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Sep '06
29
HESTEC Career Expo attracts record number of participants
With résumé in hand and dressed to impress, more than 2,000 students from across the Rio Grande Valley and South Texas had a chance to meet with representatives from 82 corporations, businesses, and government organizations at this year’s College Students Career Expo Sept. 29. The expo is part of Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology (HESTEC) Week at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Sep '06
28
UTPA invades Mars through NASA exhibit at HESTEC
Mars, the fourth planet from the sun, was the highlight of The University of Texas-Pan American’s Hispanic Engineering, Science, and Technology (HESTEC) Week during Student Exploration Day Sept. 28.


Sep '06
27
Mothers and Daughters attend HESTEC Latinas Day
The important role of a mothers in helping pave a bright future for their daughters was in full bloom Sept. 27 at the third day – Latinas Day – of the fifth annual Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology (HESTEC) Week at The University of Texas-Pan American.


NASA’s Mateu honored with UTPA’s Latina Pioneer Award
Dr. Milagros Mateu, university program manager at NASA, was awarded The University of Texas-Pan American’s HESTEC Latina Pioneer Award, Sept. 27, for her outstanding achievement in contributing to the advancement of Latina education throughout the nation.


Sep '06
26
HESTEC's Leadership Day leads Valley students on higher education path
Rio Grande Valley eighth grade students were the focus of attention at the second day of the weeklong Hispanic Engineering Science and Technology Week Sept. 26 at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Sep '06
25
HESTEC Educator Day opens fifth anniversary celebration
More than 1,000 South Texas teachers, administrators and superintendents came to The University of Texas-Pan American to not only kickoff the fifth anniversary of Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology Week, but also to learn what they can do to inspire the next batch of scientists, researchers, and engineers of tomorrow.


Sep '06
20
HESTEC College Students Career Expo set for Sept. 29
One of the largest job fairs of the year for The University of Texas-Pan American, HESTEC College Students Career Expo, is scheduled for Sept. 29 at the UTPA Fieldhouse, located at 1201 W. University Drive, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.


Sep '06
18
UTPA to host official visit by professor from India
The Office of International Programs at The University of Texas-Pan American will host Professor Atul Tandan, director of the Mudra Institute of Communications (MICA) in Ahmedabad, India, Sept. 26-29.


UTPA faculty participate in faculty exchange with Ocean University in China
Two faculty members at The University of Texas-Pan American – Dr. Hugo Mejias, associate professor, Department of Modern Languages and Literature and Dr. Pamela Anderson-Mejias, associate professor, Department of English – have recently departed to China to participate in a faculty exchange program at Ocean University in Qingdao during the fall 2006 and spring 2007 semesters.


UTPA Student Government Association hosts Second Annual State of the Student Body Address Sept. 20
The University of Texas-Pan American Student Government Association (SGA) will host the Second Annual State of the Student Body Address Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 4 p.m. in the Student Union Theater.


Sep '06
11
UTPA receives grant for Educational Talent Search program
Providing yet another opportunity for students to pursue a higher education, The University of Texas-Pan American’s Educational Talent Search (ETS) program recently received notice from the U.S. Department of Education of renewed funding of more than $1.6 million over four years.


Sep '06
8
Career Services hosts first Law Enforcement Career Expo
The UTPA Office of Career Services hosted their first Law Enforcement Career Expo Friday, Sept. 8 at the University Ballroom.