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Apr '02
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College Assistance Migrant Program celebrates success at banquet
The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at The University of Texas-Pan American awarded 70 freshman scholarships Friday, April 26 during its year-end banquet.


Apr '02
28
Galleries to host annual Student Art Show
The Clark and University galleries at The University of Texas-Pan American will host the 32nd annual Student Art Show, May 1 through July 5.


Foundation board members discuss information age with students
About 60 students learned about the new information age and how to handle the challenges and opportunities it presents from two members of The University of Texas-Pan American Foundation Board during a recent forum.


Apr '02
26
Spirit of Excellence brings schools from Laredo to Brownsville to UTPA

Representatives from 18 schools named 2001 Honor Roll Schools of South Texas or 2001 Top Performing Schools of the Rio Grande Valley received special recognition at The University of Texas-Pan American Thursday, April 25.


Annual Pan Am Classic a tremendous success, attracts golfers of all ages
More than 100 golfers turned out for the 13th annual Pan Am Classic golf tournament April 20 at Los Lagos Golf Club in Edinburg.


1,500 Rio Grande Valley students attend NASA Awareness Day at UTPA
More than 1,500 area middle and high school GEAR UP students did not have to travel to Houston to see the workings of the NASA Johnson Space Center, thanks to The University of Texas-Pan American and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration the astronauts, scientists, geologists and training specialists were brought to them during NASA Awareness Day, Friday, April 26 in the UTPA Fieldhouse.


Apr '02
25
College Assistance Migrant Program hosts year-end banquet Friday
The University of Texas-Pan American College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) will host its year-end banquet at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 26 in the University Ballroom.


Student organizations, individuals honored at ceremony
The Office of Student Development at The University of Texas-Pan American recently recognized student organizations and individuals at the third annual Club Awards Reception at the UTPA Student Union Theatre.


Apr '02
24
Health Sciences and Human Services job expo draws students
UTPA Career Placement Services recently hosted the annual Health Sciences and Human Services Career Day at the North Quad.


PASS set to begin 30th season at UTPA
The 30th season of Pan American Summer Stock (PASS) Theatre begins this summer at The University of Texas-Pan American, and three modern comedies are planned for the first summer session.


Apr '02
23
Student researchers display LSAMP projects
The University of Texas-Pan American Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program students and their faculty mentors exhibited their research projects Tuesday, April 23 at the Engineering Lobby. The exhibit itself will run through Friday, April 26.


Donofrio, Alanis, Ghanem to speak at May 10-11 commencement
For the first time, The University of Texas-Pan American will conduct graduation ceremonies over two days at the Fieldhouse, with one commencement Friday, May 10 at 6 p.m. and four Saturday, May 11. There are 1,308 prospective graduates.


Annual Student Research Conference set for Friday
The University of Texas-Pan American Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program will host its annual Student Research Conference Friday, April 26 from 1-4:30 p.m. at the Engineering Building, Room 3.249.


Apr '02
21
Top students honored at Awards and Recognitions convocation
More than 60 students from The University of Texas-Pan American were recognized for their academic and leadership achievements Sunday, April 21 during the 23rd annual Awards and Recognitions Convocation.


Apr '02
18
Xerox makes contribution to University
Xerox Corp. recently made a $6,000 donation to The University of Texas-Pan American for scholarships, split evenly between the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Computer Information Systems and Quantitative Methods.


Apr '02
17
Student awards convocation April 21
The University of Texas-Pan American will honor more than 60 students at the 23rd annual Awards and Recognitions Convocation Sunday, April 21 at 3 p.m. in the Student Union Theatre.


Apr '02
16
Faculty authors honored at reception
The UTPA Friends of the Library recently hosted a Faculty Publications Round-Up Reception for faculty scholars as part of National Library Week.


Apr '02
15
Concert pianist at UTPA April 30
The University of Texas Pan American Department of Music presents pianist Jose Luis Aldaz in concert Tuesday, April 30, at 8 p.m. at the UTPA Fine Arts Auditorium.


Apr '02
12
University hosts awards ceremony for area high school students
The University of Texas-Pan American hosted more than 360 high school students Friday, April 12 as part of a weeklong statewide event recognizing more than 14,000 students with high academic standards.


Apr '02
11
Hundreds come out to 'Wild Wild West Health Fair'
Hundreds of “cowboys” and “cowgirls” visited The University of Texas-Pan American Ballroom on Thursday, April 11 for the “Wild, Wild West Health Fair.”


UTPA hosts Pan American Days April 15-19
The University of Texas-Pan American will celebrate Pan American Days 2002 April 15-19 to promote the United States, Mexico and Latin America on campus.


Apr '02
8
Award-winning novelist presents at UTPA
Award-winning novelist Kathleen Alcalá gave a lecture and reading recently at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Apr '02
7
University Gallery hosts MFA exhibit
The University of Texas-Pan American University Gallery is hosting "The Myth of the Coyote and Related Folk Tales from the South Texas and Northern Mexican Border," an exhibit of paintings by Master of Fine Arts student Esau R. Pena, April 1-23.


Apr '02
4
UTPA Financial Aid Office hosts Work-Study of the Year Luncheon
UTPA Financial Aid Office hosts Work-Study of the Year Luncheon


Teacher Job Fair and Expo attracts large crowd
The University of Texas-Pan American Career Placement Services recently hosted its annual Teacher Job Fair and Expo at the Fieldhouse.


Apr '02
3
Rio Grande Valley school districts show support for HESTEC, Oct. 14-19
Superintendents and administrators from school districts across the Rio Grande Valley came to The University of Texas-Pan American Thursday, March 28 to discuss plans and lend their support for Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology Week (HESTEC), Oct. 14-19.


Pan Am Classic offers free junior golf clinic for children
Children ages 6-13 can learn the basics of golf from members of The University of Texas-Pan American Broncs and Lady Broncs golf teams Saturday, April 20 during a free junior golf clinic at Los Lagos Golf Club in Edinburg.


Angel Investor lunch recognizes program contributors
The University of Texas-Pan American recently hosted a free lunch reception to recognize and thank all current Angel Investor Scholarship program donors.


UTPA lands technology workforce development grant
The University of Texas-Pan American has been awarded nearly $145,000 as one of 23 public and private universities in the state funded through the Texas Technology Workforce Development Grant Program.


Apr '02
1
Martinez receives March safety employee award
Miguel Martinez, Physical Plant welder I at The University of Texas-Pan American, received the “Safety Employee of the Month” award for March.