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Oct '00
27
UTPA readies for Night of Lights
Mark your calendars for the second annual Night of Lights at The University of Texas-Pan American. This fun-filled, family event will be held Friday, Dec. 1 on the eastside of the campus, off Nevárez Drive.


UTPA business student Marsha Mason pursues business dream
For Marsha Mason, a business major at The University of Texas-Pan American, success is becoming a bank executive.


Oct '00
26
Exhibitions debuting at UTPA galleries
The University Gallery and Clark Gallery at The University of Texas-Pan American will display a trio of exhibits in November.


Gates scholarship awarded to 15 UTPA students
Thanks to the Gates Millennium Scholars Program, 15 students at The University of Texas-Pan American are pursuing their dream of a college degree.


Enrollment slightly higher at UTPA
Enrollment throughout the University of Texas System continues to increase, and The University of Texas-Pan American is no exception.


Oct '00
25
Musical performance highlights December Faculty Forum
A presentation of "Musical Holiday Memories" by a faculty trio from The University of Texas-Pan American Department of Music highlights the Dec. 6 Faculty Forum at the Tower Club in McAllen.


Oct '00
24
Noted Latina playwright to be in residence at UTPA
Milcha Sanchez-Scott, one of the country’s foremost Latina playwrights, will be the first Maryalice Shary Shivers Chair of Fine Arts at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Oct '00
19
UTPA receives computer donation from Commerce Department
The University of Texas-Pan American is among 29 Hispanic-Serving Institutions nationwide recently awarded 15 computer workstations from the U.S. Department of Commerce.


Alegria concert series begins in December
The University of Texas-Pan American Folkloric Dance Company will begin its Alegria 2000-2001 concert series in December.


Oct '00
18
Alumni Association hosts distinguished alumni banquet Nov. 9
Two Rio Grande Valley natives, Dr. Rodolfo Arevalo and Letty Valadez Garza, will be honored Nov. 9 by The University of Texas-Pan American Alumni Association as distinguished alumni for 2000.


Shama to speak at Nov. 1 Faculty Forum
Dr. Avraham Shama, new dean of the College of Business Administration at The University of Texas-Pan American, will be the luncheon speaker Nov. 1 at the monthly Faculty Forum sponsored by the UTPA Alumni Association at the Tower Club in McAllen.


Oct '00
16
Expert on Pancho Villa, Mexican Revolution to lecture at UTPA
Dr. Friedrich Katz, award-winning scholar and author of works on Pancho Villa and the Mexican Revolution, will discuss both subjects Wednesday, Oct. 25, at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Oct '00
13
Learning Assistance Center celebrates 25 years
Dedicated to increasing retention and graduation rates through several academic programs, the Learning Assistance Center at The University of Texas-Pan American celebrated its 25th anniversary Oct. 12.


Oct '00
12
University Theatre reunion upcoming
The University of Texas-Pan American University Theatre will host a reunion weekend Oct. 27-29 in conjunction with the opening of the new theater season.


Oct '00
10
Teacher preparation program to be reconfigured
In response to a recent state mandate regarding new teaching certificate levels, The University of Texas-Pan American is in the process of reconfiguring its teacher preparation program to accommodate several new middle school certificate areas.


Fifteen honored as Notable Valley Hispanics
The University of Texas-Pan American Friends of the Library recently honored 15 Rio Grande Valley leaders as Notable Valley Hispanics in a special ceremony.


Additional parking spaces coming
Relief is coming for users of the temporary parking lot just north of The University of Texas-Pan American.


Oct '00
9
UTPA promotes Angel Investor/Promise Scholarship Fund
The University of Texas-Pan American recognized contributors to the Angel Investor/Promise Scholarship Fund with a reception Oct. 5 at the International Trade and Technology Building.


Oct '00
6
Meadows Foundation assists in purchase of former Wal-Mart facility
The Meadows Foundation recently awarded The University of Texas-Pan American a $250,000 grant to complete the University’s purchase of the former Wal-Mart building on South Closner.


Oct '00
5
Clark Gallery hosts digital exhibit
The University of Texas-Pan American Clark Gallery has opened a new art exhibition, “Movie Stills from Love at the Beach,” through Nov. 3.


Oct '00
4
Hundreds attend science, engineering career day
Students met with prospective employers regarding internships and job opportunities at the fifth annual Science and Engineering Career Day on Oct. 3 at The University of Texas-Pan American. The daylong event at the University Ballroom was sponsored by Career Placement Services.


UTPA hosts Angel Investor/Promise Fund reception
The University of Texas-Pan American will host a reception for the newly created Angel Investor/Promise Fund on Oct. 5 at 4:30 p.m. in the International Trade and Technology Building.