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ANNOUNCING FIRST-EVER GENTX STUDENT VIDEO CONTEST FOR CHANCE TO WIN $1,500 SCHOLARSHIP

ANNOUNCING FIRST-EVER GENTX STUDENT VIDEO CONTEST FOR CHANCE TO WIN $1,500 SCHOLARSHIP The statewide GenTX Week is November 18-22. To celebrate, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), creators of More…

Communities Unite to Support College Enrollment on GenTX Day

On Friday, May 3, Generation TX (pronounced “Generation Texas”) will see its third GenTX Day come to life as students, educators, businesses and nonprofits in local communities across the state wear college More…

It’s Not Too Late: Financial Aid & College Application Workshop

Opportunities abound for the approximately 1,000 Abilene ISD students who proudly walked the stage at their high school graduations last month. Unfortunately, although their futures hold limitless potential, many of More…

‘GenTX’ Wants Texans to Wear College T-Shirts on Friday

Calling all Texans with college apparel: Friday is Generation TX Day, or “GenTX,” as the event’s organizers call it. Students all over the Lone Star State will be wearing T-shirts More…

GenTX aims to up college attendance awareness

A statewide event on Friday is encouraging Texans to wear T-shirts that represent their favorite universities to help increase college attendance awareness, The New York Times reports. Generation Texas Day, More…

Video: GenTX Campaign Targets College-Going Culture

In 2008, Texas received a $6 million federal College Access Challenge Grant, and devoted half of it to a campaign to change the college-going culture in the state. It was More…

H-E-B Joins Statewide Celebration Of GenTX Day Friday, May 4

Generation TX and H-E-B join forces for a second year to support students’ college and career goals AUSTIN, Texas, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Generation TX, featured today More…

GenTX Day aims to inspire, inform students about higher education

CORPUS CHRISTI — Schools, universities and colleges across the Coastal Bend are preparing for a big, statewide assignment on Friday: Wear a college T-shirt. The effort is part of a More…

Are You Ready to Show Your School Spirit?!

Generation TX aims to put more Texas students in college

Two years ago, only 56 percent of high school graduates in Texas enrolled in higher education. There is now a group called Generation Texas that hopes to help that number grow. Dr. More…