News & Events


UTSA Today:  Dr. Heidi Rueda shares tips for healthy relationships

2017 Events

Mar. 7 - Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Table Recruiting | 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m. | McKinney Humanities Bldg., 2nd Floor (all majors welcome)

Mar. 7 - CDC Information Session | 4:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. | Retama Auditorium UC 2.02.02

2017 Announcements

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) has opened up applications for academic scholarships. Apply at

Congressman Joaquin Castro is seeking interns for his district office!

Magdalena Ministries, Inc. is hiring for Program Administrator.
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Fall 2016 Downtown Campus Updates (click to download PDF)

Check out College of Public Policy's new video!

10/25/2016 - Dept. of SW Communities Class wins COSA Grant!

Candace Christensen and the graduate students in her SW Advanced Communities Course were awarded $900 from the City of San Antonio Challenge Grant! Their program will address safety issues raised in a community needs assessment of the Westside of San Antonio. The Festival to be held in conjunction with the Madonna Neighborhood Place will provide safety education and awareness through collaborative presentations from law enforcement and other community organizations.

Director of Field Education Job Opening

University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)

Department of Social Work

The UTSA Department of Social Work at the University of Texas at San Antonio seeks applicants for a Director of Field Education to begin summer 2016. Required qualifications include previous experience as a field instructor; current licensure for social work in Texas (or social work licensure in another state and the ability to obtain license in Texas within 6 months of the date of hire); and five years post-master’s social work experience with a combination of clinical (direct service), supervisory, and administrative responsibilities.

UTSA, one of the fastest growing public universities in Texas, is gaining momentum in its quest to become the state’s next premier Tier 1 university. It serves the San Antonio metropolitan area, the seventh largest U.S. city, and the broader region of South Texas. The Department of Social Work began in 2005 as the first publically funded graduate social work program in San Antonio, and was recently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as the 5th best MSW program in the State of Texas. The program offers a single concentration in cultural competence, with a mission of developing transformative, culturally competent social work professionals. Additional information about the program can be found at . Interested applicants can find additional information about the position and apply at: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.


Eric Alva Receives the Chuck Jordan Award

Announcements / Stories

We have an exciting opportunity for one of our current students, and it could be you! The Gunn Family Endowment has made available a one-year scholarship in the amount of $2,000 for students currently enrolled in the UTSA Social Work Program. Fill out this form  to apply.


Jennifer Vasquez - 2014 Field Instructor of the Year!