Mar '02
Law School Preparation Institute showing rewards in first year
In less than a year, the Law School Preparation Institute (LSPI) at The University of Texas-Pan American already has made an impact in preparing students for potential law careers.

Mar '02
UTPA's Learning Communities host appreciation gathering
The UTPA Retention Advisement Program hosted its first Learning Communities gathering Thursday, March 28 at the University Ballroom.

Mar '02
Fannie Mae Foundation recognizes UTPA’s efforts with colonias
The University of Texas-Pan American was recognized recently by the Fannie Mae Foundation for its work with colonias.

English department hosts lecture, reading with Kathleen Alcala
A lecture and reading by award-winning novelist Kathleen Alcalá will be held Thursday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. at The University of Texas-Pan American Student Union auditorium.

Mar '02
UTPA awarded $261,000 in grants by USDA
To assist rural communities and stimulate economic development in South Texas, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded The University of Texas-Pan American more than $261,000 in two grants: $241,070 for the South Texas Rural Cooperative Development Center and $20,000 as part of UTPA’s designation as one of eight National Centers of Excellence.

Mar '02
University Theatre closes season with 'Fiddler on the Roof'
Rehearsals are in full swing for “Fiddler on the Roof,” the famed Broadway musical to be performed April 11-14 at The University of Texas-Pan American.

UTPA Houston Alumni chapter to host first meeting
The newly created Houston alumni chapter of The University of Texas-Pan American will host its first meeting Wednesday, April 10 from 4-8 p.m. at the Atchafalya’s Café, 2510 N. Loop West in Houston.

Mar '02
Get ready for the Pan Am Classic golf tournament April 20
Make plans now for a fun-filled day of golf Saturday, April 20 at the UTPA Foundation Pan Am Classic golf tournament at the Los Lagos Golf Club in Edinburg.

Mar '02
Student Leadership Conference April 6
The University of Texas-Pan American will hold its first Student Leadership Conference, Saturday, April 6.

Mar '02
University Gallery hosts exhibit by high school teachers, students
The University of Texas-Pan American University Gallery is hosting “High School Art Invitational – Art Teachers as Mentors,” a show of artwork from the four Edinburg high schools, March 20-29.

Mar '02
UTPA observing National Farmworker Awareness Week March 18-23
To educate and advocate for the farmworker industry and its impact on the Rio Grande Valley and the United States, the Association of Migrant Students (AMS) and the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at The University of Texas-Pan American are hosting a variety of activities during National Farmworker Awareness Week, March 18-23.

Mar '02
Guest professor elected into National Academy of Education
Dr. Henry Trueba, special guest professor at The University of Texas-Pan American, was recently elected into the National Academy of Education, an organization promoting education throughout the United States and abroad.

Mar '02
Career Day helps students seeking jobs, internships
Thousands of students in search of internships or employment met with more than 80 businesses Tuesday, March 5, during the 29th annual Career Day at The University of Texas-Pan American Fieldhouse.

Microsoft donates to computer science program
Microsoft recently donated $7,500 to the UTPA Department of Computer Science for student programming research.

Mar '02
Clark Gallery hosts exhibit with UTPA, Arizona State

The University of Texas-Pan American Clark Gallery will host “Two States of Ceramics,” an exhibit featuring clay works from faculty and graduate students at UTPA and Arizona State University, from Feb. 26 through March 31.

Annual Financial Aid and Recruitment Fair attracts thousands of students
Thousands of high school and college students learned about financial opportunities available for pursuing a higher education degree Friday, March 1 during The University of Texas-Pan American annual Financial Aid and Recruitment Fair.