(Oct. 13, 2011) -- The UTSA Student Leadership Center announces Xavier Johnson as Roadrunner of the Month for September 2011. Johnson was nominated by John Montoya, UTSA assistant director of student activities and student government.
A UTSA junior sociology major, Johnson is from Austin, Texas, where he graduated from Lake Travis High School. With his degree in hand, Johnson hopes to become an entertainment lawyer representing artists, musicians and actors.
As the president of the UTSA Student Government Association, Johnson is an excellent example of leadership. At the fall convocation, he addressed the freshman class, talking to them about community, leadership, scholarship and integrity.
According to Montoya, "Xavier exemplifies leadership on campus by being a leader who recognizes that his job is to serve his constituents."
At the annual Roadrunner Camp, he encouraged the incoming freshman to get involved and provide feedback to student leaders in order to enhance their UTSA experience.
"Leadership means helping others selflessly and wholeheartedly," said Johnson. "Leadership means taking initiative and motivating others to do so as well."
The Roadrunner of the Month award is sponsored by the Student Leadership Center to recognize outstanding UTSA student leadership contributions. Nominees must meet these criteria:
Submit nominations at the UTSA Student Leadership Center website.
Take Back the Night is an international initiative to end violence. The event begins with banner making, followed by a march, presentations and poetry reading.
Sombrilla, Main Campus
Members of the UTSA community have published “Adapt and Overcome: Essays of the Student Veteran Experience,” an important book to help active duty military and veterans successfully transition to college life. The event includes a panel discussion with UTSA alumni student veterans who contributed chapters to the book. Guests can also purchase the book. All proceeds benefit the UTSA Student Veteran Association.
Business Building, University Room (BB 2.06.04), Main Campus
The Graduate School is hosting a panel discussion for all of our current students, alumni and members of the San Antonio community who are interested in learning more about graduate education.
Graduate School and Research Building (GSR 1.204), Main Campus
The annual UTSA Graduate fair gives students an opportunity to meet representatives who can provide the information on admission requirements, fellowship opportunities, and other key information.
University Center, Main Campus
A recruiter will speak to potential candidates for the Archer program. The Archer program has helped students land successful careers in public service.
Durango Building (DB 2.208), Downtown Campus
Canadian scholar Jasmin Hristov will present a lecture on paramilitarism, complex type of politically-motivated violence in different parts of Latin America. This presentation will explain paramilitary violence as a tool of economic globalization.
Buena Vista St. Bldg., Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BV 1.328), Downtown Campus
The UTSA College of Engineering Technology Symposium showcases innovative student projects and research performed across multiple disciplines including engineering, science and business. The public is invited.
H-E-B UC Ballroom (HUC 1.104), Main Campus
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