(Sept. 10, 2012) -- The UTSA Fall Volunteer Opportunities Fairs are a great way for students, faculty and staff to learn from representatives of community agencies about community service and volunteer opportunities, learn about social issues and explore opportunities available in the nonprofit world. The information fairs are:
Representatives from Camp Camp, KLRN-TV, Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas, San Antonio Youth Literacy, Habitat for Humanity and UTSA VOICES will be at both events, along with reps from more than 30 other agencies and organizations to answer questions about volunteer opportunities. Whether you are looking for a one-time event, an ongoing opportunity or projects for large groups, there will be something for you at the fairs.
For more information about volunteer programs, contact Cristina Dominguez at 210-458-4770 or stop by the Volunteer Services office on the Paseo in University Center Room 1.216 on the Main Campus.
>> Learn about latest volunteer opportunities on campus and in the community on Twitter @UTSAvolunteers and find "Volunteer Services" on the RowdyLink website.
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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