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Nov '01
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Distinguished University alumni honored at annual awards banquet
Distinguished alumni from The University of Texas-Pan American were honored at the annual Alumni Association Awards Banquet, Thursday, Nov. 29 in the University Ballroom.


Panel presents look at Islamic culture to Valley high school students
More than 300 Rio Grande Valley students from nine high schools learned about Islamic culture at a panel discussion led by students and faculty of The University of Texas-Pan American, Friday, Nov. 30 at UTPA.


Beserra, Cuellar, Gonzalez to speak at Dec. 22 commencement
A total of 750 graduates are expected to march in four commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 22 at The University of Texas-Pan American Fieldhouse.


Nov '01
29
Panel to educate high school students on Islamic culture
The Center for International Education and Exchange at The University of Texas-Pan American will sponsor a panel discussion to educate Rio Grande Valley high school students about Muslim countries Friday, Nov. 30 at 9 a.m. at the Media Theater.


Nov '01
28
Night of Lights Saturday
The Night of Lights 2001 committee invites you to attend this year's annual event to be held Saturday, Dec. 8 at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Nov '01
27
Endowed scholarship donors, recipients join for holiday luncheon
Endowed scholarship donors and their student recipients were honored Tuesday, Nov. 27 at the Endowed Scholarship Holiday Luncheon at The University of Texas-Pan American University Ballroom.


Nov '01
26
UTPA Folkloric Dance Company begins perfomance season
The University of Texas-Pan American Folkloric Dance Company announces the opening of its performance season of ALEGRIA 2001-2002, featuring authentic dances and songs from different regions of Mexico and Spain, Dec.7-8 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. at the UTPA Fine Arts Auditorium.


Nov '01
21
UTPA hosts Bachelor of Fine Arts exhibit
The University of Texas-Pan American will host "Handmade BFA Studio," a Bachelor of Fine Arts exhibit, from Nov. 19 through Dec. 5 in the Clark Gallery.


University hosts exhibit by computer graphics majors
The University of Texas-Pan American will host "Innovative Designs," a Bachelor of Fine Arts exhibit by 10 computer graphics majors, from Nov. 19 to Dec. 12 at the University Gallery.


Cast rehearses for ' A Christmas Carol'
Rehearsals continue for "A Christmas Carol," Dec. 5-9 at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Nov '01
20
International Student Association hosts 'get together'
The newly formed International Student Association invited faculty, staff and students to a “get together” recently at the Bronc Room in the University Center.


Morris receives award from registrars, admissions organization
Bill Morris, director of Institutional Research at The University of Texas-Pan American, recently received the President’s Award from the Texas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.


Nov '01
19
UTPA places at South Central Texas Regional Ethics Bowl
All three teams from The University of Texas-Pan American placed at the fourth annual South Central Texas Regional Ethics Bowl recently in San Antonio.


Nov '01
15
Former Mexico presidential candidate addresses U.S.-Mexico relations
Cuahtemoc Cardenas, former Mexico City mayor and 1999 Mexican presidential candidate, spoke to more than 250 students, faculty and community members Thursday, Nov. 15 at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Nov '01
14
Faculty, Global Week 2001 participants honored with awards
Faculty from The University of Texas-Pan American, along with special guest speakers for Global Week 2001, were honored by Dr. Rodolfo Arevalo, provost/vice president for Academic Affairs, Wednesday, Nov. 14 at the Provost's Global Excellence Award Reception.


Students encouraged to submit FAFSA form to receive aid
The University of Texas-Pan American Office of Student Financial Services is encouraging students to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form as soon as possible to qualify for the many state-awarded grants available to Texas residents wanting to attend higher education institutions.


Nov '01
13
2001 Adopt-an-Angel program begins
The University of Texas-Pan American and the Community Affairs Committee of the Student Government Association is conducting its annual Adopt-an-Angel program, designed to provide gifts for the children of University students who are in financial need.


'A Christmas Carol' cast isn’t a 'bah-humbug'
The ghosts of Christmas past, present and future haunt the Albert Jeffers Theatre stage at The University of Texas-Pan American as rehearsals begin for the upcoming “A Christmas Carol.”


Nov '01
9
UTPA music department presents music and dance
The UTPA Department of Music presented a night of cultural music and dance recently at the Fine Arts Auditorium, featuring the Sol y Luna International Dancers and the sounds of the award-winning UTPA Mariachi.


Students win top prize at regional engineering contest
Beating out teams from four other universities from Texas and Oklahoma, nine members of The University of Texas-Pan American Society of Manufacturing Engineering student chapter won high honors at the National Society of Manufacturing Engineers Region II competition, Nov. 1-3 in Arlington.


Global Week 2001 to unite cultures and educators
The University of Texas-Pan American Center for International Studies will unite cultures and educators at Global Week 2001, Nov. 12-16 on the University campus.


Nov '01
8
Coke internship deadline Nov. 15
The deadline to apply for the College Fund/Coca-Cola Corporate Intern Program through The University of Texas-Pan American is Thursday, Nov. 15.


Nov '01
7
Estate planning seminars continue
The second in a free series of estate planning seminars in simple, non-technical language is Tuesday, Jan. 15 from 12-4 p.m. at Las Brasas in Edinburg.


Seale honored at gala, Valley Symphony Orchestra concert
In an elegant evening full of music and wildlife photography, Dr. Carl Seale – former UTPA music professor and Valley Symphony Orchestra conductor – was honored Tuesday, Nov. 6 for his lifetime devotion to conducting, composing and wildlife preservation.


Valley middle school students enjoy evening at the symphony
More than 500 Rio Grande Valley middle school students adorned in tuxedos and evening gowns gathered Monday, Nov. 5 at The University of Texas-Pan American for an evening of music and learning at a "Celebration of Musical Careers."


Nov '01
6
Schwarzkopf speaks at first UTPA Outstanding Leadership Series
One of America’s best-known heroes, General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, instructed Rio Grande Valley business and civic leaders on how to administer “Leadership in Difficult Times” during a visit Monday, Nov. 5 to The University of Texas-Pan American.


Nov '01
5
UTPA Mariachi prepare for performances
The University of Texas-Pan American Department of Music presents the UTPA Mariachi in concert Friday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 10-11 at 2 p.m. The concerts will take place at the UTPA Fine Arts Auditorium.


Nov '01
1
USDA offers grant writing summit Nov. 8-9
The University of Texas-Pan American, Texas A&M-Kingsville and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) National Program will sponsor a two-day USDA/HSI Grant & Funding Opportunity Summit Nov. 8-9 to provide faculty guidance in obtaining federal funding.


UTPA staff, faculty learn facts about bioterrorism, anthrax threat
With threats of bioterrorism across the United States, The University of Texas-Pan American hosted a lecture Wednesday, Oct. 31 to inform the UTPA community on the history of the anthrax virus and its use as a biological weapon.