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(April 25, 2013) -- The UTSA community is invited to the spring 2013 UJIMA (oo-JEE-mah) Black Graduation Achievement Ceremony at 6 p.m., Monday, April 29 in the H-E-B University Center Ballroom (1.104) on the UTSA Main Campus.

UJIMA celebrates UTSA's African-American/Black students who will graduate this semester. It also celebrates the achievements of African-American/Black community members who have held leadership positions on campus and in the San Antonio community. The program will include recognition of the graduates, faculty and staff, and a reception.

"UJIMA is a great event for all, where the UTSA community can show support and give their farewells to graduating friends and classmates," said Diane Nwokey, president of the African Student Association. "Come join the celebration, and congratulate the spring 2013 class of graduating students who identify as Black or African-American."

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UJIMA is sponsored by the UTSA Inclusion and Community Engagement Center. For more information, contact Corey Benson at 210-458-4770 or e-mail engaged@utsa.edu.

 

 

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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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