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Apr '99
29
UTPA rehabilitation counseling master’s program application deadline July 1
The application deadline for the master of science degree program in rehabilitation counseling at The University of Texas-Pan American for the Fall 1999 semester is July 1.


Apr '99
28
UT System Regent Sanchez discusses RAHC at International Health Conference at UTPA
University of Texas System Regent A.R. (Tony) Sanchez Jr. described the creation of the UT System’s Lower Rio Grande Regional Academic Health Center (RAHC) as an historic event for the Valley at a luncheon Wednesday (April 28) that was part of the first International Conference on Health Issues at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Academic Excellence Dinner to honor top UTPA students May 6
The Alumni Association of The University of Texas-Pan American will recognize the top two students from each of UTPA’s academic colleges at an Academic Excellence Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 6, at the Tower Club (200 S. 10th St.) in McAllen.


Master's program at UTPA offering opportunity for criminal justice majors
Kelly Gray, a substitute teacher for the Mission school district, is currently looking to make a career change with the help of The University of Texas-Pan American’s master of science in criminal justice program.


Apr '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 May 1 for teachers and future teachers who are planning to take the ExCET teacher certification exam.


UTPA Mariachi and Folkloric Dance Company to be honored at State Capitol
The University of Texas-Pan American Mariachi and Folkloric Dance Company will be honored by the Texas House of Representatives Wednesday (April 28) in Austin.


Apr '99
26
UTPA to hold Health Career Day April 26
The Office of Placement and Cooperative Education at The University of Texas-Pan American will host its annual Health Career Day Monday, April 26, in the University Ballroom.


Apr '99
21
Advertising pioneer lectures at UT Pan American
Dalia Almanza-Smith, a native of Mercedes and a pioneering entrepreneur in the advertising industry, addressed more than 100 UTPA students Tuesday (April 20) in the Business Administration Building, sharing her life experiences as well as offering business advice to future entrepreneurs.


UTPA conference April 27-29 to focus on international health issues
Health care needs and ways to improve the quality of health care on both sides of the U.S./Mexico border will be the focus of the First International Conference on Health Issues April 27-29 at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Apr '99
20
UTPA teacher job fair proves successful
School district representatives from across the state gathered at the UTPA Fieldhouse Thursday (April 15) in the hopes of recruiting high caliber teachers from The University of Texas-Pan American’s annual Teacher Job Fair.


Apr '99
19
Advertising pioneer to lecture at UT Pan American
Dalia Almanza-Smith, pioneering entrepreneur in the advertising industry, will be lecturing at The University of Texas-Pan American Tuesday (April 20) at 5:45 p.m. in the Business Administration Building, Room 116.


Apr '99
16
UTPA dedicates John H. Shary Room in University Library
EDINBURG, TEXAS — A tribute to Rio Grande Valley land developer John H. Shary, the "father of the Texas citrus industry," was among the highlights of the formal dedication of the new John H. Shary Room at the University Library of The University of Texas-Pan American Thursday (April 15).


UTPA College of Business Administration to host Second Annual Valley Career Day
Representative from more than 50 local and national businesses will gather Thursday (April 22), for the Second Annual Valley Career Day from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The University of Texas-Pan American Ballroom.


Women's rights leader to speak at UTPA
Sonia Pressman-Fuentes, women’s rights specialist and leader, will lecture at The University of Texas-Pan American Monday (April 19) at 7 p.m. at the University Ballroom.


UT System Regent Sanchez to discuss Regional Academic Health Center at conference luncheon
A.R. "Tony" Sanchez of Laredo, a member of The University of Texas System Board of Regents, will discuss the UT System’s Regional Academic Health Center in the Rio Grande Valley in a luncheon address at noon Wednesday, April 28, at the First International Conference on Health Issues at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Apr '99
14
University Gallery to hold reception April 16 for ‘Lux Divina’ exhibit
The University of Texas-Pan American is hosting a two-artist exhibit April 19-30 at the University Gallery, located on the first floor of the Communication Arts and Sciences Building.


