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Submit applications for UT System student regent through Nov. 16

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(Nov. 2, 2009)--Applications for a student regent position with the UT System Board of Regents will be accepted through November 16.

In 2005, the 79th Texas Legislature enacted Senate Bill 1227, which authorizes the governor to appoint a non-voting student regent to the UT System Board of Regents. Each UT System school may forward the names of five students interested in being considered for this important position. It is the responsibility of each school's student government to establish a process for selecting the students.

Students interested in this important position must meet these qualifications:

  • Must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in a general academic teaching institution or medical and dental unit in the UT System at the time of appointment and throughout the student regent's term
  • Must be able to attend Board of Regents meetings once per quarter
  • Must be willing to commit the time necessary to fulfill the duties of a regent

Applications for the student regent position will be available in the Office of Student Activities (University Center Room 1.210, Main Campus, or Durango Building Room 1.302, Downtown Campus) and the SGA office (University Center Room 1.214) and on the UTSA Student Government Association Web site. Completed applications are due at 5 p.m., Monday, Nov. 16.

For more information on the student regent position or the selection process, contact John Montoya, assistant director of leadership development and SGA, at (210) 458-4936 or Matt DeLeon, SGA president, at (210) 458-4597.

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Football standouts make Roadrunner history

For Ashaad Mabry and Triston Wade, football is not just a passing fancy. Both players were part of the UTSA football program almost from the beginning. When UTSA opens the 2015 season Thursday at Arizona, it will be the first time the Roadrunners take the field without them. But Mabry and Wade will still be playing football; their uniforms will just be a different color.

Mabry, a defensive tackle from San Antonio's MacArthur High School, was an honorable mention All-Conference USA selection his final two seasons as a Roadrunner and second among the team's defensive linemen with 49 tackles last year. Wade, a defensive back from Tyler, was the most decorated player in school history. He was a semifinalist for the 2014 Jim Thorpe Award – for the nation's top defensive back – a three-time all-conference honoree and two-year team captain who set a school record of 293 tackles in his career. Both men had outstanding college careers that allowed them to make UTSA history.

Did you know? Mabry and Wade both agreed to terms as undrafted free agents with the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks, respectively, becoming the first UTSA players to move to the professional ranks.

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