(March 18, 2011)--The UTSA Office of Environmental Health, Safety and Risk Management wellness program Rowdy New U and the Human Resources Benefits Office hosted a Feb. 28 celebration to accept the 2010 UT System Physical Activity traveling trophy.
Approximately 124 UTSA employees signed up for the America on the Move challenge, and 87 percent exercised more than three days a week for six weeks.
Rolando Roman, UT System wellness coordinator, presented the trophy to UTSA. President Ricardo Romo congratulated the participants and discussed ways to manage a healthy lifestyle with programs from UTSA and the UT System that support employees staying active and making healthier lifestyle choices.
The special programs available to UTSA employees are:
During the celebration, employees won door prizes including Nancy Woodward (Taylor body fat and weight scale), Pam Bacon (Biggest Loser: 6 Weeks to a Healthier You), Denise Garcia (MIO heart-rate monitor), Mary Lou Aguilar (Barry's Boot Camp series) and Georgette Sano (GAIAM stability ball, band and DVD).
The Rowdy New U wellness program and Human Resources Benefits Office challenge UTSA employees to keep the traveling trophy for the fall 2011 UT System Physical Activity Challenge. More information will be coming soon.
For more information, call Human Resources Management and Development at 210-458-4253.
A revolution in cloud computing is underway, and Ravi Sandhu believes it will be much bigger than the PC and Internet revolutions that have already changed the way we live. Sandhu, director of the UTSA Institute for Cyber Security, says UTSA is taking a leadership role in tackling three fundamental cloud technology problems: how to build and operate the cloud, how to use it profitably for diverse applications and how to keep it secure.
Sandhu, the Lutcher Brown Distinguished Chair in Cyber Security in the College of Sciences, and Ram Krishnan, assistant professor of electrical engineering in the UTSA College of Engineering, are funded by a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to improve cloud security.
Did you know? Sandhu, a world-renowned cybersecurity expert, holds 30 patents, has authored more than 250 papers and been cited more than 30,000 times.
Join AIA San Antonio’s Women in Architecture group for their networking and happy hour event, where all design professionals are welcome.
Liberty Bar, 1111 S. Alamo St.
This documentary, presented by the San Antonio Film Festival, documents the experience of re-entry after incarceration. The film features Michael Gilbert, associate professor in the department of criminal justice and director of the Office of Community and Restorative Justice program at UTSA.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Circle
Discover resources and strategies for teaching Tejano history and culture and get a special educator's tour of the new long-term exhibit, Los Tejanos.
Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. César E. Chávez Blvd.
This cowboy-themed programming, offered in conjunction with Our Kids Magazine's Kidcation Week, gives families the opportunity to visit with cowboy docents, enjoy readings and visit activity tables.
Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.
The UTSA Alumni Association hosts this annual gala honoring the Alumna of the Year, Alumnus of the Year and the Alumnus of the Year Lifetime Achievement award winners.
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa, 9800 Hyatt Resort Dr.
After graduation, Queretaro native founded a music label recognized by SXSW
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