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Sep '07
28
Alumni return to recruit at largest HESTEC career expo
More than 90 major companies and organizations from across the country were out in full force looking for their next batch of recruits at the annual HESTEC College Students Career Expo Friday, Sept. 28 at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Hinojosa appointed first associate vice president and dean of Admissions and Enrollment Services
With more than 14 years of experience in the areas of admissions, registrar, and financial aid, Dr. Magdalena Hinojosa was recently named the first associate vice president and dean of Admissions and Enrollment Services at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Sep '07
27
Pelosi praises HESTEC and encourages South Texas students
More than 1,500 students, business and community leaders got to participate in an historic moment Thursday, Sept. 27 at the sixth annual Hispanic Engineering Science and Technology (HESTEC) Week at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Sep '07
26
Latina's Day challenges students to dream big
With a focus on inspiring female high school students to dream big, Latinas Day, the third day of Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology (HESTEC) Week at The University of Texas-Pan American, hosted nearly 1,000 Rio Grande Valley students and their mothers Sept. 26 to learn more about the opportunities to fulfill those dreams.


Gorbachev to open Distinguished Speakers Series at UTPA
Former president of the Soviet Union and Nobel Peace Prize winner Mikhail Gorbachev will kick off this year’s Distinguished Speakers Series at The University of Texas-Pan American Tuesday, Oct. 9.


Sep '07
25
Second day of HESTEC focuses on student leadership
Ninth graders from high schools across the Rio Grande Valley were the guests of honor for Student Leadership Day at Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology Week at The University of Texas-Pan American Tuesday, Sept. 25.


Sep '07
24
HESTEC Career Expo Sept. 28 welcomes students, alumni
South Texas students and alumni will have an opportunity to submit their résumés to some of the top corporations and organizations in the United States when the fifth annual College Students Career Expo opens its doors Friday, Sept. 28 during the Hispanic Engineering, Science & Technology (HESTEC) Week at The University of Texas-Pan American.


HESTEC 2007 opens with Educator Day
The strong need to fill the pipeline for the next generation of leaders, particularly in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) rang out loud and clear as the sixth annual Hispanic Engineering Science and Technology (HESCTEC) Week at The University of Texas-Pan American kicked off Sept. 24 with Educator Day at the UTPA Fieldhouse.


Congressional leaders help kick off HESTEC 2007
The University of Texas-Pan American kicked off its sixth annual Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology (HESTEC) Week with the Congressional Dinner at the UTPA Fieldhouse Sunday, Sept. 23.


Sep '07
21
UTPA addresses new state law limiting number of dropped classes
Beginning this fall, new undergraduate students at The University of Texas-Pan American as well as all other universities and colleges across the state will face a cap put on the number of courses they may drop during their college career.


Rally promotes Career Services programs and events
The University of Texas-Pan American Office of Career Services hosted a Career Services Rally at the UTPA Chapel Lawn Thursday, Sept. 20. During the event, UTPA students received information on different programs, upcoming events and services offered to students by the department.


Sep '07
17
South Texas I.S.D. and UTPA students to participate in HESTEC Science Symposium events
Students from The University of Texas-Pan American and South Texas Independent School District high schools will participate in the Science and Engineering Symposium during the sixth annual Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology (HESTEC) Week Sept. 24-29.


Sep '07
14
UTPA awarded $1 million for Upward Bound Math and Science program
The University of Texas-Pan American has received notification that its Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) grant proposal has been successfully funded effective immediately at an annual level of $250,000 for four additional years, a $30,000 increase over its current funding level.


Art department continues support for Valley Food Bank's Empty Bowls event
The University of Texas-Pan American's Department of Art not only "threw" bowls Sept. 8 at its third annual Throw-a-Thon but also a lot of support toward fighting hunger in the Rio Grande Valley.


Sep '07
13
University celebrates 16 de Septiembre
The University of Texas-Pan American community celebrates 16 de Septiembre (Cry of Independence) at the UTPA Chapel Lawn Thursday, Sept. 13.


Sep '07
12
HESTEC Week draws Speaker Pelosi and top corporate executives
The University of Texas-Pan American recently held a press conference to announce its largest event of the year – the sixth annual Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology (HESTEC) Week which will take place Sept. 24-29.


Sep '07
11
Memo to campus regarding UTPA president's surgery
UTPA President Dr. Blandina Cárdenas' office announces she is recuperating in private after undergoing major heart surgery.


Sep '07
6
Bucky's Block Party winds down Welcome Week activities
The Office of Student Development at The University of Texas-Pan American hosted Bucky’s Block Party 2007 at the Quad Thursday, Sept. 6 as part of Welcome Week activities celebrating the beginning of the fall semester.