Business Affairs News

Sep 15, 2022

Join in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month!

Today marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, which commemorates the significant contributions of those whose ancestry can be traced back to Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America and Spain. This important cultural observance has been celebrated since 1968, growing from a week-long celebration to a full month to properly observe and celebrate Hispanic culture and achievement. Read more  
Aug 30, 2022

UTSA Dining serves up fresh and delicious new options for students

Roadrunners looking to grab a bite to eat on Main Campus have two new dining locations to check out this fall: Rising Roll Gourmet Café and Freshens Fresh Food Studio. Read more  
Aug 26, 2022

Renowned artist’s sculpture to be featured at new UTSA school in downtown San Antonio

UTSA has accepted a gift that will advance its vision to create beautiful, pedestrian-friendly public spaces that enhance downtown San Antonio. Read more  
Aug 25, 2022

Capt. Thomas Calucci Graduates from the FBI National Academy

Congratulations to Capt. Thomas Calucci, who recently graduated from the 282nd session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va. Read more  
Aug 25, 2022

UTSA named a top employer in Texas by Forbes

The University of Texas at San Antonio has been named a top employer in Texas, reaffirming the institution’s ongoing commitment to excellence in the workplace. Read more  
Aug 22, 2022

What’s new at UTSA as over 34,000 Roadrunners start classes today

The fall semester is officially underway, as today marks the first day of classes for more than 34,000 UTSA students. The undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students will be pursuing degrees in over 180 programs to become leaders in the workforce of the future. Read more  
Aug 15, 2022

Campus Services helps make each Roadrunner’s journey a success

As more than 34,000 new and returning UTSA students get ready for the new academic year, Campus Services is here to provide important resources to help each of them succeed on their Roadrunner journey. Read more  
Aug 3, 2022

UTSA Police Department Received ICALEA Reaccreditation

The UTSA Police Department (UTSAPD) received its reaccreditation from the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) at the 2022 Annual Conference and Exposition. This is the fifth time UTSA received accreditation recognition, which is considered a commitment to best practices and a prized recognition for campus public safety agencies. Read more  
Jul 13, 2022

UTSA CFO and Provost partnership highlighted at regional summer conference

Recently, financial professionals from across Texas gathered for the Texas Association of State Senior College and University Business Officers (TASSCUBO) Summer Conference. Held at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa, located in Bastrop, Texas, this meeting brought together nearly 200 experts in higher education funding and finance. Read more  
Jul 5, 2022

UTSA completes integration with Southwest School of Art

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) today announced that it has completed the final terms of its agreement to integrate the Southwest School of Art (SSA). The two schools announced their intent to combine programs in August 2021. Read more  
Jun 28, 2022

Southwest School of Art employees join UTSA

UTSA will welcome 31 new employees from the Southwest School of Art (SSA), including six faculty and 25 staff. These employees will bring their respective areas of expertise to UTSA and help facilitate a seamless transition to expand arts education for our region. Read more  
Jun 7, 2022

San Pedro I leverages UTSA’s academic strengths to uplift San Antonio

UTSA today announced San Pedro I as the name for the new building that will house the UTSA School of Data Science. Located at 506 Dolorosa St. along San Pedro Creek in downtown San Antonio, the project’s name recognizes the university’s commitment to the site as a historic and future hub of prosperity for the city. Read more  
Jun 6, 2022

UTSA ranks among top state agencies in HUB purchases

UTSA spent more than $29 million with historically underutilized businesses (HUBs) in 2021, accounting for more than a quarter (27.55%) of the institution’s total expenditures, according to a recent report by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. Read more  
May 16, 2022

Congratulations to University Excellence Awards winners

Congratulations to the Business Affairs employees who received a University Excellence Award! These awards celebrate outstanding members of the UTSA community who have made a positive difference in their work environment. Read more  
Apr 25, 2022

