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Jan '99
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Freestanding Physician Assistant, Occupational Therapy programs approved for UT Pan American
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board voted Friday (Jan. 29) to approve transferring administration of two cooperative bachelor's degrees in physician assistant studies and occupational therapy to The University of Texas-Pan American.

Jan '99
29
UT Pan American National Youth Sports Program receives Meritorious Award
The University of Texas-Pan American National Youth Sports Program (NYSP) recently received the Meritorious Award from the National Collegiate Athletic Association for an outstanding youth program.


Jan '99
27
UT Pan American holding ExCET review sessions for teachers, future teachers
The University of Texas-Pan American is holding a series of review sessions beginning Feb. 11 for teachers and future teachers who are planning to take the ExCET or teacher certification exam.


Jan '99
22
Free Estate Planning Seminars offered by UTPA, RGV Council
A free estate planning seminar will be presented at the Embassy Suites in McAllen Wednesday (Jan. 27), as the first in a series sponsored by The University of Texas-Pan American Foundation and the Rio Grande Valley Estate Planning Council, Inc.


Pagan awarded Fulbright Scholar grant to research underground economics in Mexico
Dr. Jose Pagan, assistant professor of Economics and Finance at The University of Texas-Pan American, was recently awarded a $9,900 Fulbright Scholar grant to conduct research on the underground economics of Mexico.


Jan '99
21
McCallister steps down as dean of UTPA College of Business Administration
Dr. Linda McCallister, dean of The University of Texas-Pan American College of Business Administration since 1995, has stepped down from her administrative position for health reasons, effective immediately.


UTPA Friends of the Library holding photo contest for National Library Week
The University of Texas-Pan American Friends of the Library, in conjunction with the National Library Week Committee, are sponsoring a photo contest in an attempt to capture the spirit of the nation’s libraries for National Library Week.


Jan '99
20
Diabetes Management Symposium for health care personnel Feb. 8-9 on South Padre Island
The University of Texas System’s Texas-Mexico Border Diabetes Registry Project and the Texas Agricultural Extension Service will host a Diabetes Management Symposium for health care personnel Feb. 8 and 9 at the South Padre Island Convention Center.


Jan '99
15
UTPA Mariachi, Folkloric Dancers to perform ‘Alegria 98-99’ in February
The University of Texas-Pan American Mariachi and Folkloric Dance Company's "Alegria 98-99" concert series concludes with six performances during February.


Application deadline Feb. 1 for Premedical Honors College at UT Pan American
South Texas high school seniors interested in becoming physicians are encouraged to apply for the Premedical Honors College at The University of Texas-Pan American by Feb. 1.


Jan '99
14
Cooperative UTPA Physician Assistant program has 100 percent pass rate on national certifying exam
All 25 of the 1998 graduates of the cooperative Physician Assistant Studies program at The University of Texas-Pan American passed the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination administered in October 1998 by the National Commission of the Certification of Physician Assistants.


UTPA Mariachi, Jazz Band to hold benefit concert Jan. 19
The Department of Music at The University of Texas-Pan American will present a concert by two student groups — the award-winning University Mariachi and Jazz Band — at the McAllen Civic Center at 7 p.m on Jan. 19 to benefit the UTPA Music Department Scholarship Fund.


UTPA Faculty Forum Feb. 3 to focus on Cesar Chavez
"In Search of Cesar Chavez: A Biographer’s Journey" is the topic of the next Faculty Forum at noon Feb. 3 at the Tower Club (200 S. 10th, Suite 1700, McAllen), sponsored by The University of Texas-Pan American Alumni Association.


UT Pan American to have holiday on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 18
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 18 will be a holiday for The University of Texas-Pan American.


Jan '99
13
UT Pan American Testing Center holding open house at new location
More than 72 South Texas School Districts have been invited to attend The University of Texas-Pan American Testing Office open house Tuesday (Jan. 19) at its new location in the UTPA Annex Building located at 2412 S. Closner in Edinburg.


$1.5 million grant to support training for Valley workers
Employees from more than 13 small companies from across the Rio Grande Valley and the South Texas coastal bend area began sharpening their business skills Tuesday (Jan. 12) as they began a six-month Smart Jobs training session held at The University of Texas-Pan American.