(March 17, 2010)--Borders bookstores will offer a 30-percent discount to educators and education staff members Friday, March 19 to Saturday, March 27. During Educator Appreciation Week the stores will honor the hard work of current and retired teachers. There will be educators' special receptions from 2 to 6 p.m., Saturday, March 20 at Borders stores nationwide.
UTSA faculty and staff and other educators will receive the 30-percent savings on personal and classroom purchases of books, CDs, DVDs, cafe items, gifts and stationery, and more by showing their current Borders classroom discount card, UTSACard, other educator ID, home-school certification or pay stub.
"Every day in the classroom, at home, in lecture halls and within libraries across the country, the commitment of the professional educator shines," said Suzanne Gonzalez, Borders representative. "Borders is a longtime proponent for literacy and learning and strives to recognize each teacher, home-schooler, professor, religious educator and librarian's efforts to share the love of books and knowledge with their students. Thank you for the great work you do!"
For more information, visit the Borders Web site or your local Borders store.
The UTSA Office of Veteran and Military Affairs is hosting a day full of outreach events and activities by the U.S. Navy as part of a larger Navy presence in San Antonio called Navy Week with various events in the community through Feb. 25.
Student Union Paseo and Convocation Center entrance, Main Campus
Join this interactive play that is a courtroom drama and the audience is the jury. Discussion and will follow.
Student Union, Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus
Langston Clark, UTSA assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Nutrition will discuss exploring the historical context for the role of black athletes in contemporary social movements.
John Peace Library, Assembly Room (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
The UTSA African American Studies program invites speakers from the leading African American Fraternities and Sororities for a panel discussion of the history of each organization and to enlighten the audience about the community service, academic purpose, professionalism and ethical roots of each group.
Student Union, Mesquite Room (SU 2.01.24), Main Campus
MuTe Fest is a celebration of original music and technology. Three days of concerts, sessions, and informative lectures will offer a unique experience of musical works created by fellow UTSA students and the chance to gain valuable knowledge about music technology.
Art Building, Music Tech Lab (Arts 3.01.30B), Main Campus
UTSA Libraries hosts Assistant Professor Ian Caine for his lecture, Architectural Postcards from Space, as part of the popular Pizza + Research series. Pizza will be served while supplies last.
Buena Vista Street Building (BVB 2.304), Downtown Campus
The theme of this year’s symposium is Black & Brown Futures. The free event will give UTSA students and the community the opportunity to meet and hear national scholars talk about current research and academic trends relevant to the lives of African Americans in the United States.
Student Union, Denman Room (SU 2.01.28), Main Campus
Registration is open now for this family-friendly and dog-friendly run that supports the UTSA Alumni Association scholarship fund.
Convocation Center, Main Campus
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