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Oct '03
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New IMAS director welcomed to campus at recent board meeting
Lewis P. Savoie, the new director of the International Museum of Art and Science (IMAS) in McAllen, met with his board recently in the Student Union at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Oct '03
29
Advisory Committee Named for Presidential Search at U.T. Pan American
The appointment of an 18-member Presidential Search Advisory Committee to advise the University of Texas System Board of Regents on the selection of a president for U.T. Pan American was announced today (Oct. 29) by Charles Miller, chairman of the board.


Oct '03
27
Campus-wide recycling initiative has a call to action
The University of Texas-Pan American and Lone Star Shredding are making it easier for the University community to recycle paper.


UTPA to host Research Day
The University of Texas-Pan American will host “Research Day: Current Issues in Research,” Saturday, Nov. 8 at the UTPA Ballroom.


Oct '03
23
College for Texans Campaign initiative is in full swing at UTPA
The University of Texas-Pan American hosted the College for Texans Campaign Conference in the University Ballroom Wednesday, Oct. 22.


Denim and Diamonds raises funds for female athletic programs
Decked out in everything from blue jeans to sparkling diamond chokers, more than 300 people attended the Denim and Diamonds gala, the second annual fundraiser to benefit The University of Texas-Pan American women’s athletic program and scholarships.


Oct '03
22
Target Corporation donates $5,000 to Career Placement Services
Target Corporation donates $5,000 to UTPA Career Placement Services.


UTPA says farewell to Charolette Hunt, NCAA compliance officer
Charolette Hunt, who was the assistant athletic director for compliance services/senior women’s administrator at The University of Texas-Pan American, has recently resigned to accept a position as the director of compliance at Conference USA headquartered in Chicago.


Oct '03
21
Repeat performance of play “Paris Panam” to be held Nov. 8
To help celebrate French National Week Nov. 4-11, The University of Texas-Pan American French Club will hold a fundraiser in the form of a repeat performance of the play “Paris Panam”, originally written and performed by seniors and graduate students in the French Theater class in May 2003 at the University.


Visitors Center wins Bronc Spirit Week decorating contest
Visitors Center wins Bronc Spirit Week decorating contest


Oct '03
17
UTPA administrators take part in videoconference to discuss tuition proposal
The University of Texas-Pan American joined other components from The University of Texas System in a videoconference Wednesday, Oct. 15 to discuss the changes and process of tuition setting.


Linguists from around the world attend LASSO conference at UTPA
Linguists from around the world gathered at The University of Texas-Pan American for the 32nd annual meeting of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO).


Oct '03
16
Latina Day during HESTEC brings inspiration to young women
It was a celebration of women at The University of Texas-Pan American as Hispanic, Engineering Science and Technology Week came to a close with Latinas in Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology Day.


Animal Planet star attracts thousands to Sci-Tech community night
Thousands of South Texas families “experienced” a humorous and animated Jeff Corwin live and in person at Boeing’s Sci-Tech Community Night during Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology (HESTEC) Week. HESTEC is hosted by The University of Texas-Pan American in conjunction with Congressman Rubén Hinojosa in an effort to stimulate and encourage interest by students in pursuing science and math higher education degrees and careers.


Rita Moreno captivates students with her quick wit and advice about acting.
The University of Texas-Pan American hosted its second annual Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology Conference (HESTEC) with Rita Moreno kicking off the event.


Oct '03
15
HESTEC offers job opportunities for students at Career Day
More than 1,000 students from The University of Texas-Pan American and surrounding area colleges attended the College Students Career Day during Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology (HESTEC) Week in the hopes of finding and learning about their dream jobs.


Enrollment of international students increases at UTPA
Enrollment of international students for the fall 2003 semester has increased by 36 percent at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Oct '03
14
Second day of HESTEC focuses on career options in the sciences
Math and Science Exploration Day during Hispanic, Engineering, Science and Technology (HESTEC) Week brought together more than 1,000 students from the South Texas Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) to learn about exciting and innovative careers in the fields of math, science and engineering.


HESTEC links Valley students with astronauts in space
Expedition 7 Astronauts Yuri Malenchenko and Edward T. Lu of the International Space Station talked to an audience of more than 1,000 GEAR UP students from across South Texas and more than 30,000 nationwide during the Math and Science Student Exploration Day at The University of Texas-Pan American Tuesday, Oct. 14.


Oct '03
13
UTPA kicks off first day of HESTEC Week
Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology Week at The University of Texas-Pan American launched off Monday, Oct. 13 with a variety of events and speakers for educators from across the Rio Grande Valley to enjoy and learn from.


Oct '03
10
UTPA technology lab available for the community
The Project Enhance Assistive Technology Lab at The University of Texas-Pan American will be providing services for the community every second and fourth Friday of the month from 1-7 p.m.


Exciting events fill second annual HESTEC Week
Live! From Outer Space! It’s Student Exploration Day at Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology Week (HESTEC) featuring astronauts Yuri Malenchenko and Edward T. Lu who will be attending from more than 230 miles in space and traveling more than 17,000 miles per hour!


Oct '03
8
Tourism Center publishes 2002-2003 winter visitor study
The University of Texas-Pan American Tourism Research Center has just published its 2002-2003 Winter Visitor Study – a biennial survey conducted in March, which examines the economic impact of Winter Texans, Mexican Nationals and other visitors to the Rio Grande Valley.


UTPA receives $2.1 million for student retention improvement
The University of Texas-Pan American was recently awarded $2.1 million by the United States Department of Education to be used for student retention initiatives.


Oct '03
7
Community Day at UTPA celebrates life along the Rio Grande
Area residents learned more about the culture and traditions of the borderland during El Río Community Day, Saturday, Oct. 4 at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Oct '03
6
UTPA president testifies before congressional members
UTPA president testifies before congressional members


Oct '03
2
Faculty and staff honored for hard work in enrollment increase
Faculty and staff honored for hard work in enrollment increase


LaMantia Scholarship recipients luncheon at the McAllen Country Club
The University of Texas-Pan American’s latest recipients of the Anheuser-Busch Ann LaMantia Endowed Scholarship for outstanding female athletes were recognized at a September 16 luncheon at the McAllen Country Club.