(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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Organized by faculty and staff from the College for Health, Community and Policy, the third Texas Latino Policy Symposium convenes academics, practitioners and activists from across the state to engage in discussions that examin the need of our Latino population and the impact of COVID-19 in Texas. The goal of this symposium is to formulate policy responses to propose to the Texas legislature that redress the disproportionate lasting impact the pandemic has had on Latino families.Virtual Event
This panel will discuss hispanic serving institutions and their role in serving students and their communities. Sandra Garza, PhD,, assistant professor and coordinator of the Mexican American Studies Program at Northwest Vista College; Paul J. Rodriguez, Ed.D., project director for PIVOT for Academic Success at UTSA; Erin E. Doran, Ed.D., assistant professor of higher education at Iowa State University; Andres Puente, sports marketing major at UTSA and Lilianna Saldaña, PhD., associate professor and program coordinator for the UTSA Mexican American Studies Program will be a part of the panel.Virtual Event
Join Excelencia in Education online for the national announcement of the 2020 Examples of Excelencia. Selected programs in colleges, universities and community-based organizations across the country will be recognized for their positive impact on Latino student success.Virtual Event
All students and employees are able to get their flu shot and other vaccines at the Main Campus from October 6 to 7 and at the Downtown Campus on October 8, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information on the clinic and the influenza virus, visit the Roadrunner Return page.Denman Room (SU 2.01.28)
In this gathering hosted by the Office of Inclusive Excellence, attendees will discuss the potential role restorative justice has in anti-racism work. The event will also focus on how people of color persevere in hyper racialized white systems.Virtual Event
The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property - for Texas, the nation and the world.
To be a premier public research university, providing access to educational excellence and preparing citizen leaders for the global environment.
We encourage an environment of dialogue and discovery, where integrity, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, collaboration and innovation are fostered.
UTSA is a proud Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) as designated by the U.S. Department of Education.
The University of Texas at San Antonio, a Hispanic Serving Institution situated in a global city that has been a crossroads of peoples and cultures for centuries, values diversity and inclusion in all aspects of university life. As an institution expressly founded to advance the education of Mexican Americans and other underserved communities, our university is committed to ending generations of discrimination and inequity. UTSA, a premier public research university, fosters academic excellence through a community of dialogue, discovery and innovation that embraces the uniqueness of each voice.