(Dec. 12, 2013) -- The UTSA Division of Students Affairs will host it sixth annual Student Affairs Conference on Thursday, March 20 and Friday, April 4, 2014. UTSA graduate students, faculty, staff, alumni, supporters, community members and staff members from area universities are invited to attend or do a presentation. This year's theme is "Act It, Believe It, Live It: Continuing a Culture of Student Commitment."
Sponsored by the Student Affairs Staff Development Team, the annual conference provides UTSA Student Affairs staff members the opportunity to attend a professional development conference. New this year, to further enhance both professional development and networking opportunities, the conference is open to colleagues from across UTSA and other local institutions.
>> If you would like to share your expertise with fellow staff members by presenting at the conference, submit a proposal by Jan. 8, 2014. Download the proposal form.
Topics for presentation include leadership, team building, customer service, student success, student learning, supervision, distinct student populations and much more. Note that the conference is presented on two days to allow for maximum attendance for all staff in the Division of Student Affairs. Presenters must commit to attend both conference dates. Those selected to present at the conference will be notified Jan. 31, 2014.
For more information or for help submitting a proposal, email Steve Kudika and Tammy Casas.
UTSA Associate Dean/Associate Professor Francine Romero will sit down with San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg for a wide-ranging conversation about the Mayor's vision for the City's future. Seating is at capacity but the San Antonio Express-News will stream it live.
Buena Vista Street Building Theater (BVB 1.326), Downtown Campus
The sympoisum will focus on the interface between aging and neurodegenerative diseases, will educate the wider research community about advancements in this fast-paced field and stimulate collaborative research in this area. Register online for this free event.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom (HUC 1.106), Main Campus
The 23rd International Conference on Historical Linguistics is offering four special panels open and free to the San Antonio public July 31-Aug. 3 to mark the tricentennial next year. The event is co-sponsored by UTSA Research.
Hotel Contessa, 306 W. Market St., San Antonio
Orientation marks a major step toward becoming a Roadrunner. It is a unique experience designed to welcome freshmen and transfers to UTSA and ensure a successful transition into college. They will learn about UTSA, prepare for their first semester and have fun meeting other students. There is also a special Family Orientation program too.
Various locations, Main and Downtown Campuses
The UTSA community welcomes students to their on-campus home! Laurel Village, Chaparral Village and Alvarez Hall are home for 2,300 students during the academic year, and Move-In event kicks off the start of Roadrunner Days.
Laurel Village, Chaparral Village, Alvarez Hall, Main Campus
The College of Engineering hosts this seminar featuring Jeff Adams, Southwest Zone Quality Manager, Siemens Building Technologies Division. The event is free and open to the public.
Engineering Building (EB 3.04.30), Main Campus
After a day full of moving and getting settled into their new UTSA home, students and their families can have some refreshments and snacks at the Welcome Back Reception. The event tops off with the premiere performance of the Spirit of San Antonio, UTSA's Marching Band.
University Center Paseo, Main Campus
Can you survive the library wilderness? As a part of Roadrunner Days, UTSA Libraries is hosting a mobile adventure for you to play and find out more about the library!
John Peace Library, 2nd floor, Main Campus
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