(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 annual concert series begins the choirs and orchestra performing Dvorak's "Te Deum" . This concert is open to the public. Admission $10.Arts Building Recital Hall (ARTS 2.03.02), Main Campus
All UTSA faculty, staff and students are invited to attend open forums featuring finalist candidates for the position of vice provost and dean of the UTSA Graduate School.Various locations, Main and Downtown Campuses
The second of three in the annual holiday concert series which will feature the Chamber Singers (Santa Baby), Saxophone Ensemble (Sleigh Ride), Jazz Ensemble (Sugar Rum Cherry), Flute Ensemble and more performing holiday favorites. Admission $10.Arts Building Recital Hall (ARTS 2.03.02), Main Campus
The Roadrunners close out the regular season at home against North Texas.Alamodome, 100 Montana St., San Antonio
This event showcases innovative student projects and research performed across multiple disciplines. The symposium is designed to provide a public venue where UTSA senior engineering students to present advances achieved in their design projects.H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.104/1.106), Main Campus
Join the Office of Information Technology for the grand opening of the Digital Experience Lab (DEx Lab). The DEx Lab is open to the entire UTSA community and contains innovative learning tools and serves as a virtual reality lab.Applied Engineering and Technology Building (AET 0.202), Main Campus
The College of Education and Human Development’s Mexican American Studies (MAS) program will celebrate its 25thanniversary with a special celebration on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. at the UTSA Downtown Campus. The event is free and open to the public.Buena Vista Street Building Theater (BVB 1.326), Downtown Campus
The students will perform in a showcase of modern, jazz, and ballet dances choreographed by Megan Rulewicz, Randi Miles and Michelle Pietri. Tickets are $10. Parking is free in the Cattleman's Square Lot.Buena Vista Street Building Theater (BVB 1.326), Downtown Campus