(Nov. 29, 2010)--UTSA supporters have a new way to show their UTSA pride. Custom license plates now are for sale through MyPlates, a contracted vendor with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. The annual cost of a set of plates ranges between $55 and $195, depending on the level of personalization. All proceeds received by UTSA will support student scholarships.
To support the launch of the new license plates, the UTSA Alumni Association is sponsoring a contest in search of the most creative license plate personalization. The winner will win back the purchase price of their plates. Orders for the contest must be placed by midnight Dec. 10, 2010. Participants are automatically entered in the contest.
To order, visit the UTSA MyPlates website, select the license plate series, create a personalized message and check its availability, then select "Order This Plate." The final step is choosing a purchase term of one, five or 10 years, completing the information and then proceeding to checkout.
Purchasers will receive notice in the mail when the license plates are ready for pick-up at their local county tax office. Orders usually take 3-4 weeks.
Texas is the first U.S. state to hire a private vendor to create, market and sell license plate designs to raise money for the state.
For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 888-769-7528.
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.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom (HUC 1.104), Main Campus
Former National Security Advisor Susan Rice, via webcast, will examine America’s economic, political and security relations with China during CHINA Town Hall, an 80-city live discussion and Q&A on China and Sino-American relations.
Building Building, Richard Liu Auditorium (BB 2.01.02), Main Campus
The African American Studies program proudly presents William "Cruz" Shaw, San Antonio City Councilman and UTSA Alumnus. Event is free and open to the public.
University Center, Retama Auditorium (UC 2.02.02), Main Campus
The graduate fair is an opportunity for the UTSA student body and local San Antonio community to learn about graduate education opportunities. The event is free and open to the public.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom (1.104), Main Campus
President Taylor Eighmy is inviting all UTSA students to "Pizza With The Prez." Come grab a slice of pizza and take the opportunity to introduce yourself to the President. Pizza while supplies last.
Frio Street Building, Food Court Commons Area, Downtown 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.
Biotechnology, Science and Engineering Building atrium, Main Campus
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