“This is something special for San Antonians who celebrate Fiesta every year and invest their memories and emotions in these small tokens.”
Diana Luis, curatorial researcher at the Institute of Texan Cultures on the tradition of collecting Fiesta medals. She spoke at the April opening of the institute’s exhibit showcasing the largest collection of medals commemorating the week-long event.
“[UTSA] thought I could make a million-dollar donation. I started coughing and sputtering. After I came down off the ceiling, I began to look at my stuff. All that stuff I had collected over a lifetime of work… A million dollars was possible.”
Yvonne Katz, ’74, at the March 18 dedication of the Katz Alumni Center
“UTSA students work hard and dream big, just like we do at H-E-B.”
Winell Herron, M.B.A. ’00, H-E-B group vice president of public affairs, diversity and environmental affairs, at the April 9 dedication of the H-E-B University Center
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