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UTSA’s Flu Vaccine Clinics

September 6, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOJb6UbY4QE   UTSA is allowing students to do their part to protect their own health and the health of others by offering flu vaccine clinics on both the main and downtown campus. This clinic is open to students, faculty, staff, and also dependents on the same...

UTSA welcomes over 71 new faculty members after having to release 69 from their service this fall due to COVID-caused budget cuts

The rowdy statue in the Sombrilla is wearing a mask. UTSA announced that they were eliminating 243 staff and 69 faculty positions for fiscal year 2020 due to budget cuts caused by COVID-19

Breahna Luera, News Editor

August 28, 2020

A recent UTSA Today article announced UTSA’s addition of over 70 new faculty members — 68 tenure/tenure-track (TTT) and 3 non-tenure track (NTT) — to seven of its colleges for the Fall 2020 semester. This comes just short of two months after UTSA’s announcement of their fiscal year 2021 (FY202...

UTSA administrators release more information about Fall 2020 reopening

UTSA's Multidisciplinary Building. Administrators sent a university-wide email with information about campus reopening procedures for this fall.

Breahna Luera, News Editor

July 8, 2020

UTSA administrators President Taylor Eighmy, Provost and Senior Vice President of Student Affairs Kimberly Espy and Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Affairs Veronica Mendez sent a university-wide email on July 7 with more details about how campus will reopen this fall.  ...

President Eighmy says UTSA will ‘broadly re-open’ in Fall 2020

President Eighmy speaks at a podium. Eighmy announced on May 11 that UTSA campuses will reopen in the coming fall.

Josh Peck, News Editor

May 11, 2020

President Taylor Eighmy announced on May 11 that the UTSA campuses would reopen in Fall 2020 and that a detailed plan of the process and safety measures that will be put in place when the university reopens would be released in late June.  The announcement came 12 days after UT System Chancellor J...

UT System chancellor says all UT institutions ‘will be open in the fall’

James B. Milliken is the chancellor of the UT System. He recently said that UT universities would be open in some capacity in Fall 2020.

Josh Peck, News Editor

May 1, 2020

In an interview with the Texas Tribune on April 30, UT System Chancellor James B. Milliken addressed whether UT System institutions would open in the Fall 2020 semester after Texas Tech University and Texas A&M University-San Antonio announced on April 30 they would be opening in the fall.  ...

Chaparral Village and Alvarez Hall designated freshmen-only in Fall 2020

The university designated all non-freshmen to Laurel Village starting Fall 2020. Tammy Wyatt hopes that
clustering students in this way will increase student retention.

Breahna Luera, News Editor

February 11, 2020

Starting in Fall 2020, UTSA will change the way it houses its students who live on campus. The university informed students on Jan. 23, via email, that Alvarez Hall and Chaparral Village will become freshman-only dorms, while non-freshmen students will live in Laurel Village or be referred to other hous...

Early voting for primaries begins Feb. 18 on Main Campus

Early voting for primaries begins Feb. 18 on Main Campus

Ben Shirani, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

UTSA students can participate in early voting for the Democratic and Republican presidential primaries on UTSA’s Main Campus in the Student Union Bexar Room (HSU 1.102) from Tuesday, Feb. 18 through Friday, Feb. 28. UTSA students can also vote for their party’s presidential candidate at the same l...