(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.
The events are a collaborative effort between student organizations, student led-groups, and campus departments.Various locations, Main and Downtown Campuses
The UTSA Department of Physics and Astronomy invites everyone to its monthly lecture and stargazing eventFlawn Sciences Building (FLN 2.02.02), Main Campus
The UTSA and San Antonio communities are invited to see the Roadrunners in action during this free game that marks the end of the spring workouts season.Dub Farris Athletic Complex, 8400 North Loop 1604 W), San Antonio
The UTSA Alumni Association and the San Antonio Parks Foundation will co-host the official Fiesta event. The outdoor event is family-friendly, with live music, lawn games, a free mechanical bull ride, photo fun, local food, fresh sips, local art and cowboy merch. Admission is free for those who RSVP online, however there will be a $10 entry charge at the gates on the day of the event, as capacity allows.UTSA Park West Athletics Complex
UTSA is a designated early voting site for the May 4 Joint, General and Special Election. Any registered Bexar County voter can skip the lines and cast a ballot at UTSA from Monday, April 22 to Tuesday, April 30.H-E-B Student Union Bexar Room (HSU 1.102), Main Campus
The Campus Master Plan task force and Page consultants will share the initial draft of the master plan.Student Union Retama Auditorium (SU 2.02.02), Main Campus
The Campus Master Plan task force and Page consultants will hold a series of meetings in late April and early May to share the initial draft of the master plan.Buena Vista Street Building Aula Canaria (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
In this UTSA 50th anniversary speaker series, Roger Enriquez, UTSA associate professor of criminal justice, explores how immigration past and present helps us understand its future.Casa Hernán, 411 Cevallos St., San Antonio
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