Parking Perks participants
Parking Perks participants

UTSA students greeted with 'parking perks'

(Aug. 25, 2003)--UTSA Week of Welcome (WOW) is a way to connect with the UTSA community and to bring in the new academic year. The week features a variety of events, free food and opportunities to meet UTSA students, faculty and staff, and all events are free and open to the UTSA community.

UTSA staff members are participating in "Roadrunner Parking Perks" to offer free coffee, juice, cookies and doughnut to students during WOW. "Parking Perks" volunteers will welcome students Monday and Tuesday at the 1604 Campus from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and at the Downtown Campus from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. and from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Pictured (top) are staff members Ricardo Blanco, Barbara Smith and Meg Gibson from the Downtown Campus student advising office, who greeted students Monday morning. In the lower photo, students sample the beverages and snacks. They reported the coffee tasted particularly good early in the morning.

Featured WOW events include the President's Reception and Cook-out, Fall Convocation, Roadrunner Spirit Rally and advising centers open house. In its second year, the Fall Convocation features a procession of faculty in academic regalia and staff in regalia or the orange and blue UTSA colors. The ceremony will be followed by receptions on the Convocation Center east lawn.

See the Week of Welcome 2003 schedule.

For more information, contact Orientation and Transition Services at 210-458-4724 or Student Leadership and Cultural Programs at 210-458-4160.

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