(Aug. 29, 2011)--UTSA faculty, staff and their families are invited to celebrate the university’s first football game at the Faculty-Staff Tailgate from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 3 at Bill Miller Plaza on the UTSA Downtown Campus.
Art professor Ken Little and his band, the Lone Star Swingbillies, will perform. Tacos will be served, and family-friendly activities are planned.
Faculty and staff with UTSA parking permits will be able to park at the Downtown Campus and ride shuttles to the game. Shuttle service to and from the Alamodome will be available through VIA Metropolitan Transit. The cost is $1.10 each way. Shuttle stops will be near lot D3 on S. Pecos-La Trinidad.
The event is sponsored by the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Office of the Vice President for Business Affairs.
For more information, call 210-458-2712.
UTSA prides itself on giving students a well-rounded education. Combining a top-tier academic program with opportunities for personal growth prepares students to compete in a global economy. And that's not all. They learn to be informed and engaged citizens as well. At the heart of that academic program is an award-winning core curriculum.
For four consecutive years, UTSA has received an A-rating from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for the caliber of its core curriculum. According to ACTA, UTSA requires its students to take six of the seven courses deemed "crucial" to a well-rounded education: composition, literature, U.S. government or history, economics, mathematics and science. Only a handful of other institutions in the U.S. are giving students these tools, which are needed to succeed in careers and the community.
Did you know? UTSA is one of only three Texas institutions and 23 in the United States to receive the highest rating for its core curriculum in the 2014-2015 edition of the ACTA's "What Will They Learn?" report.
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