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(Nov. 20, 2012) -- The 2012 HUB Recognition Ceremony recently honored several individuals and departments for their contributions to the HUB (historically underutilized businesses) program. HUB vendors are minority- and women-owned businesses certified by the state.

Award winners were chosen through a point system, which took into account budget, number of HUB vendors utilized and the percentage of dollars spent with HUBs. Top departments were chosen on the same point system amongst their respective areas.

Thirteen outstanding HUB Employee Advocates and three HUB Department Advocates were recognized at the event. Many of the winners received special Texas-shaped awards to recognize their support of Texas HUBs. Speakers for the program included Kerry Kennedy, vice president for business affairs, and Pamela Bacon, associate vice president for administration.

The winners included:

HUB Employee Advocates
Glynda Steele, Housing and Residence Life
Alka Bhavsar, Fiscal Services, Downtown Campus
Donna Fielder, Development Office
Esther Morales, Mathematics Department
Glenda Landeen, Equal Opportunity Services Office
Rachel Morrel, Business Auxiliary Services
Brenda Barron, President’s Office
Linda Mahoney, University College - Economics
Roel Ramos, Vice President for Student Affairs
Nancy Miller, P-20 Initiatives

HUB Employee Advocates Honorable Mention
Hope S. De Leon, Center for Student Professional Development
Marcella Cabello, College of Engineering
Patricia Patnode, Admissions Office

HUB Department Advocates -- Outstanding VP Area
Vice President for Student Affairs

HUB Department Advocates -- Outstanding College
College of Liberal Arts Office of the Dean

HUB Department Advocates – Outstanding Department
Writing Core Program

Retiring Staff Coordinating Group Member
Wanda Guntz

 

 

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Football standouts make Roadrunner history

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.

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