Apr '06
Folkloric dance students and faculty from UTPA and Mexico to participate in joint program
The Office of International Programs at The University of Texas-Pan American and the Ballet Folklorico UT Pan American dance company will host 24 students and two faculty members from Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM)-Campus Queretaro during a five day exchange program in May to include workshops and performances. This program begins a series of exchanges planned between UTPA and ITESM Queretaro in the field of folkloric dance and music.

UTPA offers new summer study program in Berlin
As part of its expanding summer study abroad programs, The Office of International Programs (OIP) at The University of Texas-Pan American is offering a new program in Berlin in cooperation with the prestigious Free University of Berlin, the city’s largest university. The program will run from July 21 to August 18.

Apr '06
PSJA Memorial honored at UTPA for Spirit Challenge survey participation
The University of Texas-Pan American ended its recent Spirit Challenge with PSJA Memorial defeating more than 20 Rio Grande Valley high schools in the percentage of responses from its student body to a survey developed by the University to solicit students’ opinions and future plans for college. The winning school was honored April 13 during a Bronc baseball game.

Apr '06
Housing Application Day slated for April 29 in Edcouch
The University of Texas-Pan American’s Community Outreach Partnership Center (COPC) and the Delta Region Revitalization Corporation (DRRC) invite the public to participate in a “Housing Application Day,” Saturday, April 29.

Dr. Sarah Weddington shares leadership advice with UTPA community
Encouraging students to start their journey of leadership, Dr. Sarah Weddington addressed more than 300 students, faculty and staff members at The University of Texas-Pan American April 18 as the final speaker in the 2005-2006 Distinguished Speakers Series.

Apr '06
Topping off ceremony marks new residence hall progress
In keeping with a long-standing tradition in the construction industry, The University of Texas-Pan American recently held a topping off ceremony for its new $12.5 million residence hall which is currently under construction.

Computer Science Research Day planned April 24 at UTPA
Students and faculty from across the Rio Grande Valley are invited to attend the first CS (Computer Science) Student Research Day Monday, April 24 organized by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) student chapter at The University of Texas-Pan American. The event is hosted by the UTPA Department of Computer Science.

Apr '06
UTPA to host 17th International Symposium on Spanish, April 27-29
More than 85 speakers representing universities from all over the United States and Mexico will gather at The University of Texas-Pan American, April 27-29 for the 17th International Symposium on Spanish.

Apr '06
UTPA work studies honored with luncheon
In honor of Work Study Appreciation Week, The University of Texas-Pan American held its annual Work Study of the Year Awards Luncheon, Thursday April 6 in the International Trade and Technology Building.

Apr '06
Latin American ambassadors speak to UTPA students during Pan American Days
The University of Texas-Pan American celebrated Pan American Days 2006, April 3-7, which featured a week of speakers, performers and exhibits from the United States and Latin America.

Apr '06
UTPA Alumni Association and Bronc Athletics team up for Pan Am Classic
The University of Texas-Pan American Alumni Association is teaming up, for the first time, with Bronc Athletics to host the 17th annual Pan Am Golf Classic.

Apr '06
UTPA and other Valley Go Centers receive support from McDonald’s owners/operators
In a show of support for Go Centers at The University of Texas-Pan American and at other Rio Grande Valley colleges and high schools, local McDonald’s owner-operators have produced 750,000 tray liners for use in stores to encourage young students to go to college as part of the statewide College for Texans campaign.

Apr '06
College of Business Administration hosts second annual video workshop
The second annual “Capturing Consumption” Video Workshop sponsored by The University of Texas-Pan American College of Business Administration (COBA) will be held Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the COBA Building.

Apr '06
Dr. Sarah Weddington to serve as Distinguished Speaker April 18
Dr. Sarah Weddington, nationally known attorney and spokesperson on leadership and public issues, will serve as the next prominent speaker at The University of Texas-Pan American’s 2006 Distinguished Speakers Series April 18, 7:30 p.m. at the Student Union Theater.

UTPA student employees to be honored during Work Study Appreciation Week April 3-7
To recognize the important role of its student employees, The University of Texas-Pan American will host a luncheon Thursday, April 6 during Work Study Appreciation Week April 3-7. UTPA joins many other colleges and universities from across the country in honoring these students during this week each year.