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Award Certificate IconJason Vasquez receives May 2016 Staff Council Appreciation Award

May 2016 Winner

Jason Vasquez is Management Analyst in the Office of the Vice President for Research. His supervisor, Beth Manning, says it best: "He is whole heartedly committed to the mission of the VPR by facilitating research growth, enabling productivity, and pursuing excellence. He goes above and beyond his assigned duties to do what it takes to ensure all VPR departments are successful and enjoys the synergy of working with others. His positive attitude is contagious and he greets everyone with a smile. Jason volunteers regularly and works behind the scenes at VPR-sponsored events to create professional and inviting experiences for guests and colleagues. He has taken particular interest in our student workers by providing them opportunities for growth and development while modeling servant leadership. And our staff have come to rely on him as a wealth of knowledge." Congratulations, Jason!

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Great Staff Appreciation Event photo

The 2016 Strikes for Scholarships bowling fundraiser was our best yet! Thanks to the support of many UTSA community members and friends, we were able to raise more than $2,600 for staff scholarships! Nearly 200 bowlers filled up all lanes of University Bowl on May 2 for fun and friendly competition.
>> Learn more and see photos from the event here

On May 18, 2016, the 2nd annual Great Staff Appreciation Event drew an estimated 800 staff members to enjoy catching up with friends, delicious refreshments, a photo booth, music by DJ Sal, and dancing!
>> Learn more and see photos from the event here