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UTSA Learning Communities seeks student peer leaders for fall 2010

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(March 3, 2010)--UTSA Learning Communities is accepting applications for peer leaders for fall 2010. As a peer leader, students serve as mentors to freshmen to help them become more familiar with campus life.

Qualifications for peer leader applicants are:

  • Minimum 3.0 G.P.A.
  • Full-time or part-time UTSA student
  • Any major or classification

>> Download an application at the UTSA Learning Communities Web site or visit the Learning Communities office in Multidisciplinary Studies Building Suite 1.02.04 on the UTSA Main Campus. Applications are due by 5 p.m., Friday, April 9.

A learning community is a group of freshmen with the same major or interests who take two or three of their core curriculum classes together in their first semester at UTSA. Learning Communities is a voluntary program that assists first-year students academically and socially. Any freshman or transfer student with less than 30 credit hours can join.

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For more information, contact Carmelita Dunbar at 210-458-6094.

 

 

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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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