(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.
De-stress during Finals Week with UTSA Libraries' Relaxation Stations, located at John Peace Library on the second floor, and at the Downtown Library. The Relaxation Stations will include puzzles, coloring and more from Dec. 6-Dec. 14.John Peace Library, second floor and Downtown Library, Main and Downtown Campuses
This UTSA student exhibit features the work of anthropology students who have examined the effects tourism has on local culture.UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
Students from grades 9 to 12 at Brooks Academy of Science and Engineering delved into their family histories and turned their family photos into artworks.UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
One of UTSA’s most memorable traditions when hundreds of Roadrunners will receive their class rings. Before the rings arrive at UTSA, however, they make a special stop to spend a night in Texas’ most iconic landmark, the Alamo.H-E-B Student Union Ballrooms (HSU 1.104/1.106), Main Campus
The first ceremony begins at 10 a.m. honors graduates from the College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, College of Business, College of Education and Human Development and College of Public Policy.Alamodome, 100 Montana St., San Antonio
At 4 p.m., the second ceremony will be held to honor graduates from the College of Engineering, College of Liberal and Fine Arts, College of Science and the University College.Alamodome, 100 Montana St., San Antonio
The annual event features authentic foods, music, dance, martial arts, shopping, games and entertainment from China, to the Indian Sub-continent, and the island nations of the Pacific. The Festival features two stages, a martial arts demonstration area, children’s hands on crafting area, anime activities, bonsai and ikebana displays, mahjong table and more.UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
UTSA Day is an Open House and one of the best ways to see what it is like to be part of the UTSA Family! Schedule a visit the way you want, based on your interests and time. Learn more about the next steps on becoming a Roadrunner!Various locations, Main Campus