(Dec. 6, 2018) -- UTSA President Taylor Eighmy today announced a new initiative to enhance the college experience: the creation of a Student Success Center at UTSA.
This initiative, led by Rhonda Gonzales, interim vice president for student success, will help to remove the barriers along a students’ path toward graduation by centralizing UTSA’s academic support programs and campus services under one roof.
Ultimately the university will construct a stand-alone building for the Student Success Center as a component of the campus master plan. Given current funding priorities and construction projects, the reality of a new building is several years away.
As an intermediary step, Gonzales’ team is collaborating with Academic Affairs and Business Affairs to explore the construction of a modular complex on the Main Campus to co-locate UTSA’s nearly 150 academic advising staff and student employees as soon as fall 2019. The spaces that academic advisors currently occupy will be repurposed to ease overcrowding and address other university priorities.
“Once fully realized, our Student Success Center will ensure that we are supporting our students’ academic journeys from start to finish, representing just one more way UTSA is putting them first,” said Eighmy.
Student success is one of UTSA’s three institutional destinations. The university has aggressive retention and graduation rate goals and a rigorous Integrated Student Success Plan and Strategic Enrollment Plan in place to help reach them.
Learn more about the vision for UTSA.
Through the month of February, the UTSA community is invited to join student organizations, colleges and departments at events that commemorate the African American people, places and events that have paved the way for racial equality.Various locations
Representatives from companies across the nation will discuss potential full-time job and/or internship opportunities available to all majors.Convocation Center, Main Campus
The UTSA Department of English hosts the Brackenridge Distinguished Visiting Lecturer, Lawrence Venuti. Venuti is a professor of English at Temple University.Business Building University Room (BB 2.06.04), Main Campus
The student organization MuTe (Music Technology) will be hosting a recital that's open to the public.Arts Building Recital Hall (ART 2.03.02), Main Campus
The UTSA Department of English presents this year's Brackenridge Distinguished Visiting Lecturer, Lawrence Venuti. Venuti is a professor of English at Temple University.Business Building University Room (BB 2.06.04), Main Campus
Diploma Dash is a fast, certified 5k course for runners and a scenic route around Main Campus for walkers, strollers and dogs! There are individual and team prizes. Benefits UTSA students through the UTSA Alumni Association scholarship program.UTSA Main Campus
Enjoy music, food and socializing during this fundraising event benefiting the San Antonio Symphony League for the Youth Concert Series and the ITC for its ongoing educational mission.UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
UTSA Libraries will host Robert Rico, M.P.A., Department of Criminal Justice, for his presentation "Restorative Justice: A Relational Approach to Civic Discourse." Pizza will be provided to students while supplies last.Buena Vista Street Building (BVB 2.309), Downtown Campus
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