Aug '08
NHPO hosts Career Opportunities Month
September will mark Career Opportunities Month at The University of Texas-Pan American. For students interested in networking and learning more about their opportunities after college, National Hispanic Professional Organization (NHPO) Academic Chapter at UTPA will host three workshops taught by Rio Grande Valley professionals.

Aug '08
Reed to resign from dean role to return to the classroom
Dr. Bruce J. Reed, dean of The University of Texas-Pan American College of Health Sciences and Human Services, announced he will step down from his position and return to his first passion – teaching – this coming year.

Colloquium highlights summer cultural immersion program in Morocco
Twelve students at The University of Texas-Pan American shared their impressions of a month-long stay in Morocco this summer during the Annual Cultural Immersion Colloquium held Aug. 20.

Aug '08
Class of 2012 in the House: New crop of students move into dorms
UTPA's Class of 2012 moved into their new home during Bronc Move-In Days held Aug 22-23.

Aug '08
Student accounting team triumphs again in national case study competition
For the third time in the past five years a team of students from The University of Texas-Pan American’s College of Business Administration has won first place at the National Case Study Competition sponsored by KPMG and ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting).

Going green and campus safety highlight Fall 2008 Convocation
Dr. Blandina Cárdenas, president of The University of Texas-Pan American, ushered in the start of the fall 2008 semester for faculty and staff with the annual Fall Convocation Thursday, Aug. 21.

New Faculty Support Programs welcomes 55 new faculty members
For the second year, new faculty at The University of Texas-Pan American were welcomed to campus Aug. 19 as part of the New Faculty Support Program, which helps incoming faculty members adjust to their new environment.

Aug '08
Summer commencement celebrates milestone of 1,000th engineering graduate
The spotlight was on a milestone achievement during The University of Texas-Pan American’s summer 2008 commencement ceremonies Aug. 16 at the McAllen Convention Center. Two ceremonies for 686 prospective graduates in both undergraduate and graduate programs in six academic colleges were held throughout the day.

Aug '08
UTPA scholarships available to local high school and elementary science teachers
Tuition support scholarships are available for high school and elementary science teachers who will be enrolled in master’s courses at The University of Texas-Pan American this fall. Applicants must be currently enrolled for the fall semester or apply by the late admissions deadline of Aug. 18.

Aug '08
2007-2008 Winter Visitors and Local Market Report released
Each Winter Texan household spent more than $9,550 during their stay in the Rio Grande Valley during this past winter, according a new study released by the Valley Markets and Tourism Research Center in the College of Business Administration at The University of Texas-Pan American.