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Share expertise: Faculty-staff can present at professional development conferences

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(Dec. 4, 2009)--This spring, the UTSA Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs will host two professional development conferences, and faculty and staff members are needed to be presenters and moderators. With the theme, "Team!," it is an opportunity to share expertise and provide guidance on leadership approaches, management and supervision styles, career enhancement and many other professionally related topics.

The sessions will be at two conferences on Wednesday, March 31 and Wednesday, April 14 at the Main Campus. Applicants must commit to present at both conferences.

To be considered for one of presenter or moderator slots, submit an application via campus mail or deliver to Eric Cooper, Office of Financial Aid and Enrollment Services, John Peace Library Building 1.01.04, Main Campus. The application deadline is Jan. 21. The Student Affairs Staff Development Team will evaluate proposals, and selections will be announced by Jan. 29.

>> Download an application to present at the professional development conferences.

For more information, contact Eric Cooper at 210-458-4859 or Shirley Rowe at 210-458-4596, or visit the Student Affairs Staff Development Team Web site.

 

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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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