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UTSA's Great Conversation!

The University of Texas at San Antonio

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)

San Antonio, TX

UTSA's Great Conversation!

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Prominent community leaders and UTSA professors will strike up engaging dinner conversation on a variety of engaging topics to raise funds for the UTSA Honors College at a fundraiser on Tuesday, February 26. See for event details.

Each table at the fundraiser will include one or two community leaders who will lead dinner discussion in an area of their expertise. Selected topics and discussion leaders include:

Great Moments in Mariachi Music
Raul P. Lomeli-Azoubel, SABEResPODER
What Are the Challenges Facing Public Education in Texas?
John Folks, UTSA (formerly Northside Independent School District)

The City’s Strategy for Center City Redevelopment
Sheryl Sculley, City of San Antonio

Catch the Wind: How to Find the Best Sailing Spots
Denny Ware, CeleNova Biosciences Inc.

Let’s Talk About Tequila
German Gonzalez, T1 Tequila

Lessons Learned: Behind the Scenes of NASCAR Racing
Ken Oleson, Zachry Holdings Inc.

Top Ten Tips Every Dog Owner Should Know
Phyllis McGough, Bark Busters Home Dog Training

From Ranch Horses to Thoroughbred Race Horses
Jane Macon, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, and Helen Groves, Kleberg Fdn
The Start of the New Session on Congress: Progress or Gridlock?
Charles A. Gonzalez, Ret., U.S. House of Representatives

East Wing vs. West Wing: Experiences from the White House
Sonya Medina Williams, Silver Eagle Distributors

Unlocking the Secret of Stem Cells
Doug Frantz, UTSA Department of Chemistry

Have questions about UTSA's Great Conversation!? Contact The University of Texas at San Antonio

When & Where

Institute of Texan Cultures
801 E. César Chávez Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78205

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CST)

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The University of Texas at San Antonio

The University of Texas at San Antonio is one of the largest of nine academic universities and six health institutions in the UT System. As a multicultural institution of access and excellence, UTSA aims to be a national research university providing access to educational excellence and preparing citizen leaders for the global environment.

UTSA serves more than 30,000 students in degree programs in the colleges of Architecture, Business, Education and Human Development, Engineering, Liberal and Fine Arts, Public Policy and Sciences as well as University College, the Honors College and the Graduate School. Founded in 1969, UTSA is an intellectual and creative resource center and a socioeconomic development catalyst for Texas and beyond. Learn more at

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