News 2012 Archive

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, 2022 /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…

GenTX Day is Friday May 4th, 2012

In 2000, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) launched Closing the Gaps by 2015 to expand access, increase postsecondary completions, facilitate more research, and improve quality at Texas institutions More…

May 4 is GenTX Day: Wear your college T-shirt to salute college-bound students!

Tens of thousands of Texans will show their support for the state’s college-bound students by wearing their college T-shirts on Friday, May 4, the state’s second annual GenTX Day. “We More…