(March 11, 2011)--If you're looking for fun things to do over Spring Break, while giving back to the community, American Humanics at UTSA has the answer… an alternative Spring Break.
The program will host its "7 in Seven" project March 12-18. The event features seven projects that can be completed in seven days -- but volunteers are needed.
>> To volunteer, visit the 7 in Seven website.
>> To contribute needed supplies, download a form (PDF document).
American Humanics at UTSA is a national certification program in nonprofit management and leadership. Students participate in the program through coursework in nonprofit management at the graduate and undergraduate levels and membership in the American Humanics Student Association.
For more information about American Humanics, contact the UTSA Center for Policy Studies at 210-458-2691.
7 in Seven projects
March 12-18, the 7 in Seven project will make an impact in San Antonio through the completion of seven new service projects. Join us!
Saturday, March 12 -- SA Youth
Cooper Headquarters Beautification Project -- artists needed
Beautification and redecoration of the center
Sunday, March 13 -- Barshop Jewish Community Center
NOVA program set construction for "Annie" production -- builders needed
Monday, March 14 - Code Enforcement Services
Tuesday, March 15 -- United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County and Presa Community Center
Support in preparing for anti-smoking event, "Kick Butts"
Wednesday, March 16 - Day of Dogs (and Cats)
Physical and non-physical work with various animal rescue groups
Thursday, March 17 - San Antonio Parks and Recreation
Go Green for St. Patrick's Day: Park clean-up
Friday, March 18 - SA2020
Support for SA2020 Final Report Release March 19
The annual Student Affairs Conference provides invaluable professional development opportunities for all UTSA Student Affairs staff as well as faculty and staff throughout UTSA and other local institutions.
H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.104), Main Campus
Lisa Carrington Firmin, UTSA associate provost for veteran and military affairs, will deliver the keynote at this summit where veterans and professional leaders will share best practices regarding veteran-related opportunities.
The Club at Sonterra, 901 Sonterra Blvd., San Antnio
Conversations on Science and Art is hosted by UTSA Art Collection and UT Health San Antonio Research. It features an interview with artist, remarks by VP for Research Dr. Andrea Giuffrida, followed by a roundtable QA with curator Arturo Almeida.
South Texas Research Facility, Lobby 8403 Floyd Curl Dr. San Antonio
Campers in 9th grade through college will receive instruction and coaching on agility testing and position specific drills to refine and improve his skillset as a football player.
Recreational Field Complex, Main Campus
Inspired by UTSA's renowned Mexican Cookbook Collection, the evening features cuisine and spirits of celebrated chefs from San Antonio and Mexico.
Hotel Emma, 136 E. Grayson St., San Antonio
Experience a fun, interactive week at UTSA as new students and their families take the first steps to becoming a Roadrunner.
Various locations, Main Campus
Campers 6-12 years old will enjoy the summer learning to read, write and speak the Chinese language. They also will learn about the Chinese culture such as martial arts, painting and drawing, arts and crafts and more.
Confucius Institute at UTSA (MB 1.208), Main Campus
Campers 7th grade and up will focus on individual development with emphasis on simplifying and teaching the specific skills and movements associated with the game. Serving, passing, setting, attacking and individual defense will all be covered. In addition, team concepts will be emphasized.
Convocation Center, Main Campus
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