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UTSA participates in college fairs attended by Governor Perry

College Fair

From left are Belinda Saldana (director of community outreach, UTSA Office of P-20 Initiatives), Governor Rick Perry, Rachel Ruiz (assistant vice president, UTSA Office of P-20 Initiatives) and Manuel Maldonado (program manager, UTSA Office of P-20 Initiatives) at a high school college fair this week in Corpus Christi.

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(May 13, 2010)--The UTSA Office of P-20 Initiatives, Office of Admissions and Office of Financial Aid Outreach will participate in an All University College Fair at Brackenridge High School in San Antonio today from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Local elected officials and Texas Governor Rick Perry are expected to attend. The fair is meant to encourage middle and high school students to seek higher education after graduation and provide college information to them and their families.

The UTSA Mobile Go Center (MGC) also will be on-site. The MGC is a one-stop source of college knowledge staffed by UTSA representatives who help prospective college students and their families research colleges, prepare applications for admission and answer questions about financial aid.

Earlier this week, UTSA representatives and Perry were at a College Fair at Moody High School in Corpus Christi.

To learn more about the Mobile Go Center and college outreach, contact Darrell Balderrama, UTSA Office of P-20 Initiatives, at 210-458-2769.

 

 

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UTSA researcher is a star behind the cloud

A revolution in cloud computing is underway, and Ravi Sandhu believes it will be much bigger than the PC and Internet revolutions that have already changed the way we live. Sandhu, director of the UTSA Institute for Cyber Security, says UTSA is taking a leadership role in tackling three fundamental cloud technology problems: how to build and operate the cloud, how to use it profitably for diverse applications and how to keep it secure.

Sandhu, the Lutcher Brown Distinguished Chair in Cyber Security in the College of Sciences, and Ram Krishnan, assistant professor of electrical engineering in the UTSA College of Engineering, are funded by a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to improve cloud security.

Did you know? Sandhu, a world-renowned cybersecurity expert, holds 30 patents, has authored more than 250 papers and been cited more than 30,000 times.

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