(Sept. 24, 2013) -- UTSA President Ricardo Romo will deliver the annual State of the University address today at 3 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom (1.104) on the UTSA Main Campus.
UTSA student, faculty, staff and friends are encouraged to attend the address.
Romo will discuss a renewed focus on students and the greater purpose of the university's work. Additionally, he will celebrate the university's successes and outline the next steps on the journey to Tier One status.
Romo will be introduced by Zack Dunn, president of the UTSA Student Government Association.
A reception will follow the address. Parking for community guests will be available in the Ximenes Avenue Garage, accessible from UTSA Boulevard on the south side of the Main Campus.
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UTSA prides itself on giving students a well-rounded education. Combining a top-tier academic program with opportunities for personal growth prepares students to compete in a global economy. And that's not all. They learn to be informed and engaged citizens as well. At the heart of that academic program is an award-winning core curriculum.
For four consecutive years, UTSA has received an A-rating from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for the caliber of its core curriculum. According to ACTA, UTSA requires its students to take six of the seven courses deemed "crucial" to a well-rounded education: composition, literature, U.S. government or history, economics, mathematics and science. Only a handful of other institutions in the U.S. are giving students these tools, which are needed to succeed in careers and the community.
Did you know? UTSA is one of only three Texas institutions and 23 in the United States to receive the highest rating for its core curriculum in the 2014-2015 edition of the ACTA's "What Will They Learn?" report.
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