gave the project $3.5 million to design an education pipeline for students who are currently in the foster care...

Texas legislature denies funding for campus expansion


Josh Peck

August 27, 2019

The College of Business (COB) is the centerpiece for phase one of UTSA President Taylor Eighmy’s 10-year plan to expand the Downtown Campus. This project was the first legislative priority but UTSA did not receive the $126 million in tuition revenue bonds it proposed to the Texas legislature to fund...