Jan '07
UTPA to offer master’s in creative writing
The University of Texas-Pan American is accepting applications for the new Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree program in creative writing – the only one of its kind in South Texas.

Jan '07
UTPA Distinguished Speakers Series features Dan Rather Feb. 13
Legendary broadcast journalist Dan Rather will appear Tuesday, Feb. 13 as the next speaker of The University of Texas-Pan American’s Distinguished Speakers Series.

Flag football team crowned national champs
Congratulations to The University of Texas-Pan American intramural flag football team, the Stallions, who were recently crowned the 2007 National Intramural Recreation Sports Association Flag Football Champions. This was the first time a UTPA Intramurals and Recreational Sports team has won a national title in any intramural event.

Jan '07
UTPA students gain career information at Center of Academic Excellence forum
The Center of Academic Excellence at The University of Texas-Pan American hosted an informational forum Jan. 19 featuring Ben G. Romero, director of information sharing intelligence at the Lockheed Martin Corporation.

Jan '07
Students participate in the LeaderShape Institute
Students from The University of Texas-Pan American built balloon castles Jan. 10 at the UTPA Ballroom as part of a challenge during LeaderShape Institute week Jan. 8-13.

Ten UTPA students earn leadership award
Ten students, who currently serve as leaders in student organizations at The University of Texas-Pan American, earned Certified Student Leader credentials during the four-day National Conference on Student Leadership (NCSL) held late last year in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Jan '07
UTPA to celebrate Homecoming 2007
Current and former students, graduates, faculty, staff and friends of Edinburg Junior College, Edinburg Regional College, Pan American University and The University of Texas-Pan American are invited to participate in Homecoming 2007 at UTPA Feb. 5-10.

Jan '07
New articulation agreements make transferring to UTPA easier
For students wanting to transfer to The University of Texas-Pan American from Texas State Technical College Harlingen, the process will now be smoother thanks to three articulation agreements signed by the two institutions Jan. 17.

Jan '07
UTPA recognizes TBEC honor roll schools
Dr. John Edwards, vice president for student enrollment services at The University of Texas-Pan American and Texas Business and Education Coalition (TBEC) volunteer, presented Edinburg CISD’s Norma Linda Treviño Elementary School with a banner Dec. 14 for being named one of 270 TBEC 2006 honor roll schools in the state.

Jan '07
Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Honor Association at UTPA recognizes scholars
The Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Alumni Honor Association at The University of Texas-Pan American paid tribute to students for their outstanding academic achievements and exemplary citizenship during an induction ceremony held at UTPA this fall semester.