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May 13, 2024

Centro, UTSA and VIA Announce Micro Transit Solution Now Also Available to the Downtown San Antonio Community

Centro San Antonio (Centro), in collaboration with The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), VIA Metropolitan Transit (VIA) and eCab North America (eCab) announced today the approval of permits authorizing free public use of The Little Runner shuttle service. Read more  
May 1, 2024

Risk and Emergency Management Weather Notice: Potential for Excessive Rainfall this Afternoon

-- Isolated to scattered strong to severe storms are forecast for this afternoon through tonight. Locally heavy rain could lead to flooding. Large hail and damaging winds are the primary threats. Read more  
Apr 26, 2024

Campus Services announces 2024 Parking Permit Design Contest winners

This year’s Parking Permit Design Contest was a resounding success, receiving dozens of submissions from UTSA students looking to show their UTSA pride through their inspiring artwork. Read more  
Apr 11, 2024

Carrie Charley appointed new associate vice president for Campus Services

Carrie Charley recently joined UTSA Business Affairs as the new associate vice president for Campus Services. Read more  
Mar 28, 2024

UTSA earns STARS Gold rating for sustainability achievements

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education has awarded UTSA with a Gold rating on its Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS). Read more  
Mar 25, 2024

Business Affairs Employees Nominated for University Excellence Awards

Congratulations to the Business Affairs team members who were nominated for this year’s University Excellence Awards! Read more  
Mar 25, 2024

UT Health San Antonio opens facility on UTSA Park West campus

A new UT Health San Antonio outpatient and surgery center, UT Health at Kyle Seale Parkway, is now open. Read more  
Mar 7, 2024

UTSA partners with Centro to provide downtown eShuttle

UTSA and Centro are partnering on a pilot program to provide free an e-shuttle service in downtown San Antonio. Read more  
Mar 1, 2024

UTSAPD and TxDOT Present "Drive Sober. No Regrets."

The University of Texas at San Antonio Police Department (UTSAPD) is partnering with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) for the annual "Drive Sober. No Regrets." event, which will be held Monday, March 4, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., in the Student Union Paseo. Read more  
Jan 26, 2024

Salazar and Shipley to assume executive vice president positions at UTSA

Effective immediately, Veronica Salazar will assume the position of Executive Vice President for Business Affairs and Chief Enterprise Development Officer. Dr. Heather Shipley will assume the position of Interim Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. Read more  
Jan 25, 2024

Financial Affairs Welcomes Marco Garcia and Phranses Williams

Financial Affairs is pleased to welcome two new assistant vice presidents who bring substantial knowledge and experience in supply chain and budget operations and management. Read more  
Jan 16, 2024

UTSA welcomes students to campus for spring semester classes

A new year and a new semester have arrived. University buildings, eateries and classrooms will once again be filled with the hustle and bustle of Roadrunners returning to campus following the month-long winter break. Read more  
Dec 22, 2023

UTSA Police Department Kicks Off Holiday Season with Toy Distributions

The UTSA Police Department’s (UTSAPD) Blue Santa made his first ever appearance as officers teamed up with UTSA’s Alpha Phi Sigma, Walmart and Braun Hall for toy distributions this month. Read more  
Nov 8, 2023

TxDOT’s $11.7M grant to improve walkability and bikeability on UTSA campus

UTSA has been awarded an $11.7 million grant through the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Transportation Alternatives (TA) program to improve bicycle and pedestrian paths on its Main Campus. Read more  
Nov 3, 2023

O. Henry residence to relocate to UTSA Downtown Campus

This weekend, the O. Henry House will be relocated to a new location at 702 Dolorosa St., where permanent foundations will be built for the structure. Read more  
Oct 31, 2023

Take the Extra Steps: Join Us for a Wellness Walk downtown!

