UTSA recognized for outstanding external relations efforts
(March 16, 2017) -- The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) was honored for its external relations outreach at the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District IV conference this month in Ft. Worth. UTSA took home seven awards, including four gold.
A panel of experts selected the winning entries in communications, marketing, fundraising and alumni programs. They represent the best work of more than 750 submitted entries.
UTSA received gold awards for its story on how UTSA professor Matthew Gdovin has developed a new method to kill cancer cells, the spring 2016 issue of Sombrilla magazine, the Be Counted! Campaign which provided the community with an opportunity to support UTSA's academic, research and outreach programs, and the student-led Roadrunner Memorial Garden annual giving campaign.
"These CASE awards reflect the outstanding work our team produces every day," said Marjie French, UTSA vice president for external relations. "Their efforts showcase the great achievements at UTSA and demonstrate the university's advancement to Tier One status. It is great to see exceptional talents recognized."
CASE is an international association of educational institutions and advancement professionals in alumni relations, communications, development, marketing and allied areas. CASE is a leader in providing resource development, training programs and marketing services in alumni relations, communications and philanthropy.
Serving nearly 81,000 advancement professionals, CASE helps its members build stronger relationships with their alumni and donors, raise funds for campus projects, produce recruitment materials, market their institutions to prospective students, diversify the profession and foster public support of education. CASE District IV represents 2,904 members from 261 institutions in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
2017 UTSA CASE District IV winners:
Magazine: Sombrilla Spring 2016
Writing - Medical/Scientific News: Wiping out cancerous tumors
Contemporary Campaign: Be Counted!
Project or Special Event: Roadrunner Memorial Garden
Contemporary Campaign: Roadrunner Memorial Garden
Website Re-design: Great Conversation! 2017
Annual Giving Program: Be Counted!
Learn more about CASE.
The UTSA Office of Veteran and Military Affairs is hosting a day full of outreach events and activities by the U.S. Navy as part of a larger Navy presence in San Antonio called Navy Week with various events in the community through Feb. 25.Student Union Paseo and Convocation Center entrance, Main Campus
Join this interactive play that is a courtroom drama and the audience is the jury. Discussion and will follow.Student Union, Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus
Langston Clark, UTSA assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Nutrition will discuss exploring the historical context for the role of black athletes in contemporary social movements.John Peace Library, Assembly Room (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
The UTSA African American Studies program invites speakers from the leading African American Fraternities and Sororities for a panel discussion of the history of each organization and to enlighten the audience about the community service, academic purpose, professionalism and ethical roots of each group.Student Union, Mesquite Room (SU 2.01.24), Main Campus
MuTe Fest is a celebration of original music and technology. Three days of concerts, sessions, and informative lectures will offer a unique experience of musical works created by fellow UTSA students and the chance to gain valuable knowledge about music technology.Art Building, Music Tech Lab (Arts 3.01.30B), Main Campus
UTSA Libraries hosts Assistant Professor Ian Caine for his lecture, Architectural Postcards from Space, as part of the popular Pizza + Research series. Pizza will be served while supplies last.Buena Vista Street Building (BVB 2.304), Downtown Campus
The theme of this year’s symposium is Black & Brown Futures. The free event will give UTSA students and the community the opportunity to meet and hear national scholars talk about current research and academic trends relevant to the lives of African Americans in the United States.Student Union, Denman Room (SU 2.01.28), Main Campus
Registration is open now for this family-friendly and dog-friendly run that supports the UTSA Alumni Association scholarship fund.Convocation Center, Main Campus