UTSA Graduate Student Appreciation Week is April 5-9

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(April 6, 2010)--The UTSA Graduate Student Association (GSA) will host the first Graduate Student Appreciation Week beginning April 5 with the second annual Graduate Project Competition and ending Friday, April 9 with a reception and awards ceremony.

Thirty-five graduate students from various disciplines will participate in this year's competition. Graduate student projects will be on display all week in the Retama Auditorium galleria on the University Center second floor on the Main Campus.

There will be a poster viewing session open to the UTSA community with the presenters available to answer questions from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 7. Oral presentations are scheduled April 7-8. Video and music entries will be spotlighted during a graduate student-faculty mixer April 7.

The GSA will host three information sessions: Applying to Graduate School, Managing Group Presentations and Making Yourself Marketable with a Graduate Degree.

Graduate Student Appreciation Week is sponsored by the UTSA Graduate School, Teaching and Learning Center, Tomas Rivera Center for Student Success, Career Center, Alumni Association and other supporting organizations from the greater San Antonio community.

For more information, e-mail GSA President Carla Pezzia or contact GSA adviser John Shaffer at 210-458-4111.