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University Scholars program adds nine counties
Expanding its enrollment reach throughout South Texas, The University of Texas-Pan American has added nine counties to its University Scholars program.

Alumni Association recognizes top grads
The Alumni Association recently honored the top two fall graduates in each of the six colleges at the annual Winter Academic Excellence Dinner in the International Room of the International Trade and Technology Building.

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Nevárez, speakers wish graduates success at commencement
Family members, friends and well wishers – some coming from hundreds of miles away – watched 688 of 1,187 eligible graduates receive their diplomas during winter commencement ceremonies Dec. 16 at The University of Texas-Pan American Fieldhouse.

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UTPA, Congressman Hinojosa secure manufacturing assistance center for Hidalgo County
Through the efforts of The University of Texas-Pan American and Congressman Rubén Hinojosa, a manufacturing assistance center will be developed in Hidalgo County.

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Students receive Microsoft/HACU scholarships
Six students in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas-Pan American recently were awarded $1,000 grants for the 2000-2001 academic year from Microsoft and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.

New amenities added to Student Union
The new Student Union recently added pool tables and other recreational items for students, faculty and staff.

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UTPA, STCC sign articulation agreement
Already strong partners in higher education, The University of Texas-Pan American and South Texas Community College reinforced their ties Thursday by signing an articulation agreement to help students obtain their college degrees in the Rio Grande Valley.

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Theatre postpones production
The upcoming production of “Elizabeth and Robert,” scheduled for Dec. 6-10 at The University of Texas-Pan American University Theatre, has been postponed until spring.

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UTPA hosts spectacular “Night of Lights” Friday
For the Lamas family, the Night of Lights holiday festival at The University of Texas-Pan American Friday afforded a rare opportunity to get out for a pleasant and entertaining evening.

Nearly 1,200 expected to graduate Dec. 16
A total of 1,187 graduates are expected to march in four commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 16, at The University of Texas-Pan American Fieldhouse.