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UTSA hosts talent show, gala, original film during Latino Heritage Month

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(Oct. 3, 2013) -- UTSA will host several events as part of Latino Heritage Month including a talent show, a gala and a screening of a documentary by UTSA faculty.

>> "HSA Live!" Talent Show -- The UTSA Hispanic Student Association will provide the opportunity for students to showcase their talent at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 3 in the H-E-B University Center Ballroom (1.104) on the Main Campus. The event is free and open to the public.

>> Gala Latina -- A banquet and dance celebrating Latino heritage and culture will be 6-11 p.m., Friday, Oct. 4 in the H-E-B University Center Ballroom (1.104). Sponsored by the UTSA Inclusion and Community Engagement Center, the ticketed event is sold out. The event will include a dinner, an award presentation and a dance.

The keynote speaker will be Harriett Romo, UTSA professor of sociology and director of the Mexico Center and the Bank of America Child and Adolescent Policy Research Institute (CAPRI).

Additionally, there will be a presentation of the Outstanding Latino/Latina Student Leadership Award. The award recipient will be featured on the Leadership Wall outside the H-E-B University Center Ballroom.

>> Documentary: "The Artist Speaks: Exploring Who I Am" -- A documentary directed by UTSA faculty members chronicles the experiences of several local artists. Free and open to the public, the screening will be 10-11:45 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 12 in the Buena Vista Street Building Aula Canaria (1.328) on the UTSA Downtown Campus. A discussion will follow the screening.

The event is sponsored by Bicultural Bilingual Studies, Academy for Teacher Excellence, College of Education and Human Development, and the Inclusion and Community Engagement Center.

For more information, contact AnnMargaret Trujillo at 210-458-4770.

 

 

Events

Friday, April 29, 10 a.m.

Main Campus document shredding

As part of Earth Week, the Office of Evironmental Health, Safety, and Risk Management is providing on-site shredding services for the entire UTSA community.
Parking lot between HUC & Ximenes garage

Friday, April 29, 11 a.m.

Downtown Campus document shredding

As part of Earth Week, the Office of Evironmental Health, Safety, and Risk Management is providing on-site shredding services for the entire UTSA community.
Durango building service ramp

Saturday, April 30, 8 a.m.

The Academy for Teacher Excellence end of year celebration

The Academy for Teacher Excellence (ATE) in the College of Education and Human Development (COEHD) will host an end of year celebration to honor día del niño (Day of the Child), including hands-on demonstrations, cultural dance performances, scavenger hunts and more.
UTSA Downtown Campus

Tuesday, May 3, 5 p.m.

Henry B. Gonzalez Centennial Tribute

The College of Public Policy and the Office for Community Services present a 100th anniversary salute to the late Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez. A distinguished panel will discuss Gonzalez's historical impact. Free and open to the public.
Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BV 1.328) , Downtown Campus

Wednesday, May 18, 3 p.m.

The Great Staff Appreciation Event

The UTSA community is invited to honor the roughly 2,600 UTSA staff members who contribute to the success of the university and its students.
University Center Ballroom, Main Campus

Saturday, May 21, 9 a.m.

P-20 Parent Engagement Summit

The 2016 P-20 Summit on Parent Engagement Summit provides high school, college and career preparatory resources to 6-8th grade students and their families. Registration is required. Seats are limited. Parking is free and lunch is provided.
UTSA Downtown Campus


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