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(May 25, 2011)--The UTSA Mexican American Studies S tudent Organization (MASSO) will host the Youth Conference for Higher Education from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 28 in the Buena Vista Street Building Aula Canaria (1.328) at the UTSA Downtown Campus. The event is free and open to the public.

The conference will include workshops, panel discussions and activities centering around the roles that community, consciousness and culture play in the lives of students in higher education. Workshop topics will include health and consciousness, community and activism, and creative expression.

Attendees will be provided with the tools and knowledge to maneuver themselves with greater confidence through the higher education system following graduation from high school. Students from various experiences will have the opportunity to voice their needs and desires in relation to their higher education and academic aspirations.

MASSO has sponsored university, community and political events benefiting UTSA students and the San Antonio community. With the group's mission of encouraging cultural pride, cultural awareness and community activism, the conference's goal is to help students bridge the gap between high school and higher education. Created by students for students, the conference will offer strategies and tools that will help make the transition with greater confidence from high school to college.

For more information on the conference or MASSO scholarships, contact Emiliano Calderon at 210-215-3203 or visit the MASSO website.

 

 

Events

Tuesday, May 3, 5 p.m.

Henry B. Gonzalez Centennial Tribute

The College of Public Policy and the Office for Community Services present a 100th anniversary salute to the late Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez. A distinguished panel will discuss Gonzalez's historical impact. Free and open to the public.
Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BV 1.328) , Downtown Campus

Wednesday, May 4, 5 p.m.

School Psychology Symposium and Reception

Student posters will present case studies based on practicum experiences, literature reviews on topics relevant to educational psychology, and other research experiences this year. The event is free and open to the public.
Durango Building (1.124), Downtown Campus

Thursday, May 5, 5 p.m.

String Project Spring Concert

This end-of-semester concert will feature the 3rd through 8th grade students who have participated in the UTSA String Project this year. The event is free and open to the public.
Buena Vista Theater, Downtown Campus

Monday, May 9, 8 a.m.

The Honeynet Project Workshop

This three-day event will focus on the tools, tactics and motives involved in computer and network attacks. Attendees from around the world will take part in world-class hands-on trainings and technical discussions.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom, Main Campus

Thursday, May 12, 4 p.m.

Master of Public Administration Open House

Visit with faculty, alumni and students to discuss the benefits of and requirements for a Master Degree in Public Administration and/or the Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Administration & Leadership
Buena Vista Building (1.338), Downtown Campus

Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m.

UTSA Spring Commencement: Ceremony One

UTSA Spring Commencement ceremony for the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, the College of Education and Human Development and the College of Sciences.
Alamodome

Saturday, May 14, 4 p.m.

UTSA Spring Commencement: Ceremony Two

UTSA Spring Commencement ceremony for the College of Business, the College of Public Policy and University College.
Alamodome

Sunday, May 15, 2 p.m.

UTSA Spring Commencement: Ceremony Three

UTSA Spring Commencement ceremony for the College of Engineering and the College of Liberal and Fine Arts.
Alamodome

Wednesday, May 18, 3 p.m.

The Great Staff Appreciation Event

The UTSA community is invited to honor the roughly 2,600 UTSA staff members who contribute to the success of the university and its students.
University Center Ballroom, Main Campus

Thursday, May 19, 6 p.m.

Superintendent Certification Program Information Session

Join UTSA faculty and staff, current students, and area central office administrators/program alumni to learn about this exciting accelerated and web-enhanced program leading to Texas Superintendent Certification. The event is free and open to the public.
Buena Vista Building (1.322), Downtown Campus


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