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UTSA Alumni Association Hosts Annual Gala Fundraiser Aug. 18 Benefiting Scholarships

UTSA Alumni Association Hosts Annual Gala Fundraiser Aug. 18 Benefiting Scholarships

At the 13th annual UTSA Alumni Gala, Loretta Clarke ’87, Wayne Terry ’85 and Jeanie Wyatt ’86 will be honored with Alumnus of the Year awards. Additionally, Doyle N. Beneby, Roger Hemminghaus and Steven Q. Lee will receive Distinguished Service awards. The UTSA Alumni Association will host the gala at…

Providence Fish Camp–fighting the first-day-of-school jitters

Providence Fish Camp–fighting the first-day-of-school jitters

Providence Catholic School recently held its annual Fish Camp for incoming 9th grade students. Ever wonder why freshmen are called fish? Yahoo! Answers says “Freshmen are called fish because they are like a fish out of water, don’t know where to go, what to do, and can’t survive without assistance.”…

San Antonio City Council OKs Castro’s Pre-K Proposal

San Antonio City Council OKs Castro’s Pre-K Proposal

by Zoë Gioja, The Texas Tribune August 9, 2012 An initiative from San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro that would direct a portion of sales tax revenue to fund full-day pre-kindergarten unanimously passed the City Council, leaving it for voters to approve in November. The pre-K funding initiative, which has the…

Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce Convention and Business Expo

Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce Convention and Business Expo

August 16- 18, San Antonio, TX * 37th Annual Convention Take advantage of the business and opportunities – register today! CONVENTION HIGHLIGHTS Procurement Roundtable for HUB businesses to meet with Government Agencies and Private Corporations – We are proud to have Ford sponsor this event again this year.  This is…

Fighting for San Antonio’s Hays Street Bridge

Hays Street Bridge from Erik Bosse on Vimeo. The Hays Street bridge in San Antonio was built in 1908 by the Southern Pacific railroad and utilizing Federal funds for over $2-million dollars it has been restored to provide a public space.  But now, some want to use it for commercial…

Think Group Austin Looking for Focus Group

Think Group Austin Looking for Focus Group

Think Group Austin has an upcoming paid focus group study in San Antonio regarding grocery shopping habits on *Wednesday, August 8th*. We are looking for English speaking women (Latinas or Caucasian) between the ages of 25-60 years who have children still living in their household and who live in one…

Four UTSA Scholars Selected for Fulbright Program

Four UTSA Scholars Selected for Fulbright Program

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) announced today that four scholars have been selected to receive 2012-2013 Fulbright grants. UTSA faculty members John Alexander, Wing Chung Ng and Kimberly Cuero and recent UTSA graduate student Aaron Carter-Cohn ’11 will each be furthering their areas of research internationally during…

Making The Most Of The Least; Cash in on Record Low Interest Rates

By Eugene D. Hernandez Assistant Vice President, IBC Bank San Antonio With interest rates at record lows, you have a number of choices for managing your money. Whether you want to save, spend or invest, now is the time to consider your options and choose the strategies that best suit…

Fourth Annual Providence Alumnae Volleyball Games

Fourth Annual Providence Alumnae Volleyball Games

Providence Catholic School invites all alumnae classes to join us as players or fans at the 4th Annual Alumnae Volleyball Games. When: August 10, 2012 beginning at 6:00pm until the nets come down (about 9:00pm) Where: Providence Gym Cost: Admission is FREE What: Alumnae teams will play the current Varsity…

UTSA Scholars First to Demonstrate Epigenetic Reprogramming Occurs Naturally in Mice

UTSA Scholars First to Demonstrate Epigenetic Reprogramming Occurs Naturally in Mice

In collaboration with scholars at the University of Hawaii at Honolulu and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, researchers from The University of Texas at San Antonio Department of Biology have demonstrated in the laboratory for the first time that primary epigenetic mutations are corrected in the germ (sperm…

Inaugural UTSA Capital Campaign Tops $100 Million in Gifts

Inaugural UTSA Capital Campaign Tops $100 Million in Gifts

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) announced today that it has topped $100 million in private gifts just halfway into its inaugural capital campaign: We Are UTSA – A Top-Tier Campaign. UTSA aims to raise $120 million by 2015 to support its aspiration to become a Tier One…

New Sign at Providence Catholic School Goes Back to the Future

New Sign at Providence Catholic School Goes Back to the Future

Providence Catholic School, located in downtown San Antonio at the corner of Brooklyn and St. Mary’s Street, has an updated outdoor sign. With fresh paint and bold colors, the Providence Crest—a symbol of the school’s heritage—takes center stage. “The symbols of the Crest, Mary holding the child, the urn of…