(April 16, 2018) -- To advance UTSA’s vision as San Antonio’s university of the future, President Taylor Eighmy today announced the formation of the Division of Student Success and the Division of Strategic Enrollment. The new divisions will be led respectively by Rhonda Gonzales, interim vice president for student success, and Lisa Blazer, interim vice president for strategic enrollment.
The Division of Student Success will take a student-centric approach to dramatically improving UTSA’s retention and graduation rates, focusing on K-12 continuum through recruitment, enrollment, academic progress, career development and placement. It will include Advising, the Graduation Help Desk, the First Generation and Transfer Student Center, the LEAD and SOAR Summer Academies, the First Year Experience, the Tomás Rivera Center and the Math Matters Student Success Center.
The Division of Strategic Enrollment will implement UTSA’s long-term student enrollment strategy and will include Undergraduate Admissions, Undergraduate International Admissions, Orientation and Family Programs, Enrollment Information Systems, Enrollment Services Marketing & Communications, the Testing Center, the Financial Aid & Scholarship Office, the One Stop Enrollment Center, the Registrar, the University Career Center, the Institute for P-20 Initiatives, the Prefreshman Engineering Program and TRiO – Student Support Services.
In October, President Eighmy unveiled his vision to make UTSA San Antonio’s university of the future, an institution that produces graduates who tackle the grand challenges of today’s world. Task forces focusing on Student Success, Strategic Enrollment, Finance and Budget Modeling, Strategic Communications and the Downtown Campus are underway to advance progress toward that vision.
Learn more about the Vision for UTSA.
Throughout the summer, UTSA offers more than 60 camps in science, engineering, architecture, sports, music, writing, language, culture and more.Various locations, Main and Downtown Campuses
San Antonio area high school and undergraduate students who participated in UTSA’s TRiO Upward Bound, Educational Talent Search and McNair Scholars programs will present their summer research projects and compete for top honors at the 8th annual symposium.H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.104/1.106), 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
This event guides seniors and graduate students on the last phase of their college career and prepares recent alumni within one year of graduation for the world of work. Workshops and sessions will provide information on interview skills, job search strategies and networking.Student Union, University Career Center, 2nd floor, Main Campus
The gala brings together UTSA alumni, friends and guests to celebrate the association's 41 years of scholarships, services, programs and the 2018 Alumni Award recipients.Hyatt Hill Country Resort and Spa, 9800 Hyatt Resort Dr, San Antonio
As part of the citywide Kidcation and the ITC's free second Sunday, kids and families will have an opportunity to interact with cowboy docents, practice their skills at roping, learn about life on the cattle drives, make their own spurs, grab a seat for cowboy story time and work on cowboy-themed hands-on crafts.UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
Dozens of fun and free events to welcome new and returning Roadrunners.Various locations, Main and Downtown Campuses
Join Roadrunner Nation for this season's home opener versus Big 12 foe Baylor. Come early to tailgate then cool off inside the Alamodome and enjoy cheering on your 'Runners!Alamodome, 100 Montana St., San Antonio