(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.
The Department of Social Work introduces new students to the Master of Social Work program.Buena Vista Street Building Assembly Room (BVB 1.338), Downtown Campus
The kickoff to Roadrunner Days, the UTSA community welcomes the thousands of students who move in to their new homes as they begin their journey at UTSA.Various residence halls, Main Campus
After a full day of moving, UTSA students and their families are invited to the party featuring food, swag, dancing and a special performance from the Spirit of San Antonio marching band.Student Union Paseo, Main Campus
This come and go session allows Roadrunners and their families to explore all the great things the UTSA Libraries offers to help students succeed. Join a group on a quest through the library for a chance at prizes and enjoy some ice cream.John Peace Library, Main Campus
Fast Action Trivia is a game where participants interact with fellow Roadrunners to test their brain skills while learning some interesting things about UTSA and have a chance to win actual cash money!Student Union Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus
This UTSA tradition is a fun, engaging opportunity for Roadrunners to learn about the facilities, recreation programs and wellness services offered at the Main and Downtown Campuses while also enjoying tons of games and activities with new and old friends.Recreation and Wellness Center Texas Room (RWC 2.214) and San Antonio Room (RWC 2.218), Main Campus
The UTSA Ambassadors are here to help students find their classes before the first day of school! Bring your class schedule to the UTSA Ambassadors table in the Student Union Ski Lodge (near Chili’s Too!), and they will help you navigate the campus to find your classes.Student Union Ski Lodge (SU 1.01.00), Main Campus
Kickback at the Union is a welcome back event for new and returning Roadrunners. Come relax and learn about the Student Union, enjoy free food, games, photo booth, and a chance to connect with each department in the Union. Arrive early for free t-shirt and stay late for a movie.Student Union Paseo and Buildings, Main Campus