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Get ready for graduation: UTSA Alumni Association's Grad Fest is Oct. 23-24


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(Oct. 8, 2013) -- The UTSA Alumni Association will host Grad Fest Oct. 23-24 at the Main and Downtown campuses. The event is an opportunity for graduates-to-be to get ready for graduation.

  • The event at the Main Campus is 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Oct. 23-24 on the lower level of the University Center near the Bookstore.
  • At the Downtown Campus, the event is 1-6 p.m., Oct. 23 at the Frio Street Building commons.

At Grad Fest, students graduating can...

  • Join the UTSA Alumni Association -- it's free for the first year
  • Order announcements, cap and gown
  • Order cap-and-gown pictures
  • Buy UTSA ring and diploma frame
  • Leave your legacy with a brick for the Pave the Paseo Project

For more information on Grad Fest, call the UTSA Office of Alumni Programs at 210-458-4133, e-mail or visit the UTSA Alumni website.

For information on graduation, visit the UTSA Graduation website.



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UTSA makes the grade with a strong core curriculum

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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