Jeff Traylor speaks after national signing day
Jeff Traylor, head coach of UTSA football, spoke with the media on Wednesday to discuss the results of national signing day and other urgent topics such as returning players, injuries and the current state of the 2023 recruiting class. Traylor opened up the press conference by acknowledging the fact that UTSA earned the No. 1paisano-online.com
Bye Bye Blackboard
In this new era of online learning, many educational institutions have implemented the use of learning management systems (LMS). Amongst them is UTSA, which currently uses Blackboard Learn, but will switch to Canvas starting Fall 2023. According to the university, this change is meant to match “the needs of [UTSA] students as well as [thepaisano-online.com
Men’s basketball: LA Tech takes down UTSA in high-scoring second half
San Antonio – After a low scoring first half, LA Tech took off in the second half and handed UTSA their 8th straight loss, winning 66-55 on a rainy Saturday afternoon in the Convocation Center. With this loss, UTSA extends their conference-leading losing streak to eight and brings their record on the season to 7-16,paisano-online.com
King finishes runner-up in the Houston Invitational
Houston – Amaya King finished with the silver in the women’s shot put event on Friday afternoon as UTSA competed in the Houston Invitational in Yeoman Fieldhouse. The throwers were the highlight of the day for the Roadrunners, having five top-eight finishes. King starred in her third meet as a ‘Runner with the second placepaisano-online.com
Women’s basketball: UTSA fails to end its losing streak
San Antonio – UTSA basketball drops their fourth game in a row against North Texas 54-51 Thursday night in the Convocation Center. Jordyn Jenkins led the team with 27 points, her 11th 20-point game of the season. Coleman and White each added six points in the loss. The Roadrunners (4-15, 2-8 C-USA) have not beatenpaisano-online.com
Men’s basketball: Roadrunners swept by North Texas in season series
Denton – North Texas guard Tylor Perry knocks down back-to-back threes to withstand a UTSA upset, pulling away 63-59 on Thursday night in The Super Pit. Jacob Germany’s 15 points and seven rebounds off the bench helped find the Roadrunners in another close ball game against the current second seed in Conference-USA. Thursday's loss addspaisano-online.com
UTSA loses fifth straight to No. 24 FAU
San Antonio – Despite a hot minute-run from the Roadrunners, UTSAMBB was cold from the floor, losing their fifth straight game to No. 24 FAU 83-64 on Thursday evening in the Convocation Center. The Owls came into the match as the first ever ranked opponent to play in the Convocation Center, and their defensive dominancepaisano-online.com
BEST OF 2022: Uvalde football, Manu Ginobili, San Antonio FC headline San Antonio’s Top 12 sports stories of the year
Uvalde football's incredible rally, Manu Ginobili's induction into the Hall of Fame and San Antonio FC's historic first title are three of the top 12 sports stories from an unforgettable 2022.
A vision for the future: UTSA hosts town hall on ten-year strategic plan refresh
UTSA President Taylor Eighmy and Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives Dr. Lisa Jasinski hosted a town hall to discuss a refresher on the university’s strategic plan that was launched in 2018. Topics such as gentrification, inclusive excellence and logistics were discussed among questions from the audience. On Monday, Nov. 28, at the downtown campus’ Buenapaisano-online.com
‘Play like dogs’: Bobcats stun rival UTSA, 60-55
Despite trailing 13-1 in the first quarter, Texas State clawed its way back into the game to win 60-55 over UTSA in the I-35 rivalry on Wednesday.After a sluggish start, head basketball coach Zenarae [San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Sports San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
World Cup Watch Party
On Monday, Nov. 21, the Department of History and COLFA hosted a panel discussion on the intersection of sports, society and culture in the Student Union at UTSA’s Main Campus. Dr. Abraham Gibson spoke about the event being the first of four different events held on campus in partnership with the Office of Academic Innovation.paisano-online.com
PACK THE DOME: Traylor, UTSA want record-setting crowd for Conference USA Championship Game
For the second straight season, UTSA will host the Conference USA Championship Game, and head coach Jeff Traylor wants to pack the Alamodome with a record-setting crowd to help the Roadrunners take on North Texas.
New grant will help internationalize the medical humanities program
UTSA’s Medical Humanities program was launched in 2016. The program offers an interdisciplinary approach to medicine and healthcare. Şerife Tekin, associate professor of philosophy, has served as the program’s director since 2021 and has been working on further building the program through new programs and partnerships. Of note is the $182,000 Undergraduate International Studies andpaisano-online.com
Research expenditure for fiscal year 2022 sees an increase -
Research expenditure at UTSA for the Fiscal Year 2022 saw an increase from $140 million to $141 million as the Department of Research, Economic Development, and Knowledge Enterprise continues to provide faculty with assistance to acquire funding for research.paisano-online.com
RIVALRY RENEWED: Texas State falls to UTSA on the road, 61-52
The 62nd meeting between Texas State and UTSA ended in a Bobcat loss.The Roadrunners downed Texas State, 61-52, inside UTSA’s Convocation Center on Thursday.As head basketball coach Terrence Johnson e[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] Sports San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Get Involved Week of Nov. 8 to Nov. 15
What events are happening this week at UTSA and in San Antonio? For the week of Tuesday, Nov. 8 through Tuesday, Nov. 15, there will be last calls for voting, a Veterans Day concert, a triathlon, a Model UN conference, a mocktail etiquette mixer, a first-gen celebration day and kickoff, a concert from local artists supporting abortion funds, a local business market and more.paisano-online.com
Leading SA: UTSA political science department head, Professor Jon Taylor, discusses Election Day
Early voting is over — and Election Day is Tuesday. However, many still have questions about what is on the ballot. Professor Jon Taylor, the political science department head at the University of Texas San Antonio, joined Leading SA to explain what’s happened and the possible outcomes.
Politcal science expert breaks down new poll showing Gov. Abbott with 11-point lead over O’Rourke
According to the poll, more than half of Republican voters agreed that immigration and border security are the most important. Democrats’ priorities are more dispersed between abortion, health care, gun violence and climate change.
UTSA kicker named Conference USA Special Teams Player of the Week for second time this season
UTSA’s senior place-kicker was named the Conference USA Special Teams Player of the Week for the second time this season following the Roadrunners’ 31-28 victory over Western Kentucky, the league announced on Monday.