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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.