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Friday, March 24, 2017

Military Science to add three alumni to Hall of Honor

  military science hall of honor 2017  

Three former ROTC cadets at The University of Texas at Arlington will be inducted into the Military Science Hall of Honor on Saturday, March 25. From left, retired Lt. Col. Andy Cano (’80 BS, Physical Education), retired Col. Kenneth E. Smith (’76 BA, History), and Floyd Wine (’69 AS, Aeronautical Engineering; ’83 BBA, Management) will be honored at 10:30 a.m. in the Bluebonnet Ballroom of the E.H. Hereford University Center. The Carlisle Cannons will fire three blasts around 11:30 a.m. at The Green at College Park. A luncheon follows at noon and a performance by the Sam Houston Rifles Drill Team is at 1 p.m. LEARN MORE.

Faith leaders discuss diversity Tuesday

  Faith Forward Dallas  

Plan to attend "An Evening with Faith Leaders for the UTA Community: Understanding Diversity Through Faith" at 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, in the Rosebud Theatre of the E.H. Hereford University Center. UTA, in partnership with Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square, will host the open discussion about creating and perpetuating a community of respect and compassion with three North Texas faith leaders. The event is free. LEARN MORE.

Are you ready for SACSCOC?


Eight external reviewers from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) will visit UTA Tuesday-Thursday, April 4-6, to review policies and procedures for the University's reaccreditation. One reviewer will focus on the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) and may ask students, faculty, and staff about it during the visit. Learn more about UTA's QEP at

To prepare for the SACSCOC visit, units across campus are asked to:

  • Make sure that their division/department student complaint logs are up to date.
  • Make sure that all faculty—full time and part time—in their department have original transcripts on file.
  • Be familiar with their role in the Unit Effectiveness Plan (UEP) as outlined in the UEP Wheel of Responsibility.
  • Be familiar with the QEP.

Link fixed for Spring Family Day at Ballpark registration

  spring family day at ballpark  

The registration link for this weekend's Spring Family Day at the Ballpark is working again. Sign up now for free tailgating at 1 p.m. and the Maverick baseball game at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, at Clay Gould Ballpark. The Mavs play Georgia Southern.

While registering, look for the promotion code option for discounted tickets to Saturday's UTA Campus Live music festival that starts at 3 p.m. at the Levitt Pavilion in downtown Arlington. Tickets are $10 general admission, $15 VIP, and free to UTA students with ID.

SAC toy drive benefits hospitalized children

  SAC toy drive  

Help the Staff Advisory Council collect new, unwrapped toys for children ages 6-17 who have prolonged hospital stays. Donations for Anthony's Toy Box are accepted through Friday, March 31, in rooms 242 in Nedderman Hall, 305 in College Hall, 101 in the Maverick Activities Center, and 102 in University Hall, and at 202 E. Border St.

Coming Up

  coming up  

Friday, March 24—Friday Night Film: 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'

Saturday, March 25—Spring Family Day at the Ballpark

Saturday, March 25—UTA Campus Limits Music Festival

Sunday, March 26—Wind Symphony Concert

Monday, March 27—Women's Health Forum

Tuesday, March 28—Understanding Diversity Through Faith: An Evening with Faith Leaders

Tuesday, March 28—Women's History Month Lecture Series

Through April 10—Spring Into Action Physical Activity Challenge registration

See more on the UTA events calendar.

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