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Alumni Newsletter |  Institutional Advancement at The University of Texas at Arlington


The Time is now

Tomorrow is a special day in the life of UTA. For a brief 24-hour period, supporters of the University will have an opportunity to join together and accomplish something big, not as a singular individual but as a collective whole. MavsDay is your chance to unite with Mavericks around the globe and make a difference in the lives of countless students. From general scholarships to specific colleges, schools, and programs, you can choose to support an area that helped shape you into the leader you are today. Be a part of history and join us for a unique giving day for UTA — MavsDay.

military Hall of Honor
UTA Alumni Relations

Michael R. Greer ('63) and Major General Dan Hughes ('83) were inducted into the Military Science Hall of Honor. The event, hosted by UTA's Cadet Corps Alumni Council and the Corps of Cadets, recognizes those who have excelled in their military service, community involvement, and dedication to UTA. Several past inductees returned for this year's banquet including (top row) Jerry Houston, Mike Parker, Lora Rimmer, Mark Stevens, Arthur Cleveland, Martin Woodruff, Kevin Smith, Orlando Reyes, Tom Schneider, Ken Smith, Floyd Wine, Mark Latham, (bottom row) Buck Herndon, Ron Rendleman, Major General Will Latham, Major General Dan Hughes, Michael Greer, Major General Lester Simpson, Barbara Vogl, Jerry Thomas, Stan Thompson, and Allan Garonzik. CADET CORPS ALUMNI COUNCIL

Leading in TBI Research
UTA Alumni Relations

At UTA’s first International Symposium on Traumatic Brain Injury Mechanisms and Protections this month, leading researchers and experts from around the world came to Arlington to identify knowledge gaps in TBI research and exchange ideas to accelerate research progress. READ MORE

Alumna Spotlight
UTA Alumni Relations

Sabrina Harrison ('05), owner and interior designer of MINT Dentistry, was named a woman entrepreneur of the year by WINGS, an organization aimed at empowering women and fighting poverty. Harrison will be honored at a luncheon in Dallas on May 16.

Wheelchair treadmill
UTA Alumni Relations

A UTA senior design project team built a treadmill that can be used by athletes in wheelchairs. Brandon Griffin, team leader on the project and a mechanical engineering student, said the idea of a wheelchair treadmill had circulated among various senior design project teams for a number of years. READ MORE

Metro Golf
UTA Alumni Relations

Campus Recreation invites you to register for the 46th Annual Metro Golf Tournament! The event will take place at The Golf Club at Fossil Creek on Monday, May 13. Registration deadline for this event is Monday, April 29. The alumni cost is $85 per individual and the team of four cost is $400. All proceeds benefit student scholarships. REGISTER

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Mark Your Calendar

April 27 | Saturday

Shorthorn Centennial Celebration | To mark The Shorthorn's 100th year as the voice of UTA, Student Publications will host numerous events and exhibits in 2019 including a special alumni reunion. For a schedule of events and reunion information, visit Shorthorn100.uta.edu.

April 30 | Tuesday

Mother-Son Date Night | Let your son dream under the big lights of Clay Gould Ballpark as UTA baseball takes on Dallas Baptist University at 6:30 PM. Packages are $15 and include two games tickets and a $10 concession voucher. TICKETS

May 3-5 | Friday-Sunday

VIA DANCE | Maverick Dance Company presents VIA DANCE, a collection of progressive dance works directed by Amanda Jackson and Meredith Knight. With two shows at 8 PM and one at 2:30 PM, MDC offers thought-provoking and entertaining performances by faculty, guests, and student choreographers. TICKETS

May 9-11 | Thursday-Saturday

Commencement | Commencement ceremonies culminate years of hard work for all graduating students and offer us a chance to welcome new members of the alumni family. If you have a loved one graduating and need visitor information, check out the official UTA commencement website.

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Purpose Statement

Institutional Advancement at UTA is here to build traditions and create communities among the hundreds of thousands of current students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of UTA. As part of our dedicated mission, we are here to support your opportunity to be a part of the University family. We want to hear your stories and success as well as create a pathway for you to stay engaged. Email us at alumni@uta.edu and use this newsletter to stay in the mix with those you care about at The University of Texas at Arlington.


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