UT Health San Antonio and Spurs take over elementary PE classes

May 20, 2024

  The clunk of basketballs hitting rims instead of the swooshing of nets mixed with squeals of laughter as the Spurs Coyote led a group of third graders through basketball drills. lt was part of an afternoon of fun and learning when the San Antonio Spurs Sports Academy with UT Health San Antonio took charge […]




Hundreds of students celebrated for their achievements

May 20, 2024

Jubilant graduates crossed the stage at the Alamodome to receive their diplomas Saturday, May 18. Proud parents, family members and friends witnessed the celebratory sights and sounds of the 1,098 graduates of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio who crossed the stage during the combined spring and summer commencement ceremony on […]




Burial of Ashes Ceremony honors body donors for student education and research

May 6, 2024

UT Health San Antonio recently held an Interment Ceremony, also called the Burial of Ashes, an annual gathering to inter the cremated remains of those who gave their bodies for health professional student education and research, and to honor the donors. More than 120 donor family members joined students, faculty and staff at the ceremony […]




Recognizing Nurses May 6–12

May 1, 2024

  Each year, National Nurses Week encourages nurses, other health care professionals, employers, community leaders and the public to recognize and promote the vast contributions and positive impact of America’s nurses. National Nurses Week begins on May 6 and ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Nightingale was a British nurse, social reformer and statistician who […]




2024 Presidential Ambassador Scholars recognized

April 25, 2024

UT Health San Antonio’s 2024 Presidential Ambassador Scholars were officially recognized by Acting President Robert Hromas, MD, FACP, on April 23. Hromas, with assistance from the deans and associate deans from the schools, presented each student with their medals and recognized their achievements at the Academic and Administration Building, Room 302, with each ambassador awarded a $5,000 […]




Community Engagement Small Project Grants program awardees announced

April 25, 2024

The Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science (IIMS) and The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Health, Community and Policy, are happy to announce that five community-academic partnerships from South Texas have been awarded $5,000 grants as part of the Community Engagement Small Project Grants program. This program enables partnerships to […]