(Feb. 19, 2014) -- The UTSA Diploma Dash and City 5K Championship Race will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year, when thousands of runners and walkers take to the course on the UTSA Main Campus on Saturday, March 1. On race day, registration and warm-up begins at 7 a.m. in Bauerle Road parking lot 3 on the Main Campus, and the race starts at 8 a.m.
The emcee for the event will be Monica Taylor '98 of KABB TV news. Proceeds from the 5K Diploma Dash benefit the UTSA Alumni Association and scholarships for UTSA students.
>> Register for the 5K at the UTSA Diploma Dash website.
The race is open to the public -- run or walk individually, with friends friends and family, or form a team of five members. There are 14 age categories including Masters, Team Challenges, UTSA students, UTSA departments and ROTC students. Diploma Dash sponsorships are available.
Registration for the event is $25 for UTSA Alumni Association members; $35 general public; $15 for military, students and children; amd $150 for five-person teams.
The UTSA Alumni Association serves nearly 100,000 alumni -- with some 60,000 living and working in the San Antonio area.
For more information, contact Anne Englert, director of alumni relations, at 210-458-4133.
The UTSA community is invited to the Community Networking events hosted by the Student Center for Community Engagement and Inclusion during Roadrunner Days. Various opportunities will be available that will focus on our diverse population.
H-E-B University Center Ballrooms (HUC 1.104 and HUC 1.106), Main Campus
Start in the Paseo then branch out around campus so you know where to go on the first day of classes.
University Center Paseo, Main Campus
This event offers a preview of the UC’s programs and services that students can enjoy throughout the year. There will be food and giveaways too.
University Center Paseo, Main Campus
There will be a special UCinema showing following Kickback at the UC at 9pm in Retama Auditorium (located on the 2nd floor of UC North).
University Center, Retama Auditorium (UC 2.02.02), Main Campus
The Honors College welcomes all new freshmen to UTSA. Join them for breakfast and meet Honors College administrators, staff, and connect with other new Honors students.
University Center, Denman Room (UC 2.01.28), Main Campus
Convocation is UTSA’s ceremony to launch the new academic year. Attendance is mandatory for all incoming freshmen because it marks the first step students will take in their higher education journey of discovery. It is also highly recommended for transfer students as they continue their higher education journey at UTSA and become members of the Roadrunner Family.
Convocation Center, Main Campus
Visit your College to explore your major before the first day of classes.
Various locations, Main and Downtown Campuses
Successful first-year students at UTSA are those who learn how to utilize resources, recognize and resolve problems, and prepare themselves to take advantage of their time on campus. The Student Success Series promotes this achievement by offering workshops on the common concerns and questions first-year students have during their transition to university life.
University Center Retama Auditorium (UC 2.02.02), Main Campus
The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property - for Texas, the nation and the world.
To be a premier public research university, providing access to educational excellence and preparing citizen leaders for the global environment.
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