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UTSA P-20 2018 Partner Awards Reception Adds To “Wall of Honor”

UTSA P-20 2018 Partner Awards Reception Adds To “Wall of Honor”

The University of Texas At San Antonio’s (UTSA) Institute for P-20 Initiatives (P-20) is known for providing the required leadership necessary to enable pre-k through 20 students to develop and complete their educational goals through programs that focus on rigorous coursework and experiences that will engage parents and prepare students for college and career. However, P-20 has long recognized that the secret ingredient to their success is collaborative partnerships within UTSA and with k-12, other postsecondary institutions, the greater San Antonio community, and beyond.

On Friday, December 7th the P-20 “Wall of Honor” grew by three additional plaques at an afternoon reception held at the UTSA Downtown Campus’ P-20 Information Center. Dr. Lisa Blazer, Interim Vice President for Strategic Enrollment and Dr. Joseph Kulhanek, Associate Vice President for Strategic Enrollment Partnerships, welcomed the guests to the UTSA campus and thanked them for their role in helping P-20 to serve students and families. The honorees also thanked P-20 for the close relationship with their staff and students resulting in many of their students attending UTSA. Honorees were nominated and selected by the entire P-20 Team earlier in the year. Dr. Abel Gonzales, Director of Instructional Outreach Programs and Belinda Saldana Harmon, Senior Director of Community Outreach presented the awards.

The 2018 award recipients are:

Eagle Pass Junior High School Office Staff

Represented by Yolanda Ramon, Assistant Principal and Annette Mata, Head Counselor

SAISD- Advanced Academics Office

Represented by Dr. Annelise Vela, Dual Credit Coordinator

UTSA Office of Admissions and the Welcome Center

Represented by Georgina Rodriguez Martinez, Senior Undergraduate Admissions Counselor and Nicholas Hernandez, Assistant Director

P-20 programming is designed to increase the academic success of individuals who might not otherwise have access to postsecondary educational opportunities. In particular, the Institute aims to support first generation college students and their families. To learn more visit p20.utsa.edu

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