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Campus and community service: UTSA hosts Volunteer Opportunities Fair

Volunteers Fair

UTSA Volunteer Opportunities Fair

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(Jan. 29, 2010)--The Spring 2010 Volunteer Opportunities Fair is 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3 in the University Center first-floor corridor near the bookstore on the UTSA Main Campus. There will be information on how UTSA community members can get involved in community service and volunteerism, along with door prizes throughout the event.

Whether you want to help one time or for several hours a week on a longer project, there will be an opportunity for you at the fair.

More than 40 community agencies and student organizations will host information tables. There are opportunities to work with children, the elderly, the environment, the homeless and on many other social issues.

Among other groups, there will be representatives from Big Brothers Big Sisters, Camp CAMP, Haven for Hope, Alpha Phi Omega and UTSA VOICES (Volunteer Organization Involving Community Education and Service).

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For more information, contact Jennifer Lilly at 210-458-4770, or stop by the Inclusion and Community Engagement Center in University Center Room 2.01.04 on the Main Campus.

 

 

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UTSA makes the grade with a strong core curriculum

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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