Join the fun: November is UTSA Diversity Month
By Diane Piña
On Behalf of the UTSA Diversity Month Planning Committee
(Nov. 6, 2007)--More than 30 events throughout the UTSA Tri-Campus community will provide opportunities to celebrate Diversity Month during November with a full slate of events representing the many groups at UTSA.
- La Prensa Foundation is newest member of UTSA Lone Star Society
- UTSA alumna Jordan Kaufmann wins $50K for new stent-graft start-up
- UTSA begins new way-finding sign installation this summer at Main Campus
- USA Today: UTSA long jumper Tyler Williamson rescues three-year-old boy
A special all-campus event, "Celebrate UTSA: All Different. All Roadrunners," is held each year with a broad range of participation from students, faculty and staff. This year's celebration is 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13 at Sombrilla Plaza on the 1604 Campus. (The rain site is the Recreation Center.)
The event includes an onstage showcase with performances, readings and speeches, along with more than 30 information tables and activities with valuable information about UTSA departments and organizations. Special ethnic foods will be served, along with the opportunity to enjoy interactive programs, prizes, give-aways, t-shirts, UTSA "passports" and other fun and educational activities.
The month's events represent the many identities represented throughout the UTSA community including race, ethnicity, culture, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, geography, sports, religion, employment, academic departments and more.
For more information, call (210) 458-4770.
The UTSA Diversity Month Planning Committee includes students, faculty and staff and is chaired by Ann Margaret Trujillo, associate director of the Inclusion and Community Engagement Center, part of the Office of Student Affairs.