(Sept. 7, 2011) -- The UTSA Undergraduate Orientation Advisory Board (OAB) is seeking proposal submissions for modifications to orientation programming during the 2011-2012 academic year.
Proposals intended for implementation during orientation sessions for students who will enter UTSA in spring 2012, summer 2012 and fall 2012 are due Sept. 30, 2011, to George Norton, assistant vice president for admissions, orientation and family programs. Email proposals to Canda Brown, senior administrative associate, Office of Admissions.
The OAB is chaired by Fred Hample, executive director for Downtown Campus student operations. The board consists of representatives from teaching faculty, Academic Advising, Testing Services, Academic Support and Undergraduate Studies, Downtown Campus, New Student Admissions, Residence Life, Business Affairs, Orientation and Family Programs, student representatives and University Development.
The Orientation Advisory Board will respond to proposals with recommendations during October 2011. As part of their deliberations, the board may communicate with or host discussions with proposal authors and other key constituents. The OAB will make final recommendations to George Norton and Gage Paine, vice president for student affairs.
There is no mandated format for proposal submissions; however, previous successful proposals have generally addressed these topics:
Campers in 9th grade through college will receive instruction and coaching on agility testing and position specific drills to refine and improve his skillset as a football player.
Recreational Field Complex, Main Campus
Inspired by UTSA's renowned Mexican Cookbook Collection, the evening features cuisine and spirits of celebrated chefs from San Antonio and Mexico.
Hotel Emma, 136 E. Grayson St., San Antonio
Experience a fun, interactive week at UTSA as new students and their families take the first steps to becoming a Roadrunner.
Various locations, Main Campus
Campers 6-12 years old will enjoy the summer learning to read, write and speak the Chinese language. They also will learn about the Chinese culture such as martial arts, painting and drawing, arts and crafts and more.
Confucius Institute at UTSA (MB 1.208), Main Campus
Campers 7th grade and up will focus on individual development with emphasis on simplifying and teaching the specific skills and movements associated with the game. Serving, passing, setting, attacking and individual defense will all be covered. In addition, team concepts will be emphasized.
Convocation Center, Main Campus
Celebrate Texas' diversity with authentic ethnic cuisine, music, dance, arts and crafts from the many countries that make up the rich heritage of Texas.
UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
Kids from kindergarten through high school will immerse in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math through hands-on activities.
Applied Engineering and Technology (AET 0.102), Main Campus and Buena Vista Street Building (BVB 3.328), Downtown Campus
Novice and experienced boys and girls in grades 1-8 will be divided up by age and ability to gain the most skills and knowledge for their level of play.
Park West Athletics Complex
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