(Oct. 12, 2011) -- Going once, going twice… sold to the highest bidder! Support Texas charities by bidding on one of many fantastic items available in the 2011 State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) Silent Auction through Oct. 31.
Highlights of items available on this year’s auction block include:
Silent Auction bids support SECC in addition to pledged gifts.
Conducted each October in cooperation with United Way, SECC is 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.
Online donations are encouraged but not required, and employees who make donations will be entered into special prize drawings scheduled throughout the month.
Last year, Texas state employees raised $912,000 for Texas charities. UTSA employees donated $254,000 of that total. This year, Roadrunners aspire to donate $260,000.
>> To make your gift now or to bid in the SECC Silent Auction, visit the UTSA SECC website.
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.
Cheer on the UTSA Roadrunners at their home-opener against the Kansas State Wildcats.
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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.
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