(Feb. 28, 2012) -- The UTSA University Health Professions Office and University Career Center will host the 22nd annual Health Professions Day career fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, March 1 in the University Center Ballroom (1.104) on the Main Campus. Free and open to the public, the fair features health organization and school representatives who will provide information about various health occupations.
The event helps individuals explore health profession programs such as medical, dental, pharmacy, physical therapy, nursing and other programs. Additionally, there will be panel discussions and one-on-one conversations with more than 60 program representatives from U.S. and international health professions schools.
The event will include seven 50-minute seminars on health professions programs:
10-10:50 a.m. -- Health Professions 101 for High School Students (UC 2.212 and UC 2.202)
11-11:50 a.m. -- Exploring Nursing Pathways (UC 2.212)
11-11:50 a.m. -- The Roles of Physical and Occupational Therapists (UC 2.202)
12-12:50 p.m. -- Becoming a Competitive Medical School Applicant (UC 2.212)
12-12:50 p.m. -- Becoming a Competitive Dental School Applicant (UC 2.202)
1-1:50 p.m. -- Life as a Health-Care Professional (UC 2.202)
1-1:50 p.m. -- Health Professions 101 for High School Students (UC 2.212)
Parking without a permit will be available for non-UTSA students in lot 11 off UTSA Boulevard with a shuttle available. For a small fee, park in short-term paid spaces in the Ximenes Garage (south garage). (View a UTSA campus map.)
The conference is dedicated to sharing recent knowledge and experiences gained in the area of Big Data by researchers in academia, industry and the government sectors within the areas of business, national security, infrastructure, healthcare and visualization.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom (HUC 1.104), Main Campus
Former National Security Advisor Susan Rice, via webcast, will examine America’s economic, political and security relations with China during CHINA Town Hall, an 80-city live discussion and Q&A on China and Sino-American relations.
Building Building, Richard Liu Auditorium (BB 2.01.02), Main Campus
The African American Studies program proudly presents William "Cruz" Shaw, San Antonio City Councilman and UTSA Alumnus. Event is free and open to the public.
University Center, Retama Auditorium (UC 2.02.02), Main Campus
The graduate fair is an opportunity for the UTSA student body and local San Antonio community to learn about graduate education opportunities. The event is free and open to the public.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom (1.104), Main Campus
President Taylor Eighmy is inviting all UTSA students to "Pizza With The Prez." Come grab a slice of pizza and take the opportunity to introduce yourself to the President. Pizza while supplies last.
Frio Street Building, Food Court Commons Area, Downtown Campus
President Taylor Eighmy is inviting all UTSA faculty and staff to "Tacos With Taylor." Take the opportunity to introduce yourself to the President at any one of these casual meet and greets.
Biotechnology, Science and Engineering Building atrium, Main Campus
The College of Engineering Student Council and the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce host this fun and education event. Erika Camacho is the keynote speaker. Children and families are welcome.
East Campus Parking Lot, Valero Way, Main Campus
UTSA Arbor Day event where volunteers will plant trees and give away 100 sapling trees to neighbors in the surrounding communities.
Brackenridge Ave. Lot 5, Main Campus
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