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UTSA Late Night at the Rec continues Roadrunner Days tradition

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(Aug. 22, 2014) -- UTSA Roadrunner Days continues as Campus Recreation hosts the 11th annual "Late Night at the Rec" from 9 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Campus Recreation Center on the Main Campus.

The UTSA tradition features an evening of fun, games, giveaways and excitement. It's also a great way to learn about the facilities, recreation programs, and wellness services offered at the Main and Downtown campuses.

It's estimated that more than 6,000 Roadrunners will participate in the activities, which will include:

  • Free pizza
  • Giveaways
  • Inflatable obstacle courses (bungee run, slides, wrecking ball)
  • Photo booth
  • Group exercise demos (Zumba, Cycle)
  • Table tennis, air hockey, foosball
  • Sand volleyball
  • Demonstration kitchen
  • Basketball
  • Racquetball
  • Dodge ball
  • Fitness competitions
  • Meet-and-greet with club sport teams
  • DJ, music and dancing

The official kick-off of the new academic year, UTSA Roadrunner Days is a series of themed events running through Friday, Aug. 29 at the Main and Downtown campuses. The events and activities give students an opportunity to take part in time-honored UTSA traditions and connect with UTSA resources.

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For more information and the event schedule, visit the UTSA Roadrunner Days website.

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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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