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UTSA launches new Equity Advocacy Initiative

Provost Kimberly Espy speaks at university event. Espy explains that the new Equity Advocacy Initiative is meant to increase inclusivity of all students.

Bella Nieto, Assistant News Editor

October 20, 2020

Developed from the findings of the 21st Century Learning Environments Task Group and tasked with creating a collaborative and creative learning environment, UTSA’s Equity Advocacy Initiative has been launched. The initiative will have several areas of focus, including the integration of inclusive te...

University announces updates on the president’s initiative on enriching campus wellbeing

A banner hangs on campus. University administration announced updates on the Enriching Campus Wellbeing initiative on Oct. 7.

Breahna Luera, News Editor

October 9, 2020

Dean of Students LT Robinson and Vice Provost for Student Success Tammy Wyatt updated the UTSA community on President Eighmy’s Initiative on Enriching Campus Wellbeing in an email on Oct. 7. Some of the updates listed were expanded drop-in hours for Counseling and Mental Health Services (CMHS), expanded clinic hours f...

University makes changes to counseling and mental health services, student health services following external recommendations

University makes changes to counseling and mental health services, student health services following external recommendations

Breahna Luera, News Editor

April 27, 2020

Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Kimberly Espy sent an email to the UTSA community on April 14 with an update on the President’s Initiative on Enriching Campus Wellbeing. The email included a report from Hodgkins Beckley Consulting (HBC) on UTSA’s Counseling and Mental Health Se...

Eighmy gives update on campus well-being

Eighmy gives update on campus well-being

Breahna Luera, News Editor

March 4, 2020

UTSA President Dr. Taylor Eighmy sent students an update on campus well-being via email on Feb. 28. “Over the last couple of months, concerns have been raised regarding UTSA’s efforts to promote wellness and provide access to mental health services,” Eighmy said in the email. “I’ve heard...

An open letter to Eighmy

An open letter to Eighmy

Mabel Diaz, Contributing Writer

February 25, 2020

UTSA is severely lacking mental health resources for LGTBQ+ students. This dearth of adequate care juxtaposed with the increasingly severe symptoms of students seeking services is not conducive to the university’s success. These statements aren’t news. However, it is more crucial than ever to bring...

Professor implements Restorative Justice Initiative

Professor implements Restorative Justice Initiative

Ryan Houston-Dial

March 27, 2019

UTSA criminal justice Professor Robert Rico is at the forefront of proposing the implementation of the Restorative Justice Initiative within UTSA and campuses nationwide. The Restorative Justice Initiative aims to provide peaceful conflict resolution between opposing parties before violence erupts or...