UTSA Facilities boosts energy efficiency for over two decades

Over the past two decades, UTSA has prioritized numerous successful energy efficiency and energy conservation strategies. In addition to saving millions of dollars, the university has significantly decreased its average annual energy expenditure while our enrollment has continued to grow and the university’s infrastructure square footage has steadily increased. Read more  
Apr 20, 2022

Business Affairs Employees Nominated for University Excellence Awards

Congratulations to the Business Affairs employees who were nominated for a University Excellence Award! These awards celebrate outstanding members of the UTSA community who have made a positive difference in their work environment. Read more  
Apr 14, 2022

UTSA hires veteran Jason Dempsey to lead campus safety and emergency preparedness efforts

Jason Dempsey has joined UTSA as executive director of risk and emergency management, Read more  
Apr 8, 2022

UTSA Celebrates Our Police Communication Officers

The UTSA Police Department (UTSAPD) communication officers often go above and beyond in their roles as the first point of contact during an emergency on campus. While each have many reasons for choosing a career in police communications, each brings a critical talent for listening and engaging those in need. Read more  
Mar 18, 2022

Feel Like a Million

UT System is launching their next wellness challenge, Feel Like a Million, on March 21 to increase and boost vitality! Read more  
Mar 18, 2022

New UTSA Police Chief to focus on partnerships, community

The UTSA Police Department made history today as it inducted its first female police chief. Read more  
Mar 4, 2022

Game on! Time to Register for the Corporate Cup

Get your Roadrunners game face ready for the 11th San Antonio Sports Corporate Cup! Read more  
Mar 4, 2022

Take A Look Inside Facilities First Annual Report

UTSA Facilities is excited to share its first annual report that reflects on the continuous improvement of the university’s physical environment. Read more  
Jan 24, 2022

UTSA Alumna Stephanie Schoenborn Appointed Chief of Police

UTSA Alumna Stephanie Schoenborn Appointed Chief of Police Read more  
Jan 24, 2022

COVID-19 At-Home Test Kits and Antiviral Medication Now Available

COVID-19 test kit and Antiviral Medication from an in-network pharmacy at no cost. Read more  
Jan 23, 2022

Continue Your Journey to Financial Wellness

The beginning of a new year is a great time to assess your goals for the year, whether they be to exercise more, eat healthier or spend less time on social media. Read more  
Dec 6, 2021

UTSA Winter Break Reduced Operations Schedule 2021

This year, winter break begins Friday, December 24 and continues through Sunday, January 2, 2022 Read more  
Nov 19, 2021

UTSA Police Department Receives CALEA Reaccreditation

On Nov. 18, 2021, the UTSA Police Department (UTSAPD) was re-accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) following a virtual visit and assessment. Read more  
Nov 15, 2021

November Is Tobacco Awareness Month

The saying goes that “quitters never win,” but in the case of tobacco, quitters are the real winners. Without the right support, however, quitting can be incredibly challenging for many individuals. Read more  
Nov 4, 2021

Swipe Out Hunger Combats Food Insecurity on Campus

Last month, Roadrunners donated meal swipes to students in need through the Swipe Out Hunger campaign, raising over 500 meals for students facing food insecurity. UTSA Dining matched all donations made through the GET app for a grand total of 1028 meals. Read more  
Nov 1, 2021

UTSA to Host TACUPA Symposium Series

UTSA is set to host the 2020-2021 Texas Association of College and University Police Administrators (TACUPA) Learning Symposium in the Durango Building on the Downtown Campus, November 4–5. Read more  
Nov 1, 2021

The Connection Between Financial Wellness and Overall Health

When you think about health and wellness, exercise, nutrition and routine checkups come to mind. What comes to mind when you think of financial wellness — savings, retirement or life insurance? Read more  
Oct 27, 2021

Alvarez College of Business Spotlights Tu Thai

Tu Thai, an undergraduate business student and a member of the college’s Business Honors program, is on the path to success thanks to UTSA’s real-world training. Read more  
Oct 13, 2021

