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Goodwill Launches “Partners for Good” Donation Drive Program.

Goodwill Launches “Partners for Good” Donation Drive Program.

Goodwill is launching an innovative new donation drive program that creates a win-win for both the non-profit organization and community groups with fundraising goals. Through “Partners for Good,” community organizations such as sports teams, service groups and school clubs can raise up to $1,000 by hosting their own Goodwill donation…

Volunteers needed, TEDx San Antonio

Volunteer positions are still available for the TEDx San Antonio event on Saturday, October 13 at Trinity University. This is an opportunity to get involved with your community, especially the TEDx community, meet great people and hear brain-expanding ideas. Volunteers are still needed in the following areas: Registration Theater Stage…

Providence Fish Camp–fighting the first-day-of-school jitters

Providence Fish Camp–fighting the first-day-of-school jitters

Providence Catholic School recently held its annual Fish Camp for incoming 9th grade students. Ever wonder why freshmen are called fish? Yahoo! Answers says “Freshmen are called fish because they are like a fish out of water, don’t know where to go, what to do, and can’t survive without assistance.”…

UTSA Hosts Texas Rural Challenge June 13-14

UTSA Hosts Texas Rural Challenge June 13-14

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Institute for Economic Development will host the third annual Texas Rural Challenge on June 13-14 in San Marcos, Texas at the Embassy Suites Conference Center, 1001 McCarty Lane, San Marcos, Texas 78666. The statewide, two-day conference will help rural Texas communities build…

San Antonio Gathers for Great Conversation! on Wednesday, Feb. 29

San Antonio Gathers for Great Conversation! on Wednesday, Feb. 29

San Antonio leaders, scholars and donors will gather at the Institute for Texan Cultures on Wednesday, Feb. 29 for The University of Texas at San Antonio’s 12th annual “Great Conversation.” The UTSA fundraising event pairs guests with conversations leaders for engaging after-dinner conversations on an array of diverse and stimulating…

Youth-Led Events Target Childhood Hunger

Youth-Led Events Target Childhood Hunger

SA YOUTH RECEIVES YSA’s SODEXO YOUTH GRANT: Youth-Led Events Target Childhood Hunger During November’s  National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week SA Youth was awarded a $500 Youth Grant from YSA (Youth Service America) and the Sodexo Foundation, which supports youth-led service initiatives addressing childhood hunger. One of 25 grants awarded…

Letters to the President

Every week, since his first day in office, President Obama answers 10 letters from the public. Are you happy, or not happy with the latest events? Here’s is your chance to tell the President what you think today: http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact Who knows, a San Antonio letter may be the next one he reads… Originally published o8/02/2011 […]

Opportunity to learn a new language fades after first birthday

Opportunity to learn a new language fades after first birthday

(San Antonio) … Research conducted at the University of Washington (UW)’s Institute for Learning Brain Sciences suggests that the brains of bilingual babies remain open to learning a second language longer than the brains of monolingual babies. Furthermore, the research suggests that a baby’s opportunity to learn a second language…

West Side Store Imaginative Approach

West Side Store Imaginative Approach

As you walk into the bright blue, orange and yellow building at 1901 Colima, don’t be surprised to see a giraffe kindly smiling down upon you.After making its acquaintance, you will quickly spot the rest of the animals – the baboons, the elephant, the toucan and the hippo – surrounded…

SA Youth Hosts Book of Success Stories

Brenna Vives was 16, when her father died from alcoholism in December 2009. His death occurred, when she truly needed the love and guidance of her father. But soon after attending SA Youth, Brenna found a reason to smile and laugh again. She hopes to graduate from college one day…

UTSA receives $500,000 for cyber security

The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business received a $500,000 gift from the Kudla Foundation to create the Nancy and Frank Kudla Endowed Fellowship in Information Assurance and Security. College of Business alumni Frank, BBA’85 and Nancy Kudla, MBA’87 created the endowment to support graduate student research…

Video: SA’s Síclovía in Slow Motion

San Antonio’s Siclovia in Slow Motion from sam lerma on Vimeo. Great video essay courtesy of San Antonio Filmmaker and News Photographer Sam Lerma. You can folo Sam’s work @samlerma San Antonio’s Siclovia in Slow Motion from sam lerma on Vimeo. “Over cranked my camera and captured my highlights of…

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