New Funding Will Support Establishment of a Permanent Home for San Antonio nonprofit [San Antonio], [August 28, 2012] – Valero Energy Foundation is giving $1 million to the Dress for Success San Antonio’s capital campaign, becoming the largest donor to date in the planned relocation and expansion of the agency. The expanded facility — which will [...]

UT System Announces Plans to Expand Medical Education as a Path to a Free-Standing Comprehensive Medical School in the Lower Rio Grande Valley

First cohort of medical school students anticipated to graduate in 2018 EDINBURG, TX (Aug 17 ’12) – University of Texas System officials announced plans today (Aug. 17) to significantly expand medical education in South Texas and graduate the first class of medical school students in the region in 2018. The plans were made public by [...]

Board of Regents authorizes Academic Learning and Teaching Center

AUSTIN (Aug. 24, 2012) — The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Thursday [Aug. 23] authorized a $45 million Academic Learning and Teaching Center to be constructed at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. The 125,000-square-foot center will include a state-of-the-art gross anatomy teaching facility that is needed to train medical, dental, [...]

Accion Texas Inc.has been designated a four-star nonprofit by Charity Navigator

Accion Texas Inc.has been designated a four-star nonprofit by Charity Navigator America’s premier charity evaluator that rates organizations on accountability, transparency and financial reporting. These ratings help potential donors make informed decisions about charitable giving. Since its inception in 1994, Accion Texas — a microlender and small business lender providing loans from $500 to $5 [...]