(Feb. 28, 2013) -- UTSA students can apply now for the 2013 Student Volunteer of the Year Award. The award honors an outstanding student for his or her time, effort and commitment to volunteerism and enhancing civic life in the community. The application deadline is 5 p.m., March 8. Nominations and self-nominations will be considered. The winner will be announced at the University Life Awards on April 4.
Last year's recipient, Janet Oyeteju, encourages students to apply and reflect on the importance service has played in their UTSA experience. Since receiving the award at the 2012 University Life Awards, she said the award opened opportunities for her to work with nonprofits -- something she is very passionate about. Oyeteju also received the $500 Sandra Cisneros scholarship that accompanies the award, and her picture is displayed outside the University Center ballroom on the Main Campus.
For more information about the award or volunteer programs, contact Cristina Dominguez at 210-458-4770, stop by Volunteer Services on the Paseo in University Center Room 1.216 on the Main Campus, or email email@example.com.
Take Back the Night is an international initiative to end violence. The event begins with banner making, followed by a march, presentations and poetry reading.
Sombrilla, Main Campus
Members of the UTSA community have published “Adapt and Overcome: Essays of the Student Veteran Experience,” an important book to help active duty military and veterans successfully transition to college life. The event includes a panel discussion with UTSA alumni student veterans who contributed chapters to the book. Guests can also purchase the book. All proceeds benefit the UTSA Student Veteran Association.
Business Building, University Room (BB 2.06.04), Main Campus
The Graduate School is hosting a panel discussion for all of our current students, alumni and members of the San Antonio community who are interested in learning more about graduate education.
Graduate School and Research Building (GSR 1.204), Main Campus
The annual UTSA Graduate fair gives students an opportunity to meet representatives who can provide the information on admission requirements, fellowship opportunities, and other key information.
University Center, Main Campus
A recruiter will speak to potential candidates for the Archer program. The Archer program has helped students land successful careers in public service.
Durango Building (DB 2.208), Downtown Campus
Canadian scholar Jasmin Hristov will present a lecture on paramilitarism, complex type of politically-motivated violence in different parts of Latin America. This presentation will explain paramilitary violence as a tool of economic globalization.
Buena Vista St. Bldg., Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BV 1.328), Downtown Campus
The UTSA College of Engineering Technology Symposium showcases innovative student projects and research performed across multiple disciplines including engineering, science and business. The public is invited.
H-E-B UC Ballroom (HUC 1.104), Main Campus
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