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Jul '09
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UTPA to celebrate awarding of 50,000th undergraduate degree
The University of Texas-Pan American will celebrate the awarding of its 50,000th undergraduate degree during the 2009 summer commencement ceremonies Saturday, Aug. 22 at the McAllen Convention Center.


Jul '09
23
Sixty Hidalgo Early College High School students attend summer classes on campus
Four years ago, when Alvah Samano entered the Early College High School Program as a ninth grader at Hidalgo High School, he probably could not yet envision sitting in a classroom at The University of Texas-Pan American this summer with already nearly 40 college credit hours as a high school student about to enter his senior year this fall.


Jul '09
22
UTPA Law School Preparation Institute holds Success
Students at The University of Texas-Pan American interested in going to law school can now get a head start in preparing for the competitive admission process by attending the UTPA Law School Preparation Institute from July 15-August 20.


COBA Professor George Avellano retires after 13 years of accomplished service at UTPA
After a 40-year career as an academic, 13 at The University of Texas-Pan American, Dr. George Avellano, professor of marketing in the Department of Management, Marketing and International Business of the College of Business Administration is retiring effective August 31, 2009.


Jul '09
21
Summer science camp at UTPA offers science and math enrichment
Fifty local middle school youth are experiencing a different kind of vacation that includes not only summer fun, but an opportunity to get ahead in school and a chance to experience college life during the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Jul '09
14
Summer Program Helps Migrant Students Get Ahead
The University of Texas-Pan American was host to the Migrant University Summer Experience for the second consecutive summer. MUSE served up to 100 rising Rio Grande Valley junior and senior migrant students.


Jul '09
10
HEP and CAMP receive Department of Education grants
The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) and the High School Equivalency Program (HEP) at The University of Texas-Pan American were awarded substantial grants by the U.S. Department of Education July 9 to assist migrant students in the pursuit of their higher education endeavors.


New Certificate in Advanced Business Administration now being offered
Are you interested in advancing your career opportunities in the business world? A Certificate in Advanced Business Administration now offered at The University of Texas-Pan American may be just what you need to pave your way to a higher income and a more fulfilling career.


Jul '09
9
Bronze Bronc makes top 10 list for Western horse sculptures
The Bronc bronze statue that welcomes visitors to The University of Texas-Pan American has been named one of “10 famous Western horse sculptures” by the premier magazine of the West Cowboys & Indians.


Jul '09
3
UTPA achieves approval for new graduate program concentration
The Department of Psychology and Anthropology at The University of Texas-Pan American announces the official approval by the Behavioral Analyst Certification Board, Inc. ® of the curriculum and course sequence in its new master’s program in experimental psychology with a BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst) concentration.


Jul '09
1
College cost reduction program to help UTPA students
After graduating from The University of Texas-Pan American in December with a degree in English and $8,000 in student loans, Denise Maldonado was happy to hear that interest rates on federal student loans were reduced starting July 1.