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UTSA faculty, staff: Institute of Texan Cultures shop offers 30-percent-off sale

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Institute of Texan Cultures museum store merchandise

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(Aug. 3, 2011)--The museum store at the Institute of Texan Cultures is having an end-of-summer sale for UTSA employees through Sunday, Aug. 7. Faculty and staff members can enjoy a 30-percent discount on all items in the store excluding snacks and bottled water.

The museum store at the ITC carries a wide selection of products including UTSA attire, Texas-themed clothing, neckties and jewelry. There are various decorative items including Western-themed statuettes and kitchenwares, and a small selection of holiday items with a limited supply of the Institute of Texan Cultures commemorative ornament.

The ITC museum store is an excellent source for books on Texas history and culture including specific ethnicities and outstanding individuals. Other available books include folktales and anthologies with stories from around the world, and books on Texas fare such as barbecue and Texas-based food companies.

The Institute of Texan Cultures is on the UTSA HemisFair Park Campus, 801 E. Durango Blvd. The museum is easily accessible off Durango Boulevard with plenty of nearby parking.

Regular hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m., Sunday. Admission is $8 for adults (ages 12-64); $7 for seniors (ages 65+); $6 for children (ages 3-11); free with membership, UTSA or Alamo Colleges identification. For more information, call 210-458-2300 or visit TexanCultures.com.

 

 

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Mabry, a defensive tackle from San Antonio's MacArthur High School, was an honorable mention All-Conference USA selection his final two seasons as a Roadrunner and second among the team's defensive linemen with 49 tackles last year. Wade, a defensive back from Tyler, was the most decorated player in school history. He was a semifinalist for the 2014 Jim Thorpe Award – for the nation's top defensive back – a three-time all-conference honoree and two-year team captain who set a school record of 293 tackles in his career. Both men had outstanding college careers that allowed them to make UTSA history.

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