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Jun '03
30
Donors honored during fifth annual UTPA Heritage Society dinner
The University of Texas-Pan American Foundation Heritage Society honored new inductees during a formal dinner June 26 at the University Ballroom.


Jun '03
27
Garcia family establishes endowment to benefit education students
The University of Texas-Pan American announces the establishment of the Josefina (Josie) Garcia Endowed Memorial Scholarship in Elementary Education.


State of Division Address informs employees about latest news at UTPA
In an effort to strengthen communication at The University of Texas-Pan American, employees from the Division of Business Affairs gathered to hear about the latest news on campus during a State of Division Address at the Engineering Auditorium June 26.


UTPA hosts new students during orientation days
UTPA hosts new students during orientation days


UTPA, STCC sign articulation agreement for social and behavioral sciences
Strong ties continue between The University of Texas-Pan American and South Texas Community College as another articulation agreement was signed Wednesday, June 25 for the transfer of social and behavioral science courses.


Jun '03
23
Tex PREP students soar in math and science
The kites flying over the science quad at The University of Texas-Pan American were not bought at the local discount store but designed and constructed by students participating in the 2003 Texas Pre-freshmen Engineering Program (Tex PREP), June 20.


Business administration students write winning papers
Business administration students write winning papers


Upward Bound staff honored for recent grant approval
Upward Bound staff honored for recent grant approval


UTPA professor to participate in scholars program at the University of Pennsylvania
Dr. José Pagan, economics professor at The University of Texas-Pan American, will soon leave the University to participate in the Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program.


Jun '03
20
Kids learn basketball skills during Pee Wee Camp
Kids learn basketball skills during Pee Wee Camp


Plans underway for "El Río" Smithsonian exhibition at UTPA
Plans underway for "El Río" Smithsonian exhibition at UTPA


Jun '03
18
Direct deposit saves employee time and UTPA money
Did you know that The University of Texas-Pan American offers employees a free benefit that can save you time, help you budget and save the University money in a era of budget crunching? The benefit is direct deposit of a University payroll check.


Jun '03
17
International professionals learn about telecommunications at UTPA
The University of Texas-Pan American Center for Distance Learning hosted a training session this week (June 16-20) to teach international professionals from developing countries the skills needed in the telecommunication field.


Jun '03
16
UTPA lecturer brings history along the Río Grande to life
Growing up, dinner at the Juanita Garza’s home was a combination of spicy food and lively discussion, instilling intellectual curiosity and a life long interest in heritage and history


Jun '03
13
UTPA students and community members are invited to study abroad
Students from The University of Texas-Pan American and community members are invited to travel abroad and study while enjoying the sites of Rome, Athens, Paris, Istanbul and Florence.


Jun '03
12
Solar cars take off in GEAR UP summer engineering camp
Despite the 102 degree temperature, the bright sun was appreciated by 34 students from the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program (GEAR UP) during the solar car competition held June 11 on The University of Texas-Pan American campus.


Jun '03
11
GEAR UP campers participate in mock crime scene
More than 25 Rio Grande Valley students had the opportunity to become forensic investigators for a day at The University of Texas-Pan American Thursday, June 11. Forensic Day was one of many activities held during the 2003 Gaining Early Awareness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Summer Camps.


College of Education students visit children with autism
More than 65 undergraduate students from the Educational Psychology Department at The University of Texas-Pan American recently traveled to Monterrey, Mexico to learn more about the brain disorder, autism.


Jun '03
10
Upward program awarded funds for math and science center
The United States Department of Education recently approved a $1.1 million grant for a new Upward Bound Math and Science Center at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Business Affairs hotline ready to serve faculty and staff
The University of Texas-Pan American Division of Business Affairs would like to assist faculty and staff members with questions, problems or suggestions related to the University’s business services through a special hotline at 381-2724.


Jun '03
6
FBI agents partner with UTPA police for the first violent crime seminar
The University of Texas-Pan American, in collaboration with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s department, presented a three day seminar, June 3-5 to more than 130 investigators and agents in the Rio Grande Valley.


Two UTPA teams to compete in Midwest Mini Baja competition June 5-8 in Dayton, Ohio
It will be the “Mad Russian” versus the “Steel Horse” as two teams from The University of Texas-Pan American compete in the national Midwest Mini Baja competition, June 5-8 in Dayton, Ohio. The UTPA teams will be among 147 teams competing from the United States and around the world in the Midwest competition.


Jun '03
5
Baylor Premedical Honors College welcomes 16 new students
The University of Texas-Pan American recently welcomed 16 South Texas high school graduates to the Baylor Premedical Honors College Program, a cooperative program between UTPA and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.


Jun '03
3
UTPA ranked once again among the top 100 colleges for Hispanics
The University of Texas-Pan American is second in the nation in the number of bachelor’s degrees and fifth in master’s degrees awarded to Hispanics, according to the May edition of The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education – a major industry journal.


Jun '03
2
Price named new dean of students at UTPA
Dr. Jerry Price, dean of students at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa for the past nine years, has been named the new dean of students at The University of Texas-Pan American.