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(March 18, 2013) -- The UTSA University Career Center will host a Professional Etiquette Dinner on March 21 and the College of Liberal and Fine Arts Career Expo on March 28. Both events will provide students opportunities to polish their professional skills while meeting and networking with employers.

Professional Etiquette Dinner
Thursday, March 21
5:30-6:30 p.m.: Registration and networking reception
6:30-8:30 p.m.: Dinner and program
University Center Ballroom (1.104), Main Campus

The Professional Etiquette Dinner is a five-course meal served in a formal setting. An etiquette instructor will teach students the art of fine dining, a critical skill needed in the professional world. Employers and other professionals from the corporate world also will attend, making this not only a great learning opportunity for students, but also a chance to network and make a great impression for employers. The event is sponsored by the UTSA Parent Council and the UTSA Family Fund. The cost is $15 per student with registration at the RowdyJobs website. Professional dress is required.

College of Liberal and Fine Arts Career Expo
Thursday, March 28
2-4 p.m.
University Center Ballroom (1.104), Main Campus

The COLFA Career Expo is an opportunity for liberal and fine arts students to explore career possibilities. The career fair will feature employers seeking to hire COLFA majors for full-time jobs and internship opportunities. There also will be professional development workshops, networking opportunities and more.

Students can learn more about the schedule of events, tips for attending a career fair and view a list of attending employers at RowdyJobs. Professional dress is required.

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For more information, visit the UTSA University Career Center website or call 210-458-4589.

 

 

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Robert Penn Warren said: “How do poems grow? They grow out of your life.” That is certainly true for Carmen Tafolla. An associate professor of practice with the UTSA College of Education and Human Development, Tafolla has authored more than 20 acclaimed books of poetry and prose, including "The Holy Tortilla and a Pot of Beans." It won the Tom´s Rivera Children’s Book Award in 2009.

Tafolla is a San Antonio native who grew up on the West Side. Attending a private high school, she realized that the literature did not positively portray her community or the people who lived there. She determined to change that in her writing. In published works for both adults and children — more than 200 anthologies, magazines, journals, textbooks and readers in four languages — Tafolla reflects on the rich Mexican-American culture of San Antonio in which she grew up.

Did you know? Tafolla was San Antonio's first Poet Laureate, from 2012 to 2014, and currently serves as the Poet Laureate of Texas.

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