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Feb '08
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UTPA designated a partner in U.S. Department of Homeland Security project
The University of Texas-Pan American has been named a partner university in the establishment of the Center of Excellence for Border Security and Immigration by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.


Ozuna named College of Business Administration dean
After a national search, Dr. Teofilo Ozuna was recently named dean of the College of Business Administration at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Feb '08
28
Career Services to host 35th Annual Career Day
The University of Texas-Pan American’s Office of Career Services will host its 35th Annual Career Day Tuesday, March 4 at the UTPA Fieldhouse, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.


Feb '08
22
Obama discusses college affordability with students at UTPA
In a visit to The University of Texas-Pan American Friday, Feb. 22, Barack Obama, candidate for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination, spent his first hour on campus hearing from 20 Rio Grande Valley college students about the problems they and others faced in financing a college education.


FESTIBA 2008 lineup and events announced
The University of Texas-Pan American announces its lineup and partners for its second annual Festival of International Books and Arts (FESTIBA)scheduled for March 24-29.


Feb '08
21
UTPA student organization to sponsor Obama visit Feb. 22
Students for Peace, a student organization at The University of Texas-Pan American, is sponsoring a visit from U.S. Senator Barack Obama, candidate for the Democratic nomination in the 2008 U.S. presidential election Friday, Feb. 22 at the UTPA Chapel Lawn.


Feb '08
20
UTPA Graduate Studies Fair set for March 6
The University of Texas-Pan American will host a Graduate Studies Fair Thursday, March 6 at the UTPA Annex, located at 2412 S. Closner in Edinburg.


Nutrition expert to speak at Student Union Feb. 28
The University of Texas-Pan American welcomes nutrition and healthy lifestyles expert Deanna Latson to the Student Union Theater Thursday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m.


Feb '08
14
Nationally recognized researcher to speak at inaugural Hauser Lecture
The Department of Communication at The University of Texas-Pan American will host the inaugural Hauser Lecture March 3-4.


Longtime UTPA finance professor passes away
The University of Texas-Pan American College of Business Administration and the entire University community were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of longtime educator and friend Dr. Jerry Prock, professor of finance. Prock, who had recently retired, passed away in his sleep Feb. 12, at his home in Bedford, Texas.


Feb '08
11
College Goal Sunday Feb. 17 offers financial aid workshops to students and parents
The University of Texas-Pan American is one of 38 locations across the state that will offer free financial aid workshops from 2-4 p.m. during College Goal Sunday Texas on February 17.


Feb '08
6
Board of Regents begin two-day visit at UTPA
The Board of Regents, the governing body for The University of Texas System, gathered at The University of Texas-Pan American for the first time in 10 years to commence their two-day visit to South Texas Wednesday afternoon.


UTPA SBDC employee wins SBDC's "State Star" competition
Mark Winchester of The University of Texas-Pan American's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has been announced as SBDC's 2008 "State Star" Winner.


Feb '08
5
UTPA hosts Entrepreneurship Speaker Series
With a goal of increasing the quantity and quality of entrepreneurship education on its campus and in the community, The University of Texas-Pan American has launched the inaugural Entrepreneurship Speaker Series, which began Jan. 23.


Feb '08
1
College of Health Sciences and Human Services signs collaborative agreement with Mexican university
The University of Texas-Pan American College of Health Sciences and Human Services signed a collaboration agreement Friday, Feb. 1 with the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León to co-sponsor a professional journal, “Social Perspectives.”