(March 12, 2010)--Michael S. McLane, M.B.A. '97, a project manager with the UTSA Institute for Economic Development, suffered a brain injury and died March 9.
McLane was employed by the Southwest Trade Adjustment Assistance Center, a component of the economic development institute. He also taught classes in the UTSA College of Business and was an alumnus of the graduate school, where he earned an M.B.A. in international business. Born Nov. 23, 1955, he was a resident of Spring Branch, Texas.
McLane is survived by his wife, Brenda; his daughter, Stephanie M. McLane and her fiance, Alan Hill; and his son, William T. McLane, as well as numerous other relatives.
"Michael was a valued member of the Southwest TAAC team," said Director Robert Velasquez. "His advocacy on behalf of his clients and the contributions to their economic success can be measured not only financially but in their respect for his expertise. We will miss his positive attitude and dedication to our program."
At UTSA, McLane helped manufacturing firms adversely affected by import competition to regain profitable growth. . He was an expert in the management and development of small businesses, marketing and sales.
He taught business classes in export marketing, business ethics, and organizational behavior and management.
McLane was a graduate of Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University) with a major in Spanish. Previously, he worked at the International Trade Center, another component of the institute, as a senior international business specialist.
Services for McLane will be at 1 p.m., Friday, March 12 at Porter Loring North Chapel, 2102 N. Loop 1604 E at Gold Canyon Drive.
The UTSA East Asia Institute will host Consul General Tetsuro Amano of the Consulate General of Japan in Houston to give a lecture entitled "The Japan – U.S. Relations: Present and Future--What Lies Ahead for Japan and the U.S."
Business Building (BB 1.01.15), Main Campus
The 12th annual Law School Fair at UTSA is an excellent resource for students to speak with representatives from American Bar Association approved law schools and learn about admissions, financing, course offerings, student life, and program reputation. The event is free and open to anyone planning to attend law school.
McKinney Humanities Galleria, Main Campus
The night begins with an astronomy themed lecture in lecture hall 2.02.02 of the Flawn Science Building on the UTSA Main Campus. The lecture is given at a middle-school student level and allows discussion of recent topics in astronomy and space. After the lecture, guests will climb to the roof for some stargazing at the Curtis Vaughan Jr. Observatory.
Flawn Science Building (FLN 2.02.02), Main Campus
UTSA Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and Houston's Russian Children's Theater presents "Wonderful Journey of Nils Holgerson"
Arts Building, Recital Hall (ART 2.03.02B), Main Campus
Take Back the Night is an international initiative to end violence. The event begins with banner making, followed by a march, presentations and poetry reading.
Sombrilla, Main Campus
The Graduate School is hosting a panel discussion for all of our current students, alumni and members of the San Antonio community who are interested in learning more about graduate education.
Graduate School and Research Building (GSR 1.204), Main Campus
The annual UTSA Graduate fair gives students an opportunity to meet representatives who can provide the information on admission requirements, fellowship opportunities, and other key information.
University Center, Main Campus
A recruiter will speak to potential candidates for the Archer program. The Archer program has helped students land successful careers in public service.
Durango Building (DB 2.208), Downtown Campus
Canadian scholar Jasmin Hristov will present a lecture on paramilitarism, complex type of politically-motivated violence in different parts of Latin America. This presentation will explain paramilitary violence as a tool of economic globalization.
Buena Vista St. Bldg., Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BV 1.328), Downtown Campus
The UTSA College of Engineering Technology Symposium showcases innovative student projects and research performed across multiple disciplines including engineering, science and business. The public is invited.
H-E-B UC Ballroom (HUC 1.104), Main Campus
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