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Get ready, Roadrunners: UTSA Homecoming 2010 is Feb. 18-20

Homecoming 2010

Learn more at the UTSA Homecoming 2010 Web site.

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(Jan. 28, 2010)--Get ready to wear your orange and blue -- it's time to show us your Roadrunner! Mark your calendars for Feb. 18-20 and join the entire UTSA community in celebrating Homecoming 2010. The theme this year is "Tradition - Spirit - Pride."

The Web site will be updated continuously with important information about Homecoming. Festivities begin Thursday, Feb. 18 with the "Where's Rowdy?" contest on the Main Campus. The Decorating Party for the Homecoming Golf Cart Parade will follow at 8 p.m. at the Convocation Center portico.

On Friday, Feb. 19, make plans to attend the Golf Cart Parade and Rowdy Rampage Fireworks Spectacular. The night event combines a spirit rally, concert, fireworks show and the Homecoming Golf Cart Parade -- all in one at the UTSA track adjacent to the Recreation and Wellness Center, Main Campus. There will be music by Quietdrive from Minneapolis, Minn., to start the evening and after the fireworks.

The Saturday, Feb. 20 events will begin with the Roadrunner Remembrance, a program that will allow the UTSA community to pay homage to the members who died during the last academic year. There will be a Homecoming Reunion Luncheon in the University Center Ballroom (1.104) on Saturday afternoon. The day will end with the Tailgate Party, the Homecoming men's basketball game and the After Party. The homecoming game will be against the Sam Houston State University Bearkats.

Stop by the University Center information desk on the Main Campus or the Office of Student Activities at the Downtown Campus to buy a commemorative UTSA Homecoming 2010 t-shirt -- and get ready to support the Roadrunners. The short-sleeved t-shirts are only $5 with sizes ranging from youth large to 3XL. Payment can be by credit card for your convenience. Get them while they last!

For more information, call 210-458-4735.

 

 

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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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