(Aug. 6, 2018) -- UTSA alumni and friends are preparing to gather this coming weekend to confer three awards and raise funds for scholarships and programming. There are just a few days left to purchase tables or individual seats for this year’s Alumni Gala on Aug. 11 at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort. The evening features a dinner and silent auction followed by an after party with music by the band Finding Friday.
The Alumni Association will honor two alumni and a local entrepreneur with awards at the Gala: Linda Montgomery ’87 will received the Lifetime Achievement Award, Randy Vogel ’79 will be named Alumnus of the Year, and San Antonio entrepreneur David Spencer will receive the Distinguished Service Award. The awards honor individuals who have made significant contributions to the university and to the UTSA Alumni Association.
For the first time, bidding for the Alumni Gala silent auction will be available online. The silent auction is filled with exclusive items, including:
Items will be available online beginning August 10.
“We are excited to take the auction beyond the event and give all alumni and friends an opportunity to bid on some great items,” said Kristin Ludwig, UTSA Alumni Association executive director. “The funds raised support our UTSA Alumni Association scholarship program, so each bid will make a difference for students.”
Departments and individuals wishing to support Alumni Gala should register to attend by Aug. 6.
Jenny Hsieh, professor and Semmes Foundation Chair in Cell Biology and director, UTSA Brain Health Consortium provides an engaging look into the world of gene editing.South Texas Research Facility, 8403 Floyd Curl Dr., San Antonio
UTSA will offer science, engineering, architecture, sports, music, writing and language and culture camps for kids, teens and adults. Register now.Various locations, Main and Downtown Campuses
Future Roadrunners and families prepare for everything they need to know before the fall semester.Various locations, Main and Downtown Campuses
Join us for cupcakes and lots of Roadrunner spirit as we celebrate the day UTSA was created by the Texas Legislature.Sombrilla, Main Campus and Frio Street Commons, Downtown Campus
Join us as we celebrate this momentoud day in UTSA history by paying homage to the moment Governor Preston Smith signed the legislation creating UTSA exactly 50 years ago on June 5, 1969.The Alamo, 300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio
The State of Hand Stitch is a survey of eleven women artists in Texas working with thread and needle at a time when embroidery is increasingly recognized as a medium of choice by serious artists. Opening reception is June 5 at 5pm. Exhibit continues through Aug. 9.Arts Building, Main Art Gallery (ART 2.03.04), Main Campus
For the 48th year, the ITC brings culture to life with music, dance, artisanship, food and hands-on experiences that connect Texans to their roots.UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
The fifth annual SAMHS and Universities Research Forum (SURF) is a regional event that highlights the latest research and discoveries of trainees, faculty, staff and students working to improve health outcomes.H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.106),Main Campus
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