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SGA President’s Reception scheduled today at 4 p.m.

Students are invited to meet with members of the President’s Council and Board of Trustees during a reception today at 4 p.m. in Main Building, Room 311.

The Student Government Association (SGA) is hosting this special forum to allow students to meet with the University President’s Council and Board of Trustees Members for an open conversation regarding the future of OLLU. Students will have an opportunity to talk with administration and ask questions about the various university goals. 

RSVP is required:

‘March to Success’ Career Expo/Grad Fair set for Wednesday in Mall Area

Grad Fair will continue on Thursday

The Center for Career Development and Testing (CCDT) and OLLU’s Graduation Committee are hosting
“March to Success”
12:30-2 p.m.

Mall Area (rain location: Chapel Auditorium).

This Career Expo/Graduation Fair style event will feature over 30 organizations hiring for full-time, part-time, and internship opportunities.

Free pizza and ice cream from Double Drip Dips food truck will be available for all who check in.

Students from all majors and classifications are encouraged to attend!

Grad Fair continues Thursday
Representatives from the Graduation Committee will be present through 6 p.m. to take orders for regalia, rings and graduation announcements, as well as to answer graduation questions for graduating students. The Grad Fair will continue on Thursday from Noon-6 p.m. in the Renaissance Parlors.

Questions? Contact CCDT at

Library to hold Dissertation Retreat for doctoral students

The Sueltenfuss Library will host “Developing Disciplined Research and Writing,” a dissertation retreat for graduate students in the dissertation phase of their doctoral program.

The two-day intensive writing and research workshop will take place May 12-13 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. each day in the Library Community Room. It features:

  • Large blocks of structured writing time, research assistance, goal setting and group discussion
  • Individual consultations for statistics, writing and research
  • Breakfast and lunch provided both days
  • Housing accommodations on the San Antonio campus for online or students from Houston and RGV campuses.

The workshop is limited to 20 participants. There is a $50 refundable deposit to reserve a spot (refunded upon completion of the program). Application is due by March 27. Those interested should apply online.

For questions, please email

Phi Alpha inducts 31 new members

The Phi Alpha Honor Society inducted 31 new members during a hybrid ceremony on March 4. 

An honor society for social work students, Phi Alpha, welcomed the following four Bachelor of Social Work students to its Delta Delta chapter: Richard Diaz, Kemberly Dominguez, Lorena Lopez, and Shayla Ramos. 

Phi Alpha inducted 27 Master of Social Work students: Cyrena Cervantes, Shalita Edwards, Maia Faulk, Natrice Ford, Jennifer Garcia-Valdez, Dionne Garfield, Cassandra Garza, Consuelo Garza, Rosalinda Garza, Yadira Guerrero, Sarah Guevara, Ofelia Gutierrez, Melissa Hernandez, Bridget Jackson, Chelsey Jauregui, Ana Juarez, Alissa Meyer, Elizabeth Meyer, Samantha Mitchell, Michael Montes, Yvonne Ordaz, Virginia Pavon, Chanti Richards, Sheccid Rosales, Anisa Vargas, Susan Villagomez, and Angela Young. 

Get ready for Grad Fairs

Students planning to participate in the May 11 commencement ceremonies are encouraged to attend the upcoming Graduation Fairs.
San Antonio
March 22 – Noon- 6 p.m. – Mall Area
March 23 – Noon- 6 p.m. – Renaissance Parlor

Rio Grande Valley
March 23 – 3-7 p.m. – NPR Classroom

The Houston Grad Fair already took place. If students from the Houston campus still need to order regalia, they should visit

For additional information on commencement exercises, please visit the Graduation page on the university website:

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