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Jun '01
29
Nurse practitioners improve clinical skills through UTPA program
Practicing nurse practitioners in the Rio Grande Valley and students in the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program at The University of Texas-Pan American now have the opportunity to improve their clinical skills through a new course, "Special Topics: Advanced Clinical Skills for Nurse Practitioners."


Coca-Cola Foundation donates $50,000 to University Scholars
The Coca-Cola Foundation presented The University of Texas-Pan American with $50,000 for its University Scholars Program Friday, June 29 at the International Trade and Technology Building.


Jun '01
28
PASS closes 29th season with "Once Upon a Wolf"
Pan American Summer Stock at The University of Texas-Pan American closes its 29th season with “Once Upon a Wolf,” July 5-9 at the University Theatre.


Jun '01
27
Construction starts on new UTPA Visitors Center, main entrance
As The University of Texas-Pan American continues growing with South Texas, work on a new Visitors Center and main entrance is scheduled to begin July 16.


UTPA to host prestigious U.S.-Mexico Border Summit Aug. 22-24
For the nation to better understand what the U.S.-Mexico border is all about, The University of Texas–Pan American is hosting a major U.S.-Mexico Border Summit on Aug. 22-24.


Jun '01
26
New group enters UTPA/Baylor Pre-Medical Honors College
Fifteen South Texas high school graduates were recently accepted into the Pre-Medical Honors College, a cooperative program between The University of Texas-Pan American and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.


Jun '01
25
UTPA designs Student Leadership Program for University freshmen
The University of Texas-Pan American is initiating the Student Leadership Program, designed to produce the next generation of leaders in Texas.


UTPA summer housing program offered to high school students
Beginning in the summer of 2002, academically talented high school juniors and seniors from South Texas will have the opportunity to experience college life at The University of Texas-Pan American through the Concurrent Enrollment Summer Housing Program.


VAMOS and UTPA Foundation donate $30,000 each for scholarships
The Valley Alliance of Mentors and Scholarships (VAMOS) and The University of Texas-Pan American Foundation recently contributed $30,000 each for 20 scholarships in the UTPA/VAMOS Valley Scholars Program.


Monterrey Tech students enroll in UTPA engineering classes
Fifteen engineering students from the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) are being exposed to The University of Texas-Pan American’s state-of-the art engineering facilities as part of an exchange program from June 11 to July 11.


Jun '01
22
UTPA Alumni Association introduces new members
The University of Texas-Pan American Alumni Association welcomed new board members and staff at an orientation meeting June 18.


Participants learn about grant writing at conference
The University of Texas-Pan American hosted a two-day grant writing workshop June 22-23.


Frankenberger retires after 34 years
After 34 years of service "Bud" Frankenberger announced he's retiring.


Jun '01
21
"Check Out Chekov" runs June 28-July 1 at UTPA
The Pan American Summer Stock Theatre at The University of Texas-Pan American will host “Check Out Chekov,” three one-act farces by Russian playwright Anton Chekhov, June 28 through July 1 at the University Theatre.<


Jun '01
18
Educational Leadership Doctoral Program full of activity this summer
The University of Texas-Pan American Educational Leadership Doctoral Program has spent this summer promoting its program, hosted internships and welcoming its second cohort of students.


PASS begins 29th season this week
The Pan American Summer Stock Theatre begins its 29th season this week with “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” by comedian Steve Martin.


Jun '01
15
Professor helps minorities achieve success in education
Dr. Patrick Lynch, College of Education professor at The University of Texas-Pan American, has always admired the rich culture and traditions of the American Indians and Hispanics which led him to helping students of those cultures obtain master’s and doctoral degrees.


Students participate in computer program sponsored by Microsoft
Twenty-six area high school students are learning about computers this summer through The University of Texas-Pan American’s first Computer Science Microsoft Scholars program.


Area health workers attend Border Environmental Health Conference
Community members and personnel from The University of Texas-Pan American learned about current health issues at the Border Environmental Health Conference June 14-15.


Jun '01
12
Professor develops index showing Latin America business potential
A professor at The University of Texas-Pan American has developed an index showing the potential for doing Internet business in 20 Latin American countries, including Mexico.


Jun '01
6
UTPA students ready for Aero Design 2001 airplane competition
After nine months designing their own model airplane, five mechanical engineering students from The University of Texas-Pan American are traveling to California to compete against more than 30 other teams in the Aero Design 2001 competition, June 8-10.


Jun '01
5
Monterrey Tech faculty visit UTPA
Thirty faculty members from Monterrey Tech's Guadalajara campus visited The University of Texas-Pan American recently to participate in a UTPA Center for International Studies presentation.


Jun '01
4
UTPA Physics for Teachers program helps Mission science teachers
The tables have turned for 16 teachers from the Mission school district as they have become students in the Teachers for Physics program, which began Monday, June 4 at The University of Texas-Pan American.