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 www.utsa.edu/great 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
When & Where
The University of Texas at San Antonio
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is an emerging Tier One research institution specializing in health, energy, security, sustainability, and human and social development. With nearly 29,000 students, it is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region. UTSA advances knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. The university embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property—for Texas, the nation and the world.