May '06
Participants in UTPA Bridge to the Doctorate Program celebrate achievements May 18
Twelve students at The University of Texas-Pan American and their faculty mentors gathered May 18 with University administrators to celebrate the nearing culmination of a two-year Bridge to the Doctorate Program supported by a $972,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to the University of Texas System Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP).

UTPA alumni to start Austin/Central Texas chapter
Alumni of Texas’ 10th largest university – The University of Texas-Pan American – are organizing a local chapter for residents of Austin and Central Texas.

May '06
UTPA students win state medical bowl, headed to national competition in San Francisco
A team of three students from the Physician Assistant Studies Program at The University of Texas-Pan American will soon be heading to the West Coast to compete in the National Medical Challenge Bowl May 28 in San Francisco.

May '06
Business Affairs Hotline a valuable resource for employees
As the implementation of a new financial system approaches, employees at The University of Texas-Pan American can rest assured, knowing they can call the Business Affairs Hotline at any time to resolve problems or concerns they have regarding the University’s business services.

May '06
UTPA graduates more than 1,500 at spring ceremonies
The spotlight was on a year of amazing academic accomplishments by students and faculty at the spring 2006 commencement ceremonies May 13 at The University of Texas-Pan American. Four ceremonies for 1,573 prospective graduates in both undergraduate and graduate programs in six academic colleges were held throughout the day.

May '06
Sodexho holds Midnight Breakfast for UTPA students
Edna Zambrano (right), associate director for Student Business Services at The University of Texas-Pan American, serves breakfast to Argelia Barrera (left), president of the Student Government Association, during Midnight Breakfast at the Student Union, May 8.

UTPA SIFE wins regional competition in Dallas
The University of Texas-Pan American’s Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) organization was recently the only University of Texas System school and one of only four Texas universities that won overall in the Regional SIFE Competition in Dallas.

First Computer Science Research Day at UTPA highlights student efforts
Almost 250 people attended the first Computer Science Research Day April 24 organized by the student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) at The University of Texas-Pan American.

UTPA chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma inducts 38 new members
The College of Business Administration at The University of Texas-Pan American inducted 34 undergraduate and graduate students and four faculty members into Beta Gamma Sigma honor society during an April 13 ceremony on campus.

May '06
UTPA College of Business Administration hosts successful video workshop
The Second Annual Video Workshop held April 22 by the College of Business Administration (COBA) at The University of Texas-Pan American attracted more than 40 students, faculty and the public wanting to improve their video production skills through a day of video review and judging by a panel of experts.

May '06
IWB honors UTPA study abroad students during luncheon
The University of Texas-Pan American hosted the International Women’s Board (IWB) Scholarship Recipient Luncheon at the UTPA International Trade and Technology Building, April 7.

May '06
UTPA’s United to Serve project helps Mujeres Unidas housing program
In conjunction with National Volunteer Week April 22-29 and the University of Texas System’s United to Serve Initiative, 31 students and eight faculty/staff members at The University of Texas-Pan American gathered April 22 to provide an outdoor activities space for the families of the Mujeres Unidas Nueva Vida Housing Program.

May '06
Five UTPA students recognized at Salute to Student Leaders Awards Luncheon
One of the highlights of the second annual Student Leadership Week held April 17-21 at The University of Texas-Pan American was a Salute the Student Leaders Award luncheon April 20 where five students were recognized for their unselfish service to the community and their potential to become tomorrow’s leaders.

UTPA offers miniterm May 15-June 2
The University of Texas-Pan American will be offering a miniterm from May 15-June 2 following the end of the spring 2006 semester.