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Colonias Program provides 1,400 students with free school supplies

Colonias Program provides children with school supplies

posted August 14, 2017
This fall, more than 1,400 students in economically distressed areas of South Texas will carry backpacks stocked with school supplies provided by the Texas A&M University Colonias Program.
Ph.D. student works to green building practices in colonias

Ph.D. project targets greening of colonias home construction

posted May 24, 2013
After investigating home building practices common in Texas colonias, impoverished areas near the Mexico border, a Texas A&M architecture Ph.D. student is working to share affordable, energy efficient construction techniques and home designs with colonias residents.
Colonias Program trains new promotoras in Travis County

New promotoras graduate in Travis County ceremony

posted October 25, 2012
Hispanic residents of Travis County will have better access to health care and social services with the help of a new group of promotoras, community health workers trained by Texas A&M’s Colonias Program.
Colonias Program marking 20 years of service to Texas border

Colonias Program marks 20th year

posted January 25, 2012
After two decades focused on improving the quality of life for residents of the impoverished, relatively undeveloped villages, or “colonias,” clumped near population centers on the U.S. side of the Texas-Mexico border, the Texas A&M University Colonias Program is celebrating its achievements.