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Department registration for inaugural UTSA Marketplace is now open

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(Aug. 8, 2014) -- All UTSA departments and offices are invited to participate in the inaugural UTSA Marketplace on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at the UTSA Main and Downtown campuses.

UTSA Marketplace, an official Roadrunner Days event, is a university-wide open house to showcase UTSA’s many support services. New students will have the opportunity to visit offices at either UTSA campus to receive information and meet UTSA officials.

Throughout the day, several UTSA departments and offices, such as the University Center, UTSA Libraries and UTSA Ambassadors, will offer in-depth introductions to their services, tours and talk to students about opportunities and resources. Many departments also will host informational activities for students.

Roadrunner Productions, formerly the UTSA Campus Activities Board, will host a variety of activities along the University Center Paseo. Students will be given a list of participating departments and offices and have the opportunity to win prizes for their participation.

To register, UTSA departments and offices should email Melissa Jackson with a detailed description of the information they plan to provide students or their planned activity. This information will be shared on the UTSA Marketplace website and a pamphlet that will be provided to students.

Following approved registration, the Roadrunner Days committee will provide participating departments and offices with a placard to display on the day of the event.

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Roadrunner Days is the official kick-off for the new school year filled with great events. For a complete list of events and more information, visit the UTSA Roadrunner Days website.

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Did You Know?

Football standouts make Roadrunner history

For Ashaad Mabry and Triston Wade, football is not just a passing fancy. Both players were part of the UTSA football program almost from the beginning. When UTSA opens the 2015 season Thursday at Arizona, it will be the first time the Roadrunners take the field without them. But Mabry and Wade will still be playing football; their uniforms will just be a different color.

Mabry, a defensive tackle from San Antonio's MacArthur High School, was an honorable mention All-Conference USA selection his final two seasons as a Roadrunner and second among the team's defensive linemen with 49 tackles last year. Wade, a defensive back from Tyler, was the most decorated player in school history. He was a semifinalist for the 2014 Jim Thorpe Award – for the nation's top defensive back – a three-time all-conference honoree and two-year team captain who set a school record of 293 tackles in his career. Both men had outstanding college careers that allowed them to make UTSA history.

Did you know? Mabry and Wade both agreed to terms as undrafted free agents with the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks, respectively, becoming the first UTSA players to move to the professional ranks.

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