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Aug '03
29
Rehab Annex opened its doors to University community, public
The University of Texas-Pan American Rehabilitative Services Annex opened its doors to the University community and the general public during a grand opening/ribbon cutting Friday, August 29.


Aug '03
27
UTPA student named intern of the year by Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Enthusiasm and hard work has paid off for Hazel Alonso, a senior at The University of Texas-Pan American majoring in international business management. Alonso has been named Intern of the Year by Enterprise Rent-A-Car in District 52, which encompasses all the area in Texas south of San Antonio.


Aug '03
25
UT System announces national search for UTPA president
The University of Texas System announced the start of a national search for the president of The University of Texas-Pan American Monday, Aug. 25 after Dr. Miguel A. Nevárez, the longest seated Hispanic president of a four-year college or university in the United States, recently announced he was stepping down from his duties as UTPA president.


Aug '03
22
Nevárez to step down as president of UTPA
After 32 years of service to The University of Texas-Pan American, Dr. Miguel A. Nevárez announced that he will step down from his duties as UTPA president in August 2004.


UTPA Upper Level Center opens in Rio Grande City
The University of Texas-Pan American has initiated a new era of opportunity in higher education for the western Rio Grande Valley with the official opening of the UTPA Upper Level Center in Rio Grande City.


Aug '03
21
Students begin their move to UTPA
Incoming freshmen and other students to The University of Texas-Pan American begin their move to campus life.


Aug '03
20
Student leaders gain leadership skills at UTPA retreat
More than 70 officers of student organizations at The University of Texas-Pan American attended the annual Summer Student Leaders Retreat Aug. 18 - 19 on the UTPA campus. The retreat was organized and sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students, the Student Government Association and the Student Development Office.


UTPA Rehab Annex opens its doors to University community, public
The University of Texas-Pan American Rehabilitative Services Annex will open its doors to the University community and the general public during a grand opening/ribbon cutting Friday, August 29 at 10:30 a.m.


Aug '03
19
UTPA set to open Rio Grande City extension center
UTPA Rio Grande City extension center will begin offering courses Sept. 1. UTPA administrators and Starr County officials host a grand opening and open house for the Starr County Upper Level Center Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 6 p.m.


UTPA Alumni Association honors new board members
The University of Texas-Pan American Alumni Association honored new board members and donated $37,500 for student scholarships during a reception, Aug. 12, at the International Trade and Technology Building.


UTPA – City of Edinburg TV production team sweeps awards for ECN
The Edinburg Cable Network (ECN) – Channel 12 swept the awards at the second Annual Texas Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (TATOA) 2003 Conference Aug. 14 in Austin.


Aug '03
15
Campus closed and activities canceled for Aug. 16-17
The University of Texas-Pan American has announced it will be closing the campus and canceling all activities for the weekend of Aug. 16-17 due to Tropical Storm Erica and inclement weather predicted for South Texas.


Aug '03
14
UTPA administrators, faculty, staff bid farewell to Peña
Administrators, faculty and staff at The University of Texas-Pan American said their last good-byes to Jody Peña, director of New Student and Visitor Services, during a farewell party Wednesday, Aug. 13 at the University Ballroom.


Aug '03
13
UTPA President named to list of distinguished Hispanics in U.S.
As part of the 2003 Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 – Oct. 15, the U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Programs named Dr. Miguel A. Nevárez, president of The University of Texas-Pan American, one of 47 Hispanic Americans who have made significant accomplishments in their professions.


Aug '03
8
Von Ende returns to teaching after 12 years as OIE director
Dr. Frederick (Ted) von Ende will return to teaching after 12 years as director for the Office of Institutional Effectiveness at The University of Texas-Pan American.


USDA grant to help train college lab students
Twenty-six undergraduate biology students at The University of Texas-Pan American will soon have the unique opportunity of learning how to work in high-tech scientific laboratories, thanks to the efforts of a citrus scientist in the Lower Rio Grande Valley who has made it his mission to help local students into scientific studies and careers.


Alamia honored as All-American while overcoming challenges
Louie Alamia, Bronc baseball player at The University of Texas-Pan American, isn’t your ordinary athlete.


Aug '03
7
“El Río” Smithsonian exhibition now open to the public
More than 100 people attended the long awaited ribbon cutting and grand opening Monday, August 4, of El Río, a Smithsonian traveling exhibition, making its first stop at The University of Texas-Pan American. Given the ribbon cutting honors were some of the local residents featured in the vignettes depicting life along the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo basin – ranchers David and Omar Champion, Farmworkers Union leader Juanita Valdez Cox and Projecto Axteca Director David Arizmendis.


Aug '03
5
UTPA Tex PREP students meet with Shell Oil reps
UTPA Tex PREP students meet with Shell Oil reps