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15 12, 2016

Grant Announcement: Sealing the Pipeline

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GTF announces a grant in the amount of $156,790.92 to Texas State University-San Marcos Research Foundation in support of their project: Sealing the Pipeline: The Impact of Developmental Integrated Reading & Writing (IRW) Instruction on Education Outcomes for Students Enrolled in Texas Community Colleges. Almost half of all higher education enrollment in the state of [...]

4 11, 2016

Grant Announcement: GTF Accelerated ECHS Student Scholarship

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GTF announces a grant in the amount of $390,00 over four years to the University of Texas at El Paso to support their work in helping Early College High School (ECHS) graduates complete a baccalaureate degree. Brief Project Description: Greater Texas Foundation Accelerated ECHS Student Scholarship Edwin Ramírez-Homs and Beatriz Rodriguez, both Accelerated ECHS [...]

11 10, 2016

Grant Announcement: Texas Tribune, Inc.

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GTF announces a grant to the Texas Tribune to support their work in education data applications. Brief Project Description: The Texas Tribune, texastribune.org, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — on public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. By providing a steady stream of fair, thorough and [...]

1 08, 2016

Greater Texas Foundation announces transition of President & CEO Wynn Rosser to another Texas foundation

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Greater Texas Foundation today announced that Dr. Wynn Rosser has resigned from his role as president and CEO effective August 31, 2016. Rosser, who joined the foundation as executive director in 2007 and was promoted to president and chief executive officer in 2012, will be going to the T.L.L. Temple Foundation. He will serve as [...]

13 07, 2016

GTF Announces 2016 Class of GTF Fellows

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Greater Texas Foundation recently announced the newest class of Greater Texas Foundation Faculty Fellows (GTF Fellows), a three-year program to build research and teaching capacity of tenure-track faculty at Texas colleges working in areas related to student success. The four fellows will each receive up to $30,000 per year for three years to support a [...]

13 07, 2016

Register Now for the “College For All” Annual Conference

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Register now for the upcoming "College For All" Conference hosted by the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District. To register or for more information go to psjaisd.us/conference

27 06, 2016

Grant Announcement: Texas Small and Rural Colleges Working Together

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GTF announces a grant to the Center for Community College Student Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin for their Program: Texas Small and Rural Colleges Working Together Brief Project Description: The purpose of the Texas Small and Rural Colleges Working Together project is to support the development of data-informed institutional improvement of 15 [...]

24 06, 2016

Grant Announcement: Texas Pathways Project

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GTF announces a grant to the Texas Success Center for their Texas Pathways Project: Planning and Capacity Building PURPOSE:  The Texas Pathways Project is fundamentally grounded in solving systemic educational problems impeding student success caused by incoherent and misaligned structures that result in far too few Texans prepared for meaningful careers. Informed by a decade [...]

10 06, 2016

Grant Announcement: Ready Texas: A Study of the Implementation of HB5 in Texas

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GTF announces a grant to the Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA) for their research project: Ready Texas - A Study of the Implementation of HB5 in Texas In 2013, the 83rd Texas Legislature established the Foundation High School Program (HB5), which allows for significant local variation in graduation planning and represents one of the most [...]

2 05, 2016

Ready Texas: Stakeholder Convening Proceedings Report

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The Intercultural Development Research Association, led by President and CEO Dr. María “Cuca” Robledo Montecel, held a Ready Texas: Stakeholder Convening on February 10, 2016. The event, "carried out in partnership with UTeach at UT Austin, brought together education, community, policy, foundation, business, and philanthropic leaders to discuss the future of post-secondary education in Texas [...]