(April 16, 2019) – UTSA faculty and staff members are invited to the 2019 University Excellence Awards Ceremony at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 18 in the H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.104) on the Main Campus. Additionally, the ceremony will be broadcast live to the Meeting/Assembly Room (BVB 1.338) in the Buena Vista Street Building at the Downtown Campus.
The ceremony will include a presentation of the University Excellence Awards, President’s Distinguished Achievement Awards, President's Distinguished Diversity Awards, and Richard S. Howe Excellence Awards. New this year is a faculty-led team award recognizing highly innovative and impactful work as well as the announcement of the 2018 Innovator of the Year. In addition, 2018 service milestones and retirees will be recognized.
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President Taylor Eighmy will open the program followed by Myron Anderson, vice president for inclusive excellence, who will recognize retirees and those with five or more years of service.
Anderson, Kimberly Andrews Espy, provost and vice president for academic affairs, and Veronica Mendez, vice president for business affairs will present the awards.
Refreshments will be available at both campuses immediately following the ceremony.
UTSA President's Distinguished Achievement Awards 2019
President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching Excellence
President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Research Achievement
President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Core Curriculum Teaching
President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for University Service
President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Community Engagement
President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Performance, Creative Production, or Other Scholarly Achievement
President's Distinguished Achievement Award for Advancing Globalization
President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Innovation & Impact (I2)
Innovator of the Year Award 2018
UTSA President's Distinguished Diversity Awards 2019
Richard S. Howe Excellence Awards 2019
Howe Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award
Howe Excellence in Service to Undergraduate Students Award
UTSA University Excellence Awards 2019
Rising Star Award
Team Spirit Award
Extra Mile Award
Order of the Roadrunner Award
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