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Donations needed for State Employee Charitable Campaign in October

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(Sept. 16, 2011)--October marks the State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) at UTSA, but you can help now, before the campaign begins, by donating items to the Book Sale or Silent Auction or by sharing your story of giving with us.

Book Sale

Gather your gently used books and look for the drop boxes with the UTSA SECC 2011 logo in all major buildings on Main Campus from Sept. 19 through Oct. 12.

The sale will run 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day from Oct. 17 through 21 at the Sombrilla Plaza on Main Campus. For more information, contact Kawanna Bright at 210-458-4618.

Online Silent Auction

Get creative and contribute your artwork, unique collectible, gift basket or other item to the Online Silent Auction now through the end of the Silent Auction on Oct. 28.

Bidding will begin Oct. 10 and run through midnight Oct. 28 online at utsa.edu/secc. For more information, contact Kelly Jo Stephens at 210-458-4457.

Stories

If you've had a life-changing experience because of SECC or a charity it supports, we want to know. Your story may inspire others to reach out to make a difference. To submit your story, contact Tim Brownlee at 210-458-5112.

About SECC

SECC is an annual giving campaign conducted in cooperation with United Way, which provides an opportunity for state employees to contribute to Texas charities through their workplace and enjoy the flexibility of selecting a one-time gift or payroll deduction.

 

 

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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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Labor Day Holiday

All campuses will be closed for the Labor Day holiday.
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Sept. 12, 11 a.m.

UTSA Football vs. Kansas State

Cheer on the UTSA Roadrunners at their home-opener against the Kansas State Wildcats.
Alamodome, 100 Montana St.

Sept. 15, 5:30 - 7 p.m.

Changing the Conversation: Recovery Works!

As part of National Recovery Month, a panel of substance abuse practitioners and members of the recovery community will discuss issues related to substance abuse treatment and recovery.
Durango Building 1.124 (DB 1.124), Downtown Campus

Sept. 24, 6 p.m.

The Power of Story in the Landscape of Memory and Identity

The UTSA College of Education and Human Development will host award-winning children’s author and illustrator Yuyi Morales. Morales will share personal stories that have influenced her work as an author and illustrator.
Buena Vista Building Aula Canaria (BV 1.328), Downtown Campus


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