Six faculty members from The University of Texas-Pan American were recognized with the annual Provost's Awards for Latin American Studies during a luncheon held April 16 as part of Pan American Days, April 14-17, at the University. The award acknowledges and honors faculty members who have promoted international studies and programs through their teaching, research and community service. A special award was presented to retired Anthropology Professor Dr. Mark Glazer for his longtime support of Lain American Studies. Pictured left to right are the 2008 award recipients Dr. Thomas G. Pozorski, professor, Department of Psychology and Anthropology, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences; Dr. Ethan P. Sharp, assistant professor, Department of Modern Languages and Literature, College of Arts and Humanities; Dr. Lydia G. Arizmendi, associate professor, Department of Social Work, College of Health Sciences and Human Services; Glazer; Dr. Paul Sale, UTPA provost/vice president for Academic Affairs; Dr. Angelica C. Cortes, associate professor, Department of Marketing, Management and International Business, College of Business Administration; Dr. James B. Curts, assistant professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education; and Dr. Jaime S. Ramos-Salas, lecturer, Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Science and Engineering. The event was co-sponsored by the UTPA Office of International Programs.