(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
Join the combined UTSA Bands as they perform a program of holiday and seasonal-themed music! This program is appropriate for all ages and includes medleys and arrangements of well-known favorites. Tickets are $10; no free admission.
Arts Building, Recital Hall (ARTS 2.03.02), Main Campus
State Rep. Diego Bernal presents a Q&A panel discussion with MALDEF, RAICES and DMCA Immigration Law Firm about DACA and the current state of affairs for Dreamers. Opening remarks by Congressman Joaquin Castro and Congressman Lloyd Doggett.
Buena Vista Building, Aula Canaria Auditorium (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
Graduates from the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, College of Business, College of Education and Human Development and the College of Public Policy will participate in the first commencement ceremony. President Romo will deliver the keynote address.
Graduates from the College of Engineering, College of Liberal and Fine Arts, College of Sciences and University College will participate in the second commencement ceremony. President Romo will deliver the keynote address.
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