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(Nov. 18, 2013) -- The UTSA University Center and The UPS Store invite UTSA faculty and staff to the UC Lunch and Learn Seminar, "Safe Shipping During the Holidays." The event will be from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Nov. 21, in the H-E-B University Center Travis Room (2.202) on the Main Campus.

>> Sandwich lunches will be provided to the first 25 guests who reserve a seat for the seminar. There also will be a drawing for a Starbucks gift card. To reserve a seat, email UCinfo@utsa.edu.

The speaker, Dennis Peak, is owner and operator of The UPS Store in Helotes since 1999 and The UPS Store at UTSA since 2009. Peak will focus on how to properly package and ship during the holidays. You will learn about various packaging materials and carriers available, as well as how to beat the holiday crunch.

 

 

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For acclaimed UTSA writer, poetry rhymes with life

Robert Penn Warren said: “How do poems grow? They grow out of your life.” That is certainly true for Carmen Tafolla. An associate professor of practice with the UTSA College of Education and Human Development, Tafolla has authored more than 20 acclaimed books of poetry and prose, including "The Holy Tortilla and a Pot of Beans." It won the Tom´s Rivera Children’s Book Award in 2009.

Tafolla is a San Antonio native who grew up on the West Side. Attending a private high school, she realized that the literature did not positively portray her community or the people who lived there. She determined to change that in her writing. In published works for both adults and children — more than 200 anthologies, magazines, journals, textbooks and readers in four languages — Tafolla reflects on the rich Mexican-American culture of San Antonio in which she grew up.

Did you know? Tafolla was San Antonio's first Poet Laureate, from 2012 to 2014, and currently serves as the Poet Laureate of Texas.

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