(March 21, 2014) -- The UTSA Office of Legal Affairs announces the addition of a new associate counsel for transactions. Xochil Daria Peña Rodriguez, who replaces attorney Kim Basil, joined the legal affairs office March 3 and will handle the university's transactional issues.
Rodriguez earned an undergraduate degree in architectural studies and public policy from Rice University. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas School of Law.
Before joining UTSA, Rodriguez worked in the Commerce and Visitors Services Division of the San Antonio Office of the City Attorney. While with the city attorney's office, she worked on various projects ranging from economic development to public art. Rodriguez also interned for U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia.
"We are thrilled to welcome Xochil to our office and the university," said Gail A. Jensen, UTSA chief legal officer. "I know our office will benefit from her experience, and she will provide quality legal advice and excellent customer service."
Join the combined UTSA Bands as they perform a program of holiday and seasonal-themed music! This program is appropriate for all ages and includes medleys and arrangements of well-known favorites. Tickets are $10; no free admission.
Arts Building, Recital Hall (ARTS 2.03.02), Main Campus
State Rep. Diego Bernal presents a Q&A panel discussion with MALDEF, RAICES and DMCA Immigration Law Firm about DACA and the current state of affairs for Dreamers. Opening remarks by Congressman Joaquin Castro and Congressman Lloyd Doggett.
Buena Vista Building, Aula Canaria Auditorium (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
Graduates from the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, College of Business, College of Education and Human Development and the College of Public Policy will participate in the first commencement ceremony. President Romo will deliver the keynote address.
Graduates from the College of Engineering, College of Liberal and Fine Arts, College of Sciences and University College will participate in the second commencement ceremony. President Romo will deliver the keynote address.
UTSA's Department of Music hosts Dr. David Huron from Ohio State University as part of the Donald Hodges lecture series. Huron is a Canadian arts and humanities distinguished professor at Ohio State University.
John Peace Library, UTSA Faculty Center, (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
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