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UTSA College of Business partners with National Society of Hispanic M.B.A.s

UTSA College of Business

Lynda de la Vina (UTSA College of Business dean) and Peter Morales (NSHMBA)

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(Nov. 24, 2009)--The UTSA College of Business recently was named a University Partner by the National Society of Hispanic M.B.A.s (NSHMBA). The partnership was announced this month during the NSHMBA San Antonio Chapter banquet.

The University Partner program was established by NSHMBA to increase the number of Hispanic students completing bachelor's and master's degrees. Partners agree to provide financial assistance to outstanding Hispanic students. The first UTSA NSHMBA scholarship will be awarded in fall 2010.

"It is an honor that my alma mater has become a NSHMBA University Partner," said Peter Morales, president of the San Antonio chapter of NSHMBA and assistant director of graduate business career services in the College of Business. "As a first-generation college graduate, I understand the importance of a graduate business education for an individual's professional advancement, and I appreciate the college's commitment to supporting the development of leaders in our community."

The UTSA College of Business has been active with NSHMBA since 2001. In 2006, the college received NSHMBA's Brillante Award for Educational Excellence, their most prestigious award. NSHMBA's mission is to foster Hispanic leadership through graduate management education and professional development.



Dec. 1, 9 a.m.

CITE Venture Competition & Exposition

The annual Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE) 100K Venture Competition and Exposition will be held on the Main Campus on Dec. 1. Twenty-eight teams from across the university will exhibit their project; six teams will compete for a prize pool of more than $100,000 in funding to launch their new venture / company. More than 650 students have participated in launching new technology ventures.
Biotechnology, Sciences and Engineering (BSE 2.102), Main Campus

Dec. 3, 5:30 p.m.

UTSA Downtown String Project Winter Concert

This concert features 50 community children performing music in the UTSA Downtown String Project Winter Concert. The children, led by UTSA music students studying to be music teachers, will join together in playing the Theme from Batman at their concert. The Batman of San Antonio, a local celebrity figure, will make an appearance at the concert. This event is free.
Buena Vista Theatre, Downtown Campus

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