Walking is an accessible and beneficial exercise that requires no special equipment and readily fits into busy schedules. Walking just 30 minutes per day is an excellent goal to promote overall mental and physical well-being. Read more  
Oct 27, 2023

UTSA updates community on ITC visioning scenarios with release of evaluative report

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) today shared with the community an evaluative report on scenarios for the future of The Institute of Texan Cultures... Read more  
Oct 6, 2023

National Night Out Highlights Crime Prevention Programs

The UTSA Police Department (UTSAPD) celebrated National Night Out (NNO) on Tuesday, Oct. 3. to promote police partnerships with the Roadrunner community. Read more  
Sep 18, 2023

UTSA named a top employer in Texas by Forbes for second year in a row

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has been named a top employer in Texas by Forbes for the second year in a row, demonstrating the institution’s dedication to fostering an exceptional workplace. Read more  
Sep 15, 2023

UTSA Wellness shares important resources for National Suicide Prevention Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide is a serious public health concern in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2021, 48,183 people died by suicide in the U.S. That is one death every eleven minutes. Read more  
Sep 14, 2023

HACU names two UTSA leaders as fellows to national HSI leadership academy

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) has named Mary G. Hernandez, UTSA senior associate vice president for administration and operations, and Erica T. Sosa, a professor and associate dean for research success in the UTSA College for Health, Community and Policy (HCAP), as fellows in its leadership academy, La Academia de Liderazgo. Read more  
Aug 28, 2023

Peanut Butter Parking Campaign lets Roadrunners pay eligible parking citations with peanut butter donations

UTSA Campus Services is asking Roadrunners to help stock the Whataburger Resource Room in an innovative way: paying eligible parking citations with a donation of peanut butter. Read more  
Aug 24, 2023

San Pedro II design continues focus on sustainable future for downtown San Antonio

The University of Texas System Board of Regents recently approved an update to the funding for the San Pedro II development project, previously approved in November 2022. Read more  
Aug 21, 2023

San Pedro I awarded prestigious LEED green building certification

San Pedro I, home of the UTSA School of Data Science and the National Security Collaboration Center, has been awarded a prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification. Read more  
Aug 21, 2023

UTSA Dining offers new and refreshed locations to keep Roadrunners fueled for success

This fall, Roadrunners can enjoy new dining locations at the Main Campus, as well as fresh new looks for existing favorites. Read more  
Aug 15, 2023

Campus Services delivers essential resources and services to enhance every Roadrunner’s experience

Each day, UTSA students, faculty, staff and campus visitors rely on the essential resources Campus Services provides for the Roadrunner community. Read more  
Aug 14, 2023

New UTSA Assistant Police Chief Pledges to Serve the Roadrunner Community

The UTSA Police Department (UTSAPD) once again made history as it inducted its first female assistant police chief, Angel Lemmonds, at a swearing-in ceremony on Aug. 10 in front of students, faculty, staff and friends of the university. Read more  
Aug 7, 2023

UTSA announces Blanco Hall, a new living-learning community for undergraduates

UTSA announced plans today for Blanco Hall, a new residence hall that will expand the university’s housing options for first-year students and sophomores. Read more  
Aug 3, 2023

President Eighmy details Veronica Salazar’s expanding role at UTSA

UTSA’s momentum of becoming a university of the future in the city of the future continues to advance us to new heights. Read more  
Aug 3, 2023

Business Affairs Organizational Changes

Earlier today, Dr. Eighmy sent a campus-wide communication sharing an update about organizational changes within Business Affairs and my expanded role as Senior Vice President for Business Affairs and Chief Enterprise Development Officer. Read more  
Aug 1, 2023

UTSA Dining staff recognized by Food Management magazine

The University of Texas at San Antonio’s (UTSA) outstanding dining staff has been recognized by Food Management magazine for their positive impacts on the university community. Read more  
Jul 28, 2023

Tiled mural by Mark Hogensen adds bold geometric patterns to San Pedro I

“Discovery Enterprise,” the second of two murals slated for UTSA’s Downtown Campus, will be installed beginning today, creating a vibrant new destination for arts enthusiasts in San Antonio. Read more  
Jul 11, 2023

UTSA Senior Vice President Selected to Serve on United Way Advisory Council

Last month, the United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County Board of Directors unanimously approved a nomination for Veronica Salazar to serve on the United Way Advisory Council. Salazar serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President for Business Affairs at UTSA. Read more  
Jul 10, 2023

