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(Sept. 12, 2011) -- The UTSA Student Government Association (SGA) will conduct Fall Elections Sept. 13-14. Students can access the ballot and vote online 24 hours a day via the ASAP online system.

This is an opportunity to elect senators to be the voice for student views and concerns to the UTSA administration and the community. Students can make their voices heard and cast their ballots for the SGA senator who will represent them and their college.

In addition to the SGA elections, students also can vote on a proposal to increase the transportation fee from $20 per semester (fall and spring) to $40 per semester (fall and spring), and $20 per summer session for 2012 and 2013 and to $42 per semester (fall and spring) and $21 per summer session for 2014 and 2015, and to $44 per semester (fall and spring) and $22/summer session for 2016 and 2017.

Once the polls are closed, students cannot cast a ballot – no late voting – so, it is imperative that votes are cast Sept. 13-14.



Did You Know?

UTSA makes the grade with a strong core curriculum

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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