(June 21, 2012) -- The University of Texas at San Antonio recently was awarded the 2012 Gold Level Healthy Workplace Recognition from the San Antonio Business Group on Health (SABGH) in collaboration with the Mayor's Fitness Council.
The Healthy Workplace Recognition program recognized 31 San Antonio businesses for their dedication in promoting a healthy workplace. SABGH awarded bronze, silver and gold levels based on program strength in culture, physical activity, health promotion and education, nutrition, smoking and tobacco cessation, value-based benefits and benefit design. Receiving the gold level shows UTSA's continuing commitment to become a healthier workplace.
Rowdy New U, the UTSA employee wellness program, leads the way in creating a positive change in employees' health. The program offers faculty and staff members a chance to improve their overall health and wellness through fitness, nutrition, awareness, motivation, lifestyle behaviors and social interaction.
The program encourages employees to participate in 5K runs, walking events, marathons and other San Antonio area wellness events. For the last three years, UTSA received either first or second place for participation in the San Antonio Rock 'n Roll Marathon Corporate Extra-Large Category. UTSA also received first place in the UT System's Physical Activity Challenge in 2010 and 2011.
The conference will showcase the works of authors, illustrators, and scholars which embody Latino culture and art as a means to promote literacy and reading in Latino children.
Durango Building, first floor, Downtown Campus
Registration is open now for this family-friendly and dog-friendly run that supports the UTSA Alumni Association scholarship fund.
Convocation Center, Main Campus
Join the Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching for the 14th Annual UTSA Storytelling Festival featuring Nancy Simpson, storyteller and keynote speaker. The event is free and open to the public.
Main Building, Ground Floor Lobby, Main Campus
Students are invited to a semi-formal, dinner banquet with an awards presentation and dancing. Keynote speaker will be San Antonio City Councilman William Cruz Shaw. Tickets must be purchased by Feb 19 at Roadrunner Express. UTSA students are $15 and guests are $20.
H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.104/1.106), Main Campus
Dr. Don Jenkins from UT Health SA will lead this event UTSA with up to 30 certified STB trainers, and train up to 300 UTSA students and personnel in stop the bleed methods.
H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.106), Main Campus
Get to know more about the Bexar County Criminal District Court candidates' stance on the issues before voting in the primary election on March 6.
Buena Vista Street Building, Aula Canaria (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
As part of RecycleMania,UTSA will provide sensitive document shredding services for the UTSA community. Bring documents to the parking lot between Student Union & Ximenes Avenue Garage. Document pick up also available for the Downtown and Hemisfair Campuses.
H-E-B Student Union parking lot, Main Campus
Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Koichiro Bansho will speak the importance of the Japan-U.S. relations from the historical and security perspectives. He will go over the history and future of the alliance between the two countries.
H-E-B Student Union, Travis Room (HSU 2.202), Main Campus
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