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(Oct. 2, 2012) -- The UTSA Undergraduate Orientation Advisory Board (OAB) is seeking proposals for modifications to orientation programming during the 2012-2013 academic year. Proposals for implementation during orientation sessions for students entering UTSA in spring 2013, summer 2013 and fall 2013 are due Oct. 12 to George Norton, associate vice president for admissions, orientation and family programs. Email proposals to Canda Brown.

There is no mandated format for proposal submissions, however, previous successful proposals have generally addressed these topics: purpose, goals, proposal details/strategy, resources and summary.

The Orientation Advisory Board will respond to proposals with recommendations during October 2012 and, as part of their deliberations, may communicate with or host discussions with proposal authors and other key constituents. The OAB makes final recommendations to the associate vice president for admissions, orientation and family programs and to the vice president for student affairs.

The OAB is chaired by Fred Hample, executive director of student operations, UTSA Downtown Campus, and consists of representatives from teaching faculty, Academic Advising, Testing Services, Academic Support and Undergraduate Studies, Downtown Campus, New Student Admissions, Residence Life, Business Affairs, Orientation and Family Programs, University Development and the student body.

 

 

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UTSA writes the book on all-digital libraries

As touch screens and e-books demand more and more attention from both casual readers and scholars, many people say the handwriting is on the wall for the printed page.

At UTSA, the handwriting is on the wall for a library that doesn't have any printed books.

Since March 2010, the bookless library in the Applied Engineering and Technology Building has given UTSA students an innovative way to read, research and work with each other to solve problems.

With ultra-modern furniture and a décor featuring desktop computers, scanners and LCD screens, the AET Library is designed to engage students in an online format. But it also offers group study niches and study rooms with whiteboards and glass walls on which students can write. The space encourages teamwork, communications and problem solving for the next generation of scientists and professional engineers.

Did you know? The UTSA AET Library is the nation's first completely bookless library on a college or university campus. It served as a model for Bexar County's first-in-the-nation public bookless library system and one of its branches, the Dr. Ricardo Romo BiblioTech.

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