University of Texas at San Antonio, Kappa Upsilon

The University of Texas at San Antonio chapter of Eta Kappa Nu, Kappa Upsilon, was founded on the day of November 19, 2004. HKN consists of students, alumni, and other professionals who have demonstrated exceptional academic professional accomplishments in the field of electrical and computer engineering.

IEEE-HKN is a unique membership organization dedicated to encouraging and recognizing excellence in the IEEE-designated fields of interest. At UTSA we actively pursue the technical interest of our members to further our knowledge in the vast range fields of ECE. We do this to better the world as a whole and do our part in the community as engineers while following the code of ethics and morals.

Our mission is to provide the students in our organization with opportunities to advance their leadership skills and to become active members of our society and communities. In the process, we hope to form friendships that will last throughout our lifetimes.

Region: 5, Southwestern USA

Section: San Antonio (Central Texas)

Founding Date: November 19, 2004

Last Updated: 9/20/2022

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San Antonio, TX

UTSA is located in the southern central part of Texas. Home of the San Antonio Spurs, River walk, Alamo and a vast range of ethnic groups and cultures. The City of San Antonio is the seventh most populous city in the United States and the second most populous city in both Texas and the Southern United States. Founded as a Spanish mission and colonial outpost in 1718, the city became the first chartered civil settlement in Texas in 1731, making it the state’s oldest municipality. The city’s deep history is contrasted with its rapid growth: it was the fastest-growing of the top ten largest cities in the United States from 2000 to 2010, and the second from 1990 to 2000. Straddling the regional divide between South and Central Texas, San Antonio anchors the southwestern corner of an urban megaregion colloquially known as the “Texas Triangle”.

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