Updates for April 20, 2020
UTSA is responding to the COVID-19 outbreak with a commitment to supporting the safety of the university community while enabling the academic progress of students. Here is your digest of university news and tips.
IT’S AWARDS WEEK: Get ready to honor faculty, staff and students who are being recognized for contributions to other Roadrunners and the university community.

  • Who’s Who Awards: Celebrate and honor the 2020 Who’s Who at UTSA winners. Two hundred freshmen through doctoral students will be recognized at the 17th annual ceremony. Wednesday, April 22, 4–5 p.m.

  • University Life Awards: UTSA’s oldest tradition recognizes efforts of students, organizations, faculty and staff for contributions to the quality of student life. Coordinated by Student Government Association and Council of Student Organizations. Hosted by Mr. & Ms. UTSA Cambriege Wesley and Karla Madrigal. Thursday, April 23, 4–5 p.m.
LIVE FROM ROADRUNNER PRODUCTIONS: Social distancing does not have to mean a boring life. UTSA’s student-led Roadrunner Productions is bringing fun events directly to you.
  • Eric Dittelman, Mind Reader: Ever wonder what it would be like to know what someone else was thinking? What if you knew exactly what someone else was going to do before they did it? Eric Dittelman knows what that’s like and has been reading minds at theaters, colleges, comedy clubs and corporate events all across the country. His virtual show is amazingly interactive. Join the exclusive UTSA show! Wednesday, April 22, 5–6 p.m.

  • Trivia Stream: Put your random knowledge to good use and join UTSA’s virtual trivia quiz for a chance to win a prize. Saturday, April 25, 1–2 p.m.
IN THE KNOW: Stay on top of Training, Webinars and Town Halls and watch previous broadcasts by UTSA experts. This week’s virtual town hall meeting takes a look at prospects for financial recovery of our region.
  • The Pandemic’s Economic Impact on San Antonio: Part of the Community Conversations Series, this event will give particular focus to San Antonio’s recovery and implications for our city’s future. Q&A session with panel experts will be included. Wednesday, April 22, noon–1 p.m.
MAKE SUMMER A SUCCESS: For those of you who are teaching or graduate assistants, Academic Innovation’s series of webinars for instructors continues this week with resources and best practices for quality online teaching. If you miss a live broadcast, they’re saved for later viewing.

STAY ENGAGED WITH STUDENT EVENTS: If you’re looking for more to do while learning remotely, you can find leadership workshops, group meetings, social events, live entertainment and more by logging in to RowdyLink with your abc123 ID.
DISPLAY YOUR PRIDE: Roadrunner Express will be selling First Gen graduation stoles online through Friday, May 8. You can place an order by completing the order form. You will be contacted within three to five business days for payment processing. The standard stole is $40 ($45 with a design), and estimated shipping is $8, available within the U.S. only. If you have questions, contact studentunionbilling@utsa.edu.
YOU CAN KEEP ACTIVE: Campus Rec’s virtual group exercise classes let you join your favorite instructors on Zoom as they deliver the workout directly to your living room. No equipment required. Arrive promptly to reserve your spot. For a full list of classes and Zoom meeting codes, visit Stay Well with Campus Rec.
YOUR MIND MATTERS: Via the Therapy Assistance Online program, UTSA’s Counseling and Mental Health Services provides self-care strategies, mindfulness techniques and ways to manage stress. If you have questions, email counseling.services@utsa.edu or call 210-458-4140.
STAY WELL: The university’s Student Health Services is offering telemedicine appointments via the MyMed Patient Portal to all currently enrolled students. Services are available weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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