Dr. Dora Saavedra, director of the Honors Studies Program at The University of Texas-Pan American, will be the speaker at the UTPA Alumni Association Faculty Forum, April 4 at noon at The Tower Club in McAllen.
Saavedra will discuss "With Honors ... In Pursuit of Excellence," featuring an overview of the honors program, its future and personal stories from students. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 12:20 p.m. and end at 1 p.m.
Tickets for the luncheon are $12.50, and reservations can be made by contacting the Alumni Association at 956/381-2500.
Saavedra was coordinator of speech communication until her appointment to the Honors Studies Program. She has published a variety of articles and presented at the regional, national and international level.