(March 5, 2013) -- The University of Texas at San Antonio invites UTSA and area college and high school students, educators, parents and community members to the annual Health Professions Day information fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, March 7 at the University Center first floor east corridor on the UTSA Main Campus. The event is free and open to the public.
Developed by the UTSA University Health Professions Office and University Career Center, Health Professions Day provides information on various health professions programs such as medical, dental, pharmacy, physical therapy, nursing and other programs through panel discussions and one-on-one conversation with program representatives from across the state and nation.
The event will feature an information fair with representatives from health professions programs in Texas and across the country will answer questions about admissions requirements, selection factors and application procedures. Additionally, this year's event will include six seminars on health professions programs. Presentations at 11 a.m. include "Exploring Nursing Pathways" and "The Roles of Physical and Occupational Therapists" in the University Center Harris Room (2.212) and Travis Room (2.202), respectively.
At noon, participants can attend "Becoming a Competitive Medical School Applicant" in the Harris Room or "Becoming a Competitive Dental School Applicant" in the Travis Room. The event closes with a 1 p.m. seminar, "Life as a Healthcare Professional" in the Harris Room and "Preparing for a Career in Pharmacy" in the Travis Room.
Parking without a permit is available for non-UTSA students in Brackenridge Road lot 5 off UTSA Boulevard with a shuttle available. For a small fee, visitor parking will be available in short-term spaces in the Ximenes Avenue Garage and the Bauerle Road Garage.
For more information including a list of schools participating in Health Professions Day 2013, visit the UTSA Health Professions website.
For more information, contact Angie Zulaica at 210-458-5185.
The UTSA Office of Veteran and Military Affairs is hosting a day full of outreach events and activities by the U.S. Navy as part of a larger Navy presence in San Antonio called Navy Week with various events in the community through Feb. 25.
Student Union Paseo and Convocation Center entrance, Main Campus
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Student Union, Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus
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John Peace Library, Assembly Room (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
The UTSA African American Studies program invites speakers from the leading African American Fraternities and Sororities for a panel discussion of the history of each organization and to enlighten the audience about the community service, academic purpose, professionalism and ethical roots of each group.
Student Union, Mesquite Room (SU 2.01.24), Main Campus
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Art Building, Music Tech Lab (Arts 3.01.30B), Main Campus
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Buena Vista Street Building (BVB 2.304), Downtown Campus
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Student Union, Denman Room (SU 2.01.28), Main Campus
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Convocation Center, Main Campus
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