(April 14, 2011)--UTSA President Ricardo Romo and Provost John Frederick will host the 2011 Faculty Honors Convocation at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 28 in the University Center Retama Auditorium (2.02.02) on the Main Campus. UTSA faculty and staff are invited to the ceremony and reception.
The event will honor this year's recipients of the President's Distinguished Achievement Awards in teaching, research, service and other categories. Recent retirees and faculty who have achieved service-year milestones also will be recognized during the program.
2011 President's Distinguished Achievement Awards
Teaching Excellence (tenured and tenure-track faculty)
Can Saygin, associate professor of mechanical engineering, College of Engineering
Jenifer Thornton, assistant professor of interdisciplinary learning and teaching, College of Education and Human Development
Teaching Excellence (non-tenure-track faculty)
David Hansen, lecturer III in history, College of Liberal and Fine Arts
Research Achievement (tenured and tenure-track faculty)
Jose Lopez-Ribot, professor of biology, College of Sciences
Doug E. Frantz, assistant professor of chemistry, College of Sciences
Performance, Creative Production or Other Scholarly Achievement (tenured and tenure-track faculty)
David Heuser, professor of music, College of Liberal and Fine Arts
Excellence in University Service (tenured and tenure-track faculty)
Richard Gambitta, professor of political science, College of Liberal and Fine Arts/Honors College
Excellence in University Service (non-tenure-track faculty)
Lisa Montoya, senior lecturer in economics, College of Business
Excellence in Community Service (tenured and tenure-track faculty)
Christine Moseley, professor of interdisciplinary learning and teaching, College of Education and Human Development
Advancing Globalization (tenured and tenure-track faculty)
Misty Sailors, associate professor of interdisciplinary learning and teaching, College of Education and Human Development
Core Curriculum Teaching (tenured and tenure-track faculty)
Kirsten Gardner, associate professor of history, College of Liberal and Fine Arts
Core Curriculum Teaching (non-tenure-track faculty)
Lindsay G. Ratcliffe, lecturer I, Writing Core Program
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
Come out and enjoy breakfast and beverages at the Official UTSA Tailgate in Albuquerque as our Roadrunners take on the New Mexico Lobos at the Gildan New Mexico Bowl. The official UTSA tailgate will be located in Fan Fest in the University Stadium Parking Lot, Stadium East.
University Stadium parking lot, Albuquerque, NM
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.
UTSA's Department of Music hosts Dr. David Huron from Ohio State University as part of the Donald Hodges lecture series. Huron is a Canadian arts and humanities distinguished professor at Ohio State University.
John Peace Library, UTSA Faculty Center, (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
The Student Center for Community Engagement and Inclusion annually hosts a Volunteer Opportunities Fair to allow students, faculty and staff to learn about volunteer and service-learning opportunities in the San Antonio area.
University Center, 1st floor corridor, Main Campus
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