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Apr '03
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"Faces at Fred's" digital art show opens on campus
"Faces at Fred's" digital art show opens on campus.


UTPA College of Education to host two major events in May
Cinco de Mayo has been declared Rubén Hinojosa Day at The University of Texas-Pan American College of Education. The college will host a breakfast with the congressman at 8:30 a.m. Monday in the University Ballroom followed by a grant writing workshop. A dinner program on Thursday, May 15 will kick off a scholarship fund drive in honor of State Representative Roberto Gutierrez.


Annual Student Organizational Awards Convocation was an inspirational evening for students, faculty and staff
The University of Texas-Pan American honored outstanding student organizations and their exemplary members at the annual awards dinner on April 22.


Apr '03
24
UTPA professor reads from his new book Finding Our Way
UTPA professor reads from his new book Finding Our Way


The International Association of Administrative Professionals Organization receives a proclamation from the president
The University of Texas-Pan American honors administrative professionals during the month of April. UTPA President Dr. Miguel A. Nevárez decreed the week of April 20 to the 26 be Administrative Professionals Week.


New UTPA summer program targets high school students
The University of Texas-Pan American is looking for 20 high school students to live on campus and take a college-level biology course – for free.


Employment information found at HSHS career fair
Employment information found at HSHS career fair


Apr '03
23
Earth Fest encourages clean environment
Earth Fest, held April 22 at The University of Texas-Pan American, showcased some of the many ways to keep our environment safe and clean.


French Theater class premieres “Paris Panam” on May 4
The premiere performance of “Paris Panam,” a play compiled and performed by seniors and graduate students in the French Theater Class at The University of Texas-Pan Amercian, will be held May 4 in the Student Union Theater. Performances will be at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.


Apr '03
22
Digital Art Exhibition April 25 features student works
An opening reception Friday for “Faces at Fred’s,” kicks off a digital art exhibition sponsored by the Department of Communication and Graphic Design Program at The University of Texas-Pan American. The reception will be held at 5 p.m., April 25 in the CAS Building, 1.40/42 Computer Room.


Mechanical engineering students win award in poster contest
Mechanical engineering students at The University of Texas-Pan American recently received a third place award in a poster contest held during the South Texas Environmental Conference on South Padre Island.


Work-Study students honored at luncheon
The University of Texas-Pan American honored Work-Study students during the annual UTPA Work-Study of the Year Awards luncheon Thursday, April 17 at the University Ballroom. During the event – presented by the UTPA Student Financial Services Office – Maria G. Duque, University Library, was named 2003 UTPA Work-Study of the Year.


Apr '03
18
“Chi Chi” Rodriguez entertains crowd at Fourteenth Annual Pan Am Golf Classic
Demonstrating an amazing set of golf tricks and offering a constant barrage of jokes tempered with serious advice for young people, golf legend Chi Chi Rodriguez helped The University of Texas-Pan American raise more than $112,000 at its 14th annual Pan Am Golf Classic held April 12 at Los Lagos Golf Club in Edinburg.


Apr '03
17
Sexual Assault Mock Trial held at UTPA
Sexual Assault Mock Trial held at UTPA


Economic lectures held as part of Pan American Days
Economic lectures given as part of Pan American Days


Department observes Mathematics Awareness Month
The University of Texas-Pan American Department of Mathematics celebrated Mathematics Awareness Month with a lecture by Distinguished Professor Dr. Peter Hilton Tuesday, April 15 at the Science Auditorium.


Apr '03
16
Lectures to be held as part of Pan American Days
The Center for Border Economic Studies (CBEST) and the Center for International Studies invites The University of Texas-Pan American community to attend a lecture on The Demographic Transition in Latin America, Public Policy and Spatial Process: The Cases of Costa Rica, Mexico and Venezuela at 9:10 a.m. and another lecture on The Distribution of Wages under Trade Liberalization in Mexico at 10:35 a.m. Both lectures are being held Thursday, April 17 at the International Room as part of Pan American Days 2003.


UTPA observes Administrative Professionals Week
This year marks the 51st observance of Administrative Professionals Week, formerly called National Secretaries Week, April 20-26. Representatives from The University of Texas-Pan American and Council for South Texas Economic Progress – all members of the Rio Grande Valley Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals – accepted a proclamation from Edinburg Mayor Joe Ochoa honoring administrative professionals.


