Being touted as the worse flu season this year by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nursing students at The University of Texas-Pan American did their part to protect the community, particularly children, against seasonal influenza during the month of October as they hosted eight mini health fairs in Hidalgo County.
The University of Texas-Pan American's Cost of Education Committee is putting a new proposal on the table for an increase of designated tuition and fees, but it first needs input from students, faculty and staff. The committee will host community forums Nov. 9 and 10 from noon-1 p.m. in the Student Union Theater.
More than 100 administrators and educators from The University of Texas-Pan American, local school districts and other higher education institutions in the region met recently to learn about the current initiatives of the Texas College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS) alignment process to ensure local students are college ready when they graduate high school.
Long winding lines marked the wait for President Bill Clinton at The University of Texas-Pan American on Oct. 22. He spoke at the Fine Arts Auditorium about pressing issues facing the world and how his Clinton Global Initiative is set to help.
Hundreds filed into the Fine Arts Auditorium Oct. 20 as The University of Texas-Pan American kicked off its sixth annual Distinguished Speaker Series with Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Computer, Inc. and chief scientist for Fusion-IO.
The road to a higher education has not always been easy for Brenda Lee Treviño. She enrolled in college after graduating from Roma High School, but soon made other issues her priority and stopped attending. However, her life changed when she became a mother.
Establishing a future materials science research center at The University of Texas-Pan American is the main objective of a recent $2.7 million grant UTPA received from the National Science Foundation Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials (PREM).
Former President Bill Clinton will visit The University of Texas-Pan American on Oct. 22 to speak about his William J. Clinton Foundation initiatives to engage not only world leaders but also students – the next generation of leadership – to develop commitments of action to address global challenges.
The Graduate School at The University of Texas-Pan American was recently awarded $1.75 million by the U.S. Department of Education as part of the Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) grant program.
Dr. Robert S. Nelsen has been named the sole finalist for the presidency of The University of Texas-Pan American after a unanimous vote by The University of Texas System Board of Regents in Austin Monday, Oct. 12.
The University of Texas-Pan American was recently awarded a $297,000 grant to strengthen the cooperative Ph.D. program in Spanish between UTPA and the University of Houston. The grant, which was awarded by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), will be used to improve the existing program and expand it to other disciplines.
Helping grassroots and nonprofit organizations in Hidalgo and Starr County improve their services will be the sole purpose of a new $1.2 million grant received by The University of Texas-Pan American Division of Community Engagement.
The University of Texas-Pan American is one of the outstanding business schools to attend to earn a Master in Business Administration, according to The Princeton Review, known for its college rankings based on how students rate their schools.
The first presentation in the fall 2009 Global Leadership Speaker Series at The University of Texas-Pan American will be held on Monday, Oct. 12. The event, titled “Military and Corporate Leadership Lessons,” will feature U.S. Army Reserve Major General George R. Fay.
Preventative measures put in place by the Office of Student Financial Services at The University of Texas-Pan American have helped the student loan default rate at UTPA remain low despite high default rates at the state level.
Students from across South Texas worked tirelessly to prepare robots for what would be an intense sumo wrestling competition at Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology (HESTEC) Robotics Day at The University of Texas-Pan American Oct. 1.