(June 19, 2012) -- International Trade Center Director Cliff Paredes and Monica Alcoz, senior international business consultant, have just finished conducting in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, the second training module on how to successfully run a small business development center (SBDC).
The June 14-15 module focused on developing SBDC training programs. Training is important to centers as both promotional tools and avenues to assist a greater audience of small-business owners than business consulting services alone. More than 130 people attended the training including Carlos Avila Molina, rector, and Mario Lanza, vice rector of Universidad Jose Cecilio del Valle in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, where the event was hosted, as well as high-ranking officials in the Honduran government.
"The attendees were very enthusiastic about the presentations," said Paredes. "Training is core to an SBDC's function, and good training is able to make lasting connections in the community."
This event was organized by the International Trade Center in partnership with the Universidad Jose Cecilio del Valle and the Secretariat of Industry and Commerce of Honduras.
For more information on the development of SBDCs abroad, visit the Small Business Development Center website.
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
Come out and enjoy breakfast and beverages at the Official UTSA Tailgate in Albuquerque as our Roadrunners take on the New Mexico Lobos at the Gildan New Mexico Bowl. The official UTSA tailgate will be located in Fan Fest in the University Stadium Parking Lot, Stadium East.
University Stadium parking lot, Albuquerque, NM
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.
All UTSA students, faculty and staff are invited to march with UTSA in the 30th annual MLK March. There will be a FREE shuttle from the UTSA Main Campus. Pick up in front of the Convocation Center at 8:30 a.m. Depart from UTSA at 9 a.m. Buses return to UTSA at 1 p.m
Convocation Center, Main Campus
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.
John Peace Library, UTSA Faculty Center, (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
The Student Center for Community Engagement and Inclusion annually hosts a Volunteer Opportunities Fair to allow students, faculty and staff to learn about volunteer and service-learning opportunities in the San Antonio area.
University Center, 1st floor corridor, Main Campus
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