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UTSA development offices launch seminar series on Fridays this fall

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(Sept. 4, 2012) -- As part of the UTSA 2016 strategic plan to expand and diversify funding resources, the Office of Foundation Relations and Office of Corporate Engagement will offer one-hour "Nosh and Learn" information sessions for faculty and staff interested in pursuing foundation or corporate support for their research or outreach projects. Snacks will be provided at the sessions.

The sessions will provide information on identifying funding sources and faculty-staff roles for building relationships with corporations and private foundations, as well as review what projects are suitable for private support. Faculty and staff are encouraged to bring any concepts, executive summaries or abstracts they wish to pursue funding in fiscal year 2013.

To reserve a seat, contact Catherine Olukotun at 210-458-8643. To find out about the latest funding opportunities, visit the UTSA Office of Foundation Relations website.


"Nosh and Learn" sessions

Friday, Sept. 7, 12:30-1:30 p.m. -- North Paseo Building Room 2.106, Main Campus
Topic: Positioning Your Proposal in Today's Foundation and Corporate Giving Environment
Food provided: Frito pies

Friday, Sept. 28, 12:30-1:30 p.m. -- Frio Street Building Room 1.402, Downtown Campus
Topic: Positioning Your Proposal in Today's Foundation and Corporate Giving Environment
Food provided: Fudge brownies

Friday, Oct. 5, 12:30-1:30 p.m. -- North Paseo Building Room 2.106, Main Campus
Topic: San Antonio Area Foundation
Food provided: French vanilla cupcakes

Friday, Nov. 2, 12:30-1:30 p.m. -- North Paseo Building Room 2.106, Main Campus
Topic: Working Together To Supersize Corporate Relationships
Food provided: Frosty root beer floats



Dec. 1, 9 a.m.

CITE Venture Competition & Exposition

The annual Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE) 100K Venture Competition and Exposition will be held on the Main Campus on Dec. 1. Twenty-eight teams from across the university will exhibit their project; six teams will compete for a prize pool of more than $100,000 in funding to launch their new venture / company. More than 650 students have participated in launching new technology ventures.
Biotechnology, Sciences and Engineering (BSE 2.102), Main Campus

Dec. 3, 5:30 p.m.

UTSA Downtown String Project Winter Concert

This concert features 50 community children performing music in the UTSA Downtown String Project Winter Concert. The children, led by UTSA music students studying to be music teachers, will join together in playing the Theme from Batman at their concert. The Batman of San Antonio, a local celebrity figure, will make an appearance at the concert. This event is free.
Buena Vista Theatre, Downtown Campus

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