The Paisano

Student Leadership Center adds day to annual trip

Students engaged in social justice.

Kimiya Factory

January 16, 2019

Students explore civil rights history This year, the Student Leadership Center (SLC) facilitated the annual Civil Rights and Social Justice trip (CRSJ) and added a sixth day to the usually five-day trip. The trip included visits to nine museums in the cities of New Orleans, Louisiana; Jackson, Missi...

Navigating history

Student views an exhibit at the Civil Rights
Museum in Memphis, Tennessee.
Courtesy of UTSA SLC

Heather Montoya

January 18, 2018

UTSA students return from 6th annual CRSJ Experience UTSA students attended a Civil Rights and Social Justice Trip coordinated by the Student Leadership Center (SLC) just before the Spring 2018 semester. Students left for the trip on Jan. 2 and returned on Jan. 6. The trip’s affordability and the...

The Story of Claudette Colvin

Courtesy of Creative Commons

Carlos Hughes

February 23, 2017

Arriving every February, Black History month is an annual celebration of the achievements and culture of African Americans in U.S. History. First started in 1976 under Gerald Ford’s presidency with a call on the public “to seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of b...