Students participate in Pan Am Games
Students participate in Pan Am Games


Apr '03
15
Advanced Placement educators back at school April 11
More than 50 middle and high school teachers and other educators joined in a day of learning, language and camaraderie at The University of Texas-Pan American, during a day-long workshop on new literature in Spanish Advanced Placement curriculum.


Golden Key Honour Society Inducts New Members
More than 50 students from The University of Texas-Pan American were inducted into the Golden Key Honour Society Friday, April 11 at the UTPA Ballroom.


Apr '03
14
UTPA Choir members bring home awards from Texas competitions
Members of the University of Texas-Pan American Choir brought home several awards after competing in El Paso and San Antonio contests April 5.


Apr '03
11
Registration for summer and fall classes underway at UTPA
Early numbers show there will be more students attending The University of Texas-Pan American this summer and fall.


UTPA program observes National Occupational Therapy Month
The University of Texas-Pan American Occupational Therapy Program invites students and the public to attend an open house at the Health Quad from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, April 21 in observance of National Occupational Therapy Month.


Apr '03
10
Alcohol Screening Day held on the UTPA campus
Alcohol Screening Day held on the UTPA campus


UTPA faculty, staff and students participate in Bucky's Fun Walk
UTPA faculty, staff and students participate in Bucky's Fun Walk


First Student Employment Job Fair held
Local businesses participated in the first Student Employment Job Fair Thursday, April 10 at the Student Union. The job fair helped UTPA students seeking full or part-time employment.


Apr '03
9
Terrorist Attacks subject of Town Hall Meeting
UTPA hosted a Town Hall Meeting for students, staff and faculty Wednesday, April 9 to discuss the University's readiness in the event of a terrorist attack.


Nutrition Educator Says “Eat Right, Feel Good, Look Great”
Compelled to help her dad who was faced with a serious illness caused by a lifetime of poor eating choices, Deanna Latson – an internationally recognized nutritional educator – passionately spoke of how she made the change to a healthier lifestyle during a presentation Monday, April 7 at The University of Texas-Pan American Student Union Theater.


Teacher Excellence Conference to help raise awareness about education
In an attempt to raise awareness about issues affecting education, The University of Texas-Pan American Center for Applied Research in Education will host a one-day Teacher Excellence Conference April 11 that will bring together some of the most influential and dynamic speakers in public and higher education.


Apr '03
7
Campus safety and terrorist attacks topic of forum
Students, staff and faculty are invited to attend and participate in a noon forum titled, "Terrorist Attack – Is UTPA Ready?" Wednesday, April 9 at the UTPA Student Union Theater.


26 Annual South Texas Upward Bound Bowl hosted by UTPA
The University of Texas-Pan American hosted the South Texas Upward Bound Bowl last weekend where 400 high school kids participated in mathematics, spelling, poetry, ready writing, persuasive speaking, artistic expression and sports.


Students honored at 24 Annual Awards and Recognitions Convocation
The University of Texas-Pan American held its 24 annual Awards and Recognitions Convocation honoring recipients of the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, Academic Deans’ Outstanding Students and student leaders.


UTPA Gears up for National Alcohol Screening Day April 10
Students from The University of Texas-Pan American will have the opportunity to learn about the affects of alcohol on college campuses Thursday, April 10, during National Alcohol Screening Day.


Apr '03
4
Nine Rio Grande Valley schools honored for exemplary work in education
The University of Texas-Pan American honored nine schools from the Rio Grande Valley for being ranked as the state’s top educators by the Texas Business and Education Coalition (TBEC) and Just for the Kids Program (JFTK) during a dinner banquet Thursday, April 4 at the UTPA Ballroom.


Apr '03
3
Teacher Job Expo held at UTPA Fieldhouse
Teacher Job Expo held at UTPA Fieldhouse


Apr '03
2
Annual Teacher Job Expo to be held at UTPA Fieldhouse
Annual Teacher Job Expo to be held at UTPA Fieldhouse


Apr '03
1
Student Farm Worker March held at UTPA
Student Farm Worker March held at UTPA


Farm Worker Success Stories among National Farm Workers Week Highlights
Four highly successful persons took the stage Monday, March 31 in Student Union Theater of The University of Texas-Pan American to discuss their experiences as members of migrant/seasonal farm worker families during a panel discussion for National Farm Workers Awareness Week, March 28-April 4.