(Jan. 22, 2010)--The UTSA American Humanics Student Association will host the first American Humanics Showcase from 6 to 9 p.m., Friday, Jan. 22 in the Buena Vista Theater at the Downtown Campus. Representatives from area nonprofit organizations will provide information on internship opportunities.
The event is open to faculty, staff and students interested in learning about internships. Up to 300 students are expected to attend. Admission is $10, $7 for UTSA community members and alumni.
"This showcase will provide information on opportunities for work experience with nonprofit organizations," said Molly Cox, executive director of the UTSA American Humanics program. "These internships are excellent opportunities for community engagement and public service."
The showcase will highlight the work of a dozen preferred internship sites including Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), Catholic Charities, San Antonio Food Bank and March of Dimes. Each organization will host at least one American Humanics intern this year.
For more information, contact Molly Cox at 210-458-2691.
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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