(April 22, 2010)--UTSA President Ricardo Romo and Provost John Frederick will host the 2010 Faculty Honors Convocation at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 29 in the University Center Retama Auditorium (2.02.02) on the Main Campus. The event is free, and members of the UTSA community are encouraged to come celebrate the achievements of our outstanding faculty. A reception will follow the ceremony.
The convocation honors recipients of teaching, research and service awards and acknowledges recent retirees.
For more information, call the UTSA Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at 210-458-4110.
Recipients of the 2010 President's Distinguished Achievement Awards
Teaching Excellence: Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty
Amy Jasperson, Department of Political Science
John H. Alexander, Department of Architecture
Teaching Excellence: Non-Tenure Track Faculty
Karen Dodwell, Department of English
Research Achievement: Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty
Bernard Arulanandam, Department of Biology
Ashok Lalwani, Department of Marketing
Performance, Creative Production, or Other Scholarly Achievement: Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty
Wendy Barker, Department of English
Excellence in University Service: Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty
Alan Shoho, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Excellence in University Service: Non-Tenure Track Faculty
Daniel Tablada, Department of Marketing
Excellence in Community Service: Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty
Turgay Korkmaz, Department of Computer Science
Advancing Globalization: Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty
Norma Cantu, Department of English
Core Curriculum Teaching: Non-Tenure Track Faculty
Ermine F. Orta, Department of Management Science and Statistics
State Rep. Diego Bernal presents a Q&A panel discussion with MALDEF, RAICES and DMCA Immigration Law Firm about DACA and the current state of affairs for Dreamers. Opening remarks by Congressman Joaquin Castro and Congressman Lloyd Doggett.
Buena Vista Building, Aula Canaria Auditorium (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
Come out and enjoy breakfast and beverages at the Official UTSA Tailgate in Albuquerque as our Roadrunners take on the New Mexico Lobos at the Gildan New Mexico Bowl. The official UTSA tailgate will be located in Fan Fest in the University Stadium Parking Lot, Stadium East.
University Stadium parking lot, Albuquerque, NM
Graduates from the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, College of Business, College of Education and Human Development and the College of Public Policy will participate in the first commencement ceremony. President Romo will deliver the keynote address.
Graduates from the College of Engineering, College of Liberal and Fine Arts, College of Sciences and University College will participate in the second commencement ceremony. President Romo will deliver the keynote address.
All UTSA students, faculty and staff are invited to march with UTSA in the 30th annual MLK March. There will be a FREE shuttle from the UTSA Main Campus. Pick up in front of the Convocation Center at 8:30 a.m. Depart from UTSA at 9 a.m. Buses return to UTSA at 1 p.m
Convocation Center, Main Campus
UTSA's Department of Music hosts Dr. David Huron from Ohio State University as part of the Donald Hodges lecture series. Huron is a Canadian arts and humanities distinguished professor at Ohio State University.
John Peace Library, UTSA Faculty Center, (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
The Student Center for Community Engagement and Inclusion annually hosts a Volunteer Opportunities Fair to allow students, faculty and staff to learn about volunteer and service-learning opportunities in the San Antonio area.
University Center, 1st floor corridor, Main Campus
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