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Jan '01
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UTPA, Texas A&M-Kingsville commit to work together
KINGSVILLE – The University of Texas-Pan American and Texas A&M University-Kingsville signed a memorandum of understanding Tuesday, Jan. 30 to collaborate on education, service and research efforts.


Jan '01
30
University Writing Center formally opens
As part of its committed effort to improve students’ success in the classroom and beyond, The University of Texas-Pan American officially opened the University Writing Center Jan. 30.


Jan '01
29
UTPA hosts concert Feb. 2
The Valley Symphony Orchestra and Chorale will host a concert Friday, Feb. 2 at 8 p.m. in The University of Texas Pan American Fine Arts Auditorium.


Jan '01
25
University saves $10,000 in air conditioning costs over holidays
Efforts by The University of Texas-Pan American Physical Plant energy team and the Department of Environmental Health and Safety (DEHS) resulted in an estimated $9,994.89 savings during the Christmas holiday break.


UTPA receives nearly $28 million for GEAR UP project
To help students in the Rio Grande Valley pursue a post-secondary education, the U.S. Department of Education awarded nearly $28 million Thursday to The University of Texas-Pan American for a collaborative project with 23 middle schools in 12 school districts stretching from Rio Grande City to Brownsville.


Financial Aid Recruitment Fair set for Feb. 23
The University of Texas-Pan American is hosting the ninth annual Financial Aid Recruitment Fair on Friday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Student Union.


Jan '01
24
Alegria concert series resumes in February
The University of Texas-Pan American Folkloric Dance Company will conclude its Alegria 2000-2001 concert series in February.


University Gallery hosts 'Homo Mechanicus Defectio'
The University of Texas-Pan American University Gallery is hosting “Homo Mechanicus Defectio (Human Mechanical Defects),” an exhibit by Lenard Brown, from Jan. 18 to March 4.


Jan '01
23
International Conference on Health Issues March 8 at UTPA
The University of Texas-Pan American will host the third International Conference on Health Issues March 8, followed by a three-day National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Cancer Institute grantwriting workshop.


UTPA groundskeepers recognized for sculptures
UTPA groundskeepers Pedro Rodriguez and Felipe Cazarez recently were honored for their campus sculptures, having designed several baskets, hearts and a cup.


Jan '01
22
Counseling, Rehabilitation Issues Conference set for Feb. 2-3
The second annual Counseling and Rehabilitation Issues Conference is Feb. 2-3 at The University of Texas-Pan American Annex, 2412 S. Closner.


Jan '01
19
Ohio State professor to visit UTPA, discuss research perspectives
Dr. Patti Lather of Ohio State University, a professor in educational policy and leadership and women’s studies, will lecture Feb. 1 at 6 p.m. at The University of Texas-Pan American Student Union Theater.


“Book for a Buck” promotion raises $20,000 for UTPA Foundation
Thanks to the recent “Book for a Buck” coupon promotion by Blockbuster, Inc. and its local franchise, $20,000 was donated to The University of Texas-Pan American Foundation at its quarterly board meeting Friday, Jan. 19.


Gonzalez wins bookstore certificate
Arturo Gonzalez of Mission won a $150 gift certificate to The University of Texas-Pan American Bookstore.


Jan '01
18
Texas Addictions Technology Transfer Center awards scholarships
The Texas Addictions Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) at The University of Texas-Pan American recently awarded scholarships to 17 undergraduate students for the spring semester.


Educational Leadership program hosts software training
Dr. Ray Maietta of ResearchTalk assisted faculty members, doctoral students and researchers participating in a recent two-day training session on ATLAS.ti, a leading software for qualitative data analysis.


Jan '01
12
Students receive Rehabilitative Services scholarships
The University of Texas-Pan American has awarded 12 scholarships for the spring semester in the Rehabilitative Services Program of the College of Health Sciences and Human Services.


Jan '01
11
Clark Gallery hosts exhibit
The University of Texas-Pan American Clark Gallery will host "Wall of Color," an exhibit by Berenice Meadows, from Jan. 10 to Feb. 28.


Jan '01
10
Bowen discusses occupational therapy at Feb. 7 Faculty Forum
Judith E. Bowen, occupational therapy program coordinator at The University of Texas-Pan American, will be the speaker at the UTPA Alumni Association Faculty Forum, Feb. 7 at noon at The Tower Club in McAllen.


Valley Symphony Orchestra and Chorale plans Valentine dance
The Valley Symphony Orchestra and Chorale will provide a special Valentine’s Day fund-raising dance Feb. 14 for couples looking for a special way to spend the evening.


Jan '01
8
UTPA Student Health Services achieves national accreditation
Having met nationally recognized standards for quality health care, The University of Texas-Pan American Student Health Services recently was awarded a certificate of accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc.


Jan '01
4
UTPA Foundation reaches $60,000 goal for scholarships
Recipients of a new scholarship thanked donors Thursday at The University of Texas-Pan American and promised their money was “well invested” after University officials announced they had reached their $60,000 goal.


Jan '01
3
Free estate planning seminars offered
A free series of estate planning seminars in simple, non-technical language will be provided from January through March.


$30,000 matching grant provided for Valley Scholars
With its most recent donation, The University of Texas-Pan American Foundation has matched a $30,000 challenge grant from the Valley Alliance of Mentors and Scholarships (VAMOS) to fund $60,000 in scholarships for students transferring from South Texas Community College.