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 a UTSA professor 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.
Emerging and fluent writers can practice and refine their writing skills, share with others and grow as artisans and thinkers. Each day, students will investigate the art of writing, apply the craft to their own writing, and celebrate what they have done with fellow campers.Buena Vista Street Building (BVB 3.324), Downtown Campus
UTSA Men's Basketball coaching staff and players host shoot, skills, day, elite and parent/child camps and clinics.Convocation Center, Main Campus
This two-week day camp will teach students instruction in acting, voice, dance, theatre history, music theory, costuming, stage properties and more, followed with a performance on the evening of the final day.Buena Vista Street Building Theater (BVB 1.326), Downtown Campus
Campers ages 9-13 will discover the field of bioarchaeology while being introduced to cultural traditions all over the world. They will learn how archaeologists use skeletal remains to uncover the past. Campers can expect archaeology themed activities, games, crafts and a hands-on look at artifacts in a lab.Monterey Building, Downtown Campus
The tutoring sessions are designed to help children in 2nd-8th grades who are reading below grade level. Tutors identify the child's strengths and needs and create highly engaging literacy experiences designed to support literacy growth and development.Durango Building (DB 2.210), Downtown Campus
This comprehensive music experience for middle and high school students focuses on developing the musician and the campers playing techniques. Campers will perform with one of UTSA’s concert bands and attend classes that include rehearsals, sectional and master classes and performing soundtrack music.Arts Building, Main Campus
Experience a fun, interactive week at UTSA as new students and their families take the first steps to becoming a Roadrunner.Various locations, Main Campus and Downtown Campuses
Kids from kindergarten through high school will immerse in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math through hands-on activities.Applied Engineering and Technology (AET 0.102), Main Campus and Buena Vista Street Building (BVB 3.328), Downtown Campus