Please join your San Antonio Alumni Chapter for our Quarterly Networking Event at Double Tree by Hilton San Antonio Downtown Thursday, July 25th6:00 – 8:00 pm
This is an Alumni Chapter social/networking/mixer meeting. Appetizers and non-alcoholic refreshments will be served. We will have a special guest speaker: Martha Tijerina – San Antonio’s first lady of Spanish Television, joined KWEX-TV (UNIVISION) in 1970. She became the station’s first woman news anchor/reporter, and for years hosted and produced her own daily, live one-hour program. In 1989, however, she switched careers and today still serves as an interpreter for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Immigration Court. Tijerina returned to TV in 1996 as a volunteer for Catholic Television of San Antonio. She helped organize Telethon Navideno to benefit needy families, and presently raises funds to help non-traditional students with education expenses. Tijerina received the 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Journalism, 2011 Mexican-American Unity Council’s Judge Albert Pena Lifetime Achievement Award, plus she was inducted into the SA Women’s Hall of Fame. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Our Lady of the Lake University and a master’s degree from UTSA. All alumni attending this meeting will receive a free San Antonio Chapter T-shirt while supplies last!Space is limited, so RSVP today!
For event questions contact: Jessica Dy, Jessica.Dy@phoenix.edu
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