Feb '02
Communication Sciences and Disorders students present theses
Graduate students in The University of Texas-Pan American Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders successfully defended their theses recently before students and faculty.

Career Placement hosts Career Day March 5
The University of Texas-Pan American Career Placement Services will host the 29th annual Career Day Tuesday, March 5 at the UTPA Fieldhouse from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Feb '02
Upward Bound students celebrate National TRIO Day at UTPA
More than 150 high school students from several Rio Grande Valley high schools converged recently at The University of Texas-Pan American to celebrate National TRIO Day.

Inter National Bank donates $20,000 to UTPA for scholarships
Inter National Bank recently made its second $20,000 contribution to UTPA to provide scholarships to four College of Business Administration students.

Feb '02
University gives back to community during “UTPA Day” at MIM
Students and personnel from The University of Texas-Pan American gave back to the community Saturday, Feb. 23 by volunteering their time and resources to help build the Discovery Park expansion at the McAllen International Museum.

UTPA selected to participate in project to target bilingual teachers
The University of Texas-Pan American College of Education will do its part to increase the number of bilingual education and English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers in South Texas through the Bilingual Education Collaborating Alliance (BECA).

Feb '02
UTPA hosts annual financial aid and recruitment fair March 1
The University of Texas-Pan American’s Student Financial Services is planning its annual financial aid and recruitment fair from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Friday, March 1 at the Student Union.

UTPA to celebrate National TRIO Day Saturday
Students who have succeeded in college through the support and services of the TRIO pre-college and college programs will celebrate National TRIO Day, Saturday, Feb. 23 at The University of Texas-Pan American.

Feb '02
State Rep. “Kino” Flores discusses opportunities for veterans at UTPA
State Rep. Ismael “Kino” Flores does not consider himself the voice of Rio Grande Valley veterans in Austin, but many believe he should be because of his passion for making sure Valley veterans receive the benefits they have earned.

Flores spoke to a group of Valley veterans Wednesday, Feb. 20 about programs and business opportunities available to them during a roundtable business forum at The University of Texas-Pan American.

Walt Disney offers UTPA students internship opportunity
Walt Disney World is coming to recruit University students for internships. A presentation with a Walt Disney World College Program recruiter is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 28 at 5:30 p.m. in the Engineering Building Auditorium, Room 1.300.

Feb '02
UTPA, HENAAC to host Hispanic engineering conference
UTPA, in partnership with the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation (HENAAC), announced plans for Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology Week (HESTEC), Oct. 12-19, 2002, during a news conference Tuesday, Feb. 19 at the International Trade and Technology Building.

Feb '02
UTPA community observes Ash Wednesday
Students, staff and faculty at The University of Texas-Pan American gather for a mass at the University Ballroom to observe Ash Wednesday, which marks the start of Lent.

Feb '02
New technological service available for deaf at UTPA
A trial run on the latest communication devices for deaf callers who know American Sign Language and wish to use a telephone was Tuesday, Feb. 12 at The University of Texas-Pan American Library. A free demonstration of this new technology will be Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 1-3 p.m. in the Library, Room 309.

Nursing student receives CWCMA-NC scholarship
Lorraine Galvan, a nursing student in the BSN program at The University of Texas-Pan American, was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the Cameron Willacy County Medical Alliance-Northern Chapter (CWCMA-NC).

Feb '02
Health committee meets to formulate border research agenda
Collaboration on both sides of the border is needed to bring a national focus to border health care issues, according to a group meeting at The University of Texas-Pan American this week.

Feb '02
Monta addresses upcoming UTPA events at Faculty Forum
Dr. Marian Monta, communication professor at The University of Texas-Pan American, detailed plans for upcoming University events, including a 75th anniversary celebration, during the UTPA Alumni Association Faculty Forum Wednesday, Feb. 6 at The Tower Club in McAllen.

Proclamation signed declaring Feb. 23 “UTPA Day” at McAllen museum
The University of Texas-Pan American is building success by helping the McAllen International Museum better serve children.

Feb '02
Jeffers Theatre hosts 'Betrayal' Feb. 27 to March 3
The University of Texas-Pan American presents “Betrayal,” a play by Harold Pinter, Feb. 27 through March 3 at the Jeffers Theatre in the Communication Arts and Sciences Building.

Nevárez throws out first pitch for Broncs
UTPA President Dr. Miguel A. Nevárez threw out the first pitch Sunday, Feb. 3 to begin the Broncs’ inaugural season at the new Edinburg Baseball Stadium.