(April 18, 2014) -- The University of Texas at San Antonio won 10 CASE Accolades Awards in the CASE District IV competition. The winning entries in the magazines, photography, marketing campaigns and illustrations categories were announced and displayed at the 2014 CASE Conference April 13-15 in Houston, Texas.
UTSA awards were for the Bring Rowdy Home campaign to raise funds for a roadrunner statue, a donor thank-you direct mail piece, and publication photographs and designs.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is an international association of educational institutions and advancement professionals in alumni relations, communications, development, marketing and allied areas. CASE is a leader in providing resource development, training programs and marketing services in alumni relations, communications and philanthropy.
Serving nearly 74,000 advancement professionals, CASE helps its members build stronger relationships with their alumni and donors, raise funds for campus projects, produce recruitment materials, market their institutions to prospective students, diversify the profession and foster public support of education. CASE District IV represents 2,904 members from 261 institutions in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
Founded in 1974, CASE has headquarters in Washington, D.C., with offices in London (CASE Europe, 1994), Singapore (CASE Asia-Pacific, 2007) and Mexico City (CASE América Latina, 2011). It is one of the world's largest nonprofit educational associations and includes members from more than 3,600 colleges and universities, primary and secondary independent and international schools, and nonprofit organizations in 82 countries.
UTSA CASE Accolades 2014 winners
The annual Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE) 100K Venture Competition and Exposition will be held on the Main Campus on Dec. 1. Twenty-eight teams from across the university will exhibit their project; six teams will compete for a prize pool of more than $100,000 in funding to launch their new venture / company. More than 650 students have participated in launching new technology ventures.
Biotechnology, Sciences and Engineering (BSE 2.102), Main Campus
This concert features 50 community children performing music in the UTSA Downtown String Project Winter Concert. The children, led by UTSA music students studying to be music teachers, will join together in playing the Theme from Batman at their concert. The Batman of San Antonio, a local celebrity figure, will make an appearance at the concert. This event is free.
Buena Vista Theatre, Downtown Campus
Graduate student uses storytelling to highlight important issues facing children
As touch screens and e-books demand more and more attention from both casual readers and scholars, many people say the handwriting is on the wall for the printed page.
At UTSA, the handwriting is on the wall for a library that doesn't have any printed books.
Since March 2010, the bookless library in the Applied Engineering and Technology Building has given UTSA students an innovative way to read, research and work with each other to solve problems.
With ultra-modern furniture and a décor featuring desktop computers, scanners and LCD screens, the AET Library is designed to engage students in an online format. But it also offers group study niches and study rooms with whiteboards and glass walls on which students can write. The space encourages teamwork, communications and problem solving for the next generation of scientists and professional engineers.
Did you know? The UTSA AET Library is the nation's first completely bookless library on a college or university campus. It served as a model for Bexar County's first-in-the-nation public bookless library system and one of its branches, the Dr. Ricardo Romo BiblioTech.
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