Apr '99
13
UTPA Friends of the Library holding celebration for National Library Week
The University of Texas-Pan American Friends of the Library, in conjunction with the National Library Week Committee, is exhibiting the winners of a photo contest as well as holding its annual book sale April 11 - 17 in celebration of National Library Week.


Apr '99
12
Five PSJA middle school teachers receive AACTE-Metlife Fellowship Award
Five teachers from Alamo Middle School, Gilbert Gomez, Linda Soto, Selma Barrera, Lydia Gomez and Iris Mendoza, recently were awarded a $10,000 AACTE-Metlife Fellowship, sponsored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education and the Metropolitan Life Foundation in collaboration with The University of Texas-Pan American.


UT Pan American partnership with Intel provides enhanced high tech education for students
EDINBURG, TEXAS — The University of Texas-Pan American Department of Computer Science will receive the first gift of Pentium® III computers donated by Intel Corporation to an educational institution in Texas, corporation officials announced today (March 19).


UTPA to host Teacher Job Fair April 15
Representatives from school districts throughout the state will gather for The University of Texas-Pan American’s annual Teacher Job Fair from 2 to 8 p.m. April 15 in the UTPA Fieldhouse.


Apr '99
9
Shuttle Astronaut Dr. Nancy Currie promotes math, science education to Valley students
"Begin preparing now" was the message Shuttle Astronaut Dr. Nancy Currie had for more than 1,500 Rio Grande Valley junior high and high school students at The University of Texas-Pan American April 9.


UTPA celebrates grand opening of Women's Empowerment Business Center
More than 100 businesswomen and university officials gathered Wednesday (April 7) at the UTPA Annex on South Closner, in Edinburg to celebrate the grand opening of The University of Texas-Pan American Women’s Empowerment Business Center.


Apr '99
8
Faculty, staff to be honored by UTPA at May banquet; reservations due April 29
Reservations are due April 29 for the Master Professors and Senior Staff Banquet May 5 at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Apr '99
7
Weekly Sports Schedule
All sports scheduled for April 12-18


Apr '99
6
UTPA'S Women's Empowerment Business Center to celebrate grand opening
The University of Texas-Pan American Women’s Empowerment Business Center will celebrate its grand opening April 7 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the UTPA Annex, 2412 S. Closner in Edinburg.


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 April 8 for teachers and future teachers who are planning to take the ExCET or teacher certification exam.


UTPA celebrates work-study appreciation week April 5-9
The University of Texas-Pan American will be celebrating Work Study Appreciation Week April 5-9 as part of National Student Employment Week.


UTPA’s Arévalo named to search committee for dean of UT System RAHC
Dr. Rodolfo Arévalo, provost and vice president for academic affairs at The University of Texas-Pan American, has been named to the committee conducting a national search for a regional dean for The University of Texas System’s Lower Rio Grande Valley Regional Academic Health Center (RAHC).


UTPA holding registration for Summer and Fall 1999
Telephone and online registration for fall and summer classes at The University of Texas-Pan American is under way.


Apr '99
5
San Diego State Professor to lecture at UTPA on Religious Upheaval in Mexico
Dr. Paul Vanderwood, an award-winning scholar and author on Mexican history, will present a public lecture on his most recent book, The Power of God Against the Guns of Government: Religious Upheaval in Mexico at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century , at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (April 20) at the UTPA Ballroom.


Reception April 9 for comic art exhibition sponsored by UTPA Graphic Design Club
The Graphic Design Club at The University of Texas-Pan American and Myth Adventures Comics of McAllen are sponsoring a comic art exhibition at Myth Adventures at 3000 N. 10th Street, Suite C, in McAllen.


Apr '99
2
April’s UTPA Faculty Forum: Biologist to discuss water conservation and the Maya
"The Mayans from an Aquatic Biologist’s Perspective" is the topic of the next Faculty Forum at noon April 7 at the Tower Club (200 S. 10th, Suite 1700) in McAllen, sponsored by The University of Texas-Pan American Alumni Association.


Critical thinking lecture April 5, conference April 5 and 6 at UT Pan American
Educators and administrators at all levels and the general public are invited to attend a free lecture on critical thinking at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 5, in the International Room of the International Trade and Technology Building at The University of Texas-Pan American.