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.
UTSA Dance classes will take the stage and share their talents and passion for dance! Come support our growing dance program! $10 admissionBuena Vista Street Building Theater (BVB 1.326), Downtown Campus
This panel presentation will look at the history of the YWCA and the impact the organization has had on women in the San Antonio community.McKinney Humanities Building (MH 2.02.10), Main Campus
The Demography Lecture Series continues with Dr. Barbara Bird of American University. Her topic focuses on Insights Into a Hard to Find Population: Latino Entrepreneurs in Metro Washington, D.C. Event is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the pay stall spaces of the Monterrey surface lot.Monterrey Building (MNT 3.240), Downtown Campus
This video tells the story of four Latina lesbians who fought for exoneration after being wrongfully convicted of sexually assaulting two girls during the Satanic Panic witch-hunt era of the 1980s and 1990s.H-E-B University Center, Bexar Room (HUC 1.102), Main Campus
Tejana/Indígena author Ire'ne Lara Ailva will read from her latest work and discuss her approach to reimagining Tejan@ myths.Main Building (MB 2.404), Main Campus
Muralist Crystal Arias will discuss her current mural "Cultivate the Past to Prestige" at La India Herbs and themes she utilizes in her other works.McKinney Humanities Building (MH 3.02.26), Main Campus
The UTSA Department of Modern Languages and Literatures is a co-sponsor of the CARTA 19th Annual Conference. The group meets annually to exchange educational programs, ideas, and techniques and to network with other teachers of Russian. Registration required.DoubleTree by Hilton, Downtown San Antonio
Into the Woods is a musically sophisticated show with a leaning towards dark comedy. Dr. William McCrary directs. $15 tickets $10 students military seniors 55+ with IDs $8 groups of ten or more in any price level. There will be a second show Sunday, April 2 at 3 p.m.Arts Building, Recital Hall (ARTS 2.03.02), Main Campus