(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.
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
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Graduate School and Research Building (GSR 1.204), Main Campus
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University Center, Main Campus
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Durango Building (DB 2.208), Downtown Campus
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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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