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'Celebrate UTSA' to feature performance showcase, ethnic food, giveaways

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(Nov. 12, 2009)--UTSA students, faculty and staff are invited to a special event, "Celebrate UTSA! All Different. All Roadrunners," from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 18 in the University Center paseo on the Main Campus. A performance by country singer David Bradley will be at 6 p.m.

The event will include an onstage showcase with performances, readings and speeches, along with information on UTSA student organizations, services and departments. The festivities are free and open to the UTSA community.

Ethnic foods will be served, along with the opportunity to enjoy interactive programs, prizes, and other fun and educational activities. Food and other giveaways and t-shirts will be free and available while they last. In the case of rain, the event will move to the University Center Ballroom (1.104).

To sign up to host an information table, to participate in the showcase or for more information about the event, contact Ann Margaret Trujillo, Inclusion and Community Engagement Center, at (210) 458-4770.

Read more about Diversity Month at the UTSA Inclusion and Community Engagement Web site.

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UTSA makes the grade with a strong core curriculum

UTSA prides itself on giving students a well-rounded education. Combining a top-tier academic program with opportunities for personal growth prepares students to compete in a global economy. And that's not all. They learn to be informed and engaged citizens as well. At the heart of that academic program is an award-winning core curriculum.

For four consecutive years, UTSA has received an A-rating from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for the caliber of its core curriculum. According to ACTA, UTSA requires its students to take six of the seven courses deemed "crucial" to a well-rounded education: composition, literature, U.S. government or history, economics, mathematics and science. Only a handful of other institutions in the U.S. are giving students these tools, which are needed to succeed in careers and the community.

Did you know? UTSA is one of only three Texas institutions and 23 in the United States to receive the highest rating for its core curriculum in the 2014-2015 edition of the ACTA's "What Will They Learn?" report.

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