(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.
For Ashaad Mabry and Triston Wade, football is not just a passing fancy. Both players were part of the UTSA football program almost from the beginning. When UTSA opens the 2015 season Thursday at Arizona, it will be the first time the Roadrunners take the field without them. But Mabry and Wade will still be playing football; their uniforms will just be a different color.
Mabry, a defensive tackle from San Antonio's MacArthur High School, was an honorable mention All-Conference USA selection his final two seasons as a Roadrunner and second among the team's defensive linemen with 49 tackles last year. Wade, a defensive back from Tyler, was the most decorated player in school history. He was a semifinalist for the 2014 Jim Thorpe Award – for the nation's top defensive back – a three-time all-conference honoree and two-year team captain who set a school record of 293 tackles in his career. Both men had outstanding college careers that allowed them to make UTSA history.
Did you know? Mabry and Wade both agreed to terms as undrafted free agents with the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks, respectively, becoming the first UTSA players to move to the professional ranks.
All campuses will be closed for the Labor Day holiday.
Cheer on the UTSA Roadrunners at their home-opener against the Kansas State Wildcats.
Alamodome, 100 Montana St.
As part of National Recovery Month, a panel of substance abuse practitioners and members of the recovery community will discuss issues related to substance abuse treatment and recovery.
Durango Building 1.124 (DB 1.124), Downtown Campus
The UTSA College of Education and Human Development will host award-winning children’s author and illustrator Yuyi Morales. Morales will share personal stories that have influenced her work as an author and illustrator.
Buena Vista Building Aula Canaria (BV 1.328), Downtown Campus
Love of theater, history leads Lee grad to pursue anthropology degree
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