Bank of San Antonio and Texas A&M University–San Antonio Partner to Offer Business Training Free of Charge

With the goal of impacting San Antonio’s Southside business community with real-world education and practices, The Bank of San Antonio has announced a partnership with Texas A&M University–San Antonio (A&M-SA) to launch the STRIDE Entrepreneurship Leadership program. The hands-on business training is free of charge. STRIDE stands for the six key pillars of a founder’s … Read more

Future Bankers at Texas Southern University Achieve 100 Percent Pass Rate on Industry Exam

Students in Houston-based Texas Southern University’s (TSU) newly established Future Bankers Leadership Program achieved an impressive 100 percent pass rate for a key professional certification exam—giving them a distinct advantage as they pursue careers in the finance and banking industry. The Risk Management Association’s Credit Essentials Certificate (RMA CEC), which is tied to the program’s … Read more

University of Texas–El Paso Launches Banking Academy to Grow Diverse Workforce

On September 7, the University of Texas–El Paso (UTEP) announced the launch of the UTEP Banking Academy, supported by significant contributions from regional and national banks and financial institutions. Part of UTEP’s College of Business Administration, the Banking Academy was created to address the shortage of banking professionals in the West Texas and Southern New … Read more

SWGSB and IBAT to Host Certified Community Bank Director’s Program in October in Dallas

Board education and training are essential best practices in the new era of community banking. Regulatory expectations and wise management demand a skill set that many directors lack. The Southwestern Graduate School of Banking Foundation (SWGSB) and the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) have recognized this and offer the Certified Community Bank Director’s (CCBD) … Read more