symposium attendees
Pictured from left at the first research symposium in 2005: Ellen Clark,
Marcheta Evans, Edwin Barea-Rodriguez, Encarnacion Garza Jr. and
Harriett Romo.

UTSA conducts third annual research symposium

By Lorena Claeys
Executive Director, UTSA Academy for Teacher Excellence

(Nov. 5, 2007)--The UTSA College of Education and Human Development's Academy for Teacher Excellence and the Office of the Vice President for Research will host the third annual research symposium, "UTSA Community of Researchers: Diversity and Research for Academic Success," from 2 to 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8 in the Business Building University Room (2.06.04) on the 1604 Campus.

The event is free and open to the public. A reception follows from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

As part of UTSA Diversity Month activities, the sessions will highlight research and published works by UTSA faculty and graduate students on diversity and research for academic success.

Some speakers at the symposium are part of the 42 research award recipients from the UTSA Academy for Teacher Excellence (ATE). Grantees have conducted quantitative or qualitative research that informs administrators, teachers and university faculty, and community members with best practices that close the educational gaps and set educational standards among diverse student groups.

For more information, call (210) 458-4341.

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