(Nov. 22, 2010)--The UTSA Office of the President will host the second annual President's Holiday Food Drive at the annual UTSA Holiday Breakfast from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 1 at the University Center Ballroom (1.104) on the Main Campus.
Non-perishable food items and boxed and canned goods in non-glass containers will be collected for the San Antonio Food Bank.
Thanks to the generosity of the campus community, last year's food drive exceeded expectations by contributing 1,080 pounds of food. Our hope for this year is to double the donations and reach 2,000 pounds of food.
Your charitable donations will bring smiles to hungry families throughout South Texas. Thank you!
For more information, contact Roberto Rosas at 210-458-5164.
Food items needed
UTSA prides itself on giving students a well-rounded education. Combining a top-tier academic program with opportunities for personal growth prepares students to compete in a global economy. And that's not all. They learn to be informed and engaged citizens as well. At the heart of that academic program is an award-winning core curriculum.
For four consecutive years, UTSA has received an A-rating from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for the caliber of its core curriculum. According to ACTA, UTSA requires its students to take six of the seven courses deemed "crucial" to a well-rounded education: composition, literature, U.S. government or history, economics, mathematics and science. Only a handful of other institutions in the U.S. are giving students these tools, which are needed to succeed in careers and the community.
Did you know? UTSA is one of only three Texas institutions and 23 in the United States to receive the highest rating for its core curriculum in the 2014-2015 edition of the ACTA's "What Will They Learn?" report.
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