University provides update on biennial tuition and fees proposal process

University provides update on biennial tuition and fees proposal process. Read more  
Oct 8, 2021

UTSA to Host UT System Police Chiefs Conference

The UTSA Police Department (UTSAPD) welcomes police chiefs across the UT System to San Antonio next week when they host the 2021 UT System Police Chiefs Conference Oct. 11–14. Read more  
Oct 5, 2021

UTSA Wins 2021 Clean Air Award

The National Air Filtration Association (NAFA) recently honored UTSA with a 2021 Clean Air Award. Read more  
Sep 24, 2021

MADD Honors UTSA Officers

UTSAPD Officers Isaiah Garcia and Santiago Valdovinos were recently recognized for their efforts in combating impaired driving. Read more  
Sep 22, 2021

UTSAPD Presents National Night Out

Each fall, the UTSA Police Department (UTSAPD) and the Roadrunner community come together for National Night Out. This exciting event is an opportunity to take a stand against crime while working to make our university a safe, caring place to live, learn and work. Read more  
Sep 7, 2021

UTSA Completes Renovation on Monterey Building Annex

UTSA recently addressed the HVAC needs of the Monterey Building Annex to create an environment that is more conducive to student success and collaboration. Read more  
Aug 16, 2021

Main Campus Traffic Disruptions During Housing Move-In

On-campus traffic will temporarily be redirected to accommodate UTSA Housing and Residence Life move-in prior to the fall 2021 semester. Read more  
Jul 26, 2021

CALEA Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

UTSA Public Safety seeks it's fifth re-accreditation Aug. 2-4 and will be assessed by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. The UTSA community and the public are invited to offer comments at a public information session or by calling the department. Read more  
Jul 16, 2021

UTSA Police Department Honors Individuals Contributing to Campus Safety

The UTSA Police Department (UTSAPD) recently held its annual award ceremony to recognize officers, staff and community members who provided exemplary service over the past year, as well as those celebrating retirements or promotions. Read more  
Jun 10, 2021

UTSA Celebrates Pride Month

June is National Pride Month, which commemorates and celebrates LGBTQ activism and culture. Read more  
Jun 9, 2021

Get Ready for San Antonio Sports Corporate Cup!

Ready for some friendly competition after a challenging year? Read more  
Apr 23, 2021

UTSA Celebrates National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

The second week of April is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, a week-long celebration of the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunications personnel. Read more  
Apr 23, 2021

Financial Affairs Launches Redesigned Website

Financial Affairs is proud to announce their newly redesigned website, which provides a clean, modern look, and features user-friendly navigation and clear, streamlined content. The transformation impacts 12 Financial Affairs departments, and includes hundreds of web pages organized more concisely to guide users to the most relevant and commonly used information. Read more  
Apr 22, 2021

Facilities Is Working to Improve the Classroom Experience

The Pilot Classroom Project is a new initiative created to enhance student learning with new classroom furniture and academic technology, and will pave the way for future classroom improvements. Read more  
Apr 15, 2021

Business Affairs Employees Nominated for University Excellence Awards

Congratulations to Business Affairs employees who were nominated for a University Excellence Award! Read more  
Apr 8, 2021

UTSA Chief of Police to Lead University of Connecticut Police Department

Business Affairs bids farewell to Gerald Lewis, chief of police and associate vice president of public safety at UTSA. Read more  
Apr 6, 2021

JPL Restrooms Are Getting a Makeover

The John Peace Library (JPL) first floor restrooms are getting a facelift thanks to Facilities, who began the renovation in March. Read more  
Mar 8, 2021

Chief Lewis Nominated for Campus Safety Director of the Year

Campus Safety Magazine, a news and informational network for campus security specialists, recently nominated UTSA Associate Vice President of Public Safety and Chief of Police Gerald Lewis as a finalist for the Campus Safety Director of the Year Award. Read more