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UTSA President Ricardo Romo named Business-Journal Legacy Leader

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(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.

 

 

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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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