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(Feb. 5, 2014) -- The UTSA Student Leadership Center will host the 2014 LeaderShape Institute May 11-16. Undergraduate students not graduating in May have the opportunity to apply by the March 31 deadline, and only the first 100 applications will be considered.

The LeaderShape Institute is an intensive, six-day educational experience designed to equip young adults to become extraordinary leaders. Its mission is to transform the world by increasing the number of people who lead with integrity and "a healthy disregard for the impossible." Accepted students will receive registration, transportation, lodging and all meals.

The institute creates space to identify core values and explore how individual choices have an impact on congruence and how we are perceived as leaders. During these six days, students will discover what is important to them and how they can make a difference in their communities.

The UTSA Student Leadership Center provides intentional and purposeful leadership encounters through education, engagement and experience. The internationally recognized LeaderShape Institute is one of the premier leadership development opportunities provided to UTSA students.

For more information, email leadership@utsa.edu or call 210-458-7967. For an application and requirements, visit the UTSA Student Leadership Center website.

 

 

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UTSA makes the grade with a strong core curriculum

UTSA prides itself on giving students a well-rounded education. Combining a top-tier academic program with opportunities for personal growth prepares students to compete in a global economy. And that's not all. They learn to be informed and engaged citizens as well. At the heart of that academic program is an award-winning core curriculum.

For four consecutive years, UTSA has received an A-rating from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for the caliber of its core curriculum. According to ACTA, UTSA requires its students to take six of the seven courses deemed "crucial" to a well-rounded education: composition, literature, U.S. government or history, economics, mathematics and science. Only a handful of other institutions in the U.S. are giving students these tools, which are needed to succeed in careers and the community.

Did you know? UTSA is one of only three Texas institutions and 23 in the United States to receive the highest rating for its core curriculum in the 2014-2015 edition of the ACTA's "What Will They Learn?" report.

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