(Feb. 15, 2012) -- The UTSA University Career Center and United Artists of America student organization will present the Thurgood Marshall School of Law educational seminar "Entertainment 101" from 4 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17 in the University Center Ballroom (1.104) at the UTSA Main Campus. The conference is open to anyone interested in working in the entertainment industry.
The evening will begin with music from Utah Hamrick and the UTSA Jazz Ensemble. Participants will have the opportunity to connect with entertainment attorneys, multimedia experts, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) Grammy Texas Chapter Board of Governors members, and the Grammy University Network.
Guest speakers for the event include David Acosta, accountant for the Latin Grammy's organization and for international superstar Carlos Santana; Ricky Anderson, former CEO and president of CBS Records and manager of the law firm Anderson & Smith P.C.; Carlos Alvarez, Grammy Texas Chapter Board of Governors; Gerard Bustos, two-time Prime Time Emmy Award winner and Grammy Award winning producer and engineer, and founder of Red Door Multimedia; and Monica Castaneres, founder and owner of For The Love of Drums music academy.
For more information, contact Michael Zucker at 210-458-7138 or visit the United Artists of America student organization website to register for the seminar.
For Ashaad Mabry and Triston Wade, football is not just a passing fancy. Both players were part of the UTSA football program almost from the beginning. When UTSA opens the 2015 season Thursday at Arizona, it will be the first time the Roadrunners take the field without them. But Mabry and Wade will still be playing football; their uniforms will just be a different color.
Mabry, a defensive tackle from San Antonio's MacArthur High School, was an honorable mention All-Conference USA selection his final two seasons as a Roadrunner and second among the team's defensive linemen with 49 tackles last year. Wade, a defensive back from Tyler, was the most decorated player in school history. He was a semifinalist for the 2014 Jim Thorpe Award – for the nation's top defensive back – a three-time all-conference honoree and two-year team captain who set a school record of 293 tackles in his career. Both men had outstanding college careers that allowed them to make UTSA history.
Did you know? Mabry and Wade both agreed to terms as undrafted free agents with the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks, respectively, becoming the first UTSA players to move to the professional ranks.
All campuses will be closed for the Labor Day holiday.
Cheer on the UTSA Roadrunners at their home-opener against the Kansas State Wildcats.
Alamodome, 100 Montana St.
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.
Durango Building 1.124 (DB 1.124), Downtown Campus
The UTSA College of Education and Human Development will host award-winning children’s author and illustrator Yuyi Morales. Morales will share personal stories that have influenced her work as an author and illustrator.
Buena Vista Building Aula Canaria (BV 1.328), Downtown Campus
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