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13 August 2021

Christina Martinez interviewed on CNN

And joining me now is board president of San Antonio's independent school district. Hi, nice to see you. So, classes just started in the San Antonio independent school district. Have you had any issues with children showing up maskless?

28 June 2021

Dee Howard Foundation’s first Executive Director will chart a course for strategic growth and innovation in San Antonio’s educational landscape

San Antonio, Texas – Christina Martinez will be The Dee Howard Foundation’s first Executive Director. Martinez, who has 20 years of executive-level experience in the nonprofit, educational, public affairs, and business sectors, will lead efforts to grow and strengthen the Foundation’s work that is connecting with, inspiring, and guiding students in school districts throughout the region toward educational and career paths in aerospace, aviation, and other exciting technical fields.   

03 April 2021

The Dee Howard Foundation seeks new Executive Director

The Dee Howard Foundation is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director. Please see attached a job description. All interested applicants are requested to submit a current resume to Mr. Wayne Fagan, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., by Friday, April 23, 2021.

03 April 2021

Hallmark University’s President is Appointed to the Board of Directors of The Dee Howard Foundation

Hallmark University’s President and CEO Joe Fisher joins The Dee Howard Foundation’s Board of Directors, bringing with him nearly thirty years of experience in higher education and training aircraft technicians for the aviation industry. 

11 October 2020

Aviation pioneer Dee Howard’s legacy lives on at UTSA

(SAN ANTONIO, October 8, 2020) – Nearly $250,000 have been endowed to support students and faculty in the  UTSA College of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering Program.

09 September 2020

Mission to Mars Art Contest Press Release

(SEPTEMBER, 8, 2020) -- The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and The Dee Howard Foundation (DHF) are joining with local, state, and national partners to establish the Dee Howard Foundation/UTSA Pre-K thru 12 Aviation and Aerospace Art Contest

14 October 2019

USAF announces grants—congrats to UTSA Assistant Prof. Chris Combs

Chris Combs, Ph.D., UTSA College of Engineering Dee Howard Endowed Assistant Professor, awarded a research grant as part of the United States Air Force Young Investigator Research Program

15 June 2019

433rd Maintenance Group inducts honorary commander

12 June, 2019 — Wayne Fagan, Chair, The Dee Howard Foundation, was inducted as an Honorary Commander of the 433rd Airlift Wing (Alamo Wing) USAF.

05 April 2019

Four San Antonio Innovators, Leaders Headed Into Aviation Hall of Fame

Two entrepreneur-inventors, a NASA astronaut, and an Air Force general will be recognized for their contributions to aviation and aerospace history.


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