(Sept. 24, 2018) -- The UTSA Alumni Association Board of Directors announces new leadership and the addition of three new members. Phillip Morales '08 has succeeded Andrew Waterman '03 as president. Yvonne Addison '09, '18, was elected vice president.
The rest of this year’s executive committee includes Noel Ayala '07, who was elected treasurer, and at-large committee members William Di Filippo '91, '11, John McFall '92, Nancy Ozuna '93, '95, and Mike Setser '97. Each will serve a one-year term on the executive committee.
“This is an exciting time for our new leadership team to help move our alumni engagement efforts forward as we support UTSA President Taylor Eighmy’s vision for UTSA,” said Kristin Ludwig, associate vice president for alumni engagement and analytics and executive director of the UTSA Alumni Association. “I know that Phillip and Yvonne will continue our history of strong leadership of the board as we prepare to celebrate the university’s fiftieth anniversary next year.”
The board also welcomed three new members: Cynde Bard '10, Laura B. Garcia '06 and Fidel I. Moreno '91.
Addison, for one, is proud to continue volunteering for the Alumni Association, especially as it grows in service to UTSA students and alumni.
“This year we had a record-breaking gala with more attendees and funds raised in our silent auction than in years past,” Addison said. “Our gala is our largest fundraising event for scholarships and the support we draw directly translates into financial support for UTSA students.”
She mentioned that over the last few years there has been increased engagement from graduates and the association with new events, including the start of a new alumni group for the College of Engineering and co-hosting a casino event with a UTSA marketing class.
The Alumni Association Board of Directors is comprised of 30 elected members representing various class years, majors, backgrounds, professions and geographic areas, who volunteer their time to direct the association budgeting and programming. Each director serves a three-year term unless elected to fill a vacant position.
Additional board directors include:
The UTSA Alumni Association supports the educational activities of The University of Texas at San Antonio and policies generally favorable to higher education, as well as to engage in other benevolent and charitable undertakings relevant to the mission of the university.
Learn more about the UTSA Alumni Association board including how to nominate someone.
All UTSA faculty, staff and students are invited to attend open forums featuring finalist candidates for the position of vice provost and dean of the UTSA Graduate School.Various locations, Main and Downtown Campuses
The second of three in the annual holiday concert series which will feature the Chamber Singers (Santa Baby), Saxophone Ensemble (Sleigh Ride), Jazz Ensemble (Sugar Rum Cherry), Flute Ensemble and more performing holiday favorites. Admission $10.Arts Building Recital Hall (ARTS 2.03.02), Main Campus
The Roadrunners close out the regular season at home against North Texas.Alamodome, 100 Montana St., San Antonio
This event showcases innovative student projects and research performed across multiple disciplines. The symposium is designed to provide a public venue where UTSA senior engineering students to present advances achieved in their design projects.H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.104/1.106), Main Campus
Join the Office of Information Technology for the grand opening of the Digital Experience Lab (DEx Lab). The DEx Lab is open to the entire UTSA community and contains innovative learning tools and serves as a virtual reality lab.Applied Engineering and Technology Building (AET 0.202), Main Campus
The College of Education and Human Development’s Mexican American Studies (MAS) program will celebrate its 25thanniversary with a special celebration on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. at the UTSA Downtown Campus. The event is free and open to the public.Buena Vista Street Building Theater (BVB 1.326), Downtown Campus
The students will perform in a showcase of modern, jazz, and ballet dances choreographed by Megan Rulewicz, Randi Miles and Michelle Pietri. Tickets are $10. Parking is free in the Cattleman's Square Lot.Buena Vista Street Building Theater (BVB 1.326), Downtown Campus
The last concert in the annual holiday music series will feature the UTSA Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and University band. Open to the public; admission $10.Arts Building Recital Hall (ARTS 2.03.02), Main Campus