(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.
All UTSA faculty, staff and students are invited to attend open forums featuring finalist candidates for the dean of the UTSA College of Sciences.Various Locations, Main Campus
UTSA is an early voting site for the statewide General Election.H-E-B Student Union Bexar Room (HSU 1.102), Main Campus
More than 75 local, state and national graduate and professional schools will showcase their programs at the Main Campus. It's free and open to the public. Interested attendees are encouraged to register for the event in advance.Sombrilla Plaza, Main Campus
UTSA Associate Professor of Anthropology Jill Fleuriet will moderate a neutral dialogue on what is and what is not protected as free speech, what constitutes hate speech and a university's role in supporting free speech on their respective campus.Student Union Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus
Hosted by the UTSA Office of Information Technology Student Innovation Coalition, Tech Talk is a forum for students to share thoughts about technology on campus with IT professionals and learn about products and services available to help them succeed.Student Union Denman Room (SU 2.01.28), Main Campus
UTSA Libraries will host Claudia García-Louis, assistant professor, at the Downtown Library for her presentation AfroLatinxs: Navigating Blackness and Latinidad in the Age of Trump, as part of the popular Pizza and Research series.Buena Vista Street Building Downtown Library (BVB 2.314), Downtown Campus
UTSA faculty, staff and students are invited to hear preliminary findings from the UTSA Campus Master Plan Discovery Survey and to offer students, faculty and staff another opportunity to provide input and ask questions about the initiative.Buena Vista Street Building Theater (BVB 1.326), Downtown Campus
UTSA faculty, staff and students are invited to hear preliminary findings from the UTSA Campus Master Plan Discovery Survey. The faculty and staff forum is from 11am-noon in the Harris Room and the forum for students is from noon-1pm in the Travis Room.H-E-B Student Union (HSU 2.212 and HSU 2.202), Main Campus