(Sept. 15, 2010)--Patricia Morehead, a UTSA administrative associate, died suddenly Saturday, Sept. 11 while on vacation in Las Vegas. Morehead was 56 years old and leaves behind a husband, Lynn Morehead; two children, Terry and Shauna; and two grandchildren.
Morehead came to UTSA after working in the Business Technology Center from 1995 to 2005. In 2005, UTSA acquired the BTC and it became the Monterey Building at the Downtown Campus. She was part of the UTSA Facilities team as a senior administrative associate. Additionally, she was a member of the UTSA Staff Council, the Business Affairs Staff Relations Council and was serving on the State Employee Charitable Campaign President's Advisory Committee.
"The Downtown Campus Facilities staff called Pat the 'mother hen' because she went out of her way to help everyone and anyone who came to her for assistance," said Joe Rubio, director of facilities at the Downtown Campus. "She will be greatly missed by her co-workers and all of the Downtown Campus staff who she touched on a regular basis because of her friendly disposition and heart of gold."
Memorial service plans are pending.
UTSA researchers are exploring matter at the atomic level with Helenita. It's one of the most powerful microscopes in the world, with the ability to operate near the theoretical limit of resolution. At 9 feet, 2 inches tall and weighing more than two tons, Helenita can dissect almost anything. With Helenita's resolution, researchers can study particles atom by atom to see how they behave.
That's critical in developing nanotechnology that will help diagnosis early-stage breast cancer or make helmets that are uber strong. Moreover, the detail that Helenita provides will allow nanotechnology researchers to create new therapies and treatments to fight a wide range of human diseases.
Did you know? Helenita can magnify a sample 20 million times its size, which would make a strand of human hair the size of San Antonio.
Join AIA San Antonio’s Women in Architecture group for their networking and happy hour event, where all design professionals are welcome.
Liberty Bar, 1111 S. Alamo St.
This documentary, presented by the San Antonio Film Festival, documents the experience of re-entry after incarceration. The film features Michael Gilbert, associate professor in the department of criminal justice and director of the Office of Community and Restorative Justice program at UTSA.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Circle
Discover resources and strategies for teaching Tejano history and culture and get a special educator's tour of the new long-term exhibit, Los Tejanos.
Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. César E. Chávez Blvd.
This cowboy-themed programming, offered in conjunction with Our Kids Magazine's Kidcation Week, gives families the opportunity to visit with cowboy docents, enjoy readings and visit activity tables.
Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.
The UTSA Alumni Association hosts this annual gala honoring the Alumna of the Year, Alumnus of the Year and the Alumnus of the Year Lifetime Achievement award winners.
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa, 9800 Hyatt Resort Dr.
Victor Cyrus, Jr will see his first book of poetry published this fall
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