(April 4, 2012) -- The UTSA community is invited to a faculty and staff kickoff event for "We Are UTSA -- A Top-Tier Campaign" at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, April 12 in the University Center Ballroom (1.106) on the Main Campus.
The event also will be videostreamed to the Buena Vista Street Building Assembly Room (1.338) at the Downtown Campus.
Come help kick off the public phase of the university's first-ever capital campaign. You'll hear from faculty-staff campaign co-chairs Barbara Centeno, associate vice president for human resources; John Kaulfus, associate dean of students; and Alan Shoho, professor of educational leadership and policy studies in the College of Education and Human Development, and see the premier of the "We Are UTSA" campaign video.
A light breakfast will be served, and you can pick up a "We Are UTSA" button to show your support for this important fundraising initiative.
The event culminates a series of smaller information sessions presented in recent weeks across the university.
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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