(July 22, 2010)--Join alumni and friends for the eleventh annual UTSA Reflections Alumni Gala on Saturday, Aug. 28 at the Omni Hotel at the Colonnade grand ballroom.
The cocktail reception will feature music and a silent auction starting at 6:15 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. and the program will begin at 8:20 p.m. Following the dinner program, Henry Brun and the Latin Playerz will entertain guests who want dance the night away. Dress for the evening is black tie optional for men and cocktail attire for women.
Reflecting upon the past, present and future of UTSA is a central theme of the Reflections Gala, and this year Ingrid Barth Faris'83 and Barbara Gentry will be recognized for their contributions and service to the university. Faris will be honored as Alumnus of the Year and Gentry will be presented with the Distinguished Service Award.
Raising scholarship funds for UTSA students also is fundamental to the success of the gala, and this year's goal is to raise $100,000. Scholarship funds come from the table sponsorships, seat reservations, power drawing ticket sales and personal donations.
For more information, to make gala reservations or to donate to the UTSA Alumni Scholarship Fund, visit the UTSA Alumni webite or call 210-458-4133.
Organizations participating in the golf cart parade will be creatively decorating their carts in the 2017 UTSA Homecoming theme "Spirit, Tradition, and Pride".
University Center Lawn, Main Campus
As he wrote about in his book, Kill It To Save It: An Autopsy of Capitalism's Triumph Over Democracy, Corey Dolgon will speak about what made Donald Trump the preferred choice for many voters and shows how policy is crafted, marketed and sold or rejected.
Buena Vista Street Building, Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
The UTSA African American Studies Program is proud to present Dr. Rupert Evans, a Harvard Macy Scholar and the immediate past President of the Institute for Diversity in Health Management.
Main Building (MB 0.208), Main Campus
President Taylor Eighmy is inviting all UTSA faculty and staff to "Tacos With Taylor." Take the opportunity to introduce yourself to the President at any one of these casual meet and greets.
Frio Street Building, Food Court Commons Area, Downtown Campus
Celebrate 40 years of BestFest, an annual event hosted by Roadrunner Productions as a part of UTSA Homecoming festivities. The event will feature a carnival, food and drink booths, a golf cart parade, firework and live music from Anthem.
Brackenridge Lot 1, Main Campus
Celebrate homecoming as the Roadrunners take on Rice. Come early for the Spirit Walk, tailgating, games, music and food. Stick around for a halftime show with SOSA and the crowning of Mr. and Ms. UTSA.
Alamodome, 100 Montana St., Downtown San Antonio
The Leadership Storytelling Homecoming Brunch brings together UTSA alumni and students to share a delicious meal as well as a roundtable conversation about how experiences in college carry us forward on unique leadership journeys.
University Center, Denman Room (UC 2.01.28), Main Campus
The conference is dedicated to sharing recent knowledge and experiences gained in the area of Big Data by researchers in academia, industry and the government sectors within the areas of business, national security, infrastructure, healthcare and visualization. The conference fee is $45 and includes breakfast, lunch & parking. Free for students and non-academic government employees. Register here: https://www.regonline.com/UTSAdataconference2017.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom (HUC 1.104), Main Campus
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