By Edmond Ortiz Former San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro was among a handful of presidential candidates and other politicians taking part in Conversations About America’s Future, a collaborative series devised by the Texas Tribune and CNN at the South by Southwest festival (SXSW). Castro told his interviewer, Huffington Post news editor-in-chief Lydia Polgreen, that his time as mayor of one of the nation’s biggest cities and his tenure as President Obama’s Secretary of Housing and Urban Department prepared him for a White House run.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on May 1 2019 - 11:01am
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 8 2018 - 8:46pm
By Edmond Ortiz San Antonians will be speaking up and representing their communities on key issues from March 9 to March 18 at the 2018 South by Southwest, the annual Austin festival that celebrates convergence of technology, music and cinema. Individuals from San Antonio nonprofits, businesses and academia are scheduled to talk about topics including diversity, health care, community organization, empowering women, minority communities, aging and entrepreneurship.
Written by UIWPR on Mar 5 2018 - 10:43am
St. Anthony Catholic High School Presents The Garnet and Grey Gala, “Investing in Technology” and honoring Fr. Richard Hall, OMI, Class of 1981. Saturday. April 7, 2018 7 p.m.-Midnight UIW McCombs Center – Rosenberg Skyroom The Gala will give us the opportunity to put technology in the hands of our students. We will have amazing auction items, great food, and entertainment by the Finding Friday Band.
Written by AARP Texas on Sep 25 2017 - 4:01pm
These AARP workshops will include multiple workshops throughout the day. These workshops include an introduction to the iPad's capabilities and mastering the technology to make it an asset to your daily life.
Written by JamiAlise on Feb 24 2017 - 4:45pm
The San Antonio Mini Maker Faire is a family-friendly showcase of DIY invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. Makers (individuals and groups) are invited to present their DIY projects, to show their work and share their expertise with the rest of San Antonio. The Faire gathers together tech enthusiasts, crafters, hobbyists, artists, tinkerers, food artisans, engineers, science clubs, students, educators and commercial exhibitors. For more information, go to their website.
Written by JamiAlise on Feb 20 2017 - 12:34am
Interested incoming 9th-graders and their parents are invited to find out more about this specialized school to focus on preparing students for careers in technology and business and entrepreneurism and more. CAST Tech, located in San Antonio’s Tech District, is set to open in August to students from throughout Bexar County.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 22 2016 - 12:45pm
REPLAY VIDEO: The webcast of Civic Life in the Cyber Age, brought to you by the Annette Strauss Center for Civic Life on Oct. 22, 2016 at the University of Texas at Austin Belo Center for New Media. The conference is focused on how technology is being leveraged to enhance civic participation. Click here to see the agenda. Watch the video:
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Sep 22 2016 - 4:05pm
Two job fairs are taking place within a week, one focusing on San Antonio's growing information technology sector. Workforce Solutions Alamo will have a career fair for youths 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Education Service Center Region 20. Organizations say there are positions available in an increasing number of specific fields. The job fairs are happening after the announcement that U.S. jobless claims fell last week to their lowest level since July.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Aug 15 2016 - 9:59am
Goodwill Industries of San Antonio has opened its Computer Works store at 13311 San Pedro Ave. at Highway 281 and Bitters Road.
Written by J.T. on Feb 11 2016 - 5:27pm
St. Mary’s University will hold its inaugural Conference on Justice and Social Concerns this spring, and the first installment is titled “Stewardship in Science: A Dialogue on Faith and Bioethics.” The two-day program begins Feb. 16. Among the highlights will be the presentation of the Art of Peace Award on Feb. 17 at 11:20 a.m. and the Lin Great Speakers Series at 7 p.m. Both events will be held in University Center Conference Room A.