UTSA People Excellence to host Virtual Annual Enrollment Fair

Tomorrow, People Excellence will commence its Virtual Annual Benefits Enrollment Fair. The fair, which takes place July 11-13, provides an excellent opportunity for benefits-eligible UTSA employees to learn more about their benefits options, assess their benefit needs and prepare for the annual benefits enrollment period, which runs from July 15-31. Read more  
May 15, 2023

San Antonio Sports Corporate Cup brings spirit of competition to UTSA

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) will participate in the San Antonio Sports Corporate Cup from May 6 through June 3. Read more  
May 15, 2023

UTSA Selects Veteran UT System Officer Angel Lemmonds as Assistant Chief of Police

The University of Texas as San Antonio (UTSA) has selected Angel Lemmonds as the next Assistant Chief of Police, effective July 1, 2023. Read more  
May 10, 2023

Centro Announces 2023 State of Downtown + Downtown Tomorrow Strategy Launch

Centro San Antonio (Centro) will host the 2023 State of Downtown and an official launch of the Downtown Tomorrow Strategy. Read more  
May 8, 2023

UTSA establishes new partnerships for custodial, groundskeeping services

UTSA will establish new contracts for campus custodial and grounds services beginning June 1. Read more  
May 4, 2023

New murals by local artists to be installed at San Pedro I

Murals designed by two San Antonio artists will soon adorn UTSA’s San Pedro I building, located at 506 Dolorosa St. just east of San Pedro Creek. Read more  
May 1, 2023

UTSA receives grant to develop habitat conservation plan for endangered species

UTSA has been awarded a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) grant funded by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to develop a habitat conservation plan. Read more  
Apr 27, 2023

Congratulations to University Excellence Awards winner!

Congratulations to the Chera Finkbiner who received the Leadership Award at this year’s University Excellence Awards (UEA) ceremony! Read more  
Apr 13, 2023

Tito Bradshaw Bicycle Repair Shop Nominated for Award

UTSA’s Tito Bradshaw Bicycle Repair Shop has been nominated for the Women’s Transportation Seminar-San Antonio Region 2022 Innovative Transportation Solutions Award. Read more  
Apr 12, 2023

Campus Services announces Parking Permit Design Contest winners

This year’s Parking Permit Design Contest was a great success, generating over 50 submissions from UTSA students eager to make their mark on campus history. Read more  
Mar 31, 2023

UTSA’s Longest Serving Female Police Officers Share Their Inspiration

The 2023 Women’s History month theme, “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories,” continues the observance of women’s contributions to history, culture and society. In recognition of this, Business Affairs highlights the longest serving female police officers at UTSA to tell the stories of their career beginnings, achievements and inspirations. Read more  
Mar 29, 2023

Business Affairs Employees Nominated for University Excellence Awards

Congratulations to the Business Affairs team members who were nominated for this year’s University Excellence Awards! These awards celebrate outstanding members of the UTSA community who made a positive impact over the last year. Read more  
Mar 1, 2023

UT System Police Featured Officer of the Month: Charles Speck

Business Affairs congratulates Officer Charles Speck for his feature as the UT System Police Featured Officer of the Month! Read more  
Feb 20, 2023

UTSA partners with The Eatery to bring on-campus dining to San Pedro I

UTSA has opened The Eatery, a new on-campus dining venue at San Pedro I. Read more  
Feb 8, 2023

Josh Gerken Selected to the 2023 San Antonio Business Journal 40 Under 40

The San Antonio Business Journal has named Josh Gerken as one of this year’s 40 Under 40 honorees. Gerken joins an elite class of leaders in San Antonio, representing the area’s best and brightest. Read more  
Jan 30, 2023

UTSA partners with Centro San Antonio to enhance downtown campus environment

The UTSA Department of Public Safety recently forged a new partnership with Centro San Antonio to enhance the wide range of services and resources that support a safe, clean and welcoming campus experience. Read more  
Jan 18, 2023

John Peace Library renovations provide improved spaces for collaboration, studying

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has completed the first phase of the Heart of the Campus renovations project to the third floor of the John Peace Library, providing improved learning and collaborative areas. With more natural light, new furniture and additional places to study, the JPL will continue to be a welcoming space for all. Read more