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UTSA faculty, staff travel to Laredo to welcome newly admitted Roadrunners

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Greeting new Roadrunners in Laredo are Claudia Flores '13 (third from left) and Joaquin Villarreal '02

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(May 21, 2014) -- Staff members from the UTSA Office of P-20 Initiatives and Office of Admissions were in Laredo last weekend to welcome newly admitted Roadrunners and their parents.

Representatives from Undergraduate Admissions, Financial Aid, Alumni Association and Academic Advising answered questions and provided information on the next steps for enrolling at UTSA.

The event also was a homecoming for UTSA professors Amaury Nora and Laura Rendon in the UTSA College of Education and Human Development (COEHD). The Laredo natives are co-directors of the COEHD Center for Research and Policy in Education. Both offered inspiring words and welcomed students to the UTSA Roadrunner family.

Additionally, Isidro Alaniz '90, Webb County district attorney, spoke to the group about his being part of a family of many successful UTSA alumni.



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UTSA makes the grade with a strong core curriculum

UTSA prides itself on giving students a well-rounded education. Combining a top-tier academic program with opportunities for personal growth prepares students to compete in a global economy. And that's not all. They learn to be informed and engaged citizens as well. At the heart of that academic program is an award-winning core curriculum.

For four consecutive years, UTSA has received an A-rating from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for the caliber of its core curriculum. According to ACTA, UTSA requires its students to take six of the seven courses deemed "crucial" to a well-rounded education: composition, literature, U.S. government or history, economics, mathematics and science. Only a handful of other institutions in the U.S. are giving students these tools, which are needed to succeed in careers and the community.

Did you know? UTSA is one of only three Texas institutions and 23 in the United States to receive the highest rating for its core curriculum in the 2014-2015 edition of the ACTA's "What Will They Learn?" report.

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