(Sept.14, 2018) -- The community is invited to take part in several events that celebrate the culture, contributions and heritage of Hispanic Americans during Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.
UTSA is traditionally recognized nationally as a top choice for Hispanic students seeking a college degree by such respected publications as Diverse Issues in Higher Education and Hispanic Outlook on Education. More than 17,000 Roadrunners classify themselves as Hispanic, comprising 55 percent of UTSA’s student population.
Saturday, Sept. 15, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
1327 Guadalupe, San Antonio, TX 78207
The UTSA community is invited to join in the parade that preserves and memorializes occurrences in local Mexican-American history, particularly recognizing San Antonio de Bexar’s important role in “El Grito de Dorores” (the Cry of Dolores) and the Mexican War of Independence.
Tuesday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Student Union Paseo, Main Campus
This street fair organized by the Student Center for Community Engagement and Inclusion recognizes the contributions of Hispanic and Latinx Americans with a variety of fun activities including games, food and music.
Group Exercise Loteria
Monday, Sept. 24 through Monday, Oct. 8
Recreation Wellness Center, Main Campus
Pick up a group exercise Loteria card from the Rec Wellness Center membership desk and win prizes while trying out a variety of group exercise classes. Attend a class listed on the card, get it stamped, make a pattern and win some swag.
Additionally, UTSA Athletics is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with limited edition caps available at Rowdy Campus Store and Lids. The caps will also be available before the UTSA football games against Texas State, UTEP and Louisiana Tech at the Rowdy Campus Store tent at Rowdy Town on the H-E-B Plaza located on the north side of the Alamodome.
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
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
UTSA Libraries will host Bryan Gervais, UTSA assistant professor in the Dept. of Political Science & Geography, for his presentation "Political Incivility in the Digital Age." Pizza will be provided to UTSA students while supplies last.John Peace Library Assembly Room (JPL 4.04.22)
Level up your career with a graduate business degree from the UTSA College of Business. Join us for this Open House to learn which of our 13 degree programs is right for you.Business Building (BB 2.06.04), Main Campus
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