UTPA departments celebrate Spirit Week Oct. 7-11
Posted: 10/11/2002
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The University of Texas-Pan American celebrated Spirit Week Oct. 7-11 with departments participating in the annual Office Decorating Contest.

The University of Texas-Pan American Police Department was recently treated to a pizza party after winning the Office Decoraitng contest during Spirit Week. Pictured are the UTPA plice staff from left to right: Bottom row, Mary Gillard, Marcy Garza, Febe Garza. Front row, Benita Valdez, Viola Dominguez, Ester Molina, Police Chief Howard Miller, Assistant Police Chief Jay Carey, Eddie Morin, Carlos Rodriguez.

Each department was asked to decorate their office to show Bronc spirit throughout campus. This year's winner is the University Police Department.

"On behalf of the Office of Student Development, I would like to thank all of the staff that participated in the office decorating contest," said David Mariscal, assistant Dean of Students. "In participating in this contest, you have demonstrated to the campus community that each of us has a responsibility and a role to play in building campus spirit."

Each office was judged by three University administrators who were looking for creativity/originality; the amount of work/attention to detail; and Bronc Spirit theme.

Participating in the contest this year were the following offices: Physics and Geology, Learning Assistance Center, University Writing Center, Counseling and Advisement Center, Student and Visitor Services, the University Library and the University Bookstore.