Editor's Note: UTSA President Taylor Eighmy sent this email to UTSA faculty and staff today.
(June 5, 2019) -- Dear Roadrunners,
Today is a day to celebrate! It was 50 years ago today, on June 5, 1969, that Governor Preston Smith signed into law House Bill 42 and The University of Texas at San Antonio was born.
This university was founded on the hopes and dreams of generations, and our founders would be proud to see just how far this university has come in five short decades. As I mentioned in my San Antonio Express-News Op Ed, our collective dreams for this institution are big and boundless. All of you are playing a role in positioning UTSA for another phenomenal 50 years - thank you for all you do!
Let’s take a moment today to celebrate this historic milestone together. From 12-1 p.m., all faculty, staff and students are invited to the Sombrilla on the Main Campus or Frio Street Commons on the Downtown Campus to enjoy cupcakes, music and Roadrunner camaraderie. I hope you can join us.
Here’s to the next 50 years!
Celebrate UTSA’s 50th Anniversary and share social media posts about the 50th using the hashtag #UTSA50.
UTSA will offer science, engineering, architecture, sports, music, writing and language and culture camps for kids, teens and adults. Register now.Various locations, Main and Downtown Campuses
Future Roadrunners and families prepare for everything they need to know before the fall semester.Various locations, Main and Downtown Campuses
Willie Hale, UTSA assistant professor of psychology, will discuss how advances in statistical modeling can help us understand the ways in which a variety of risk and protective factors influence the onset, maintenance, and treatment of PTSD.Blue Star Contemporary, 116 Blue Star, San Antonio
Presented by Dr. Marcia Farr, Professor Emerita, The Ohio State University. Free and open to the public.Durango Building, El Mercado Room (DBB 1.208), Downtown Campue
UTSA faculty, staff and students can meet vendors from various industries offering products and services such as computer equipment, office supplies, travel accommodations, software, catering, promotional merchandising, medical equipment and supplies, and more.Durango Building River Walk Room (DBB 1.124), Downtown Campus
UTSA faculty, staff and students can meet vendors from various industries offering products and services such as computer equipment, office supplies, travel accommodations, software, catering, promotional merchandising, medical equipment and supplies, and more.H-E-B Student Union Ballrooms (HSU 1.104/1.106), Main Campus
Health Fair to focus on topics such as healthy living, college admissions, health screening, and sexual assault prevention.Bill Miller Plaza, Downtown Campus
Garvey, an interdisciplinary artist and educator showcases her work that she says acts as a kind of feminist temple. The gallery contains a number of altars, each one host to what historian Francis Connelly calls “Boundary Creatures,” grotesque monsters that roam the borderland of all that is familiar and conventional.Terminal 136, 136 Blue Star, San Antonio
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