(April 15, 2010)--The annual Fiesta UTSA celebration will continue as scheduled with modifications in consideration of possible inclement weather. The event is set for 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Friday, April 16. Come enjoy the food, fun and entertainment at Sombrilla Plaza on the Main Campus. UTSA's annual official Fiesta San Antonio event is not just for UTSA students -- the family-friendly event is free and open to the public.
Fiesta royalty including King Antonio and El Rey Feo (The Ugly King) will arrive at 1 p.m. Student organizations will sponsor food and activity booths at Sombrilla Plaza. Proceeds from the booths benefit UTSA student organizations.
This year's celebration features music by Loomis and the Lust, who recently won MTVu's best "Freshman" video in December for their "Bright Red Cords" video, now on rotation on MTVu. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to enjoy lunch at Sombrilla Plaza.
One of the nation's premier festivals, Fiesta San Antonio is April 15-25. The 10-day, citywide, fun-filled, multicultural, family-oriented celebration includes more than 100 events and is the biggest party and greatest community benefit in Texas.
For more information, contact the UTSA Office of Student Activities at 210-458-4160.
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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