(Aug. 8, 2011)--The UTSA Downtown Campus and the Institute of Texan Cultures have new addresses with the renaming of Durango Boulevard to Cesar E. Chavez Boulevard. The Durango Building at the Downtown Campus will retain its name.
The address change follows a ruling by state District Judge Renee McElhaney, which cleared the way for the City of San Antonio to change street signs along the five-mile stretch of Durango Boulevard. The new name honors Cesar E. Chavez, a farmer and civil rights activist whose actions founded the National Farm Workers Association, later called the United Farm Workers of America.
UTSA and Institute of Texan Cultures websites are being corrected to reflect the address changes.
Mail and deliveries to the Downtown Campus should be sent to 501 W. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., San Antonio, Texas 78207-4415. The new address of the Institute of Texan Cultures is 801 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd., San Antonio, Texas 78205-3296. The U.S. Postal Service will honor the former addresses up to one year.
>> For more information about the name change of the five-mile street, read a San Antonio Express-News story (7/21/2011).
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.
All UTSA students, faculty and staff are invited to march with UTSA in the 30th annual MLK March. There will be a FREE shuttle from the UTSA Main Campus. Pick up in front of the Convocation Center at 8:30 a.m. Depart from UTSA at 9 a.m. Buses return to UTSA at 1 p.m
Convocation Center, Main Campus
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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