(Feb. 18, 2010)--The UTSA Athletics Department and DOCUmation announced Thursday what could become one of the largest sports sponsorship agreements in school history. DOCUmation, a San Antonio based technology company, has agreed to provide up to $260,000 in cash and in-kind services over the potential five-year term of the agreement.
DOCUmation is a technology company providing network integration, document management, print-scan systems and FAX-e-SEND services in and around San Antonio. In return for cash and in-kind services, UTSA Athletics will provide advertising on basketball broadcasts, tickets to basketball and football games, signage at UTSA Athletics venues and personal appearances by Athletics Director Lynn Hickey and Head Football Coach Larry Coker.
"We're extremely pleased to welcome DOCUmation as one of our corporate partners," Hickey said. "We have worked with them for more than a year to promote UTSA Athletics. They are a very visible company and share the university's concerns and commitment to the community. This is another major step forward for UTSA Athletics."
As part of the agreement, Coker will become a corporate spokesperson for DOCUmation. A California advertising agency recently visited the UTSA Main Campus to begin production of radio advertisements featuring Coker. He and Hickey also will make personal appearances at DOCUmation events as part of the sponsorship agreement.
"We're pleased to have the DOCUmation name linked closely with such an outstanding University and outstanding individuals like Larry Coker and Lynn Hickey," DOCUmation President Scott Woolfolk said. "They mirror our corporate values, ethics and character and we wanted to be in on the ground floor of starting Roadrunner football. It is a tremendous addition to San Antonio's quality of life and offers young people tremendous exposure to higher education. This is big for the entire San Antonio community."
The UTSA Consortium for Social Transformation; African American Studies Program presents guest speaker Dr. Gaye Theresa Johnson, associate professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies, and African American Studies, University of California at Los Angelesand author of "Spaces of Conflict Sounds of Solidarity: Music, Race, and Spacial Entitlement in Los Angeles" and "Futures of Black Radicalism." The event is free and open to the public.
University Center, Denman Room (UC 2.01.28), Main Campus
Put on drunk goggles and navigate a pedal cart at the U in the Driver Seat Alcohol Awareness event, hosted by UTSA PD and Sigma Lambda Gamma.
Sombrilla Plaza, Main Campus
The UTSA Honors College hosts a sneak CineFestival preview of the documentary Somos Lengua, a new documentary about the Mexican hip hop scene. Jim Mendiola, the CineFestival Director, will screen the movie and present a festival overview.
University Center, Bexar Room (UC 1.102), Main Campus
Grab your friends, family, kids and dog for this annual fun run on the UTSA Main Campus benefititng the UTSA Alumni Association.
Convocation Center, Main Campus
Join the Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching for the 13th annual Storytelling Festival. The festival will feature keynote speaker Carolina Quiroga-Stultz, a Colombian Storyteller and journalist. This event is free and open to the public.
Main Building, ground floor, Main Campus
The IDS Colloquium showcases the excellent scholarship done by the IDS students in the College of Education and Human Development at UTSA. In addition, this event also honors the legacy of Dr. Marian Martinello.
Business Building, University Room (BB 2.06.04), Main Campus
The Department of Biology and the Be the Match Team will collaborate to engage and educate our students in the importance of a life saving donation through peripheral blood stem cells and a marrow harvest.
UC Paseo and Central Plaza, Main Campus
UTSA welcomes the Italian-born duo Bandini-Chiacchiaretta. They've toured the world performing Argentine Tango music on guitar and bandoneon, the instrument of Astor Piazzolla. Tickets are $10 or free with UTSA Student I.D.
Arts Building, Recital Hall (ARTS 2.03.02), Main Campus
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