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UTSA Law School Fair

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(Sept. 28, 2011) -- The UTSA Institute for Law and Public Affairs (ILPA) will host the seventh annual UTSA Law School Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Oct. 3 at the University Center on the UTSA Main Campus. The fair is open to anyone who wants to learn about law schools across the nation and how to apply. The event is sponsored by the ILPA and the Southwest Association of Pre-Law Advisors.

This year's fair will include representatives from 100 of the nation's law schools. Exhibitors will provide information about pre-law academic preparation, law school admission, law school financing and benefits of the various law schools.

ILPA aims to enhance pre-law educational opportunities and increase the number of Texas students who gain admission to and excel in high-quality law schools. Since the institute's inception, students have been accepted at more than 150 law schools and enrolled in numerous diverse law schools across the country including Harvard; University of California, Berkeley; Columbia; Georgetown; State University of New York, Buffalo; Michigan; Michigan State; Oklahoma; Denver; Idaho; Iowa; Wisconsin; Hofstra; Ave Maria; Syracuse, City University of New York and all nine law schools in Texas.

The ILPA Summer Law School Preparation Academy encompasses 12 hours of coursework designed to hone the analytical, critical-reading skills and writing skills that students need to perform successfully. Students who complete the 12 hours of coursework receive the UTSA Certificate in Legal Reasoning.

For more information, contact the Institute for Law and Public Affairs at 210-458-2990, email Ana Alvarez or email ILPA.

 

 

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Football standouts make Roadrunner history

For Ashaad Mabry and Triston Wade, football is not just a passing fancy. Both players were part of the UTSA football program almost from the beginning. When UTSA opens the 2015 season Thursday at Arizona, it will be the first time the Roadrunners take the field without them. But Mabry and Wade will still be playing football; their uniforms will just be a different color.

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.

Did you know? Mabry and Wade both agreed to terms as undrafted free agents with the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks, respectively, becoming the first UTSA players to move to the professional ranks.

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