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Dec '07
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UTPA student produced film wins Lone Star EMMY
A film produced by Reel to Red (R2R) Productions, an eight-member student production company and internship program at The University of Texas-Pan American, has recently won its first Lone Star EMMY in the category of Student Production Non-News.


UTPA announces early holiday gift for students
The cost of college will now be more affordable for students at The University of Texas-Pan American after changes were announced today regarding the UTPAdvantage free tuition initiative.


Dec '07
18
1,070 graduate in UTPA fall commencement
A strong, blustery wind blew graduation gowns and mortarboard caps but did not sweep away the spirit and emotions of 1,070 graduates of The University of Texas-Pan American as they emerged from one of three commencements ceremonies held at the McAllen Convention Center Dec. 15.


Dec '07
14
Students build spaghetti bridges for annual competition
Entering freshmen from The University of Texas-Pan American Department of Mechanical Engineering participated in the annual Spaghetti Bridge Competition Friday, Dec. 7 at the Engineering Building.


Dec '07
13
SACS renews UTPA's accreditation
The University of Texas-Pan American received word Tuesday, Dec. 11 that The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Commission on Colleges reaffirmed the accreditation of the University.


Dec '07
12
University Police donate toys to annual campus program
The University of Texas-Pan American Police Department donates more than 200 toys Tuesday, Dec. 11 to the 13th Annual Adopt-an-Angel Program at UTPA. The Police Department traded parking tickets for new and unwrapped toys Nov. 27-Dec. 10.


Dec '07
11
Police Department participates in online database for stolen property
Students, faculty and staff at The University of Texas-Pan American can register their laptops, ipods, cell phones and other high-priced items for free with one of the largest global online database for lost, stolen and seized property – Trace.com.


Successful UTPA New Faculty Support Program to resume February 2008
The first semester of a New Faculty Support Program initiated fall 2007 at The University of Texas-Pan American has drawn high praise from faculty newcomers and their mentors as they enter the second semester of the program which begins in February 2008.


Dec '07
10
Student Union, Sodexho holds Midnight Breakfast for students
More than 600 students took a break from studying for finals as they were treated to a free midnight breakfast Dec. 6 at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Dec '07
7
Rios named assistant vice president for business affairs
Longtime employee of The University of Texas-Pan American, Frances A. Rios, was recently named assistant vice president for Business Affairs and director of human resources effective Dec. 1.


Spring 2008 registration underway at UTPA
Start making a difference in your life by registering for spring 2008 classes at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Dec '07
4
It's Christmas Time at UTPA
The University of Texas-Pan American President Dr. Blandina Cárdenas (center) and her Executive Team kicked off the holiday season with a Holiday Open House Tuesday, Dec. 4 at the Student Services Building and Executive Tower for the University community.