(May 26, 2011)--Get your bus fares ready. Starting Wednesday, June 1, VIA service between the Main and Downtown campuses will require coins or passes from all UTSA students, faculty and staff using routes 93 and 94.
Passes can be purchased on the Main Campus at Roadrunner Express (on the University Center pase, next to Rios Golden Cut Salon) and on the Downtown Campus in the Durango Building information center.
"There are two purchase options for students that will allow unlimited riding on any bus," said Herbert Ganey, business manager in the University Center. Student can purchase:
Or, students can opt to pay daily fares at a reduced rate using the Daily Reduced Fare card.
"Students would pick up the free card from the designated UTSA purchase points. When boarding the bus, they would show the card to the driver and then pay the reduced fare," said Ganey. According to the VIA website, reduced fares for regular bus service is 55 cents and for Express Bus service, $1.25.
Faculty and staff, Ganey said, have two options, and that is to buy a Big Pass for $30 per month, unlimited riding on any bus, or to pay the daily fare ($1.10 for regular service and $2.50 for express service).
For more information, visit the VIA Metropolitan Transit website or call Roadrunner Express at 210-458-6159.
Ron Ellis conducts the student instrumental ensemble in a free concert that is open to the public.
Arts Building, Recital Hall (Arts 2.03.02), Main Campus
The UTSA Office of Veteran and Military Affairs is hosting a day full of outreach events and activities by the U.S. Navy as part of a larger Navy presence in San Antonio called Navy Week with various events in the community through Feb. 25.
Student Union Paseo and Convocation Center entrance, Main Campus
Join this interactive play that is a courtroom drama and the audience is the jury. Discussion and will follow.
Student Union, Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus
Langston Clark, UTSA assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Nutrition will discuss exploring the historical context for the role of black athletes in contemporary social movements.
John Peace Library, Assembly Room (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
The UTSA African American Studies program invites speakers from the leading African American Fraternities and Sororities for a panel discussion of the history of each organization and to enlighten the audience about the community service, academic purpose, professionalism and ethical roots of each group.
Student Union, Mesquite Room (SU 2.01.24), Main Campus
MuTe Fest is a celebration of original music and technology. Three days of concerts, sessions, and informative lectures will offer a unique experience of musical works created by fellow UTSA students and the chance to gain valuable knowledge about music technology.
Art Building, Music Tech Lab (Arts 3.01.30B), Main Campus
UTSA Libraries hosts Assistant Professor Ian Caine for his lecture, Architectural Postcards from Space, as part of the popular Pizza + Research series. Pizza will be served while supplies last.
Buena Vista Street Building (BVB 2.304), Downtown Campus
The theme of this year’s symposium is Black & Brown Futures. The free event will give UTSA students and the community the opportunity to meet and hear national scholars talk about current research and academic trends relevant to the lives of African Americans in the United States.
Student Union, Denman Room (SU 2.01.28), Main Campus
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