(Aug. 26, 2013) -- The UTSA community and friends are invited to celebrate the opening of San Saba Hall, the newest residence hall on campus, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 27.
UTSA President Ricardo Romo will join Student Government Association President Zack Dunn in dedicating the building on behalf of the university faculty, staff and students. Tours of the building will immediately follow the ceremony.
Before the ceremony, guests can enjoy refreshments on the San Saba Hall lawn. Guests are encouraged to wear UTSA apparel as we celebrate the collaborative effort that brought this project to completion.
San Saba Hall houses 618 students in a suite-style layout that includes single bedrooms with a shared bath. The facility features an open lobby, administrative offices, meeting spaces and live-in professional staff. Residents have access to a conference room, computer lab, floor study lounges, laundry facilities and a community kitchen.
The new facility is a true living and learning community with an academic focus that houses communities related to the Honors College, Top Scholars, Terry Scholars, Facilitated Acceptance to Medical Education (F.A.M.E.), Engineering and a Leadership and Service lifestyle.
With the opening of San Saba Hall, 4,300 students live on campus including the privately operated housing partners.
Join the combined UTSA Bands as they perform a program of holiday and seasonal-themed music! This program is appropriate for all ages and includes medleys and arrangements of well-known favorites. Tickets are $10; no free admission.
Arts Building, Recital Hall (ARTS 2.03.02), Main Campus
State Rep. Diego Bernal presents a Q&A panel discussion with MALDEF, RAICES and DMCA Immigration Law Firm about DACA and the current state of affairs for Dreamers. Opening remarks by Congressman Joaquin Castro and Congressman Lloyd Doggett.
Buena Vista Building, Aula Canaria Auditorium (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
Graduates from the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, College of Business, College of Education and Human Development and the College of Public Policy will participate in the first commencement ceremony. President Romo will deliver the keynote address.
Graduates from the College of Engineering, College of Liberal and Fine Arts, College of Sciences and University College will participate in the second commencement ceremony. President Romo will deliver the keynote address.
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