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Join UTSA for Great Conversation!
UTSA

February, 2013

Tickets are now on sale for The University of Texas at San Antonio's 13th annual "Great Conversation<http://www.utsa.edu/great>!," a signature fundraising event that brings together prominent community leaders, scholars and UTSA supporters for engaging dinner conversations about a diverse array of stimulating topics. The event benefits UTSA Honors College<http://www.utsa.edu/honors/> student scholarships, research stipends, and leadership and global learning opportunities.



Great Conversation! is scheduled from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at the Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. César Chávez Blvd., San Antonio, Texas 78205-3296.



Each table at this year's event will include one or two conversation leaders who will strike up engaging dinner discourse on one of three dozen varied topics. The occasion will also increase public awareness about the important cultural and intellectual role that UTSA has in San Antonio.



Visit the Great Conversation! website<http://www.utsa.edu/great> for a full listing of the evening's conversation leaders and their topics, such as:


Looting, Forgery, and the Antiquities Market: Who is to Blame?
Juliet Wiersema and Kathryn Brown, UTSA Department of Art and Art History

What Are the Challenges Facing Public Education in Texas?
John Folks, UTSA Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Catch the Wind: How to Find the Best Sailing Spots
Denny Ware, CEO, CeleNova Biosciences Inc.

Let's Talk About Tequila
German Gonzalez, Master Distiller, T1 Tequila

Lessons Learned: Behind the Scenes of NASCAR Racing
Ken Oleson, SVP, Zachry Holdings Inc.

Top Ten Tips Every Dog Owner Should Know
Phyllis McGough, Bark Busters Dog Behavioral Therapist and Trainer

From Ranch Horses to Thoroughbred Race Horses
Jane Macon, Attorney, Fulbright and Jaworski LLP and Helen Groves, President, Kleberg Foundation

Muslims, Christians and Jews: Is There Common Ground?
Gabriel Acevedo, UTSA Department of Sociology

Unlocking the Secret of Stem Cells
Doug Frantz, UTSA Department of Chemistry



Individual tickets for this year's Great Conversation! fundraiser are $85 per person or $65 for UTSA alumni. Table sponsorships, between $1,500 and $50,000, are available by contacting Robin Lozano at robin.lozano@utsa.edu<mailto:robin.lozano@utsa.edu> or 210-458-6880. Or sponsor the attendance of a UTSA Honors College student for $50.



Upon registration, attendees and sponsors will be asked to designate the tables/conversations where they prefer to sit.



To learn more about Great Conversation!, contact 210-458-5162 or visit www.utsa.edu/great<http://www.utsa.edu/great>.


About UTSA

The University of Texas at San Antonio is one of the largest of nine academic universities and six health institutions in the UT System. As a multicultural institution of access and excellence, UTSA aims to be a national research university providing access to educational excellence and preparing citizen leaders for the global environment.



UTSA serves nearly 31,000 students in more than 135 degree programs in the colleges of Architecture, Business, Education and Human Development, Engineering, Liberal and Fine Arts, Public Policy and Sciences as well as University College, the Honors College and the Graduate School. Founded in 1969, UTSA is an intellectual and creative resource center and a socioeconomic development catalyst for Texas and beyond. Learn more at www.utsa.edu.



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