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May '01
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New UTPA policy requires some freshmen to live on campus
Starting this fall, certain freshmen at The University of Texas-Pan American will be required to live on campus following a new policy recently approved by The University of Texas System Board of Regents.


May '01
30
UTPA TRIO program receives $1.6 million grant
A TRIO program at The University of Texas-Pan American will continue providing services for students after receiving $1.6 million from the U.S. Department of Education.


May '01
24
U.S. Department of Education allocates nearly $1.7 million to UTPA
The University of Texas-Pan American is one of three South Texas universities awarded a total of $3.3 million through the U.S. Department of Education, Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (D-Mercedes) said recently.


Dean of Students Office hosts student leadership retreat
The University of Texas-Pan American Dean of Students Office recently sponsored the 11th annual Student Leaders Retreat at the Radisson Resort on South Padre Island.


May '01
23
UTPA second in overall Hispanic enrollment, magazine reports
The University of Texas-Pan American is second to Florida International University in total Hispanic enrollment at four-year colleges, based on a national magazine’s report of the 100 best U.S. colleges for Hispanics.


UTPA Foundation co-hosts citrus dinner at Shary-Shivers Estate
To raise awareness about the historical significance and legacy of the Shary-Shivers Estate, The University of Texas-Pan American Foundation and International Women’s Board hosted a dinner with Rio Grande Valley citrus industry leaders Tuesday, May 22.


May '01
21
UTPA announces preparations for 75th anniversary celebration
Dr. Miguel A. Nevárez, president of The University of Texas-Pan American, announced preparations for the upcoming celebration of the University’s 75th anniversary at a news conference Monday, May 21.


May '01
17
University to announce plans for 75th anniversary
Dr. Miguel A. Nevárez, president of The University of Texas-Pan American will announce preparations for celebrating the University’s 75th anniversary Monday, May 21.


Local Tejano star hosts concert for UTPA music scholarships
Local Tejano star Roberto Pulido performed before a large crowd Wednesday, May 16 at the Edinburg City Auditorium to raise funds for music scholarships at The University of Texas-Pan American, his alma mater.


May '01
16
Summer theatre courses available
High school students or students planning to transfer in the fall may enroll in theatre and television classes this summer at The University of Texas Pan American.


May '01
15
UTPA police participate in Peace Officers Memorial Week ceremony
As the U.S. flag was raised and “Taps” played in the distance, The University of Texas-Pan American Police Department joined the McAllen Police Department and Texas Department of Public Safety in honoring fallen officers at a memorial ceremony Tuesday in McAllen as part of Peace Officers Memorial Week, May 13-19.


May '01
14
Physician's Assistant Studies program graduates first class
Twenty-one students from The University of Texas-Pan American made history Saturday, May 12 by being the first group to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in the Physician’s Assistant Studies program.


First Educational Leadership doctoral students receive diplomas
After years of hard work, dedication and lots of hours spent preparing their dissertations, the first group of graduates from The University of Texas-Pan American Educational Leadership doctoral program received their degrees Saturday, May 12.


May '01
12
Students get degrees at spring commencement
Families, friends and loved ones packed The University of Texas-Pan American Fieldhouse to watch graduates receive their bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees during four spring commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 12.


May '01
11
Auditions set for summer UTPA productions
Aspiring actors can audition for as many as four plays at The University of Texas-Pan American during the next few weeks.


May '01
10
Pre-Medical/Bio-Medical Society named Organization of the Year
This year's winner of the Organization of the Year Award from the Office of Student Development is the Pre-Medical/Bio-Medical Society.


May '01
9
Angel Investor staff scholarship deadline June 1
Applications are now being accepted for the Angel Investor Staff Scholarship program, and the deadline to apply is June 1.


Folkloric Dance Company celebrates 30 years
The University of Texas-Pan American Folkloric Dance Company celebrated its 30th anniversary Tuesday, May 8 with a dinner and awards ceremony.


May '01
8
Pulido dedicating May 16 concert for UTPA music scholarships
Robert Pulido, local Tejano singing sensation, is sponsoring a scholarship fund-raising concert for The University of Texas-Pan American May 16 at 7 p.m. at the Edinburg City Auditorium.


May '01
7
Engineering students prepare for off-road competition
When it comes to new and challenging projects, some students at The University of Texas-Pan American are literally going off the beaten path.


May '01
5
31st annual student art show starts May 9
The University of Texas-Pan American will host the 31st annual Student Art Show at the Clark and University galleries beginning May 9.


UTPA sponsors first “Walk of Excellence”
More than 60 students, faculty and community members gathered to walk for a good cause Saturday, May 5 for first The University of Texas-Pan American "Walk of Excellence."


May '01
4
Alumni Association honors six at Master Professor Banquet
The University of Texas-Pan American Alumni Association recognized six professors for their efforts May 4 at the Master Professor Banquet at the University Ballroom.


May '01
2
Department of Engineering gets economic research grant
The University of Texas-Pan American Department of Engineering recently received a two-year grant of nearly $600,000 for economic and industrial research.


Griego, Rylander, Lozano to speak at May 12 commencement
A total of 863 graduates are expected to march in four commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 12 at The University of Texas-Pan American Fieldhouse.