Oct '97
UT Pan American holding review sessions for teachers, future teachers taking ExCET
The University of Texas-Pan American is holding a series of review sessions beginning Nov. 1 for teachers and future teachers who are planning to take the ExCET or teacher certification exam.

UT Pan American Press authors, illustrators to speak on works Nov. 9
Authors and illustrators published by The University of Texas-Pan American Press will comment on and sign their works at a meeting of the Friends of the Library at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, in the Ralph Schilling Room on the second floor of the University Library.

UT Pan American, SBA, McAllen Chamber sponsor seminar for women in business Nov. 21
The University of Texas-Pan American's Small Business Development Center and One Stop Capital Shop, the Small Business Administration and the McAllen Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a seminar for "Women in Business" from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 21 at Embassy Suites Hotel in McAllen.

Phi Kappa Phi national honor society inviting applications for graduate fellowships
The University of Texas-Pan American chapter of Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society is inviting applications from outstanding senior students for competitive fellowships worth up to $7,000 for first-year graduate or professional study.

Nov. 26 admission application deadline for graduate rehabilitation counseling program at UT Pan American
The master of science degree program in rehabilitation counseling at The University of Texas-Pan American is taking applications through Nov. 26 for spring 1998 admission.

Oct '97
UT Pan American Foundation elects new officers for ’97-98
Austin attorney Jon Dee Lawrence is the new chairman of The University of Texas-Pan American Foundation Board of Trustees, succeeding Morgan Talbot of McAllen.

UT Pan American to hold Halloween Festival Oct. 30
The University of Texas-Pan American will hold a Halloween Festival Thursday, Oct. 30, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. at the Library Plaza on the south side of the University Library.

UT Pan American criminal justice professor to discuss crime throughout history Nov. 5
Dr. Jon Sorensen, associate professor of criminal justice at The University of Texas-Pan American, will give a presentation Wednesday, Nov. 5, at noon at the McAllen Country Club on "Crime Throughout History."

UT Pan American to host tenant workshop Nov. 4
The Office of the Dean of Students at The University of Texas-Pan American and the Advocacy Resource Center for Housing will present a free Tenant Workshop from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4., in Room 307 of the University Center at UT Pan American.

Oct '97
UT Pan American tops South Alabama, 3-0
The Bronc Volleyball team ended Parent's Weekend celebration on a high note as they dropped South Alabama 3-0 (15-6, 15-12, 15-4) in a Sun Belt Conference matchup tonight at the UTPA Fieldhouse. The Broncs improved their record to 12-13 overal and are now 1-7 in conference play.

Oct '97
Gallup announces resignation as UTPA athletic director
Gary Gallup has announced his resignation as athletic director at The University of Texas-Pan American, effective Oct. 31, to become assistant executive director of the Golden Gloves Association of America.

Oct '97
STCC, UT Pan American presidents sign academic partnership agreement
Dr. Shirley A.Reed, president of South Texas Community College, and Dr. Miguel A. Nevárez, president of The University of Texas-Pan American, signed an historic academic partnership agreement Oct. 22 that should prove of significant benefit to area students in helping them complete their college education in the Rio Grande Valley.

Oct '97
Two science lectures part of UT Pan American 'Celebration of Science'
Two science lectures Tuesday, Oct. 21, on natural history and medical practice are part of the "Celebration of Science" at The University of Texas-Pan American next week.

Oct '97
New Science Building Dedication Part of 'Celebration of Science' at UTPA
The faculty and staff of The University of Texas-Pan American’s College of Science and Engineering and the Departments of Biology and Chemistry will throw open the doors of the new Science Building to a variety of visiting groups during a special “Celebration of Science” Oct. 20-24. A highlight of the week will be the dedication of the new facility on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m. Lt. Gov. Bob Bullock will be the keynote speaker at the ceremonies in Lecture Hall 2.102, which is located in the south wing of the building.

UT Pan American to honor four at 70th anniversary Founders Day
The arts, sciences, business and education will be celebrated Oct. 21 at The University of Texas-Pan American’s Founders Day Dinner 1997, which will commemorate the founding of the institution 70 years ago.This year’s event will also be part of a special week-long “Celebration of Science” that is planned in conjunction with the dedication of the new Science Building at 1 p.m. the same day. Honorees at the 6 p.m. Founders Day reception and dinner in the Science Building courtyard will be: Yvonne Anderson, well-known Valley arts patron and part-time English faculty member at UT Pan American; Dr. Robert W. Feldtman, associate professor of surgery at The University of Texas at Houston Medical School and a 1968 chemistry graduate of Pan American College; Randal B. (Randy) McLelland Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of the Rio Grande Valley Region of Texas Commerce Bank; and Dr. Jerry L. Pulley, long-time professor of education and former acting dean of the College of Education.