Welcome Back Roadrunners

The University Center would like to welcome everyone back to campus for the new school year. We are excited to provide all the services, conveniences, and programs you will ever need while on campus. It’s all here in the UC!

Roadrunner Days

Fall into the UC on August 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The UTSA community is invited to come enjoy all that the University Center has to offer at Fall into the UC, the University Center’s annual welcome event.

Experience Roadrunner spirit as you take part in giveaways, wax hands, snow cones, a photo booth, face painting, and many more activities sponsored by the University Center Programs Council (UCPC).

Learn about all the services that the UC offers as you make your way around the offices and stores for the scavenger hunt. Mark your UC punch card at each location and turn it in for a free water bottle and/or t-shirt! Punch cards will be available at the UC Information Booth, or each of the two (2) booths located on the Paseo.

New Student Involvement Fair on August 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Come out and learn about all the registered student organizations on campus. The Involvement Fair is a great way to connect with new people and join groups that share the same interests and values.

Vendor & University Services Fair on August 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Visit the UC Ballroom and find out about local businesses. Speak with representatives from many different companies, register for door prizes, and enjoy free food.

For a comprehensive list of Roadrunner Days events, visit: http://utsa.edu/roadrunnerdays/events.html

Annual Welcome Back Coffee on August 20 & 21 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

The Frost Bank Financial Center in the University Center on UTSA’s Main Campus wishes to welcome back all UTSA faculty and staff for the fall 2013 semester with free Starbucks coffee on both the Downtown Campus and the Main Campus on August 20 and 21, respectively.

  • Downtown Campus, Tuesday, August 20, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.:

Coffee coupons available from the Frost Switch Van parked in the Frio Building circle drive, redeemable at Downtown Campus Starbucks

  • Main Campus, Wednesday, August 21, 2013 from 8:00 a.m,. to 9:30 a.m.:

Coffee coupons available from the Frost Financial Center in the UC, redeemable at UC Starbucks

Coupons are available while supplies last and are only redeemable during from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on the day and campus where they were distributed.

Gallery 23 Art Show Opening

Gallery 23 at The University of Texas at San Antonio’s University Center will host “Forty: A Collection of Small Gestures,” an exhibition of acrylic and watercolor paints on paper from UTSA alumna, Cornelia White Swann.  Free and open to the public, the exhibit runs from August 19 through October 25, 2013.  Guests may meet the artist during a reception on Wednesday, September 11 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

“This curiosity evolved with my observations of the urban landscape; the strong architectural lines of a building existing with the organic forms of clouds passing behind it, or the desire paths left by pedestrians seeking the route of least resistance. I’m inspired by psychogeographic theories, the power of color, and the poetics of time and space,” said Swann.

Ms. Swann received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from The University of Texas at Austin, and her Master of Fine Arts from The University of Texas at San Antonio.  Swann’s works have been included in exhibitions at Ad Hoc Art in Brooklyn, New York; Women and Their Work in Austin, Texas; McDonough Museum of Art in Youngstown, Ohio; Laredo Center for the Arts in Laredo, Texas; and UTSA Satellite Space, cactus bra SPACE, and Joan Grona contemporary art gallery in San Antonio, Texas.  She currently lives and works in San Antonio, Texas.

About Gallery 23

Gallery 23 serves a vital role in creating a vibrant campus community by offering cultural enrichment, enhancing diversity on campus, and providing an educational opportunity to explore the arts.  The gallery serves as a professional space to showcase student, staff, faculty, alumni, and local artists’ works. Gallery 23 is a service of the UTSA University Center, an organization in the department of Student Life of the division of Student Affairs. Operating hours are Monday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Gallery 23 takes its name from its room number—UC 1.02.23.


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