Two student publications at The University of Texas-Pan American – The Pan American newspaper and The Gallery literary magazine –have both recently placed third in the Overall Category in the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association competition held in April.
Dr. Lynda de la Viña, the sixth presidential finalist and associate dean and director of the School of Professional Studies in Business and Education at John Hopkins University, visited The University of Texas-Pan American May 13.
EDINBURG –The University of Texas-Pan American met the fifth presidential finalist during an open forum on May 11. Dr. Richard Navarro, senior project officer for United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), arrived from Afghanistan to meet with UTPA staff, faculty and administrators.
Dr. Blandina Cardenas, dean for the College of Education at The University of Texas at San Antonio, visited with faculty members and students during an open forum May 5 at The University of Texas-Pan American Student Union Theatre. Cardenas is one of six finalists for the UTPA presidency.
The University of Texas-Pan American Department of English will host a Poetry Art Exhibition, May 31-June 7, in the University Gallery located in the Communication Arts and Sciences (CAS) Building. The exhibition is being held in conjunction with the Creative Writing Institute held the same week and also sponsored by the Department of English.
Never wanting to be the center of attention during any graduation ceremony he has attended in the past 23 years, Dr. Miguel A. Nevárez still insisted on making the final one of his career all about the students.
The University of Texas-Pan American Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team is one of more than 180 SIFE teams across that nation that advanced to the 2004 USA National Competition after winning at the regional competition held in Dallas late this spring.
Visits from the final candidates for The University of Texas-Pan American presidency continued this week with Dr. Fernando Treviño, dean of the School of Public Health at the University of North Texas Health Science Center.
The second of six candidates for the presidency of The University of Texas-Pan American was interviewed Friday April 30 on campus. Dr. Tim Hudson, provost and vice president of Academic Affairs at the University of Southern Mississippi and executive director of the Center for International and Continuing Education at USM, spent the day following an intensive and thorough interview schedule that each candidate has and will follow as part of the adopted presidential selection process.
Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (TX-15) in conjunction with The University of Texas-Pan American Computing and Information Technology Center (CITeC), will host the 2004 Information Technology (IT) Summit, May 27-28, to bring the vision of the IT corridor into the Rio Grande Valley and make it the next Silicon Valley.
Dr. Lois Muir, one of six finalists for the presidency of The University of Texas-Pan American, was the first finalist to visit the campus Monday, April 26 and meet with a select group of campus representatives as part of the presidential search process.