(June 28, 2018) -- To advance the success of UTSA students, faculty and staff while providing a cost savings measure to the university, the UTSA Office of Information Technology will launch Adobe Creative Cloud university-wide, beginning this fall.
With the launch, UTSA students, faculty and staff will have access to Adobe Pro, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and more. The Adobe software will be available in all UTSA classrooms and student laboratories and on UTSA computing assets used by faculty and staff.
“The implementation of the Adobe software creative suite of applications delivers the latest and most creative software tools to the university community, said Ben Garcia, UTSA OIT director of customer service and support. “Leveraging the use of these software tools will foster greater knowledge creation and provide the opportunity for greater student success outcomes at UTSA."
Joe Tobares, UTSA OIT director of learning technologies, added, “OIT wants students to succeed at UTSA and as they transition into the job market by delivering popular, industry-demanding technology tools such as Adobe, Microsoft and SAS. It’s important for us to provide these tools and resources to our students so they can compete in today’s global job market.”
To prepare and strategize for the fall launch of Adobe Create Cloud, Tobares, Garcia and Vanessa Kenon, assistant vice provost for IT, attended the Adobe Creative Campus 2018 Collaboration Conference at the University of Utah earlier this month. The conference provided renewed awareness on the importance of collaborating with faculty to improve digital literacy on campus and to transform teaching and business operations that support the student success journey.
During the conference, several institutions including the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Clemson University, Boston University, Penn State and California State University, Fullerton shared their experiences with implementing Adobe Create Campus Cloud.
“Access to Adobe Creative Campus will be a game changer for the entire UTSA community, said Kenon. “An enterprise license will also bring a large cost savings for academic departments purchasing individual licenses.”
Learn more about OIT student technology resources at UTSA.
Through the month of February, the UTSA community is invited to join student organizations, colleges and departments at events that commemorate the African American people, places and events that have paved the way for racial equality.Various locations
Diploma Dash is a fast, certified 5k course for runners and a scenic route around Main Campus for walkers, strollers and dogs! There are individual and team prizes. Benefits UTSA students through the UTSA Alumni Association scholarship program.UTSA Main Campus
Enjoy music, food and socializing during this fundraising event benefiting the San Antonio Symphony League for the Youth Concert Series and the ITC for its ongoing educational mission.UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
UTSA Libraries will host Robert Rico, M.P.A., Department of Criminal Justice, for his presentation "Restorative Justice: A Relational Approach to Civic Discourse." Pizza will be provided to students while supplies last.Buena Vista Street Building (BVB 2.309), Downtown Campus
Spend an evening stirring your curiosity during these monthly talks featuring some of UTSA’s most renowned faculty, and learn how the latest research in their fields applies to our daily lives. This month's speaker is Francine Romero, UTSA associate professor and associate dean of the College of Public Policy.The Historic Guadalupe Theatre, 1301 Guadalupe St., San Antonio
Meet with 60+ representatives from Texas and out-of-state schools to get information on becoming a competitive health professions applicant and information about the application and transition process.Student Union Denman Ballroom (SU 2.01.28), Main Campus
UTSA master's of fine arts student Lauren Riojas-Fitzpatrick showcases her thesis through an art exhibit.Terminal 136, 136 Blue Star, San Antonio
Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and alumni will roll up their sleeves to volunteer at nearly 20 service agencies throughout San Antonio.Convocation Center, Main Campus and service projects throughout San Antonio
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