As a part of the campaign, followers of UTA's Twitter, Facebook and Instagram will have an opportunity to win prizes through UTA's social media handles and receive exclusive notifications of events, giveaways and contests
New website will incorporate additional video, including
Prior to UTA, Garcia spent nearly 20 years as a sportswriter.
Art Garcia is the Assistant Athletics Director for Communications for UT Arlington. Garcia oversees all communications efforts for the Athletics Department, as is the primary contact for Men's Basketball, Baseball and Men's Golf.
"Art has done a great job in the short time he has been here," UT Arlington Athletics Director Jim Baker said. "He brings a great deal of experience to our department, and is ready to help take us to higher levels in coverage for our 14 sports with our web presence and game reporting."
Prior to UT Arlington, Garcia spent nearly 20 years as a sportswriter. He's worked for NBA.com, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the San Antonio Express-News. Garcia has also written for FoxSportsSouthwest.com, ESPNDallas.com, CBSSports.com, in addition to other national websites and magazines.
Garcia joined the UTA Athletic Department in January of 2012. Garcia lives in Arlington with his wife, Stacy, and their two kids, Julia and Jakob. Garcia is a native of San Antonio and graduated from Texas A&M.