President Ricardo Romo shows this year's commemorative
UTSA Homecoming 2008 t-shirt.
Attention Roadrunners: Homecoming is Feb. 27-March 1
By John Kaulfus
Associate Dean of Students
(Feb. 5, 2008)--Get ready to wear your orange and blue -- it's time to show us your Roadrunner! Mark your calendars for Feb. 27 through March 1 and join the entire UTSA community in celebrating Homecoming 2008. The theme this year is "Tradition - Spirit - Pride."
- 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
- For the full slate of events, visit the UTSA Homecoming 2008 Web site.
Homecoming festivities begin Wednesday, Feb. 27 with the UTSA Downtown Campus 10 Year Anniversary Celebration and the fourth annual "Jazz on the Plaza" at Bill Miller Plaza. Performances will include the Highlands High School Jazz Band, UTSA student members of The Alex Sutherlin Project and the headline band, Joe Posada Jazz Quartet. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for an evening of fun and jazz.
On Friday, Feb. 29, make plans to attend the Golf Cart Parade and Rowdy Rampage. The night event combines a spirit rally, concert, fireworks show and the Homecoming Golf Cart Parade -- all in one at the UTSA track adjacent to the Recreation and Wellness Center, 1604 Campus. There will be music by Alpha Rev from Austin to start the evening and after the fireworks.
Saturday, March 1 events will begin with Diploma Dash at the Convocation Center, 1604 Campus, followed by the Student Leader Reunion Luncheon in the University Center Denman Room (2.01.28). The day will end with the Tailgate Party, the Homecoming men's basketball game and the After Party. The homecoming game will be against the Corpus Christi A&M Islanders.
Stop by the University Center information desk on the 1604 Campus or the Office of Student Activities at the Downtown Campus to buy a commemorative UTSA Homecoming 2008 t-shirt -- and get ready to support the Roadrunners.