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UTSA Staff Council seeks input with survey about smoking on campus

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(Nov. 3, 2011) -- The UTSA Staff Council has posted a short online survey about smoking on campus. Survey responses are needed from UTSA students, faculty and staff. Completing the survey ensures that your opinion is heard. The survey will be open through Thursday, Nov. 10.

>> Take the brief online survey now.

The UTSA Handbook of Operating Procedures smoking policy (HOP 9.36) is: "Smoking will not be permitted in any University-owned or leased buildings or vehicles, indoor facility or indoor site at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) except in areas permitted. Smoking is permitted outside any building as long as it is 20 feet or more from the entryway, doorway or common path of travel with one exception. At the Recreation and Wellness Center, the permissible smoking distance is 100 feet from any outside entrance or doorway. Violations will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis in accordance with established disciplinary policies of the University."

The UTSA Staff Council is an advisory body through which UTSA staff members convey information and make recommendations to President Ricardo Romo regarding staff-related interests and concerns.

The council is charged by the UTSA president and the University of Texas System Board of Regents with the goal of continually improving university operations and the well-being of UTSA staff.

 

 

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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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