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(May 17, 2010)--"The Future of Health Care" will be the topic for the UTSA College of Business Knowledge Forum breakfast on May 25. The breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. with the program following at 8:30 a.m. in the Business Building University Room (2.06.04) on the UTSA Main Campus.

Panelists will be Thora Jackson, Texas Medical Group Management Association; Bruce Mitchell, Oppenheimer Blend Harrison and Tate Inc.; Armando Polanco, Texas Benefit; and William Rascoe, retired health care executive.

"We will address what the new health care reform legislation will mean for providers, health plans, employers, patients and other constituents," said Dana Forgione, moderator and the Janey S. Briscoe Endowed Chair in the Business of Health. "Remarks will be nonpartisan and will focus on next steps, now that the reform legislation has passed."

The Knowledge Forum breakfast series brings together alumni and friends of the college to discuss relevant business issues of the day. Tickets are $20 for individuals and $15 for UTSA alumni; table sponsorships are $500. Register at the UTSA College of Business website or call 210-458-7311.

The UTSA College of Business offers an M.B.A. concentration in the business of health focused on the financial and managerial aspects of health care management. Taught by academic professionals as well as practitioners from the health care community, the program provides a strong academic foundation for a successful career in health care management.

 

 

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Football standouts make Roadrunner history

For Ashaad Mabry and Triston Wade, football is not just a passing fancy. Both players were part of the UTSA football program almost from the beginning. When UTSA opens the 2015 season Thursday at Arizona, it will be the first time the Roadrunners take the field without them. But Mabry and Wade will still be playing football; their uniforms will just be a different color.

Mabry, a defensive tackle from San Antonio's MacArthur High School, was an honorable mention All-Conference USA selection his final two seasons as a Roadrunner and second among the team's defensive linemen with 49 tackles last year. Wade, a defensive back from Tyler, was the most decorated player in school history. He was a semifinalist for the 2014 Jim Thorpe Award – for the nation's top defensive back – a three-time all-conference honoree and two-year team captain who set a school record of 293 tackles in his career. Both men had outstanding college careers that allowed them to make UTSA history.

Did you know? Mabry and Wade both agreed to terms as undrafted free agents with the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks, respectively, becoming the first UTSA players to move to the professional ranks.

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