(Feb. 9, 2012) -- Young UTSA Roadrunners are making a difference in San Antonio. On Jan. 26, the San Antonio Business Journal honored six UTSA alumni and one UTSA employee on its "40 Under 40" list, an elite who's who of rising community leaders and business professionals in greater San Antonio.
Among the list are three alumni from the College of Public Policy Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) program: Leroy Alloway '03, 32, director of community development at Alamo Regional Mobility Authority; Jeff Coyle '07, 37, director of public affairs at KGB Texas; and Stephanie Bocanegra Suarez '05, 34, former chief of staff at the San Antonio Water System (now with Integrity Roofing).
Additionally, the Business Journal recognized Christy Bachmeyer '97, 37, who earned her B.B.A. in finance at UTSA and serves as senior vice president and director of retail sales at Frost Bank; Gabriela Gonzalez-Carmona '99, 36, who earned her B.A. in communication with public relations and business administration concentrations at UTSA, and is human capital manager at NatureSweet Tomatoes Ltd.; and Kevin Harris '98, 36, who earned his B.B.A. in accounting and is founder and director of Covenant Multifamily Offices LLC.
The publication also honored UTSA staff member Andrea Nocito, 28, who is the energy savings solution manager in the UTSA Institute for Economic Development Small Business Development Center.
"We are thrilled to see that so many Roadrunners were included in this year's '40 Under 40'," said Jim Mickey '78, UTSA associate vice president for alumni relations and marketing. "San Antonio has embraced UTSA as a vital part of the community and to see our alums and staff recognized for their work makes us very, very proud."
State Rep. Diego Bernal presents a Q&A panel discussion with MALDEF, RAICES and DMCA Immigration Law Firm about DACA and the current state of affairs for Dreamers. Opening remarks by Congressman Joaquin Castro and Congressman Lloyd Doggett.
Buena Vista Building, Aula Canaria Auditorium (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
Come out and enjoy breakfast and beverages at the Official UTSA Tailgate in Albuquerque as our Roadrunners take on the New Mexico Lobos at the Gildan New Mexico Bowl. The official UTSA tailgate will be located in Fan Fest in the University Stadium Parking Lot, Stadium East.
University Stadium parking lot, Albuquerque, NM
Graduates from the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, College of Business, College of Education and Human Development and the College of Public Policy will participate in the first commencement ceremony. President Romo will deliver the keynote address.
Graduates from the College of Engineering, College of Liberal and Fine Arts, College of Sciences and University College will participate in the second commencement ceremony. President Romo will deliver the keynote address.
All UTSA students, faculty and staff are invited to march with UTSA in the 30th annual MLK March. There will be a FREE shuttle from the UTSA Main Campus. Pick up in front of the Convocation Center at 8:30 a.m. Depart from UTSA at 9 a.m. Buses return to UTSA at 1 p.m
Convocation Center, Main Campus
UTSA's Department of Music hosts Dr. David Huron from Ohio State University as part of the Donald Hodges lecture series. Huron is a Canadian arts and humanities distinguished professor at Ohio State University.
John Peace Library, UTSA Faculty Center, (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
The Student Center for Community Engagement and Inclusion annually hosts a Volunteer Opportunities Fair to allow students, faculty and staff to learn about volunteer and service-learning opportunities in the San Antonio area.
University Center, 1st floor corridor, Main Campus
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