(March 15, 2012) -- UTSA President Ricardo Romo was among the 10 San Antonio Business Journal 2012 Legacy Leaders honored March 8 at the newspaper's 25th anniversary celebration luncheon.
Legacy Leaders are men and women who have made significant contributions to local business and the community in the last two-and-a-half decades. From corporate CEOs to municipal leaders and grassroots advocates, these leaders have played key roles in helping to build San Antonio into the dynamic and diverse city it is today.
The 10 Legacy Leaders for 2012 include Romo, auto magnate Ernesto Ancira Jr., Texas Secretary of State Hope Andrade, former U.S. Secretary of HUD and former mayor Henry Cisneros, former mayor Lila Cockrell, banker Tom C. Frost, energy executive Bill Greehey, auto magnate Red McCombs, Holt Cat executive and San Antonio Spurs owner Peter Holt, and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff.
The event sponsors were SWBC, U.S. Global Investors, Ernst & Young, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, Spurs Sports & Entertainment and Holt Cat.
Join the combined UTSA Bands as they perform a program of holiday and seasonal-themed music! This program is appropriate for all ages and includes medleys and arrangements of well-known favorites. Tickets are $10; no free admission.
Arts Building, Recital Hall (ARTS 2.03.02), Main Campus
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
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.
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.
UTSA Faculty Center, John Peace Library (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
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