Who Are They?

Who Are They?

Exploring the connections to the surnames that dot UTSA’s campuses

[ These maps were originally published in Sombrilla Magazine, Spring/Summer 2015 ]

You’ve seen the names—from Alvarez to Ximenes—on streets and buildings around Main and Downtown campuses. But who are these people, and what’s their connection to UTSA? Don’t worry. We’ve done the research for you on the surnames that come across our paths on a daily basis. Hover over the icons on the following maps to see the origins of these familiar names.

Main Campus

Downtown Campus