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UTSA Roadrunner Remembrance ceremony honors those who died last year

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(Jan. 25, 2011)--As part of UTSA Homecoming 2011, the UTSA community is invited to a special event, "Roadrunner Remembrance," at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 5 in the University Center Retama Auditorium (2.02.02) on the Main Campus. The event is open to the UTSA community and friends.

The event honors members of the UTSA community -- students, faculty, staff and alumni -- who died in the past year. The annual memorial service will feature readings and music to honor the deceased individuals' contributions to the development of UTSA.

For more information, contact the UTSA Inclusion and Community Engagement Center at 210-458-4770.

The deceased UTSA community members who will be honored at the ceremony include:

Sergio Antillon
Norma Baker
Barbara Barbour
Susan Barnett
Tricia Barrow
Joseph Becker
William Beightler
Lawrence Belcher
Howard Benoist
Emily Blackburn
Elaine Cardenas
Carter Carrick
Patricia Cleaver
Earle "Trey" Clifford
Jose Contreras
John Crowder
Tavan Cullum
Rebecca Daughtrey
Betty Dowdy
Richard Garcia
Andrew Garza
Mildred Gonye
John Gorman
Ernest Greenwood
John Gregg
Stuart Henderson
Teresa Hill
Kimberly Holland
Marie Jacobson
Terrence Jennings
Thomas Kissling
Louise Kron
Kenneth Magee
Lawrence Martin
Michael McLane
David Merrell
Marina Monroy
Patricia Morehead
Rochelle "Shelley" Neely
Raven Ortega
Mary Payne
Richard Perez
Wallie Perez
Kimberly Potts
Alisha Randow
Michelle Ratchman
Teresa Rodgers
Philip Rodriguez
Matthew Scalzi
Regis Shephard
Bruce Smith
Nancy Smith
Jim Tidmore
Ignacio Vidal
Karla Viesca
William Waller
Donna Wildey
Jennifer Wrinkle

 

 

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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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