(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.
In honor of UTSA's 50th Anniversary in 2019, the university is hosting Roadrunner Days Spring Edition - two weeks of semester-launching activities built around our deeply held values of student success, student involvement, community service and fun!Various locations, Main and Downtown Campuses
All UTSA students, faculty, staff, alums & families are invited to march as a unified community. Register here: bit.ly/2TYbHbR. Shuttles will be provided from the Main and Downtown Campuses.Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy, 3501 MLK Dr., San Antonio
UTSA's John Nix invites the community to sing "Amazing Grace" and “We Shall Overcome” at 11 a.m. on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The intent of this nationwide effort is to honor Dr. King's legacy and to spread a sense of community in the United States.Locations throughout the United States
Opening Reception got exhibit featuring artists Miguel Aragon, Aaron Coleman, Sandra Fernandez, Annalise Gratovich, Marco Hernandez, Kristen Powers Nowlin, & Patricia Villalobos EcheverriaMain Art Gallery, Arts Building (ART 2.03.04), Main Campus
Tracy Cowden, Roland K. Blumberg Endowed Professor in Music and chair of the UTSA Department of Music launches the UTSA 50th Anniversary Scholars Speaker Series with Music as Medicine: The Power and Influence of Music on our Health.Radius Center, 106 Auditorium Cir. #120, San Antonio
UTSA African American Studies Program presents this series featuring Walter M. Kimbrough, president of Dillard University.Student Union Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus)
Join fellow Runners to walk for 10 minutes on the Main Campus. The event reminds us of the importance of exercise, diet and healthy habits in protecting our hearts.Outside the North Paseo Building, Main Campus
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
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