(June 25, 2013) -- UTSA and The Winston School San Antonio (WSSA) have several things in common. They share school colors and both have a bird mascot. The new WSSA Eagle is the most recent connection between the schools.
With help from Borst Marketing, WSSA recently completed a six-month re-branding project. David Morales, a UTSA senior majoring in art, played an integral part in the project. The process included a WSSA student competition to revamp the Eagle logo. Trent Trevino won first place in May. Elements of his and two other student creations can be found in Morales' graphic.
Morales' design was unveiled at the June meeting of the WSSA trustees. Headmaster Charles J. Karulak said, "We were very excited about David's design for our new brand. It was exactly what we were looking for in a mascot and captured the creativity from our students."
And, there are other school connections. Karulak was a founding advisory board member for teacher education in the UTSA College of Education and Human Development. Several WSSA graduates currently attend UTSA.
"Several faculty and staff members, including myself, are UTSA alumni," said Lauren Walthour, WSSA director of advancement. "I was impressed by UTSA's recent rebranding success and am happy about this new connection between WSSA and UTSA. David tied a perfect bow on our package, and we are thankful for his talent. His father is a member of our advancement team and brought this project to David's attention."
In honor of UTSA's 50th Anniversary in 2019, the university is hosting Roadrunner Days Spring Edition - two weeks of semester-launching activities built around our deeply held values of student success, student involvement, community service and fun!
Various locations, Main and Downtown Campuses
Tracy Cowden, Roland K. Blumberg Endowed Professor in Music and chair of the UTSA Department of Music launches the UTSA 50th Anniversary Scholars Speaker Series with Music as Medicine: The Power and Influence of Music on our Health.
Radius Center, 411 E. Martin, San Antonio
UTSA African American Studies Program presents this series featuring Walter M. Kimbrough, president of Dillard University.
Student Union Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus)
Join fellow Runners to walk for 10 minutes on the Main Campus. The event reminds us of the importance of exercise, diet and healthy habits in protecting our hearts.
Outside the North Paseo Building, Main Campus
The annual event features authentic foods, music, dance, martial arts, shopping, games and entertainment from China, to the Indian Sub-continent, and the island nations of the Pacific. The Festival features two stages, a martial arts demonstration area, children’s hands on crafting area, anime activities, bonsai and ikebana displays, mahjong table and more.
UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
UTSA Libraries will host Bryan Gervais, UTSA assistant professor in the Dept. of Political Science & Geography, for his presentation "Political Incivility in the Digital Age." Pizza will be provided to UTSA students while supplies last.
John Peace Library Assembly Room (JPL 4.04.22)
Level up your career with a graduate business degree from the UTSA College of Business. Join us for this Open House to learn which of our 13 degree programs is right for you.
Business Building (BB 2.06.04), Main Campus
Basura Bash is a one-day, all-volunteer event to clean the San Antonio Watershed. For the past 24 years volunteers have cleaned area waterways. Join the UTSA community for the 25th Annual Basura Bash Waterways Cleanup.
Maverick Creek, near Brackenridge Ave. Lot 5, Main Campus
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