(April 7, 2014) -- UTSA faculty and staff members are invited to the 2014 University Excellence Awards Ceremony at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 8 in the H-E-B University Center Ballroom (1.104) on the Main Campus. Additionally, the ceremony will be simulcast to the Sam Riklin Auditorium (1.406) in the Frio Street Building at the Downtown Campus.
Awards will go to 15 faculty members, 13 staff members and five students. The awards listed below will be presented and 2013 service milestones and retirees will be recognized.
The ceremony will include presentation of the University Excellence Awards, President's Distinguished Achievement Awards, President's Distinguished Diversity Awards, Quantitative Literacy Program Faculty Excellence Award and Richard S. Howe Excellence Awards.
The program will be opened by Sam Gonzales, vice president for student affairs, followed by retiree and service recognition by Kerry Kennedy, vice president for business affairs.
John Frederick, provost and vice president for academic affairs, will present the President's Distinguished Achievement and Quantitative Literacy Program awards to faculty, and President Ricardo Romo will present the staff University Excellence Awards, the President's Distinguished Diversity Awards, the Richard S. Howe Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Awards and the Richard S. Howe Excellence in Service to Undergraduate Students Award.
UTSA University Excellence Awards 2014
President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching Excellence
President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Core Curriculum Teaching
Quantitative Literacy Program Faculty Excellence Award
The Rising Star Award
The Team Spirit Award
Business Affairs Inventory team
President’s Distinguished Diversity Award
President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in University Service
President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Community Service
President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Research Achievement
President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Performance, Creative Production, or Other Scholarly Achievement
President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Advancing Globalization
The Extra Mile Award
The Leadership Award
Order of the Roadrunner Award
The Richard S. Howe Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award
The Richard S. Howe Excellence in Service to Undergraduate Students Award
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.
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.
We encourage an environment of dialogue and discovery, where integrity, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, collaboration and innovation are fostered.