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International participants learn about telecommunications at UTPA
International participants learn about telecommunications at UTPA


Jun '04
22
UTPA community, RGV delegates welcome new president to campus
Dr. Blandina Cardenas, new president of The University of Texas-Pan American, beamed with excitement as she was welcomed to her new home by the sound of the UTPA Mariachi and the hugs of the University community. Cardenas – chosen among six finalists by The University Texas System Board of Regents – visited the campus Tuesday, June 22, the day after being named to the position.


Sixth annual Heritage Society dinner recognizes University donors
Three new inductees were honored for their philanthropy June 15 during The University of Texas-Pan American Foundation’s sixth annual Heritage Society dinner held in the University Ballroom.


Jun '04
21
Dr. Blandina Cardenas named UTPA president
After a 10 month search, The University of Texas System Board of Regents have named Dr. Blandina Cardenas, dean of the College of Education and Human Development (COEHD) at The University of Texas at San Antonio, as the new leader and first female Hispanic president of The University of Texas-Pan American Monday, June 21.


Jun '04
14
The MMIB forms advisory group to strengthen business community relations
The University of Texas-Pan American’s Department of Management, Marketing and International Business (MMIB) has formed an advisory group of University and community leaders to provide effective liaison between the professional community of the Rio Grande Valley and the University’s MMIB department.


Jun '04
10
Air Force donates state-of-the-art equipment to UTPA
The University of Texas-Pan American Department of Manufacturing Engineering recently received state-of-the-art equipment formerly used by scientists and engineers in the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s Human Effectiveness Directorate.


Magazine ranks UTPA among the top universities for Hispanics
The University of Texas-Pan American was ranked second in the nation in the number of bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanics by the Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine’s annual review of the top 100 colleges for Hispanics. The May 3 edition of the national bi-weekly publication focusing on issues related to Hispanics in higher education also ranked colleges by degrees awarded to Hispanics by academic program, where UTPA also fared well.


Jun '04
9
TMAC helps Delta area business save money
Value Frozen Foods, Inc. was recently able to save thousands of dollars with help from The Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center (TMAC).


Jun '04
8
UTPA to close Friday, June 11 for Official Day of Mourning
Texas Governor Rick Perry has declared Friday, June 11, as an official Day of Mourning for Former President Ronald Reagan, who passed away Saturday, June 5.


Jun '04
4
UTPA hosts first Information Technology Summit May 27-28
The inaugural Information Technology (IT) Summit held May 27-28 at The University of Texas-Pan American Engineering Building attracted more than 250 participants interested in learning about IT economic development, education and industry issues as well as the opportunity to network with IT professionals and how, more specifically, to support the development of the Rio Grande Valley into a nationally competitive IT and biotechnology corridor.


Dinner kicks off establishment of Nevárez endowed chair
The spotlight was on Dr. Miguel A. Nevárez, president of The University of Texas-Pan American, as members of the community and University gathered to honor his legacy at a dinner held at the McAllen Country Club May 14, which also marked the establishment of the Miguel A. Nevárez Endowed Chair in Education.


Jun '04
3
College of Science and Engineering receives $1.3 million grant
The University of Texas-Pan American was one of 42 colleges and universities in the nation to be awarded a four-year grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). The grants were awarded to small higher education institutions across the nation to support a variety of programs to improve undergraduate science and encourage minorities to pursue scientific careers.


Famous alumna Rachel McLish visits campus
Famous alumna Rachel McLish visits campus