The University Center will be holding a year-long celebration to mark this historic occasion. We hope you will join-in wherever you can. Check back for the latest updates on locations and times.
Thursday, February 2, 2012 , 8:00 p.m., UC Ballroom
A Night of Magic featuring Justin Willman
Come enjoy an evening of fun and magic with campus entertainer of the year Justin Willman. Willman is currently a correspondent for the Rachael Ray Show and host of Cupcake Wars and Last Cake Standing. His engaging live one-man comedy and magic show will not disappoint and kicks off the UC's 25th Anniversary spring semester celebration. Sponsored by the UCPC.
Saturday, February 4, 2012 , 7:00 p.m., UC Ballroom
UCinema Night Special Engagement
Enjoy the big screen hit Tower Heist, along with a tasty catered dinner. Bring a friend and make an evening of it—all on the UC! Sponsored by the UCPC.
Monday, February 6, 2012, UC Window Lounge
UC25: A Retrospective , during building hours
Come view historic photos that celebrate the UC's 25 year history with photos taken from the University Communications Photo Archive. Learn about the role of the College Union building and how it has grown along with UTSA. The exhibit is open during building hours and continues through Friday, February 17, 2012. Curator: Tyler Archer Moran. Sponsored by Gallery 23.
UCPC Pop-In, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., UC North Corridor
"Pop" on in to learn about the various programs the UC Program Council puts on every week in the UC and celebrates the 25th anniversary with some warm popcorn and fun giveaway items. Sponsored by the UCPC.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Gallery 23 Spin Art, UC Window Lounge
Make your own spin art masterpiece courtesy the UC's art gallery – Gallery 23. While you're there, learn about upcoming exhibitions in this unique art space. Sponsored by Gallery 23.
Coffee House, Ski Lodge, 8:00 p.m.
Come enjoy the smooth sounds of an acoustic singer/songwriter with some tasty refreshments. Sponsored by the UCPC.
Thursday, February 16, UC Ballroom, 8:00 p.m.
A Night of Comedy featuring ANT and Billy D. Washington
The fun continues with a special comedy performance featuring two hilarious comedians. ANT is a regular guest on The Tonight show and was featured on 3 seasons of NBC's Last Comic Standing. He hosted 3 seasons of VH1's Celebrity Fit Club. Billy D. Washington is a veteran comedian and musician who, at one time or another, has been accused of not being true to his African American heritage. Come enjoy his unique blend of humor and song. Sponsored by the UCPC.
25 Questions for 25 years
The UC has partnered with SVNGR, a mobile gaming platform to create a UC 25 Questions for 25 years game. Learn more about it at the Night of Comedy and the UC's Birthday Celebration and play along for a chance to win some cool prizes. Download the SVNGR app for Android or iOS, click on "Treks" and select "25 Questions for 25 years" to play. Not on iOS or Android? No problem, you can play by text message. Visit http://www.scvngr.com for details. Sponsored by the UTSA University Center.
The 25 questions for 25 Years contest Launches at our Night of Comedy and ends on March 15, 2012.
Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ski Lodge
What type of birthday would be complete without a party? Test your skills in our 80s Trivia Challenge, listen to a great singer/songwriter and enjoy some delicious cake and ice cream. Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Gage Paine and Associate Vice President for Student Life Kevin Price will recognize special guests who were instrumental in creating the UC here at UTSA. Wayne Terry, member of the UC Building committee and Jane Burton, first Director of the UC will also be in attendance.
This is your chance to take a break, have some fun and win some prizes provided by the UC and its partners. You can also learn about the UC's 25 Challenges for 25 Years mobile game. Sponsored by the UTSA University Center.
Signature Film Series
Throughout the year, the UC Program Council will feature a selection of movies popular in the last 25 years as part of the UCinema Nights Signature Film Series. Visit the UC Programs website for the latest calendar. Sponsored by the UCPC.
The UC has made numerous improvements throughout the facility to raise the level of school spirit and thank the UTSA community for making it the center of campus life throughout the years. The Fiesta Dancers entrance to UC North boasts a bold "Welcome Roadrunners" and Rowdy head logo. Elevators now feature a Rowdy Head and a UTSA logo. Be sure to come to the Birthday Celebration for the big unveiling in the Ski Lodge. Provided by the UTSA University Center.