Top: President's Picnic on the Plaza, Downtown Campus
Middle: President's Picnic on the Sombrilla, Main Campus
Bottom: President's BBQ

President Ricardo Romo hosts three UTSA picnics Aug. 26 to start new year

By Tim Brownlee
Assistant Director of Public Affairs

(Aug. 24, 2009)--As part of Roadrunner Days, UTSA President Ricardo Romo will host three free picnics Wednesday, Aug. 26 for UTSA students, faculty and staff members. Additionally, UTSA students, faculty and staff can cap the day with a free live performance by SNL's Seth Meyers.

Roadrunner Days events and activities kick off the new academic year and give students opportunities to connect with each other and the UTSA community.

>> Join UTSA President Ricardo Romo and other university administrators as they serve a free lunch at the President's Picnic on the Plaza. Join the university community for free food and free t-shirts while they last from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 26 at Bill Miller Plaza on the Downtown Campus.

>> President Ricardo Romo and administrators also will serve lunch at the President's Picnic on the Sombrilla from noon to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 26 at Sombrilla Plaza on the Main Campus. At this event, there also will be music and free t-shirts while supplies last. It's another popular event to start the new year.

>> Another great UTSA tradition, the third event of the day is the President's BBQ from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 26 with games provided by the Campus Recreations staff, free t-shirts while supplies last and live music by The Black Doves. Enjoy a free barbecue dinner at the Convocation Center west mall on the Main Campus. (View a video of a previous President's BBQ.)

>> As the final event of the day, "Saturday Night Live" comic Seth Meyers will headline UTSA Roadrunner Days events this year with an onstage performance at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 26 in the Convocation Center on the UTSA Main campus -- free to the UTSA community. Read details on UTSA Today.

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