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.
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.
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.
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.
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.